Budding Artists

Scultpture at Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph 
- Courtesy of Midwest Living/Johnny QuirinMore Budding Artists – More in Saugatuck–Douglas Area

Discover a world of creativity—and one-of-a-kind finds—on a cultural tour through small towns of southwest Michigan.

Amazwi Contemporary Art Gallery
Named after the Zulu word for “voices,” this Saugatuck gallery displays the contemporary works of African artists and provides a voice to the many different citizens of the African nations.

Button-Petter GalleryFive years ago, the lakeshore’s two oldest fine art galleries merged into one Douglas studio that showcases the works of more than 80 regional and national artists.

Express Yourself Art BarnSilk painting, glass fusing and throwing pottery are just a few options for those looking to try something new in this red barn, 3.5 miles southeast of Saugatuck in Fennville.

Peachbelt Studio and GalleryArtist Dawn Stafford displays her vivid oil paintings, along with the sculptures of Jill Lareaux and Elaine Decker’s gemstone jewelry, in a historic 1860s red-brick one-room schoolhouse near Saugatuck. 

Featured in the Article:

Marcia Perry’s Sculpture Studio

James Brandess Studios & Gallery

Discovery Art Center 

Artist Lynne Tan at Box Factory, St Joseph 
- Courtesy of Midwest Living/Johnny QuirinKrasl Art Center 

Chartreuse Co-Op Art Gallery

Box Factory for the Arts 

Water Street Glassworks

Gelato Works

Palazzolo’s Artisan Gelato

Art Hop

Park Trades Center

West Michigan Glass Art Center 

Amy Zane Store and Studio

Kalamazoo Mall

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

Baker Allegan Studios