Art deTour 2021

Please Note: We are following the CDC recommended guidelines for Covid-19. Sanitizing stations provided at each location and masks are required.

Enjoy the studio tour!

Map of Art deTour Studios


List of Studio Locations & Artists

1 – 45671 348th St, Ottertail
Clayhouse Pottery • Sandra Shaughnessy: Functional and food safe pottery high-fired in a soda kiln in unique forms.

2 – 35059 Boys Shore Trail, Ottertail
Arthouse • Shirlee Daulton: Woodcuts, handmade paper from plants, fish prints, clay, paintings, fiber arts and unusual jewelry.

3 – 46730 Co Hwy 54, Ottertail
Pine Mill Farm Furniture • haron & Roger Krause: Custom built solid wood lacquer finished furniture.

4 – 32586 Island Road, Battle Lake
Pomme de Terre Pottery • Sean Scott: Hand-built functional and decorative stoneware pottery.

5 – 16570 Co Rd 64 NE, Miltona (Location not open Sunday.)
JD Johnson Creative Services • Surf inspired art including resin, acrylic, oil, mixed media, and photography.
Katherine Bockelmann Fine Arts • Portraits and drawings of nature in graphite and charcoal.

613694 E Lake Miltona Dr NE, Miltona
Art by Melissa • Melissa Werpy: Wheel thrown and hand-built pottery with colorful imagery; and pastel, acrylic, oil paintings.
Steve King • Stained glass art and functional pieces.

7 – 2117 Ironwood Dr, Alexandria
Pottersmith’s • Kate Smith’s beautiful, durable, food safe, porcelain and stoneware for daily enjoyment. Phil Smith makes whimsical, functional pottery.
Barbara Johnson • Wildlife, nature, and travel photography; prints and functional items.

8 – 4255 Co Rd 11 NE, Alexandria
Chanda Kraft Art & Design • Paintings in oil or watercolor and drawings of landscapes and nature.
Wolf Run Pottery • Emily Wolf: Hand-built or wheel thrown functional pottery with dipped glazes.

9 – 101 Three Havens Dr NE, Alexandria (Location not open Sunday.)
Three Havens Artworks • Linda Gaugert: Oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, landscapes, home portraits paintings, more.
Busy Squirrel Creations • Matt Bakke: Woodwork including turned bowls, art pieces, and wooden games.
Donna Dean • Watercolor, multimedia collage, clay, hand-dyed and beaded silk scarves, and seed bead jewelry.

10 – 101 Three Havens Dr NE, Alexandria
Artscape Studio • Kathy Grundei: Watercolor painting, collage, botanical art, journals and cards.

11 – 11076 Twilight Trail NW, Garfield (Location not open Sunday.)
Cane Toad Studio • Leanne Larson: Original oil paintings, live wedding day paintings done on site.

12 – 316 Nokomis St, Alexandria (Location not open Sunday.)
Handcrafted by Noni • Naomi Bjorklund: Oil portrait, landscape, and floral paintings. Colorful, handmade enamel jewelry.

13 – 4365 County Rd 82 NW, Alexandria
Turning Lake Designs • Bill Seykora wood turned bowls, colored pencil Lazy Susans, Charcuterie boards, and more. Merodie (Mimi) Seykora stoneware, Raku pottery, and jewelry.
Song of Ruth • Ruth Hanson: Watercolor batik, watercolor and gouache, oil pastel, acrylic, and calligraphy. Prints/cards available.
JT Maui Designs • Jon Thompson: Jewelry with hammered metals, precious gemstones, and found objects into unique styles.


Activities & Demos

1 Clayhouse Pottery
Pottery wheel throwing demo.

2 Arthouse
Demo handmade paper from plants.

3 Pine Mill Farm Furniture
Furniture building demo.

4 Pomme de Terre Pottery
Hand-building pottery techniques demos and studio tours.

5 JD Johnson Creative Services
Music, BBQ, and a demo of resin painting.

7 Pottersmith’s
Phil and Kate plan a kiln opening, give tours of their wood-fired kiln,
and Kate will demo wheel thrown pottery, .

8 Chanda Kraft Art & Design
Kids and kids-at-heart can make a beginner printmaking project.
FREE watercolor kits for kids while supplies last!

8 Wolf Run Pottery
Wheel thrown pottery demo and other process activities.

11 Cane Toad Studios
Live oil painting demos.

13 Turning Leaf Designs
Pottery wheel throwing demo.

13 Song of Ruth
Watercolor batik demo.

13 JT Maui
Creating jewelry on site throughout the day.


Applications can still being accepted, however, the deadline has passed to be included in the printed marketing material. We have openings at several locations for more artists to participate.
Thank you to all of the applicants. We wish you a successful tour!


Artist participants must complete the following application and submit payment by March 1, 2021 to enter the Art deTour June 18-20, 2021. Application and artwork examples may be emailed to alexartguild@gmail.com or mailed to the address on the form. Payment may be made online or via check with mailed application.

Art deTour Application
Art deTour Fees

Choose one of the options below:

AAG Member Art deTour $100 Fee + Non-Refundable $25 Jury Fee

If you are already a member, pay this reduced Member Fee. The Jury Fee is a required non-refundable fee to enter your art for consideration into the Art deTour.

$125.00

Alexandria Art Guild Annual $40 Membership + Member Art deTour $100 Fee + Non-Refundable $25 Jury Fee

If you are not a current member, please consider joining AAG at this time with your application. View our Member Benefits at https://alexart.org/join-us/

$165.00

Non-Member Art deTour $150 Fee + Non-Refundable $25 Jury Fee

Not interested in becoming a member at this time? That’s ok! You can still participate in the Art deTour. The Jury Fee is a required non-refundable fee to enter your art for consideration into the Art deTour.

$175.00

If you would like to support Alexandria Art Guild with an additional tax deductible contribution, you may do so here https://alexart.org/make-a-donation/ or send a check of your preferred amount with your application. Thank you!

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