2023 Bayfield Art Escape

Art Escape 

September 7 - 15,   2024

From painters, jewelers, potters, and sculptors to woodworkers and performers, Bayfield’s high-quality art scene is worth celebrating.“Art Escape” is a nine-day celebration of all things art across Bayfield County and Madeline Island held September 7 - 15, 2024. 

Area artists will be able to feature their art at a time and date chosen by the artists. This is a prime opportunity to showcase your art via live demos, art classes, and open houses and be included in the Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau Art Escape directory.

Experience the arts through demonstrations and open houses, and create your own masterpiece through a class.  See why so many are inspired by the natural beauty of Northern Wisconsin and create your own Art Escape during this week-long art extravaganza.

Kicking off Art Escape will be the Bayfield Festival of Arts at Memorial Park, on September 7 and 8, 2024

Art Escape Drawing

During Art Escape, attendees can enter a drawing to win art from area artists and galleries.

Art is still being secured, and the drawing items will be announced here. 

Here are the 2023 winners! 

Jim Koretz - Lake Nebagamon, WI (Birch Bark Basket, Artist Nathan Gordon) 

Dale Fanney - Lodi, WI (2023 Apple Festival Original Poster Artwork, Artist Tonja Sell) 

Jeanne Miller - Andover, MN (Sterling Silver Lake Superior Agate Necklace, Artist Carolyn Milbrath) 

Bev Dehn - Bayfield, WI (Painted Paper Collage on Birch Panels, Artist Michele Auger

Niki Birknolz - Rochester, MN (Acrylic Painted Wooden Journal, Artist Karen Maki) 

Margot Olson - Duluth, MN (Acrylic Painted Wooden Journal, Artist Karen Maki) 

Doreen Conrad - Bayfield, WI (Sailboat Acrylic Painting, Artist Karen Maki)