WeCan Art Stroll starts Saturday

Ishpeming and Negaunee Businesses, and Michigamme Moonshine Art gallery, are preparing for a busy week of art appreciation.

Beginning today and continuing until May 5th, the West End Community Arts Network (WeCan) will hold The Art Stroll WeCan was organized to provide a home for artistic expression of all kinds, along with guidance for artistic growth and development in western Marquette County.

The Art Stroll begins on April 28th, and the art will displayed until May 5th. Participating businesses and artists include:

1) Midtown Bakery Kris Pfaffle, Ben Argall, Marybeth Kurtz, Skip Lyons, Susan Jearlds, Tim Flannery.

2) Hard Rock Bar Mike Talo.

3) Fox Negaunee Eli Brooks, John French


4) All Seasons Floral Martin Achatz

5) US Ski Hall of Fame Liz Yelland, Angela Pierce

6) Andriacchi’s Bev Matherne, Wendy Manzoline, Dan Byykkinen, Tom Beachaine


7) Rollie’s Furniture Tim Flanerry

8) Globe Printing Stephanie Lake, Robert Lake, Penny Mellen, Sandi Mager

9) Old School Music Amy Poirier


10) Jackson’s Hardware Kirk Vestal

 11) Main Street School of Cosmetology, Sunny Anderson, Samantha Lloyd, Angela Pierce

12) You’ve Been Framed Kathleen Waters Pauline Toivonen, Marvin Toivonen, Pam Waters , Charlie Larson, Dan Pohlman


13) Picture This Alan Laakso, Corbin Lutz

14) Avant Gardens Floral John French 

15) Butler Theater Tim Flannery, Gail Mahan, Steve Tousignant, Sondra Grimes, Charlie Madosh


16) Main Street Antiques Roger Junak, Maudie Kornquist, John Heath, Archie Blackowl, Myrtle Frailing

17) Thrivent Financial Gail Mahan, Sondra Grimes

19) St Onge Insurance Corbin Lutz


20) Jasper Ridge Inn Tod Poirier

21)Yooper Shirts Jeremy Symons

22) Greater Ishpeming Negaunee Area Chamber Jeff and Cindy Massie

23) Michigamme Moonshine Meegan Flannery, John French, Kiesling/Kublin, Michael LaTulip,  Laura Stahl Maze, Sandra Palmore, Kathrine Savu, Craig Weatherby

On May 5th, WeCan is teaming up with Michgamme Moonshine to hold a joint reception. Moonshine’s “Persphone” reception will double as WeCan’s Art Stroll closing reception. This reception starts at 6:00pm.