“Friday in Harbor Springs was like a scene out of Norman Rockwell! Very cool!” Leigh, Ohio
As recently stated by local artist Gail Hosner, “Here there’s a simplicity that frees an artist’s mind, so they can focus on the beauty around them.” Audrey Shapiro, says that she was drawn to the area because the water and empty spaces were sources of inspiration for her. “Either it’s the wide expanse, the colors, the sounds, just all your senses are awakened when you’re by the water.
It’s just where I can be the calmest and stop my brain from chattering.” Painter Trisha Witty of Harbor Springs & the Witty Galerie, added that “artists in Northern Michigan are fortunate to be able to make a living.