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Here are some area artist, please support them in their endeavors. 

Beaver Dam Area Arts Association - http://www.bdaaa.org/ If you are an artist looking for an avenue to display your work and fellowship with other artist, the Beaver Dam Area Arts Association is the place for you. Please see their site for upcoming classes and events. 

Shannon K. - https://sites.google.com/site/shanonifagiumpelli/ Shannon is an expert in Celtic knotwork amongst other artistic endeavors.  View her site for classes and also her exquisite artwork.

Carousel Antiques and Upholstery - https://sites.google.com/site/carouselantiquesupholstery/ This is the site for Paul and Ellen who own Carousel Antiques and Upholstery.  They are artist in their own right.  Paul is a master ceramic tile maker. Ellen is a quilter who also paints.  Together they have designed their own chair. They make furniture from the ground up.  From the frame to the stuffing to the fabric covering.  They also restore antique and less than antique furniture giving it new life. You can visit them in person at their store located at 132 W. James Street, Columbus, WI 53925. You can call them at (920)623-5309.

MadCity Crankers -  This is a group of sock machine knitters located in Madison, WI.  They use antique sock machines to crank out all kinds of knitted items.  They are a great group of people and if you have a machine or are thinking of buying one, they would be able to teach you how to use it.  You just don't sit down to a fine piece of machinery and expect to be able to use it without instruction.

Downtown Art Place - http://www.downtownartplace.com/ Ironwood, Mi is has a thriving artist community.  The Downtown Art Place is located in the historic downtown area just down from the Historic Ironwood Theatre.  The gallery has unique artwork from area artists, hosts art shows and also has numerous classes year round. I have worked with these artist and they know how to inspire you to create your own artwork or just to visit and appreciate the beauty in all of creation.  

Winklers Wood Land - http://boulderjct.org/listing/winklers-northern-exposure-greenhouse/ This is a new business in Boulder Junction, WI.  They also have a greenhouse which is open during the growing season.  Steve and Theresa Winkler make wreaths, birch bark creations and have a whole building full of gifts, home decor, antiques, jewelry and anything you can imagine to make your home special.  They also have supplies for those of you who make your own dried flower arrangements or other decorations.  In season they have Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, swags, kissing balls and of course pointsettias. They are located at on Hwy M, Boulder Junction right when you get into town next to the Guides Inn.  It used to be the Hayloft and now the building is once again housing beautiful works for all.

Dancing Raven ArtWorks - Facebook page - DancingRavenArtWorks  This super business is owned by my friend, Amanda Szot.  She is the best bead work person I have ever met.  She has beads and is also an artist who's creative spirit runs through wood, metal, glass and other organic objects.  She has been known to yield a sledge hammer to break up iron to be melted and to sit and make a tiarra out of seed beeds for a wedding.  You will not be disappointed when you go to her shop and see her great art, jewelry and the vast array of beads and findings.  She teaches classes also.  Dancing Raven ArtWorks is located at 321 S Suffolk Street, Ironwood, MI 49938  (906)932-2423

Creative Spirits - http://www.creativespiritsstamping.com/   Becky Swartz owns the largest stamping and scrapbook store in the UP and Northern Wisconsin.  Becky not only has the stamps, papers and notions, she also teaches classes.  See her website for upcoming events and specials.  Creative Spirits is located at 121 N. Lowell Street, Ironwood, MI 49938,  906.932.8442.  



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