Art deTour 2022

Thanks to everyone who supported Art deTour 2022! Add Father’s Day Weekend 2023 to your calendar for new and wonderful creations by our amazing local artists!

Art deTour 2022
19 artists at 10 locations
June 17-19
Father's day weekend annually

June 17-18 9am – 6pm
June 19 noon to 5pm

Check locations for Sunday availability.

  • Self-paced art studio tour filled with a wide variety of visual arts from wood turners and ceramics to paintings and photography.
  • Visit with local artists, see their studios, and buy beautiful, creative work directly from the artists.
  • Artist demos.
  • No admissions fee!

Enjoy Art deTour 2022!

Map of Art deTour Studios

List of Studio Locations & Artists

1 Off the Wall Studio
101 S. Oak St, Clitherall

  • Robyn Olson • Large format figure and portrait art in paper and canvas mediums.
  • Faythe Mills • Watercolor, acrylic, pastel drawings.
  • Mary Jo Wentz • 3D felted sculptures, 2D felted paintings, and alcohol ink paintings.

2 Old Sweet Song
5030 E Front St, Vining

  • Ruth Hanson • Watercolor batik, gouache, pastel, acrylic, and calligraphy.

3 Art by Melissa
13694 E Lake Miltona Dr NE, Miltona

  • Melissa Werpy • Pottery with colorful 7imagery; pastel, acrylic, and oil paintings.

4 The Pottersmiths’
2117 Ironwood Dr, Alexandria

  • Phil Smith • Ceramics with atmospheric firing, flashing slips, underglazes and stains.
  • Kate Smith • Beautiful porcelain and stoneware for modern daily use.
  • Barbara Johnson • Wildlife, nature, and travel photography.
  • Busy Squirrel Creations, Matt Bakke • Woodwork lathe turnings, games, and functional pieces.

5A Artscape Studio
5B Three Havens Artworks*
101 Three Havens Dr NE, Alexandria

  • 5A Kathy Grundei • Watercolor, collage, mixed media journals and cards.
  • 5B Linda Gaugert • Oil, watercolor, mixed media.

6 JT Maui Designs*
613 Quincy St, Alexandria

  • Jon Thompson • Jewelry with mixed metals and semiprecious gemstones.

7 Becky Albright-Gyotaku & Fiber Art
2605 Aga Dr, Suite 9B, Alexandria

  • Becky Albright • Gyotaku (fish printing) and fiber art.

8 Turning Lake Designs
4365 County Rd 82 NW, Alexandria

  • Merodie (Mimi) Seykora • Stoneware, Raku pottery, and jewelry.
  • Bill Seykora • Wood turned bowls, Lazy Susans, Charcuterie boards, more.
  • Katherine Bockelmann Fine Arts • Drawings of figures and nature in graphite and charcoal.

9 Handcrafted by Noni*
5601 County Rd 21 SW, Alexandria

  • Naomi (Noni) Bjorklund • Oil paintings, portraits, jewelry, and Ukrainian eggs.
  • Wolf Run Pottery, Emily Wolf • Functional pottery inspired by nature.

10 Kron School Studio
18541 County Rd 1 NW, Evansville

  • Calvin deRuyter • Watercolor and mixed watermedia paintings, life drawings.

* Locations 5B, 6, & 9 not open Sunday. Cover art courtesy of The Pottersmiths’ Phil Smith.

Activities & Demos

1 Off the Wall Studio
Artist demos including painting, needle felting, alcohol inks, and fiber “painting.” Ongoing free kids’ art projects.

2 Old Sweet Song
Watercolor batik process and demonstration.

4 Pottersmith’s
Phil and Kate possibly a kiln opening, give tours of their wood-fired kiln, demo wheel thrown pottery and experience by request.

7 Becky Albright
Steps of gyotaku technique and nature printing with found objects – weather permitting.

8 Turning Leaf Designs
Pottery wheel throwing demo by request.

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