August 14, 2021
Located in the heart of Downtown Bay City, connecting the Feet on the Streets Program! Join us for a day full of events for the whole family.
Studio 23 Artists Collective Presents!
Artist talk with Bonnie Lalley
Exhibiting solo artist, Bonnie Lalley, will give a talk on her creative process surrounded by her artwork in the Rowley Gallery at Studio 23. Join us August 28, 2021, 2–3 p.m. for an afternoon of fine art and conversation.
Bonnie Lalley is a full-time artist/illustrator who lives on a smallholding in the American Midwest with a man, seven chickens, and a dog. She lives in a century-old farmhouse that was restored by her cabinetmaker husband, Tim Lalley, who also makes the frames for all of her work. Being a dedicated lover of nature, she find the flora and fauna surrounding the Lalley home to be a constant source of wonder and inspiration. Lalley’s exhibit is July 22–September 11, 2021.
Artist talk is July 24, 2021, 2–3 p.m.
Public Reception is July 30, 2021, 5–7 p.m.
Artist workshop is August 14, 2021, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.READ MORE
Join our curator, Valerie Allen, as she presents methods on safely disposing of art materials, creating artwork from recycled/reclaimed objects and calls for artists with environmental themes. This workshop will be presented on Facebook Live starting at 1:00pm, Saturday, May 8, 2021. This workshop will include the premier of Val’s recorded interview with artist, professor and environmental activist, John Sabraw of Ohio University. This event is free to the public.READ MORE
Join us for an informal afternoon to celebrate our current Land To River exhibit…a collaboration with Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy and sponsored by Waste Management. This is a chance for family and friends of Studio 23 and SBLC and the public to view the exhibit and tour the gallery. Valerie Allen, our curator will be here to lead mini-tours of the artwork and several of the artists will be in attendance. This is a free event.READ MORE
Join us to view a progressive painting come to life over an eight-week duration at the Wednesday night “Wenonah Concerts in the Park in Bay City”. The painting’s theme is “Sails Away”. Eight regional artists will have their spotlight to add a layer to a painting that will be raffled during this time. Tickets will be sold at the concerts and at Studio 23! $5 per ticket or 6 for $20.READ MORE
Join our curator, Valerie Allen, as she presents methods on safely disposing of art materials, creating artwork from recycled/reclaimed objects and calls for artists with environmental themes. This workshop will be presented on Zoom as well as Facebook Live starting at 1:00pm, Saturday, April 24, 2021. Please respond on our Facebook event listed on our Facebook Page (Studio 23/The Arts Center) with going or interested to receive the Zoom Link and be a part of the discussion or watch on Facebook Live. This event is free to the public.READ MORE
Join us to view the Painters and Potters 2021 exhibit featuring art created by the studio school students, faculty and The 100 Day Project members. This annual show is always a crowd-pleaser with paintings, clay works, drawings and mixed media works of art. The festivities will be from 5 pm – 7 pm. Social distance and masks in place will be observed.READ MORE