The Mighty Mitten Blog & Show Schedule

 

New Products, Adventures, & Michigan Travel Tips

2020 Show Schedule

The Mighty Mitten loves all things northern Michigan, but when we go up north our homebase is often Frankfort. It’s smaller and quieter than Petoskey, Charlevoix or Traverse City, and offers a great jumping off location for tons of awesome Michigan activities. Here are...

Here at The Mighty Mitten we love ALL seasons—yes, even the fifth month of winter. The world looks beautiful with its latest coating of snow, and it’s especially amazing how bright things are at night when everything is snow-covered! But, enough of that... even though...

Phew! Its been a super busy summer with lots of great art shows all over the state. Luckily, in between shows and enjoying all that our beautiful state has to offer this time of year, there was time to create a couple NEW PRINTS!

Today, we’re excited to showcase one of...

I'm excited to announce that The Mighty Mitten is back in the sticker game and hoping to make colorful splash with our new Michigan-shaped, full-color vinyl stickers.

The first batch is 3"x3" and is available for sale (with free shipping) in the shop, but more designs a...

Another addition to the Ann Arbor travel art collection! This will be the first in a series dedicated to iconic Michigan athletic buildings.

Good news, Everyone!  You can now find a wide selection of Mighty Mitten prints and cards at Made in The Mitten in beautiful downtown Royal Oak.

Which prints can you find here?

You can find MOST PRINTS & CARDS at Made in the Mitten.

Good news, Everyone!  You can now find a wide selection of Mighty Mitten prints at Craft Handmade in historic downtown Adrian.

Which prints can you find here?

You can find MOST PRINTS & CARDS at Craft Handmade.

It took much longer than I thought it would.  Forever, in fact.  Hours and hours and hours of odd, tedious tinkering.  But here it is.

Perhaps it's the unique, multi-faceted charm of Lelend that made it such a daunting subject, but for whatever reason I've lon...

The Village Cheese Shanty. The Dam Candy Shop. Carlson's. The Cove. Janice Sue.

Chances are you already know where I'm going with this. The above mentioned are but a handful of the iconic institution's populating Leland's beloved "Historic Fishtown."

Like most subjects o...

When someone sees a Mighty Mitten print, I want them to feel at least a glimpse of the energy and magic of the real place. Otherwise, what's the point?  It's not art if it doesn't make you feel something.  So when I choose a Michigan city or landmark as a subject, I re...

Heads up, Mittenthusiasts!  Mighty Mitten prints will soon be available at the magnificent Cottage Book Shop on Lake St. (Across from Cherry Republic) in Glen Arbor. 

 

I can't think of a better home in Glen Arbor for our prints than at the Cottage Book Shop.  Thank you,...

Good news, Everyone!  You can now find a selection of Mighty Mitten prints at The Bookstore in beautiful downtown Frankfort.

 

 

The Bookstore is a local institution, one which I've enjoyed visiting since I was a child spending my summers in Frankfort.

 

 

 I encourage you v...

We finally did it!  It's a wonderful thing... we have a fully functional blog now (lol), a working Instagram feed, and some other bells & whistles.  Mostly we have a more robust CMS so it's easier to update the site now.  Please drop a line if you encounter any bugs or...

One thing worse than a gridlocked commute is getting stuck behind a tacky bumper sticker. Whether it's an in-your-face political taunt, something referring to a pet as a child, or the old standby of Hobbes' friend Calvin having a wee, the wrong bumper sticker can take...

One of the newest additions to the Mighty Mitten family of prints is the re-imagined sign for the Westgate Shopping Center, and it might be is definitely my new favorite.

 

Although they cannot hold a candle to Michigan's natural beauty (link to Sleeping Bear print, link...

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3/14/2020 - Saline Middle School

Fine art, fine crafts, prints and photography in Saline.

4/5/2020 - Eastern Market

Huge & fantastic fair at Detroit's Eastern Market. You can find The Mighty Mitten in Shed 3.

5/16 & 5/17 - West Circle, MSU

Beautiful 2-day outdoor show on MSU's gorgeous campus, right next to the Student Union.

6/26 & 6/27 - Charlevoix, MI

Sat & Sun in beautiful downtown Charlevoix!

7/5/2020 - Union St., Traverse City, MI

Fine art, fine crafts, prints and photography in downtown Traverse City during the world-renowned National Cherry Festival.

8/15/2020 - Traverse City, MI

Fine art, fine crafts, prints and photography in downtown Traverse City

- Eastern Market, Shed 5

​Huge & fantastic fair at Detroit's Eastern Market's historic Shed 5.