Monday, August 25, 2014

Original Wall Art

Wall art can add personality to any room. Whether it's a painting, photo, collage, fabric hanging, print, or wall sculpture, the artists here at The Gift Shop have an original piece that will be just right. Set the right mood with color and texture. Make a statement with something bold or edgy. Do you have a chosen theme? We have a piece here that will compliment your design.

Some examples of our wall art on the West wall of The Gift Shop.

Now it's time to .............Meet the Artists, with an emphasis on our wall art selection.

Constance Powell  (POW)

David Dinsdale  (DINS)

James Williams  (WILL)

Hilda Havlik  (HAV)
The letters in parentheses show each artist's code. Find the code and you will know who created which piece.

Visit soon, and while here, don't forget to see the truly memorable exhibit currently at Anton Art Center Ian Hornak: A Hometown Retrospective until Sept. 5.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Summer in Michigan

Summer in Michigan can be so beautiful! You have photos, but how about a piece of art to always remind you of this time of year. Here at The Gift Shop we have some wonderful pieces from our talented artists that will fit the bill.
What about a set of beautiful plates in the shape of Michigan?

Darlene Bosman  (BOS)
 Or a bright set of coasters for that cool drink out on the patio?

Rebecca Tarnow  (TARN) 

Are you a sports fan? We have some great prints.
Jeff Joseph  (JOS)

A Michigan sunset is just the thing to remember with a beautiful photo print.

Catherine Firbach  (FIR)

The letters in parentheses show each artists' code. Find the code and you will know who has created what.

Enjoy the rest of your summer, and come in and see us soon.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Our ceramics artists are so creative

Ceramic pieces have always been a big part of the art represented  here at The Gift Shop. The artists offer unique, creative, and very clever pottery work. Whether you are looking for a functional serving set, a fun piece as an accent, or something more whimsical as a special gift, you should see our selection.
Seen below is a lovely piece by Lynn Conlen  (CON).

Now it's time for.......... Meet the artists (with the accent on ceramic art)

Nancy Dresser  (DRE)

Linda Kaluza  (KAL)

Gayle Krause  (KRA)

Harold Swanson  (SWAN)

The letters in parentheses represent each artists' code. Find the code and you will know which artist has created what.
Not only can you purchase fine ceramics from The Gift Shop, you can also take a class at Anton Art Center and learn to create your own ceramics. Current class schedules can be found at: The Art Center classes .

Hope to see you soon.