Mike Thomsen - Woodworking

Meet Mike Thomsen, Woodworking Artisan

  The wood instantly darkens and shines like honey as the brush, filled with lacquer, carefully moves along the shaft of the paddle. This final moment celebrates the hours that he has focused on turning the wood from its original rough, sharp-edged form into a curvy wooden masterpiece. Whether it’s...

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Meet Ben Suydam, Photographer

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.“ These reflective words from iconic landscape photographer Ansel Adams are indicative of the inner trials that some great artists endure. The fascination with expressing complicated emotions through thoughtful art. The eagerness...

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Susan Seminick

Meet Susan Semenick, Watercolor Artist

She stood in the bare room, hand gently to her cheek staring at the bare walls with a furrow in her brow. Had she heard her friend right? How in the world could she fill this room with art? She had taken a painting class in college, but that was...

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Artalicious Fine Arts Fair Call for Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations invited to participate, gain exposure, provide activities Artalicious, downtown Adrian’s annual juried fine arts fair, is seeking local nonprofit organizations to participate. Participation in Artalicious provides nonprofits an opportunity to tell the community about their work. Nonprofits are responsible for offering an art-related activity and encouraging participation of fair-goers....

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Artalicious Fine Arts Fair Call for Artists

      Artalicious, downtown Adrian’s annual juried fine arts fair, is seeking exhibitors. Talented artists of all mediums are encouraged to apply through ZAPPlication.org, an online application site for hundreds of art shows and fairs. It is easy to use and will provide you with access to events year-round....

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Artalicious New Logo and Brand

Artalicious Celebrates 10th Anniversary with a New Look

As the 10th anniversary approaches for Artalicious fine arts fair, the event continues to grow in all aspects. We are looking forward to celebrating a decade of showcasing great art as well and as we prepare for that milestone, we’re also announcing a new look. After nine years, the Artalicious...

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Volunteers Needed for Artalicious 2016!

Artalicious strives to be the premier fine arts fair in the area, which is something that is not quite possible without the help of our fantastic volunteers each year. Whether you have a deep appreciation for the arts, or you’re just looking for a way to give back to your local community,...

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Area High School and College Students Collaborate for “Mural Alive”

Students from Onsted, Sand Creek, Britton Deerfield, Adrian and Tecumseh High Schools participated in “Mural Alive”, an art project completed during downtown Adrian’s Artalicious Festival on September 19 and 20, 2015. Students, in conjunction with Adrian College students Gabrielle Taphouse and Sam Millett, worked with high school art teachers to...

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Luke Barnett Windsor Chair Craftsman

Meet Luke Barnett, American Windsor Chair Craftsman

When you look at one of Adrian resident Luke Barnett’s handcrafted traditional American Windsor chairs, you can picture it sitting in a cherished spot in someone’s home decades from now, having seen countless family dinners and holiday celebrations, still as strong and durable as ever. Luke’s chairs are truly heirlooms,...

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