Studio 23 Collegiate Spotlight: Jocelyn Gonzales

Studio 23 is pleased to announce the launch of our Collegiate Spotlight Program! The Collegiate Spotlight will feature the artwork of area college students with a developed portfolio of artwork. Students will be recommended for the Collegiate Spotlight by area college faculty and staff and approved by Curator of Exhibits and Membership, Amy Gibas.

Students will be featured in the Tabor Gallery of Studio 23 for 7 to 8 weeks with four rotations from January through September, when the Tabor Gallery will be handed over to our Textile and Fiber Artist in Residence for a solo exhibition. Students will have the opportunity to work with Amy to arrange, hang, or otherwise display their work, gaining valuable hands-on experience.



We are happy to inaugurate our Collegiate Spotlight program with Delta College student Jocelyn Gonzales! Jocelyn was recommended for the Collegiate Spotlight by Delta College faculty and will have her artwork featured in the Tabor Gallery during May and June.  Jocelyn is an artist and Art Education major living in Bay City, Michigan. She loves gardening, riding her bike, and playing games with her friends and family.

Jocelyn has also been recently hired as an instructor for children’s classes here at Studio 23! Reflecting on her time as a young student, Jocelyn says “I remember having so much fun when I was younger taking classes at Studio 23. Now, I teach here and I’m so excited to show kids like me everything that art can offer them.”

Welcome Jocelyn!


Upcoming Events

Fiber: Four Voices, Diverse Visions
May 26—July 9
Opening Reception Thursday, May 26, 5—7 p.m.

Invited artists are C Joanne Grabinski, Carol Irving, Marti Liddle-Lameti, and Sally Rose. Each artist brings a unique creative process to the exhibit ranging from felting, weaving, organic installation, fashion, and needle art. The Rowley Gallery will be filled with texture and color.


Free Spin Art
May 28th, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Free event sponsored by Feet on the Street

Kids Rock Painting
June 7th, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Free event sponsored by Feet on the Street

Adult Craft Bar
June 9th, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Project prices vary from $1-$30

Studio 23 Artist Collective Plein Air at Saginaw Bay Yacht Club
Saturday, June 4th, 9 a.m.—4 p.m.

Join the Studio 23 Artist Collective for a morning of fun, laid-back plein air painting at the Saginaw Bay Yacht Club! No competition, no pressure! A great way to warm up for the Summer Solstice Plein Air Paint Out! Call or visit us online to register!






Summer Solstice Art-a-thon
June 21—26, 2022

Our Summer Solstice line up features classes and professional development workshops for artists throughout the week and a Plein Air Paint Out with cash prizes sponsored by Michigan Sugar. You can sponsor your favorite artists in our Plein Air Paint Out through Facebook fundraisers to help support Studio 23 and make events like Summer Solstice Art-a-thon possible.

Summer Solstice Art-a-thon is presented by Studio 23’s Artist Collective, a group that learns and creates together. Michigan Sugar supports the local arts, and we thank them for their dedication to our community.

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Posted 11 November 2022

21st Annual Back & White Affair and Art Auction

21st Annual Black & White Affair and Art Auction December 9, 2022 6 – 9 p.m. The Black & White Affair is returning this Friday, December 9, and we are excited for an evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a live auction of artwork by local artists. The annual Black &...

Posted 8 July 2022

Congratulations to the winners of our Summer Solstice Art-a-Thon Plein Air Paint Out!

On Saturday, June 25, 13 artists visited 12 farms growing sugar beets for Michigan Sugar and spent the morning and afternoon painting the fields, buildings, and scenery of the farms. Artist checked in at Studio 23 beginning at 8 a.m. and had paintings finished and framed by 4 p.m. the same...