Meet the Local Artists

    Glass, Painter, Potter, Stained Glass, Wood Carving
    Claire Taylor
    Claire has been working with stained glass since 1981 and paints since 1984. Her works have been shown at Anthony'ss in Minneapolis, McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale and Kess Gallery and Grand Ely Lodge in Ely. Claire won the 2000 and 2001 Ely Blueberry Arts Festival Cancellation Stamp design.

    3422 North Arm Road
    Ely, MN 55731


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    Variety of Arts
    Northwoods Friends of the AERA
    Our mission and purpose are to Inspire, Nurture, and Celebrate the Arts in Our Region. We bring together our individual passions and talents, envisioning a place (or a number of them!) that gives energy, and light for all ages and all arts to enrich our lives!

    210 River Street
    Cook , MN 55723


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    Painter, Watercolor
    Joe Baltich
    Joe Baltich is a self-taught artist born, raised and still in Ely, MN with a strong background in tourism and wilderness guiding/outfitting. His art usually centers around wilderness realism but he also does forays into abstract and fantasy.

    2267 Fernberg Road, PO Box 690
    Ely, MN 55731

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