Great Lakes and Upper South in the News: "Scenery inspires local artists in Saugatuck, the 'Art Coast of Michigan'" from the Chicago Tribune
Give an old log to Marcia Perry, and she will create a work of art.
"I'm a sculptor who brings trees back to life," explained Perry, one of many artists who live in or near Saugatuck on Michigan's west coast, a nearly three-hour drive from Chicago.
Our family has made myriad visits over the years to this quaint resort village. We come for the beach, the boating, the unique shops and restaurants. But this time, I wanted to explore what makes this area "The Art Coast of Michigan," where some 35 art galleries inhabit this small town and neighboring Douglas.
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