The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization whose mission is to increase public knowledge and appreciation for contemporary fine arts and fine crafts by creating opportunities that connect artists, the Ann Arbor community and the general public to their mutual benefit, including a top quality juried street art fair.
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As a midwestern artist, I have discovered a richly layered natural world teaming with specimens to collect and stories to tell. Making this work is like being a kid again - going outside to find what little adventures lay beyond the back door and coming home, to the studio, jacket pockets packed with treasures. -Katie Musolff
Katie Musolff is a perceptive connoisseur of the natural world, who skillfully captures the essence of plants and animals she encounters in the backwaters of the Mississippi River and the surrounding landscape of her farm located to the north of Milwaukee. Her current portfolio features meticulously executed watercolor and gouache paintings, which poignantly showcase her care and attention to detail. Musolff’s style involves a steadfast commitment to working from life, with the goal of evoking the sense of marvel that initially drew her to her subjects.
One of her notable creations, the Peregrine Falcon painting, was a product of keen observation and thoughtful execution. As a long-standing exhibitor at the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Musolff had the opportunity to observe the falcon family residing in Burton Tower. In 2022, she collected feathers from the base of the tower and painted a falcon from life, as a tribute to the magnificent artistry and natural splendor of Ann Arbor, Michigan.
A graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art Design, holding a B.F.A. in painting, Musolff's work has been showcased across the United States, and she has received numerous accolades in her field. Her home and studio are located on her farm to the north of Milwaukee.
Looking for a unique gift? When you purchase a gift certificate to the Street Art Fair, not only are you supporting art and artists, but you are providing an experience. The recepient can walk the fair in July, meet the artists, and choose a piece of artwork that they LOVE!
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Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original is so grateful for your support that we have created the
GIVE & GET EVENT
GIVE $100 and GET a commemorative poster
GIVE $150 and GET a commorative T-shirt
Please include your gift choice (shirt style and size) in the instructions on your donation form. See the poster and T-Shirt selection here.
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