Meet the Local Artists
Glass, Painter, Potter, Stained Glass, Wood CarvingClaire 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.
Variety of ArtsNorthwoods 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!
Painter, WatercolorJoe 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.