Tom Laudin brings 40 years of joinery to the Spring Art Tour

Tom Laudin brings 40 years of joinery to the Spring Art Tour

Tom Laudin brings 40 years of joinery to the Spring Art Tour

Tom Laudin brings 40 years of joinery to the 2021 Spring Art Tour

“I have been working with wood professionally for nearly 40 years. Previous visitors may recall my shop in Mazomanie. I relocated to my home property in rural Barneveld 2 years ago and am excited to share this new shop with you!”

Tom Laudin, woodworker, in his shop

Beautiful wood and joinery highlight this table by Tom Laudin of Wildwood Woodworks:

Close-up of table/joinery by Tom Laudin

See Tom Laudin’s work

in person 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!

Tom Laudin, woodworker, Blanket Chest

Tom Laudin, woodworker, Armoire
Tom Laudin, woodworker, Armoire latch
Mikel Kelley back for his 14th year on the Tour

Mikel Kelley back for his 14th year on the Tour

Mikel Kelley back for his 14th year on the Tour

Mikel Kelley has been with the Spring Art Tour since the beginning

Mikel’s ceramics studio has been a part of the Mt. Horeb community for over 20 years, and he is one of the original organizers of the Tour. His work can be seen all over town—from private sculptures to his iconic Grumpy Troll mugs. Stop by 4th Street Ceramics June 4-6 to see the artist at work, view artwork, or commission a piece.

Mikel Kelley's mugs on display at Grumpy Troll

See Mikel Kelley’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!

Kelley Mikel, ceramic green mug

Kelley Mikel, ceramic sculpture, 'Phuk Covid'
Kelley Mikel, ceramic tile
Welcome Christine Echtner to the 2021 Tour

Welcome Christine Echtner to the 2021 Tour

Welcome Christine Echtner to the 2021 Tour

Please welcome Christine Echtner to the Spring Art Tour!

We are very excited to have Echtner join the Tour this year. Her intricate, clever, often hilarious mixed media pieces are a joy to behold.

Recently, on social media she posted some new work; here,  James and Harmon Suit Up’ uses her custom mix of drawing, painting, and collage, utilizing acrylics and mixed media.

Christine Echtner, 'James And Harmon Suit Up', mixed
Christine Echtner 'Roderick Finishes His Reading' mixed media

And here is one of her recent “Smalls” titled ‘Roderick Finishes His Reading’

She writes: “My work is about storytelling. I use drawing, acrylic and mixed materials to develop my stories. I start out with a basic idea and, combining figures, line, texture, color and pattern, the story takes shape as I as I develop it on the canvas. With the title in place I encourage the viewer to participate, to expand on the idea and continue the story in a way that is meaningful to them.”

See Echtner’s fabulous visual stories in person

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!

Christine Echtner's 'Breakfast at the Bowen Family Farm'
Christine Echtner's 'Norris Explores the Arts District'
Christine Echtner's 'Leaving the Inventory'