2024 Exhibition Season
Full exhibit schedule for 2024.
Studio 23 Plein Air Showcase
January 25–February 24
This exhibit showcases artwork created “en plein air,” outdoors from observation, at Plein Air painting events hosted by Studio 23 throughout 2023. We look forward to bringing some warm weather and sunshine into the gallery during the cold weeks of winter!
Threads of Meaning
March 7–April 13
Public Reception: Thursday, March 7, 5–7 p.m.
The colorful art quilts of Ann Kowaleski are figurative expressions, personal narratives, and depictions of memories and dreams that explore and celebrate the human and the things that connect us in everyday life.
Artwork of Chelsea Michal Garter
March 30–May 25
The colorful abstraction and botanical artwork of Chelsea Michal Garter will grace the walls of our Tabor Gallery for this spring exhibit.
Teenworks & Kids’ Kreations
April 21–May 11
Teenworks & Kids’ Kreations celebrates the artwork created by elementary, middle school, and high school students attending art classes throughout Bay County. This is a wonderful opportunity to see their imaginative art displayed in the Rowley Gallery at Studio 23.
Tattoo Artist Invitational Exhibition
May 23–July 13
Public Reception: Thursday, May 23, 5–7 p.m.
This invitational exhibition features artwork created by tattoo artists working and practicing in our region. The artwork displayed will include a variety of artistic styles and highlight the process of design of various artists.
Painters & Potters
Student & Faculty Exhibition
July 25–September 7
Public Reception: Thursday, July 25, 5–7 p.m.
This annual exhibit showcases the artwork created by the talented students and instructors of Studio 23 during the 2023–2024 terms. You are invited to meet the artists and instructors, plus learn more about our education programs during the reception.
Studio 23 Visiting Artist Program
August 29–October 26
Public Reception: Thursday, August 29, 5–7 p.m.
The mission of the Studio 23 Visiting Artist Program, through selection of an annual visiting artist, is to enhance the experience of Art for our community via exposure to a greater diversity of artists, art media, and artistic styles. An artist will be selected in Spring of 2024.
All-state juried exhibition
September 19–November 2
Public Reception: Thursday, September 19, 5–7 p.m.
This juried exhibition shines a spotlight on the current artwork created by artists from across the state of Michigan. The body of work displayed is an energetic blend of abstraction and realism from our state’s talented and accomplished artists.
Artwork of Laura Cavanagh
Featured Artist for Black & White Affair
November 14, 2024 –January 11, 2025
Laura Cavanagh is a Michigan artist currently living in Metro-Detroit. Laura’s series of pastel drawings are inspired by simple interior spaces, which includes both her own personal living spaces, as well as spaces she’s experienced in her past. She is especially inspired by 1950s/60s films and TV shows.