The Kaleva Art Gallery
The Kaleva Art Gallery is a cooperative gallery that supports many local crafters and artists. If you are looking for momentos or functional gifts, this is the spot. We carry hand-woven items along with hand sewn quilts and throws, mittens and scarves, plus paintings and local photography.
There are many hand made craft items, soy candles, many types of jewelry and artistic pieces. Click here to for list of artists and their wares. Kaleva Michigan apparel and Finnish souvenirs can also be purchased here.
The Kaleva Art Gallery is located on the southeast corner of Wuoksi and Aura streets.
Kaleva Art Gallery 2020 Calendar:
February - Valentine Specials
March - No Bake St. Urho's Day Bake Sale - Donations
April - Gifts for Spring
May 8 - Mother's Day Massages by Rebecca, 12p-4p
May 29 - Dedication of Kaleva Mosaics - 4p
June - Bee Creative Planter Contest
June 26 - Artist Show; Stone Art from MI Lakes - 10a-4p
July 3 Weekend - Kaleva Days
July 17 - Arts & Crafts Show - 10a-4p on Wuoksi St., downtown Kaleva, in conjunction with Car Show on the Centennial Walkway. Applications are available at the Kaleva Art Gallery and spaces are available for non-members for $15. See the Kaleva facebook page for information on the craft show and the Bee Creative Planter competition.
14449 Wuoski Avenue
Kaleva MI 49645
The Kaleva Art Gallery is open:
Friday 12p - 4p
Saturday 10a - 4p
Sunday 12p - 4p
Interested in selling your wares on co-op?
The gallery is always looking for artists to be new members. We pride ourselves on having a wide-diversity of art and craft available. If you are interested in joining our co-operative art gallery, fill out the application, drop it off or mail it in, and learn the details. There are options for both working and non-working members. Please email inquiries here.
Please mail completed applications to PO Box 243, Kaleva MI, 49645.
Meet the Artists:
Cindy Asiala: Sewing, Quilting
David Beldo: Rag Rugs
Fran Beldo: Knitting
Les Beldo: Photography, Wood Carving
Wayne Beldo: Bird/Bat Houses
Sherry Boerder: Stone Jewelry
Tricia Boucha: Glass Muralist, Beaded Jewelry
Georgia Brown: Handmade paper
Bert & Anne Chapman: Cookbooks
Ruth Clements: Sewing
Myla Dinger: Quilting, Painting
Deanna Draze: Hooked Rugs, Quilting, Knitting, Felted Mittens
Jim Draze: Jewelry (Enamel on Copper, Sterling & Natural Stone), Photography
Rebecca Durant: Sewing, Felted Hats, “Repurposed” Items, Painting
Debbie Emelander: Wind Chimes, Tie Dye, Jewelry, Fleece Hats, Stone Jewelry
Mary Fairgrieve: Quilting
Beverly Fennell: Quilting, Wool Applique, Christmas Ornaments, Fused Glass
Nancy Frost: Sewing
Kristy Holso: Painted Gourd Birdhouses, Seasonal Décor, Beaded Jewelry
Ed Lott: Watercolor Paintings, Ornaments
Ginny Massengarb: Pottery, Greeting Cards with Original Photos and Artwork
Laura McBride: Crochet, Greeting Cards
Roger McBride: Pens, Key Chains, Bowls, Many More Hand-Turned Items
Susan Morris: Oil Paintings
Char Myers: Watercolor Paintings, Greeting Cards with Original Artwork
Lori Potter: Knitting, Sewing
Andy Priest: Metal Art
Bonnie Roszak: Stained Glass
Kelsey Taylor: Essential Oils, Soaps, Other Natural Products
Sandra Van Donkelaar: Fused Glass-Jewelry, Décor, Ornaments, Quilting
Please note that many of our members are multi-talented and create more than you will find listed here, outside of their primary works.