Sue Schuetz returns for her 8th Spring Art Tour this June 4-6, 2021

Sue Schuetz returns for her 8th Spring Art Tour this June 4-6, 2021

Sue Schuetz returns for her 8th Spring Art Tour this June 4-6, 2021

Welcome back Sue Schuetz to her 8th Spring Art Tour!

Schuetz works in a variety of media: Assemblages, mobiles, jewelry, and watercolor. For the Tour, June 4-6, she will be constructing metal and bead jewelry, and she will be showing at Rimrock Farm Barn (3975 Moe Rd, Mount Horeb, WI 53572) with Jessica Curning-Kuenzi, Christine Echtner, Aileen Musa, and Karen Watson-Newlin. That’s right, ONE stop, FIVE artists!

Sue Schuetz, photo
Aileen Musa: hand-colored and painted photograph

See a preview of Sue Schuetz’s work,

get tour information and more at her Spring Art Tour Artist page!

Sue Schuetz, Assemblage, metal, mixed
Sue Schuetz, Assemblage, metal, mixed
Aileen Musa, Sunflower, handcolored photograph
Sculptor Nana Schowalter returns to the Spring Art Tour June 4-6, 2021

Sculptor Nana Schowalter returns to the Spring Art Tour June 4-6, 2021

Sculptor Nana Schowalter returns to the Spring Art Tour June 4-6, 2021

Welcome back Nana Schowalter to her 2nd Spring Art Tour!

Schowalter writes: My artwork includes interior sculpture, garden sculpture, and commission work…. I combine iron, copper, and brass in works inspired by the images of ancient cultures from around the world.

Nana Schowalter in her welding shop
Aileen Musa: hand-colored and painted photograph

See Nana Schowalter’s work

at Chuck Bauer’s Henhouse Studio along with several other artists during this year’s Spring Art Tour, June 4-6. See where the group Tour stop is located, preview Schowalter’s work, get tour information and more at her Spring Art Tour Artist page!

Nana Schowalter 'QueenEuphoria,' Steel Sculpture
Nana Schowalter 'Lightning Bird Baths,' Steel Sculptures
Aileen Musa, Sunflower, handcolored photograph
Julie Raasch returns to the Spring Art Tour for 2021

Julie Raasch returns to the Spring Art Tour for 2021

Julie Raasch returns to the Spring Art Tour for 2021

Please welcome back Julie Raasch to her 9th Spring Art Tour!

Raasch is an experienced Metalsmith and Photographer and will be showing in her garage this year on the tour.
She writes about her jewelry: My jewelry is as diverse and individual as people are. The pieces I make are meant to be worn and enjoyed. And her Photography: I study and observe nature and enjoy looking closely. To take it apart and look at individual items in nature…. I’m always trying to push my vision and can often be seen toting my camera wherever I go, always ready when the next photographic opportunity or subject presents itself.

Artist, Julie Raasch at work in her studio
Julie Raasch, Pendant, Maligano Jasper Copper
Photographer Julie Raasch'  bee on flower

See Julie Raasch’s beautiful photography as well as her accomplished metalsmith work

during this year’s Spring Art Tour, June 4-6. Meanwhile, see a preview, get tour information and more at her Spring Art Tour Artist page!

Jewelry by Julie Raasch, 'Soar' mixed metal, objects
Julie Raasch, Janesville Gardens, photograph
Julie Raasch, Passion Flower Cuff, metal, stone

Luke Proctor returns to the Spring Art Tour for 2021

Luke Proctor returns to the Spring Art Tour for 2021

Luke Proctor returns to the Spring Art Tour for 2021

Welcome back Luke Proctor to the Spring Art Tour for 2021!

Proctor writes on Instagram from the Winter Park Sidwalk Art Festival (see amazing piece and award below): “Trying to represent for all the blacksmiths, being considered as art blacksmithing is still in its infancy in my opinion, lots of us are trying to change that so many of you are doing an outstanding job.”

Luke Proctor, blacksmithing
Luke Proctor wins award for his metal work at Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival

See Luke Proctor’s work

during this year’s Spring Art Tour, June 4-6. Meanwhile, see a preview, get tour information and more at his Spring Art Tour Artist page!

Forged Cabinet by Luke Proctor
Detail of forged furniture by Luke Proctor
Forged Cabinet by Luke Proctor
John Pahlas back for Spring Art Tour 2021

John Pahlas back for Spring Art Tour 2021

John Pahlas back for Spring Art Tour 2021

John Pahlas is back for the Spring Art Tour for 2021!

Pahlas is busy creating spectacular giant installations and tiny beauties that you’ll be able to see in person this June 4-6 at the Spring Art Tour!

On Social media he recently posted about an exhilarating, intense, and somewhat stressful (no one got hurt!) installation of a giant heron at K & A Greenhouse. Check it out:

John Pahlas' metal sculpture of a heron (in studio, in progress)

Thanks so much Angie & Chris of @ka_greenhouse for providing me with yet another fun and challenging project! As the truck backed in to prep for unloading the heron Angie said, “this must be kind of sad for you to say goodbye to a sculpture you’ve worked so much on”… and I can’t remember exactly how I replied, because I was so FULL to the brim with excitement to have A)successfully gotten the beast out of the bay with only a minor setback to the garage door (which thankfully didn’t take too long for the garage door guys to fix) And B)successfully gotten it loaded onto the truck with ease and zero injuries to anything or anyone.

John Pahlas beside his giant Heron scupture at K&A Greenhouse

And after getting it in its place and to hear the immediate responses from everyone at the greenhouse… there is no way I could feel sadness! I create art to share it with others and with each custom project I am encouraged to go that extra mile and share bolder visions through the infinite possibilities held within salvaged rusty steel! I did put my heart and soul into this heron, and to be able to share that with others is the entire reason I make art. Step into the greenhouses at K&A… and you will see they put their hearts and souls into those plants too! This current time in history, we need to share our heart n soul energy on unprecedented scales!! Step up and stand tall to accept the challenge! What a great project, onto the next!!

See Pahlas’ fabulous BIG and small steel sculptures

during this year’s Spring Art Tour, June 4-6. Meanwhile, see a preview, get tour information and more at his Spring Art Tour Artist page!

sculpture of Lulu by John Pahlas
sculpture 'Bound' by john Pahlas
sculpture, Risen by John Pahlas

Jessica Curning-Kuenzi returns for Spring Art Tour 2021

Jessica Curning-Kuenzi returns for Spring Art Tour 2021

Jessica Curning-Kuenzi returns for Spring Art Tour 2021

Jessica Curning-Kuenzi is back for her 2nd year with the Spring Art Tour!

We are thrilled to have Curning-Kuenzi return to the Tour for 2021 with her breathtaking photography and intricate chain maile jewelry.

Here is a photo of a White Breasted Nuthatch that Jessica recently posted to social media.

Jessica Curning-Kuenzi, 'White Breasted Nuthatch' photograph
Jessica Curning-Kuenzi, 'Beautiful Day on the Farm' photograph

“Beautiful day on the farm”, Jessica writes of this inviting farmscape on social media in early April of this year. The sepia tone makes us feel the promise of warmer days to come.

 CurningJewelry, Chainmaille jewelry from her Etsy Shop

See Curning-Kuenzi’s exquisite Chainmaille & photography in person

during this year’s Spring Art Tour, June 4-6. Meanwhile, see a preview, shop her online stores, get tour information and more at her Spring Art Tour Artist page!

Jessica Curning Kuenzi Photography

Jessica Curning Kuenzi Photography
Agate Necklace by Jessica Curning Kuenzi