Twisted Fish Gallery – Northern Michigan Art Gallery in Elk Rapids, Michigan

Twisted Fish Gallery features original paintings, sculpture, jewelry, glass, pottery, metal and wood pieces, and a large selection of handcrafted kaleidoscopes.  Here you will find a vibrant showcase of exceptional artwork to light up your home, office or yard.  We specialize in large paintings, which will become the showpiece of any space.  The artists we represent – from northern Michigan and from around the state – are selected for the high quality of the work they create.  We have studied their backgrounds and visited their studios, so that we can assure you of the excellence of their work.  The artwork we offer you runs the gamut of styles and mediums from representational to abstract with a strong bias toward one-of-a-kind pieces never seen before.

Please browse the outstanding artists featured here and let us know what you think!

Neil Ahrens
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Kevin Barton
The artwork style of Van Gough lives on in the eye and brush of Kevin Barton, a young northern Michigan artist...
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Henry Bergeson
A Henry Bergeson kaleidoscope is a marvelous blend of engineering, technology and sculpture...
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Allen Brown
Award winning basket weaver Allen Brown, combines antlers and reeds to create unique sculpture...
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Gail Christofferson
A love of antiques and art has motivated Gail Christofferson to combine her interests into glass mosaics using old windows as her canvas...
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Anni Crouter
Anni is a signature member of the Society of Animal Artists, Artist's for Conservation, National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic, and the Northwest Watercolor Society.
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Richard Davis
By using leather, wood, metal and stone, Dick feels an attachment to our American heritage. Creating objects out of these materials is historically important.
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Pamela Dueweke
Pamela Dueweke artistically combines her skills as a sculptor with her love for working with metals...
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Chuck Forman
Nationally recognized, award winning, and widely collected watercolor painter, Chuck Forman has perfected his skill over the last 60 years...
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Richard Forrest
The watercolors of Northern Michigan artist Richard Forrest have many facets: the variation...
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Howard Garet
Howard is a Michigan artist who has earned numerous honors and awards and whose works are in corporate and private collections...
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Jerry Gates
Whether displaying beautiful, sublime landscapes and river bends, or colorful abstracts, Jerry Gates use color...
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Rosita Gendernalik
Rosita Gendernalik uses traditional hand building pottery methods, but mostly uses a "Petal Pot" technique...
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Denice Goldschmidt
As a painter, writer, illustrator and printmaker, Denice Goldschmidt's interest in art is at the core of her life...
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John Goss
Widely known and recognized metal sculptor, John Goss, uses recycled metal from appliances, automobiles...
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Peter Griz
Michigan artist Peter Griz has had a creative impulse leading him down paths of inventing and obtaining patents for mechanical devices over the years...
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Marcia K. Hales
Marcia never tires of exploring the 'line' in her acrylic paintings. She likes the way it envelopes space, creates texture...
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Dan Johnson
Painter, potter, glass blower, and sculptor; Dan Johnson distributes his energies across a wide variety of artistic...
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Paul and Susan Knox
Paul and Susan Knox's mission is to provide unique artwork through their love for woodworking and glass...
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Julie Kradel
Julie can’t remember a time in her life that didn’t involve creating art. Julie’s art explores the relationships between animals and us, their human caretakers...
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Tom Krueger
Tom Krueger has been working with clay for 38 years, during which time he has gained national renown...
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Rod Lawrence
Nationally known wildlife artist Rod Lawrence uses acrylics to capture the highly realistic features of his wildlife...
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Thomas LeGault
Thomas LeGault is considered to be one of the top selling artists, with paintings hanging in thousands of private collections...
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Alan Maciag
Alan Maciag paints with oils, his rural landscapes are a balance between form, distance, color and content...
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Antonio Macioce
Tony received some of his art training at Notre Dame, some at the Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, and some just on his own. He has been painting for over 40 years...
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Massimo
Special kaleidoscopes combining magical images encased in jewel encrusted glass forms are the Massimo forte...
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Delbert Michel
Delbert, who describes his work as lyrical and colorful abstractions, tends to work in series...
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Gerald Moore
Gerald Moore is after the aesthetic essence of things found outdoors, which makes his oil paintings...
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Charles Murphy
From traditional watercolors depicting northern Michigan scenes, to large abstract oil paintings...
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Bob Rioux
Bob Rioux's studio, Sea Parrot Kaleidoscopes, combines the magic of Maine ocean shorelines with a love of glass sculptures...
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Al Rollings
Al Rollings creates elegant wildlife sculptures from driftwood found throughout Michigan...
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David and Debbie Rosenfeldt
David Rosenfeldt and his wife, Debbie, started their glass adventure in 1990, making kaleidoscopes...
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Bob Rudd
Bob Rudd crafts his "Shaker Style" boxes, baskets and trays from birds-eye maple and cherry woods...
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Peggy Ruggles
Peggy Ruggles' pottery includes sculptural pieces, but her main creations tie into her interest in cooking...
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Roger Smith
Once you view a Roger Smith sculpture you'll realize he is a man who knows his subject...
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Rufus Snoddy
Rufus Snoddy emerged from the "separate but equal" world of East Texas as an adolescent in the late 1950's...
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Flynn Sochon
Flynn Sochon has been creating both decorative and functional pottery for over 45 years...
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Marilyn Stover
Marilyn Stover is known for her ceramic baskets with an organic appearance. She has an interest in the Mayan, Aztec and Inca cultures...
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Bryan Van Benschoten
Bryan retired after 38 years as the master potter at Greenfield Village Henry Ford Museum. All of his pottery wares are created as one of kind originals...
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Betty Bea Washburn
Betty Bea is a Michigan artist who for over 30 years taught studio art in a public school system...
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Margaret White
Margaret White's subject matter includes the human figure and face, flowers, birds, insects, vegetables and...
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William White
Ranging from old world interiors, classical views of northern Michigan, to abstract works in vivid colors...
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Polly Winkler-Mitchell
Polly has been creating paper art with scissors for more than 35 years...
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Lian Zhen
Internationally known artist, Lian Zhen, teaches extensively throughout the US and overseas...
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