Welcome to Turtle Ridge, a studio and gallery producing original designs in leather, paintings, prints, mirrors and fiber by artist, Mary Ellen Sisulak. The gallery is constantly changing and carries the work of other selected artists as well.
The focus of Turtle Ridge is beautiful original designs and fine craftsmanship displayed in rural Door County. The gallery is surrounded by a cultivated garden, but also lies next to the Nature Conservancy, which is an endless inspiration to Mary Ellen and visitors alike.
Turtle Ridge also comes to you via numerous art and craft shows around the country. A distinquished line of leather products may be available in your area through galleries, boutiques and museum stores.
Our Part / Green Effort:
Wherever we can, we use the most eco-friendly materials, techniques and procedures; starting with our super insulated building, which we heat with a water heater. Rhubarb is used to tan our new Eco-Pell leather and we use domestic sources of leather when ever possible to cut down on shipping. For our recycled clothing line, we scour resale stores and ask for discards to use fabric that can have a second life. Even the smallest trimmings from our cutting floor are used in labels, linings and our new bracelets, cuffs and collars. The rest is donated to schools and craftspeople. Even old display curtains are styled into protective bags for our one of a kind bags. We try hard, so that others will enjoy the wealth of our environment .
When visiting beautiful Ellison Bay, in Door County, WI, don't forget to visit our gallery. We offer one of a kind handmade leather bags, limited edition bags, silk art scarves, shawls, wall-hangings, one of a kind pieced silk wall pieces. original paintings, prints, leather art mirrors, leather, gem and bead jewelry, lead free pewter(of course) signature buckles and belts.
Our Motto: Enjoy - Protect - Return
Gallery hours are 10-5 daily May-December
11-4 Tue-Sat January-April
Turtle Ridge Gallery
11736 Mink River Rd
Ellison Bay, WI 54210