Northern Michigan is a haven for both home-grown fine artists and exhibitions spaces hosting accomplished out-of-towners. Here are five not-to-be-missed art exhibitions in Northern Michigan running through February and March:
1. Juried Photography Exhibition at Crooked Tree Art Center in Petoskey
- Running through April 5, Crooked Tree Art Center presents the 2014 Juried Photography Exhibition in their Bonfield Gallery. The exhibition encompasses 50 photographs taken by Michigan artists, and the show was juried by Jenny Risher, a fashion and editorial photographer who works in Detroit and New York City. Visit CrookedTree.org for more information.
2. Andy Warhol: Recent Gifts from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts at Dennos Museum in Traverse City
- This exhibition from the collections of the Dennos Museum Center features 7 original screen prints by the noted American artist Andy Warhol (1928-1987). The prints date from 1970-1986. The exhibition runs until Saturday, April 5th. Visit DennosMuseum.org for more information.
3. Artists North Art Exhibition at Charlevoix Circle of Arts
- View the paintings of seven artists from Northern Michigan—Capel Campbell, Todd Warner, Margie Guyot, Michael Todoroff, Igor Zaytsev, James Kosloskey and Calvin Kemppainen—at Charlevoix’s Circle of Arts building. The exhibition runs until Thursday, March 29th. Visit CharlevoixCircle.org for more information.
- Frankfort’s Oliver Art Center host an exhibition featuring the work of 2013 Grand Rapids ArtPrize winner Ann Lovelace, and pays tribute to the late Evelyn Sorenson of Onekama, whose work will also be on display. The exhibit runs through Friday, February 28th, and features a wide range of work in the fields of furniture design, tapestry art, and sculpture. Visit OliverArtCenterFrankfort.org for more information.
5. Dawn Thompson Photography Exhibit at Jordan Valley Public Library in East Jordan
- Dawn Thompson of D’Marie Studios in Onaway, is a photo artist who specializes in creating unique montage, abstract, and enhanced fine art images from her local photographs of Northern Michigan. Her images are created by enhancements she applies to her photographs with Photoshop. These Photoshop enhancements are what allow her to create her colorful, unique, and one-of-a-kind images. The exhibit runs until Friday, February 28th. Visit MyNorth’s Community Page for more information.