- Caleb Johnson - Architects + Builders
Fusing traditional and modern elements to create a space that works for the way you live your life today and yet, exists timelessly. Their methodical Design Process will deliver an exceptional experience in a predictable way.
- Jean Albus - Photography
"I put my heart and soul into every image I make. The landscape is my inspiration and backdrop. With both my photography and installation work, I am trying to bring you into my world. I hope you find truth and beauty there." -Jean Albus
- Sage Perrott - Hey Peep
Sage Perrott, aka Haypeep, is a print-maker/illustrator/educator originally from West Virginia. Her artwork features grumpy, lumpy, ghost-like creatures situated in cramped, often humorous circumstances. Perrott’s preferred process is screen-printing, for which she possesses a deep love. She is inspired by the endlessly bewitching personalities of all animals, but most specifically her beloved cats, Peep, Tanuki, and Goblin.
- Thomas Allen
A man with a camera and ideas, but not what you're thinking... genius, brilliant, damn smart.
- Vaughn Wascovich - Photography
A brilliant man, a camera. Showing us the soul of America.
- FERRIN CONTEMPORARY
Ferrin Contemporary has over 40 years of experience building collections of ceramic art and studio pottery for private and public collections. As we enter our fifth decade, we are pleased to be working with REFIND at Schaller Gallery to offer selected works for sale from archives and estates.
- PETER HELD APPRAISALS & ASSOCIATES
Peter is a highly respected art professional with quite the illustrious background. From 1994 to 2002 he was the Director & Curator for the Holter Museum of Art in Helena, Montana. From 2003 to 2014 he was the Curator of Ceramics for the Arizona State University Art Museum. Since 2014 Peter has worked independently as a modern & contemporary art and craft appraiser, as well as managing collections for museums and major collectors. You most likely have seen his name as the author of many books about ceramics and the prominent makers in the field.
Places We Like - Near and Far
- Bailey Ceramic Supply
Professionals Know the Difference! Founded in 1976, Bailey Pottery Equipment and Ceramic Supply offers everything for the active pottery studio and ceramics department. We design and manufacture the most innovative pottery wheels, slab rollers, clay extruders, electric kilns, gas kilns, pugmills and clay mixers in the world. Bailey’s reputation for high quality equipment is well known. In addition, we represent the best brands of pottery tools, equipment and supplies in the industry- all at great discounts.
- Bit of Swiss
In the summer of 2022, the Foleys sold Bit of Swiss to longtime employees Jessica and Jose “Pepe” Hernandez. Having met and enjoyed careers as bakers in the San Francisco Bay area, they returned to Michigan, Jessica’s home state, to expand their opportunities closer to family. They soon met the Foleys and furthered their baking and pastry careers at Bit of Swiss, and quickly fell in love with the people and products. Jessica and Pepe are extremely proud to continue this legacy bakery and love the community of loyal customers and employees they have come to know.
- Bread + Bar
Bread+Bar uniquely rests in the rising art community of Benton Harbor, Michigan. The restaurant’s large windows open you to a spectacular water view of the St. Joseph River.bread+bar’s location boasts beautiful sunsets while you dine alfresco, enjoy a craft cocktail on our seasonal patio. The restaurant décor utilizes natural materials, giving a feeling of warmth, comfort and ambiance, perfect for good conversations, celebrations, meetings, and small dinner parties. Starting from scratch and crafting by hand, bread + bar prepares healthy, fresh and flavorful meals. Dishes are paired with Bit of Swiss artisan breads that are made fresh daily. Classic + Craft cocktails are made fresh and micro beers are ice cold, poured through frosted taps.
- Fernwood Botanical Gardens
Fernwood is a special place where people, plants, and nature come together. Beautiful gardens surrounded by forest are tucked into a landscape of 105 acres of cultivated and natural areas along the scenic St. Joseph River valley. Miles of trails await, and indoors, visitors may enjoy an art gallery, fern conservatory, Education Center, café, and gift shop. Fernwood offers many possibilities for learning and enrichment, including classes, workshops, lectures, concerts, trips, exhibits, and special events. Fernwood is a private, not-for-profit institution. We receive no government funds, so contributions are necessary for our operation and development. More than 2,500 members and friends help make Fernwood the special place that it is through their donations of money and service.
