Autumn Art Tour

  • Saturday, Sept 12th, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday, Sept 13th, 10 am - 4 pm

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Artists and fine craftsmen in Woodstock and the surrounding countryside will be opening their studios to display and selling their work. The self guided tour will showcase the exceptional art and fine crafts produced in the

The tour is free to the public. Maps will be available at Material Things Artisan Market 103 E. Van Buren Street on the historic Woodstock Square. Be sure to visit the award winning Woodstock Farmers Market when picking
up your maps.

The tour will feature a wide range of work including pottery, painting, art glass, jewelry, photography and mixed media. Visit the artist's web sites to learn more about their talent.

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Blue Eagle Pottery: Robert Blue and Susan Blue Galloway have been working with clay for over 50 years. In 2018 their studio received an “Illinois Makers” award for their functional and decorative pottery. Tour the
studio and enjoy their beautiful pottery.

Tom Moran: Individually hand cast and colored stepping stones inspired by nature. His one of a kind stepping stones are made to endure all weather conditions and remain outdoors all year round.

Ellen Judson: Ellen makes mainly functional pottery although she likes to expand into sculpture, wall pieces and just fun stuff. The range of form, texture, clay bodies, firing temperature and color all combine for exploration and experimentation to ultimately create a beautiful work of art.

Laura Brown: Laura paints in oil and pastel. Her figurative, animal and natural subject matter combine to create multilayered conceptual artwork. All of her work is done intuitively, by allowing the painting to guide her step by step. Her beautiful paintings inspire the viewer with deep feelings. experience that touches deep feeling.

Larry and Joan Zgoda: Visit the Zgoda’s fabulous studio to see their spectacular art. Larry does beautiful stained glass and architectural crafts. Joan specializes in assemblage and painted tiles.

Anatoliy Khmara: A world renowned artist, Anatoliy paints vibrant landscapes of woodland, mountain, city and aquatic scenes. His original compositions are colorful and inspirational.

Holly Fischer: Fairystones by Holly. Using recycled pieces of Fenton Art Glass cullet, found objects, crystals, bells solid copper wire and rebars, she creates one of a kind art for both garden and home. Her work is comprised of glass and antique farm tools and other items of interest.

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Elizabeth Noland: Home grown and handcrafted Gourd Art. Using dried gourds to make both functional and decorative items, often with a whimsical flair. Examples include birdhouses, ornaments, jewelry, lanterns and vessels.

Tammy Bozer: Watercolors inspired by nature. Tammy has original and prints as well as notecards. She also does watercolor on birch bark.

Gale Trausch: Gale’s love and respect for nature shows in her beautiful watercolors paintings. She also enjoys working in pencil, ink, oils and digital work.

Gail Moreland: A native Midwesterner, Gail's photographs of landscapes and still life with local and Door County scenes speak to a connection with the land and the hidden beauty in commonplace objects and settings.

WILLOAKS STUDIO: Karen Stahlecker creates original art jewelry inspired by nature in sterling silver, copper and gold filled metalwork. Her one of a kind designs also include kiln fired enamels with images and
designs inspired by nature. She incorporates mixed metals, leather, silk and other unexpected materials in her wearable art. Karen also does watercolor paintings and collages, both framed originals and offered as cards and prints. Some share similar themes and images as her enameled works.

Blake Mueller: Collage and Assemblage featuring a blend of found objects and images. After creatively composing the subject, a variety of drawing and painting media are applied. Blake's exceptional works are displayed at his Woodstock studio surrounded by magnificent gardens.

Candy Mueller: Candy’s love of nature, birds and plants as well as her passion for painting in oils shine through on her art.

Robert Wilson: Stoneware Pottery. Wheel thrown and functional, serving dishes, tea pots, cups and lidded casseroles are all food and oven safe. Robert also does beautifully artistic sculptural pottery featuring a
combination of branches from linden, apple and grape vine.

Betsy Greene: Handmade Jewelry. A combination of found objects, copper, metal and gem elements. Birch bark, filigree, twigs, watch parts and glass beads are part of the canvas that becomes a piece of statement jewelry. Each piece invites you to see objects in a new way because of their unexpected combinations. Earrings, brooches, necklaces, rings and bracelets are all one of a kind.

Allen Stebbins: Contemporary landscape original oil paintings inspired by the open spaces of Americas heartland. Allen's vibrant works are displayed alongside his charming cottage garden

Jo Williams: Unique one of a kind jewelry that tells a story through the objects Jo uses. If you are looking for something that is unique, out of the box and full of fun and flair, look no further. Jo's designs feature beautiful
beads from around the world and old/new finds to bring each piece to life. The final result is eclectic, fun and organic with a touch of quirkiness.

10 Karen Hillard Good: This nationally acclaimed artist is mostly known for her children's book illustrations and her calendar paintings for The Lang Companies over the past 20 years. However in her "down time" she loves to play with paint and mixed media. Stop by her quirky little art studio and see what she is up to next.

Wild and Free Organics: A collective of women working together with ethically sourced and homegrown materials to bring you the very best in small-batch, hand crafted body products and the very best, delicious home baked goods. The mini pies are always a hit!

Gary Grana: Gary is an accomplished artist in a variety of mediums. His current focus is woodcarving and painting subjects on variations of wood forms. His artwork stretches across the themes of nature and fanily life in America.

Carl Van Ostrand: Carl creates contemporary barn quilts in exotic hardwood. He also paints stylized animals on wood.

Kim Keefe's art filled loft on the historic Woodstock Square will feature her guest artists:

Triskele Moon, Leanne Emery: Leanne’s work consists of wireworking, metalsmithing, chain-making. Creating one of a kind pieces by setting stones in traditional and non traditional styles. She uses a variety of metals including sterling silver and copper to make unique sculptural jewelry. Leanne enjoys incorporating a wide range of semi-precious stones, lab generated stones, mineral specimens and cubic zirconias in her work.

Jessica Anderson: Jessica paints a variety of different nature scenes and objects on canvas, using mostly oil and acrylic paints. She does custom paintings on canvas as well as painting furniture and pallets.