Arts Mineral Point is about continuing a rich local arts legacy spanning eight decades. It’s about helping resident artists realize their goals. It’s about complimenting existing arts tourism efforts. It’s about drawing artists here to live and thrive for generations to come. It’s about increasing the vibrancy and awareness of the arts scene. In short, we want to amp it up.
At Home On High Street is a Home Decor resource from Rustic to Modern and anything in between. Pairing BekDavid Custom Window Fashions/Interiors with McCoy Interiors to provide our clients with complete Residential and light commercial Interior Design Services.
Contemporary South African art for those who appreciate the exceptional. Operating between South Africa, Chicago and Mineral Point, we introduce buyers to exciting works in an intimate gallery and assist in sourcing artwork for corporate and private collections. Works are contemporary, urban and pop, motivated by aesthics of change, disruption and shifting perception.
Cynthia creates hand fabricated jewelry in the old world tradition, embellished with vitreous enamel in the champleve and cloisonne techniques. Her gallery is open limited hours year-round. Etsy: rockpebblestones
These purses, bags and satchels are designed and exquisitely hand-crafted by Harriet Story. You will find a selection of them at THE PEAR – 12 Fountain Street, Mineral Point. Or contact Harriet directly for more choices.
DeeConstruct is an Art and Junk Emporium featuring Recycled Art by Dee Hooks, as well as work by other local and regional artists. We also carry antique and vintage goods, as well as supplies for mixed artists.
A small company manufacturing The Lap-Stitch Family of Fine Needlework Frames, the Lap-Stitch Pal2 Lap Table, and The Lap-Stitch Floor Table. These hand crafted items are handy tools for a relaxing and comfortable experience for all needleworkers and crafters. Enjoy a look at Doodlin Around Design’s Etsy site: http://www.etsy.com/shop/doodlinarounddesign
Bruce is a ceramic relief sculptural muralist as well a potter who has been creating ceramic sculpture since 1976. His work ranges from 9 foot high thrown forms to 52 foot wide relief murals that require 9 or more tons of clay.
My work depicts the strange and peculiar marriage that we have created between animals, ourselves and the natural world. The creativity of our human nature has enabled us to live outside of the natural environment, but this has not stopped us from bringing this natural environment into our artificial world. The animals that I depict have anthropomorphic attributes and often sit within an idealized world or a very fantastical one.
Tom and Diana Johnston’s distinctive pottery, paintings and mixed-media is joined by the work of 200 local, regional and national artists. Artists whose diverse styles are represented in a wide range of media, including clay, wood, glass, fiber, pewter, painting, iron, photography and mixed media – as well as jewelry from over 50 artisans. Open Daily 10 -5.
Rustic, folk, and fine art – the work of over 60 local, regional and national artists in an award winning renovated 1830’s stone building. Venture to the back and find the colorful studio of local artist, Tom Kelly.
When you come in to Mayday Press, you’ll feel a down-home, old-timey vibe while taking a gander at decidedly new-timey letterpress goods – all designed, printed and assembled here in Mineral Point. Constantly tinkering, we feature new, original greeting cards, hand bound notebooks and art prints – often straight off one of our hulking presses. You’ll find some guilty pleasures, too – the finer instruments of design, drawing and doodling. Explore our range of functional to fabulous pencils and pens, sharpeners, erasers, pouches, computer carry-alls, totes, and other off-the-clock office supplies. In addition, browse our curated selection of design, typography, printing and pattern books.
Open Thursday + Friday: 12pm—5pm; Saturday: 10am—5pm; Sunday: 10am—2pm. Please call 608-553-0227 to schedule an appointment during other days.
In the heart of Mineral Point’s Historic District, Phoebe’s Nest, a beautiful boutique at 145 High Street, is your go-to for gifts, personal retail therapy and the best customer service! The shop offers an eclectic mix of new and old, including vintage and antique furniture; accessories for the home; beautiful and unique jewelry, scarves and fine leather handbags. We feature work by local, regional and US artists including pottery, photography, jewelry, paintings, sculpture, fine wood craft, and fabric creations. Please stop by and see us! You are sure to find something unique, whether it’s a gift for family or friends… or a gift just for you! Open daily except Tuesday.
Nona is a figurative oil painter drawing inspiration from literature and history, featuring vintage clothing and evocative landscapes. Also a portrait artist, Nona enjoys painting models engaged in an activity that means something to them. Her home studio Rosewind Studio is open by appointment.
Shake Rag Alley is an Art and Craft School which occupies an oasis of gardens and historic buildings in the heart of Mineral Point. There are workshops for adults and children, and other cultural events throughout the year.
Enjoy the color and sparkle of your visit to Sirius Sunlight, where you will find the work of Jill Engels’ stained glass and Chuck Pound’s marbles, icicles and other hot glass art.
Sugar Row is the working studio and sometimes gallery of painters Lorna Filippini and Clyde Paton, both graduates of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The Gallery is open by chance or appointment. Call 703.522.5594 to make appointment.
lornafilippini.com and clydepaton.net
The Board Shoppe is an occasional shop featuring handmade furniture and signs constructed of reclaimed and new materials. Check out the beautiful live edge tables made from local trees as well as industrial designs. You can also shop for vintage pieces, antiques, art work, and more.
A full time potter for more than 3 decades, Frank Polizzi produces wood-fired stoneware, flame ware and porcelain, and pit-fired earthen ware. His pieces are traditional in form and the locally dug, food-safe glazes add a vibrant and natural element for all functional and aesthetic needs.