FRIENDS OF THE PORKIES permanent art collection is now being exhibited at the DAP Art Studios - 2nd floor. 

The Downtown Art Place  is exhibiting the ART OF THE PORKIES.  This is a permanent collection of the Friends of the Porkies Artists in Residence Program

The Artist-in-Residence Program offers writers, composers, and all visual and performing artists an opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the park and to express it through their art form. Each year, a number of artists are selected for residencies lasting a minimum of two weeks.  During their residency, artists will be asked to share their experiences with visitors through public demonstrations or talks.  The artists are required to contribute an art piece representative of their stay.  The donated pieces become part of a permanent collection of the Friends of the Porkies.

September 15 - October 29, 2016

One Man's Castle

by Clyde Mikkola, Calumet, MI

Wilderness...The Preservation of the World

                                by Lori Taylor, Pickney, MI

Inspire • Visualize • Create

​Art of the Porkies

Everything Else in My Real Life Seems a Billion Miles Away

by Kelly Meredith, Butternut, WI