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Exhibits 2023

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors:
Blick Art Materials
Charlevoix Auto
Charlevoix State Bank
DCL, Inc.
Grey Gables

Our Family Foods
Pearsall Construction

Petoskey Plastics
Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant


All exhibits are free and open to the public!  Groups Welcome. 
Gallery & Gift Shop Hours:  M-F 11am-4pm, Sat 11am-3pm.


Exhibit runs:

November 17 - December 30, 2023

Our annual Charlevoix Circle mARkeT is a festive, handmade, shopping experience launched by our Community Appreciation Celebration.  With over 40 local artists and makers featured, we have curated a magnificent selection of unique gifts and treats!

Deadline for entry is November 1.

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Sponsored By:  Charlevoix State Bank

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5:14 Candles; Santa Painting by Douglas Barron; 
Marbled art by Lisa Hohn; Spirit Dolls by Nancy Daniel; 
Ornament by Sharon Smithem.

Completed Exhibits for 2023...


Exhibit runs:  January 27 - February 25, 2023

OPENING RECEPTION with Scholarship & Awards Presentation: Friday, January 27 from 5-7pm.

Our annual regional high school student art exhibit! Come and see unique works from 11th & 12th grade budding artists from Charlevoix County and the surrounding area!  With scholarship awards from Kendall College, and CCA prize awards. 

Participating Schools:
Boyne City
Boyne Falls


East Jordan 

Sponsored by: Blick Art Materials & Petoskey Plastics

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CCA Awardees:

1st Place:  Emily Dong, Charlevoix High School 

2nd Place:  Kadence Miller, Charlevoix High School

3rd Place:  Olivia Payne, Boyne City High School

Honorable Mention: Luis Chevez, East Jordan High School

Todd Warner Student Innovation Award:  Blaise Sytsma Reed, Charlevoix High School  

KCAD Scholarship Awardees:

Boyne City High School

  • Olivia Payne


Boyne Falls High School

  • Jordan Devers

  • Alice Loper

  • Abigail Smith


Charlevoix High School

  • Delaney Boehm

  • Savannah Coppersmith

  • Chloe Curtis

  • Emily Dong

  • Kylie Dorst

  • Kadence Miller

  • Sarah Pletcher (Honorable Mention)

  • Kylee Rice

  • Laina Sladics

  • Blaise Sytsma-Reed (Honorable Mention)

  • Lena Sytsma-Reed (Honorable Mention)


East Jordan High School

  • Luis Chevez

  • Zoe Haney

  • Ashlynn Kluth

  • Cole Wood

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Charlevoix Creatives Collective:


Exhibit runs:  March 10 - April 8, 2023

Friday, March 10 from 5 - 7pm

The Charlevoix Creatives Collective (C3) is an amalgamation of artists coming together to cultivate creativity, ideas and inspiration. They collaborate to support, design, and promote each other’s artistry.
The artists/creators represent a variety of art mediums and unique perspectives including illustration, painting, fiber arts, photography, graphic design, fused glass, stained glass, writing and book publishing.
The work of each artist will be showcased, along with the tools they use to create, learn individually and collaborate together. They hope to inspire others to create and dream, from small efforts to growing and expanding as artists, creators, writers, beyond.

Showcasing Charlevoix artists include:
Jennifer Carroll

Mary Duggan
Shayla Johnson
Kathie Libert
Ruby Smith
Sharon Smithem

Click HERE for artist bios

Take part in the Community Collage Art Project, plus Children's Scavenger Hunt and FREE Take & Make art kits.

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the art of Craig Mitchell Smith

Exhibit runs:  April 21 - May 20, 2023

Friday, April 28 from 5 - 7pm

GLOWING GLASS evening event

Friday, May 12 from 8 - 10pm

Nationally renowned glass artist and sculptor Craig Mitchell Smith presents an exhibition experience combining stunning, larger-than-life floral forms with retrospective works and fresh studio pieces made in Charlevoix.

