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Get Inspired at the Bluff Country Studio Art Tour This Weekend!
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Get Inspired at the Bluff Country Studio Art Tour This Weekend!

The Bluff Country Studio Art Tour kicks off in Northeast Iowa this weekend!

Enjoy two days of exploring art in galleries and artist studios. What better way to truly get touch the essence of Northeast Iowa, than by learning about its art and the folks who make it? Support local artists by purchasing their works, and enjoy a slowdown from the busy week. Ask questions, get inspired, and even watch artist demonstrations where available. 

The 2017 tour takes place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 28th-30th from 10 AM - 5 PM. 

Participating artists include:

Tyler Anderson – Driftless Visuals (Photography)

Julia Crozier – Blue Heron Studio (Oil Paintings, Chalk and Oil Pastels, Encaustics, & Linoleum Cuts)

Mary Denzer – Seven Bridges Pottery (Wheel-thrown and hand built high fired stoneware & porcelain pottery)

Erin Dorbin – Crystal Creek Canyon Lodge & Studio

Joan Einsman – Studio on 6th Street (Mixed Media)

Nate & Hallie Evans–Allamakee Wood-Fired Pottery

Joan Finnegan – Joan Finnegan Fine Art Studio (Oil paintings featuring landscapes, gardens, & nature)

Lori Hungerholt – Root River Baskets (Textiles)

Julie Johnston – Julie Johnston Studio (Oil painting, pastels, pen and ink, charcoal)

Vicky Kurk – Clover Hill Studio (Leaded stained glass with kiln fired painted details and accents)

Cheryl Lamon – Cheryl's Fabric Garden (Fiber Art)

Lanesboro Arts (Juried Sales Gallery)

Anna Loney – Loney Metal Works (Metal wares to wear, use, & enjoy)

Ann Madland (Jewelry)

Monta Gael May, MFA (Mosaic, Sculpture, Encaustic)

Roger Meyer - Turned To Wood (Functional Turned Wood)

Janet Mootz – Gallery M and Janet Mootz Photo (Multiple Artist Gallery)

Chris Nibbe – SWEET! Corn Brooms (Hand tied corn brooms)

Sue Pariseau – Sue Pariseau Pottery (Functional stoneware pottery)

Judy Saye-Willis – Sunset Studios (Fiber art and jewelry)

Colin Schroeder – Turned Write Handcrafted Art

Teresa Schumaker Pottery (Functional Stoneware Pottery)

Mary Singer – Portrait Artist (Painting)

Jill & Michael Stephenson – Waterloo Workshop

Mariella TerBeest-Schladweiler – Helen's Daughters Handbags (Fiber)

Valerie Tindall – The Black Crow Gallery (Photography, metals, fiber, wood, literature & mixed media)

Questions about this year's tour? Contact them here.  

Here's the route!


Post Photo by Tyler Anderson of Driftless Visuals, Photography via

  1. Imagine Northeast Iowa Support
    Imagine Northeast Iowa Support
    Thanks for the post!
  2. visitdecorah
    Heading out on the tour after a stop at the Mabel Farmers Market. Thanks for listing the stops and including a map. My first trip and hope I don't get lost.

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