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For centuries , the picturesque beauty of Mackinac has attracted numerous highly accomplished landscape painters to the Island . You may actually see plein-air artists at work painting around the Island during your visit . Plein-air means on location outdoors and is a perfect fit for artists to paint the Island ’ s beautiful scenic landscape . Browse through an array of Island galleries and begin your own Mackinac art collection .

Renowned artist NOEL SKIBA has created a collection of artwork that centers around impressionistic paintings of Mackinac that are spirited and colorful . Noel is an award winning artist who loves to paint . The 4-time Mackinac Island Lilac Festival poster winner also offers art experience classes and can frequently be found painting pleinair around the Island or in her two studios , on the waterfront behind Bay View B & B or at her new showroom at the Gate House Shops , below Grand Hotel . 616-309-6413
MARY LOU PETERS is another wonderfully talented artist with a beautiful collection of Mackinac scenes capturing the fun complexion of the Island in watercolors . She ’ s developed her own distinctive style , a whimsical approach to common themes using watercolor with pen and ink .


Originals , prints and a collection of art cards and books are available at Lilacs and Lace . Her latest book , Garden Meditations , takes you to gardens far and near through the magic of her paintbrush . Available at the Island Bookstore , Lilacs & Lace and other fine shops . Call her at 231-818-6365 .

Award Winning Artist Noel Skiba Capturing American History An American Treasure Painting on Location - Mackinac Island to Key West

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Gallery and Studios at : Bay View B & B by the Marina 6947 Main St .
Gate House Shops Below Grand 1547 Cadotte Ave . # 103
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