Artists on Location: Wineries of Leelanau Peninsula

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Blackstar
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On the third day of Paint Grand Traverse, artists will have the opportunity to explore three gorgeous vineyards and farms on Leelanau Peninsula. Artists will be on location painting from 9:00am - 2:00pm. Spectators are encouraged to watch the artists work!

Black Star Farms
Black Star Farms is a true one-of-a-kind destination with wineries, tasting rooms, luxury Inn, cafe, stables and event venues.  Nestled among the gorgeous rolling hills of the Leelanau Peninsula, Black Star Farms was founded in 1998 in Suttons Bay. Visit website.

Verterra Winery
The Ridge at Verterra is a amazing destination site, with sweeping views of Verterra's vineyard and both Grand Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan. Visit website.

L.Mawby Winery
L.Mawby Winery creates traditional-method sparkling wines and handcrafted small-batch cuve close method sparkling wines, and features a funky and fun tasting room. Visit website.


How to Purchase Paint Grand Traverse Artwork

If you see a painting in progress that you just have to have, be sure to grab a ticket to the Paint Grand Traverse Gala on Saturday, August 18! The Gala is your one and only chance to view and shop the artwork created during the week of Paint Grand Traverse. Tickets $20 ($50 for a special preview hour), and go on sale June 1. Buy tickets.


Who's Painting Where

Artists have the option to work at multiple locations during a day and do not have a set schedule, but here's our best guess on where you can catch your favorites!

Black Star Farms - Wednesday
Troy Kilgore
Kathleen Kalinowski
Cal Kemppainen
Elizabeth Pollie
Joani Braun
Carol Strock Wasson
Debra Joy Groesser
Gary Cooley
Bill Suys
Sharon Will
Chuck Marshall
Brian Sindler
Louise Pond
Barbara Reich
Sheila Wissner

The Ridge at Verterra - Wednesday
Kevin Barton
Kristin Hosbein
Kevin Menck
Mark Shasha
Aimee Erickson
Kurt Anderson
Kathleen Hudson
Colleen Shull
Justin Shull
Cindy Kindy
Susan Lynn
John Caggiano
Suzie Baker

L.Mawby Winery - Wednesday
Jane Ditri
Jill Wagner
Margie Guyot
Jim DeWildt
Tj Lick
Adam VanHouten
Kathie Wheeler
Brian Goff
Bob Perrish
Alan Maciag
Lori Feldpausch
Rick Koehler
Joe Anna Arnett
Denise Dunn
Lyn Boyer