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Chalk Walk Art Festival 2021
Posted 17 July 2021

Chalk Walk Art Festival 2021

 

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.

 

All the Details for Chalk Walk Art Festival 2021 CLICK Here! 

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Workshop and Tea with Artist Bonnie Lalley
Posted 17 July 2021

Workshop and Tea with Artist Bonnie Lalley

Artist and illustrator Bonnie Lalley will be conducting a very special all-day workshop on her unique collage process based on inspiration from nature. Your supply list includes: graphite pencil, Exacto knife and blades, small scissors, small bottle of Elmer’s glue, sketch book, and any and all colors wet and dry! For example, watercolors, gouache, color pencils. Cotton rag paper will be supplied with a materials fee. The goal is to complete a colorful collage artwork suitable for framing. Tea will be served and an hour will be provided for lunch to enjoy downtown Bay City eateries or bring your own. The cost of the workshop is $125 for members of Studio 23 and $170 for non-members.
Bonnie Lalley is a full time artist/illustrator living on a smallholding, in the American Midwest, with a man, seven chickens and a dog. She lives in a century old farmhouse restored by her cabinetmaker husband who is also the maker of frames for all of Bonnie’s work. This workshop will give you a glimpse inside her creative process and Bonnie’s lifestyle that is calmer, gentler and aesthetically beautiful.
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Artist Talk with Bonnie Lalley
Posted 17 July 2021 | art, art center, art gallery, artist, artist collective, bay city, community, gallery, painter, painting, studio 23

Artist Talk with Bonnie Lalley

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.

 

 

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Posted 29 June 2021

Summer Art Camp

In-studio art camp runs 8:30-3:30pm.

You’ll have some fun with Ms. Sue while you learn some great art techniques and history! You’ll use all different art mediums so, be prepared to paint, draw, mold, and everything in between!

Limit of 10 students for in-studio camp and face mask is required. Camp is recommended for ages 7-12. Children will have their own tables to respect social distancing guidelines.

Camp dates are;

Session I June 21-25 SOLD OUT!!

Session II July 12-16 SOLD OUT!!

Session III July 26- 30 SOLD OUT!!

Session IV August 2-6

Session V August 16-20 with Mr. Spencer

Cost is $160 for members $190 for non-members

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Facebook Live: Artists’ Practices to Protect Our Environment
Posted 2 May 2021 | art center, collaboration, community, workshops

Facebook Live: Artists’ Practices to Protect Our Environment

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.

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Land To River Family and Friends Public Reception
Posted 2 May 2021

Land To River Family and Friends Public Reception

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.

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Zoom Workshop: Artists’ Practices to Protect Our Environment
Posted 14 April 2021 | art center, collaboration, community, workshops

Zoom Workshop: Artists’ Practices to Protect Our Environment

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.

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Painters & Potters 2021 Opening Reception
Posted 29 March 2021

Painters & Potters 2021 Opening Reception

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.

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Facebook Live Information Session for 50 Artists of the Great Lake Bay Region
Posted 28 March 2021 | art, art gallery, artist collective, exhibits

Facebook Live Information Session for 50 Artists of the Great Lake Bay Region

Hear more about the upcoming 50 Artists of the Great Lakes Bay Region 2021 Exhibit and the Art Around the City project during this discussion between Tara Welch, executive director of Studio 23 and Valerie Allen, Curator. The jurors will be announced and information about the entry fee scholarship program will be explained. (you will find the scholarship online application here: https://form.jotform.com/…/entry-fee-scholarship-for-50…
New updates on the Art Around the City trail located in Downtown Bay City and on the Bay City River Walk will be explained. The application form is now live and the deadline is April 23, 2021. Here is the link to the application: https://form.jotform.com/curator.studio23/50ArtistEntryForm
There will be opportunity for questions and answers during the session that will last approximately 30 minutes.

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