Artist Statement

"In 2006, I discovered my medium in glass.  Medium not only in the sense of the substance used to create my art, but as a voice through which the spirit speaks.  I love glass for its metaphors of the human condition.  At its best, it is colorful and transparent, brittle when cold and malleable when warm, stronger than it looks, enduring the ages if treated with care and respect.

Isadora Duncan, when asked what her dance meant said, 'If I could tell you what I mean, I wouldn't have to dance.'  I never set out to make something beautiful or meaningful.  My work is a response to beauty or meaning.  I work in glass to tell you what I mean.  I prefer to have my glass speak for itself."  

Sponsored By:  DCL, Inc. 

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Charlevoix Photography Club
14th Annual Juried Exhibition

Exhibit runs:  June 2  - 17, 2023

OPENING RECEPTION & Awards Presentation: 
Friday, June 2 from 5-7pm.

The Charlevoix Photography Club, Inc. (CPC) and Charlevoix Circle of Arts is pleased to accept submissions for its fourteenth Annual Juried Photography Exhibition.

The exhibition is open to any local photographers and all current members of the Charlevoix Photography Club. 


Cash prizes will be given for first, second and third place images in each of the six categories.  The juror will also select images for Honorable Mention.

Categories are:

1) Wildlife

2) Flora

3) Landscape

4) Architecture (buildings, barns, bridges, other structures)

5) Creative Fine Art (still life, portrait, creative expression)

6) Hometown Icons (something your hometown is known for) 

Sponsored By:  Charlevoix Auto

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Photo by Lisa Lirones

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Exhibit runs:  June 30 - September 2, 2023

Our 4th annual salon-style exhibit showcasing regionally inspired work by local & area artists.  Join us this summer as our exhibit gallery turns sales gallery!  We are delighted to offer a collection of our very own local northern Michigan artists.

Support Local Art

Summer Salon Open House & Reception

Friday, July 14, 5-7pm

with Paint Out Event Wet Paint Sale & Reception

Featured Artists:

James Abbey

Elizabeth Armbruster

Prudy Barber

Douglas Barron

Anne Benington

Erin Bonner

Joyce Brodsky

James Burge

Ann Carolan

Patricia Clark

Jan Coltman

Mike Coltman

Paula Cordes

Laura Crawford

Nancy Daniel

Joan Gerigk

Brian Goff

Kelly Heck

Debra Howard

Rebecca Johnson

Gary Juliano

Karen Kimmell

Debbie Lamson

Nancy Maas

Mary MacLellan-Koaches

Anne Matzka

Janet McGarey

Wendy McWhorter

Mitchell Mondry

Margaret Moran

Dan O’Connor

Gail Passino

Robert Perrish

Lesley Pritchard

Annie Russell

Audrey Shapiro

Jay Shell

Rhonda Sherwin

James Simonsen

Deborah Trent

Beth Weaver

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Exhibit runs: September 15 - October 28, 2023

OPENING RECEPTION & 15th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, September 15 from 5-7pm.

Artists bring to life their own interpretation of the prompt BRIDGES: A connecting, transition, or intermediate route or phase between two adjacent elements, activities, condition or the like. Or, a structure spanning and providing passages over a river, chasm, road or the like. Traverse, Cross, Vault, Link, Connect, Unite.

Juror for this exhibition is Charlevoix artist Craig Mitchell Smith, who has received national recognition for his glass sculptures and is known throughout the United States for his gallery and public garden exhibits. Craig's revolutionary techniques in kiln formed glass inspires experts in the field and is said to be the most innovative kiln glass artist in America today.


Exhibiting Artists:

Ebony Amber

Douglas Barron

Tom Bassett-Dilley

Christine Beals

Boisali Biswas

Joyce Brodsky

Laura Crawford

Emily Dong

John Doskoch

Mary Duggan

Judy Feldkamp

Susan Glass

Margie Guyot

Mark Haveman
Kendall Hornsby

Rebecca Johnson

Shayla Johnson

Sheldon Johnson

Scott Kelly

Nancy Maas

Patti McCreadie

Janet McGarey

Robert Perrish

James Simonsen

Sharon Smithem

Julie Tibus

Steve Toornman

Sarah Tule May

Lisa Yontz

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