Gallery – Art for Sale


Downtown Art Place and Z Place Gallery features Ar’s Art for sale.

Ar Schneller, Artist

My art is for those who live or dream of being at the lake and enjoy energy expressed in color, shape, and form. As an artist living at Lake Superior, I watch ever-changing moods of the lake. Colors transform waves in an instant from blue to green as rugged shoreline rocks turn red in warm sunsets. 

My love for the Great Lakes region rushes through my work. I love rivers, old hemlocks, rocks, waves, driftwood, and deep blue skies. Kayaking crystal clear water and hiking ice ridges impact my nature paintings, abstracts, collages and photographic images. I strive to capture a sense of calm and beauty through shoreline seasons that drift along in that moment–other paintings, mixed media, and poetry travel on gusts of turbulent churnings from raging storms, strong winds, dark clouds, heavy snow, and thundering waterfalls. 

Also see Ar Schneller’s work at Z Place Gallery and Downtown Art Place in Ironwood, all year long.

I have an Open Studio at Art Studios on Aurora, 107 E. Aurora Street, Ironwood, Michigan, (it’s in the Western Upper Peninsula).  My studio is upstairs and is Ar’s Art-Studio 7, I am also a teaching artist for children and adults in Downtown Art Place Classroom and have my work on display in Studio 7 along with my son Kevin Schneller Photography which features Northern Light images.  I also have Schneller Art Gallery, E6298 Hwy US2, Bessemer, MI 49911 which is now used as my workshop and for private art lessons and is by appointment only, call Ar Schneller, Artist at 906-364-0992

The Gogebic Range is fast becoming an artist haven.  Visit from Wakefield at Nanette’s Knits to Ironwood with talented artists like Amanda Szot at Dancing Raven Studio, Sandy Harden at Focused Girl and Amy Anderson, she features her Lake Superior beach glass jewelry, driftwood mobiles, acrylic paintings and more at the new Kikkebusch Glassworks in Bessemer.  Amy is busy with commission paintings, you can see some of them in her winter studio at Blackjack Ski Area.  

Stop in to see the art at Downtown Art Place Gallery & Gifts and pick up a monthly class schedule, gallery is open all year round, next to Historic Ironwood Theatre in downtown Ironwood.   Don’t forget, the gallery also sells gift certificates for future classes or artwork.  We can also tell you more about other artists and their studios and shops nearby.


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