Georgi Tsenov with some of the oil paintings in his exhibit "Destination Keweenaw: A Romantic Journey through the land of the Ojibwa," at Ed's Gallery for May 2012. (Photos by Keweenaw Now)
Wind of Ojibway, by Georgi Tsenov
Song of the Hunter by Georgi Tsenov, who says that on arriving in Houghton he was pleasantly surprised to discover a world he had dreamed of as a child in the Ojibwa culture of this area.
Path of the Soul by Georgi Tsenov. The artist says he encountered in Ojibwa culture "the Native American philosophy about the world, and about the place of people in it....The art that I saw seemed to whisper important messages to which I in turn responded with color."
Two "Equinox" oil paintings by Georgi Tsenov.
Letters from the Lost Languages by Georgi Tsenov.
On First Friday, May 4, 2012, the Copper Country Associated Artists Gallery was filled with participants in Ellen Torola's watercolor workshop.
Artist Ellen Torola, standing, gives watercolor advice to "students" Trudy Anderson (center) of Laurium and Bertha Anderson of Calumet.
Beverly Maynard, left, of Houghton and Agnes Ahola of Dollar Bay concentrate on their watercolor paintings during Ellen Torola's workshop.
Mother and daughter -- Joan Lasanen, right, of Big Traverse and Pauline Easterling of Copper City paint their versions of a familiar watercolor landscape.
Meral Jackson of Hancock puts some finishing touches on her painting.
Felix Fournier of Laurium receives some tips from artist Ellen Torola (standing).
Artist Ellen Torola (center) explains some different techniques for using brushes in watercolor painting.
At the Omphale Gallery and Café, Christine Saari of Marquette exhibits "Remembrances." Here she is pictured with some photos of family and friends she transferred to Tibetan prayer flags.
Christine Saari points out a photo of herself as a child in 1940 with her grandmother. Above is a photo of Christine with her own granddaughter. "Grandmothers hold the key to the past," she says.
Christine Saari makes art from old photos of family and friends in Austria and the U.S.
Flood Series: Village. Color reduction relief print by Tom Rudd and Margo McCafferty, at their Gallerie Bohème.
Isle Royale Series: North Superior. Color reduction relief print by Tom Rudd and Margo McCafferty.
Paddles. Sculpture by Tom Rudd.
Laura Maze demonstrates her gelatin print technique during the May 4 opening reception for her exhibit at the Vertin Gallery.
Thin and Thinner. Gelatin print and drawing by Laura Maze.
Two Tall. Relief print and drawing by Laura Maze.