Tuesday, June 23, 2009


Hello..(tap..tap..tap..) anyone still ready this site.  We have canceled the Snake for this year....JUST KIDDING..
Seriously...I sent  a press release to
Manistee News Advocate
TC Record Eagle
Benzie record Patriot
Northern Express
And IPR.
So hopefully the posters are being hung by someone....god space to you all.
Over and out.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

The Poster!!


The Art Snake now has an official 2009 website. The website will post the complete artists roster, maps, and images of the poster. Use this URL www.snakearoundthelake.blogspot.com to advertise this years Snake once everything gets loaded up. 
The handsome web master will create a Facebook event with a link to the website as well as send out a press release to IPR, Northern Express, The Manistee News Advocate, and the  TC Record Eagle.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The Official 2009 Art Snake Roster

It's official. The 2009 Art Snake roster is complete.( see post below). Hundreds were turned away due to lack of space. The design team of  Inky,Duvall, Barnard & Messier have been given the go ahead and we'll contact the NY Times to get them to send someone out to do a feature story on The Snake. If you haven't made your art yet nows a good time to get started.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Phone canvasing

Melanie has been working the phones at Art Snake Central 24-7. She has contacted everyone on the phone list compiled at the Snake meeting. They have till Tuesday to sign up here or contact her at 231-889-6134.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

F.A.A.S.Q.'S (Frequently Asked Art Snake Questions)

The Art Snake Artists website has been so barraged with question lately we have decided to have our own F.A.A.S.Q section.  Here you can find all the answers to those important question about his years Snake Around The Lake.

When the heck is it?

July 4th and 5th.

What hours do I need to have my studio open?

10 am to 4 pm both days

Can I spread my work hither and yon like Les Scruggs does?

Sure.  We suggests you ask permission from your neighbors before doing so.

When will the cards and posters be done?

If all goes like planned we are hoping to have them around the middle of June. We'll make sure everyone gets some.

Does Jamey and Susan really have two girls?

Yes but we are not sure if they have pulled the proper permits for them.

How many artists can I have at my location?

As many as you want but they all need to pay the $35 expense fee.

What actually was in the lemonade the Duvall's served last year?

No one really knows but it was reported that their sales were excellent.

Will there be a After The Snake Party this year?

Any volunteers?

Friday, May 29, 2009

Current Artists Roster

This is the current roster of 2009 Art Snake artists. Our handsome web master has comprised this list from the sign up post information below. If your information is incorrect please make the correction by leaving a 'comment' to this post. Also please remember to pay da man by June 5th and we will mark you 'Paid'. 
You can sign up by clicking on the "comment" link and leaving name, address, phone, email,website URL and the media you will be exhibiting. Sign up Ends June 2nd. 

Jamey Barnard    PAID
8296 Portage St.
Onekama, MI 49675
Paintings, Woodcuts, Masks

Michael Duvall     PAID
2887 Thirteen Mile Road
Bear Lake, MI 49614

Rita Duvall     PAID
2887 13 Mile Road
Bear Lake, MI 49614
Abstract Painting

Mike Grant PAID
 Art Deck North
Painting and Drawing

K. Heikkinen PAID
Art Deck North

Phil & Susan Joseph    PAID
Art Deck North

Leslie J. Laskey
6173 Lakeshore Rd.
Manistee, MI 49660
231 723 9565
paintings,woodcuts, photographs

Richard Kooyman PAID
7325 Chief Road, Kaleva, Mi 49645
231 889 6134

Martha Monnette  PAID
2279 Lake Isle, Onekama, MI 49675

Melanie Parke PAID
7325 Chief Road, Kaleva, Mi 49645
231 889 6134

Les Scruggs      PAID
Art Deck
7187 Miller Road Manistee MI 49660

Ann Smith PAID
Art Deck North 
8998 Lakeside Dr.
Onekama, MI, 49675
231 889-5512
Art Deck North 
Antiques & Recycled Art

Evelyn Sorenson PAID
8586 Portage Pt. Dr.
Onekama, Mi 49675