- Forté Coffee
We believe that coffee is more than just a much-needed jolt of caffeine in the morning– It's a cup of love! We take great care in procuring our beans. Everything we use is single-origin and we make sure that everyone in our supply chain is treated ethically. We are an eco-conscious business. We use recyclable cups & napkins, paper straws, and make an honest effort to minimize our footprint, so that the only thing we leave behind is a lasting legacy of really, really good coffee. Everything you drink has been roasted in-house. Customers can see the roasting process happen right before them in our Saint Joseph shop. We exclusively brew our original Forté Blend in-house, but we offer a wide variety of ever-changing beans to enjoy from home, and can easily make your drink however you like it with a specific type of our coffee upon request.
- Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park opened in April 1995 after 13 years of planning and fundraising by the West Michigan Horticultural Society. In 1990, Fred and Lena Meijer were asked for their support, and they embraced the concept of a major cultural attraction centering around horticulture and sculpture. The original vision has turned into a top cultural destination in the Midwest region, known internationally for the quality of the art and gardens.
We are very fortunate to live, work and play where an abundance of diverse crops grow. Whenever possible, based on the season and availability, we procure a variety of fresh fruits & vegetables from family farms within 100 miles of our kitchen. While the commitment to using ingredients from local growers and producers might be a bit more expensive monetarily, we know its an important investment thats good for all of us! During the busy harvest season: we plan, purchase and use the produce to create many fresh food options for our customers. As for the produce that we aren't able to use when it's harvested; we preserve it, using a combination of traditional & innovative techniques, along with local traditions. We Jam, Preserve and Pickle here!
- Full Circle Cafe
Full-Circle Café & Espresso Bar exists for one sole purpose - to show the downtown Stevensville food scene some love. We are longtime Southwest Michigan locals, and husband and wife team, Ryan and Jayme Bendoski. We work with our dedicated Full Circle crew to offer variety of delicious breakfast and lunch items, and scratch-made baked goods, with an eye on seasonality, sustainability, and local sourcing. All the while, we're focusing on giving back to the community that has given us so much. We offer a full-service coffee bar, featuring locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks. Our guests can grab and go, or sit and stay - either way, we've got you covered.
- Hard to Find Whisky
Hard To Find Whisky is an independent family owned and run business. Their online store has one of the most extensive collections of Whisky & Whiskey you'll ever encounter. You'll find new releases, old favorites, award-winning collectables, antique rarities, and unusual curiosities that are rarely encountered elsewhere. Whether you are searching for the ultimate gift, the next bottle for your collection, or a treat for yourself, they can help you unearth the perfect bottle(s). They have extensive experience in shipping parcels internationally! You can get FREE international shipping if you spend enough, which isn't hard at all!
- Natterjack Irish Whiskey
Natterjack Irish Whiskey is a unique blend, triple distilled in true Irish spirit and carefully crafted using Irish and American techniques. Our whiskey started out life aging in ex–bourbon barrels (traditional Irish) and finished in virgin American oak (traditional American), using just the right amount of char before bottling it to capture a unique Irish whiskey. Tasting Notes: Nose: Golden vibrant liquid with an upfront bouquet of vanilla, apple and cinnamon. Taste: A smooth, almost creamy palate of orange, orange zest, spice, cedar and notes of tobacco. Finish: A clean fresh finish, reminiscent of a long Irish summer evening.
- St. Joseph Paper + Packing
Our company culture and team is focused on delivering quality products and developing lasting relationships. Equally important, our processes integrate seamlessly as a custom shipping supplier for manufacturing environments. Whether you’re shipping small items that could fit in your hand or products that can be driven down the highway, we can be your trusted partner in packaging. As a mid-size distributor, St. Joseph Paper + Packaging has the flexibility to be creative in meeting precise customer requirements.
- Standard Ceramic Supply
A great clay supplier out of Pittsburgh, PA. They offer wet clays, glazes, and, raw materials. Personally, I've used their porcelain and stoneware clays for over 25 years -AS.
- The Inn at Harbor Shores
The Inn at Harbor Shores is a key addition to the 530-acre Harbor Shores community with its centerpiece Jack Nicklaus Signature public golf course. Located approximately 90 highway miles from Chicago, The Inn is a favorite vacation and business destination as well as an upscale meeting and special event venue.
- Warren Dunes State Park
Warren Dunes State Park provides 1,952 acres of recreational opportunities along the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan in southwestern Michigan. The rugged dune formation rises 260 feet above the lake and offers spectacular views and excellent for hang gliding. The park has three miles of shoreline, six miles of hiking trails and is open year-round. Pet-friendly shoreline.
- Craft Emergency Relief Fund +
CERF+ is a national artists’ service organization whose mission is to safeguard and sustain the careers of artists working in craft disciplines and provide emergency resources that benefit all artists.