For the nineteenth year, the Shiawassee Art Center is holding its Annual Member Artists Show exhibiting and selling the multi-media artwork of nearly 80 Michigan artists through Sunday, June 19. The public is invited to meet the artists, see their work and enjoy complimentary refreshments and music during the opening reception today, May 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. During the reception, visitors will receive 20 percent off one featured show purchase.
In addition, visitors to the exhibit will be able to vote for their favorite piece in the non-juried show. The artist with the most votes at the end of the show will receive the $100 People’s Choice Award. Both the exhibit and the award are generously sponsored by Owosso Graphic Arts.
Participating artists include: James Atkinson, Juanita Baldwin, Janet Baugher, Jeanette Brayan, Nathan Boggs, Denise Willing-Booher, Bill Briggeman, Margeurite Bronson, Donald Bullis, Mark S. Carlson, Rebecca Case, Eldon Case, Deborah Cholewicki, Dan Chrenka, Jean Cline, Bob Crawford, Anni Crouter, Doug DeLind, Laura DeLind, Elaine Dobrowolski, Jill Doederlein, Ruth Egnater, Joel Ellis, Carol Fabrizio, Marilyn Fitzpatrick, Alan Friend, Catie Gilbert, Deb Gilbert, Angela Hamilton, Christine Hampton, Rosemary Hayes, Jessica Hickey, Devon Hill, Barb Holmer, Barbra Hranilovich, Harold Joy, Oksun Kim, Cherie Knecht, Karen Kong, Nancy Kremsreiter, Lee Kronenberg, Nancy Kronenberg, Donna Kurtz, Lily LaFollette, Jann Johnson Lardie, Marie Lauer, Tom Lipinski, Peggy Lovejoy, Clarence Lum, Janice Macklin, Karen Malcolm, Peggy Mattson, Sue Monroe, Gary Mulnix, Karl Racenis, Paul Rozycki, Linda Ruehle, Anita Saviko, Rudy Saviko, Michael Schmidt, Annabel Seymour, Sheryl Stephens, Shelley N. Stephens, Cory Snow-Andres, Bethany Stockton, Gwen Sutton, Larry Szczepanik, Tom Tomasek, Alice Tompkins, Catherine Tonning-Popowich, Tammy M. VanderMolen, Jeanne Van Wieren, Dan Williams, and Patricia Yockey.
The Shiawassee Arts Center, located at 206 Curwood Castle Dr., in Owosso, is open Tuesday through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. The Arts Center features the artwork of local and statewide artists in eight galleries including the Frieseke Gallery and a specialty Gift Shop. The public is welcome and there is no admission charge. For more information, interested persons may call the Arts Center at (989) 723-8354 or visit www.shiawasseearts.org. (Courtesy Photo)