21st Shell Lake Art Festival

The 21st annual Shell Lake Art Festival will be July 6, 2024, held in Memorial Park on the shores of beautiful Shell Lake on Hwy. 63.  The hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Shell Lake Art Festival is a juried event showcasing regional artists.  At this highly anticipated annual art fair, patrons will find an outstanding selection of fine art and craft to browse and purchase as they walk among the artisan displays.  Some of the original artwork you will find includes pottery, wood, jewelry, leather, painting and much more. This is a wonderful art festival with high quality work, both fine art and fine craft.  There is no admission for the art festival and plenty of free parking.

This is a quality art show in a beautiful setting with friendly and knowledgeable customers.  The customers appreciate the level of artwork offered at the Shell Lake Art Festival and the show offers a variety of beautiful handmade items and an opportunity to meet the artists and buy unique, original art.  Several customers feel that this art fair is of high quality and a “must attend” event on an annual basis. 

Come and enjoy the art festival and a lovely day at the beach on Shell Lake.

Artists exhibiting at the 21st Annual Shell Lake Art Festival

Joan BlomquistJewelry – Wood
Dyan CarrisonJewelry
Sharon CherneyLeather
June Bavlnka & Joe FernandezCeramics
Mary Jo FoxPainting
David & Jeneice HaessigWood – Functional/Sculptural
Robert & Barbara HaleJewelry – Bronze
Gary HarboBooks
Theresa HendricksonCeramics
Janice HoveyMixed media
Tiffany KnoopMetal Sculpture
Susan KoehlerCeramics
Shelly LaffeJewelry
John LamovecWood – Tables
Shelley MatthiesenMixed media
Sharon MillerPainting
Roger NielsenPainting
Jeff NelsonPhotography
Margo NovakJewelry
Paul OstrumPhotography
Jessica PautshPrintmaking/Drawing
Vince QuastPhotography
Sue RoweDrawing
Brianna SeipelPainting
John SemoWood – Birds
Warren SlocumGlass
Mark SmithFiber – Brooms
Leni SovacoolPainting
Bill & Linda SumnerPaper
Lynn E TammLeather/Jewelry/Wood
Kyle TostensonPhotography / Aerial Lakes
Byron Addison WellsPainting
Hannah White-McGinnGlass – Blown
Jeff WilcoxWood – Utensils
Ronald YossJewelry

Summer Employment Opportunities

🌞Summer Employment Opportunities🌞

The City of Shell Lake is seeking applicants for the following positions. It is anticipated the position will start in May and end September 2024. Employees will work approximately 32 hours per week to include weekends and holidays. Ability to work with the public is a key aspect of the position.

🚤Invasive Species Inspectors: Primary responsibilities include: Inspecting watercraft at the Shell Lake landing, removing and disposing of debris, collecting and recording information, educating the public and collecting the launch fee. Salary starting at $15.00 per hour.

Physical requirements: Position requires stooping, bending and inspecting the underside of boats and trailers.

🏊‍♀️Applications are being accepted for lifeguard positions. Applicants will be required to complete lifeguard training which includes Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR and be at least 15 years old prior to assuming their duties. Wages starting at $15.00 per hour.

Application forms are available at the City Administrator’s office and must be submitted to the Administrator’s office by 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 19, 2024. For further information contact City Administrator Andrew Eiche, PO Box 520, Shell Lake, WI 54871, or call (715)468-7679.

“The City of Shell Lake is an equal opportunity provider and employer”

*Shell Lake Art Fair – 7/6/24 – Call for Artists*

Applications for the 21st Annual Shell Lake Fine Art Festival are now available.  The art festival will be held Saturday, July 6, 2024, at Memorial Park in Shell Lake WI.

This is a juried fine art and fine craft show and applications are juried by 3 images of the artist’s current work.  The Shell Lake Art Festival has become a very successful event and we would like to encourage local and regional fine artists/craftspeople to apply.

Applications can be accessed online below, picked up at the Shell Lake City Hall or by contacting art festival directors, The Trio at wzeug@charter.net. 

Application deadline is April 19, 2024.

**Updated Municipal Campground Reservation Policy**

Effective 1/1/2024 all municipal campground reservations are to be made online at www.washburncountyparks.us . Attached is the updated Shell Lake Municipal Campground Reservation Policy and Rules: City of Shell Lake Campground Reservation Policy and Rules

Shell Lake ATV Campground reservations only can still be made by phone at: 715-468-7679 (off-season) or 715-468-7846 (on-season), mail (PO Box 520 Shell Lake, WI 54871) or email (shelllakecampground@gmail.com). Reservation form is: ATV Campground Registration Form and Rules