Autumn Art Tour

Saturday September 7th 10:00-5:00
and Sunday Sept 8th 10:00-4:00

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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 region.

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 or they can be downloaded here. 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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Ann Chaney/Grace Farm Studios: Ann Chaney and her husband collaboratively design one of a kind rustic, decorative and functional works of art from their 3 acre farm. Using wool from their small flock of Icelandic sheep, Ann creates mixed media wall hangings, pillows and baskets. Mike uses locally harvested hardwoods to build fine furniture by hand with a variety of meticulously applied artistic details and finishes.


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.

Jay Walsh: Jay's beautiful glazes on his functional and sculptural ceramic work is created for home, office and everyday life.

Marcy Rogge: Marcy creates a variety of sculptural, functional and wall pieces. Her ceramic art for the garden is unique and one of a kind.

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.


Rolley Bateman III: Rolley's paintings are lush surreal landscapes that combine both painting and sculpture. He creates bold, peaceful images that change throughout the day as the light changes.

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. From homemade Christmas ornaments to 7 foot garden stakes as well as suncatchers and wind chimes. Her work is comprised of glass and antique farm tools and other items of interest.Facebook Fairystones by Holly and Etsy FairystonesGardenArt.

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. Some of her photos are hand tinted with colored oil pencils.


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.

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 oil paintings inspired by the open lands, farms and forested areas of Illinois, Michigan, Iowa and Wisconsin. Paintings are executed on either stretched linen or Arches watercolor paper and archival framed.

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 15 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.


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.

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.

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.


Leanne Emery: Leannes 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.