Tracy Klinesteker, Signature member and pastel artist, won the sponsored Savoir-Faire/Sennelier Award at the Great Lakes Pastel Society exhibit in the J. Petter Gallery in Douglas, Michigan. Her winning work titled, “Beaver Island Marsh” is shown here. The show, “Small Works.” runs from September now to October 6, 2021. Excellent work, Tracy! Click HERE for […]
One of Signature’s newest members, Nancy Crampton, has a great article in the September/October issue of Handwoven Magazine, page 22. Her article is called “Adapting Card-Weaving Patterns for Four-Shaft Looms”. If you get a chance, read the article and take one of her many classes. Visit her website at: nancycramptondesigns.com
This exquisite work by Martha Rosenfeld titled, Cafe Shadows,can be found in the pages of the book, “Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs,” Vol. 30 published by Rug Hooking Magazine. This piece is incredible. Congratulations, Martha!artists, Hand-hooked Rugs, kalamazoo artists, Martha Rosenfeld, michigan artists, Rugs, signature, signature artists
The Glorious Glass Art of Gloria Badiner She gave up cell biology for a career as an artist. She faced a decision: Art or science? Badiner loves science, which she refers to as “the never-ending story.” But cast glass, as Badiner jokes, “ate away at her brain.” When light enters a piece of cast glass, […]artists, glass art, Gloria Badiner, kalamazoo artists, michigan artists, signature, signature artists
On Friday, June 7 at the KV Museum, Charlotte Hubbard (Beekeeper of the Year) and Carolyn Fink (Signature Member) will be signing children’s books “If I Could Sit on a Bee’s Knees.” All sales from this informative book on bees goes into critical bee research. Fun Bee-related events are planned that evening!
Come and see all the new handmade art for 2018! Featured here, new pastels from Melody Allen and new jewelry from Judy Jansen. We are excited to announce Signature’s NEW location! To see the map and 2018 gallery info, click HERE.
Dawn Edwards and Gretchen Huggett have a collaborative effort they worked on for Felt United Day. It will soon be published in the Australian ‘Felt’ Magazine. The link and info from Dawn is below. We are very proud of these two Signature artists! Felt United Collaborative Project
Thinking of learning the art of pastels from an expert? This is the time to sign up for a KIA summer class with Melody Allen. If you have been curious about working with pastels, now is your opportunity to give them a try. Melody makes this class non-intimidating for beginners. Advanced artists are also welcome. […]
Maryellen Hains along with Joan Carver will be exhibiting their “Fanciful Daydreams” at the Arts Council Gallery in the Epic Center, Kalamazoo Mall, in April. These two artist have a lifetime commitment to the arts and a wealth of talent to show. Please visit the Arts Council Website for more infomation.
We are very proud of our Signature President, Mark Cassino. Two of his beautiful photographs are in the West Michigan Area Show. More information about the show is in the link below. Check out what talent we have right here in Southwest Michigan! Kalamazoo Institute of Arts WMAS 2017