2015–16 Featured Member Exhibition Juror

We are honored to have artist and educator Josie Osborne as the juror of this year’s Featured Members Artists. Josie will select four outstanding artists based on their artwork in the Annual Members Show. Each artist will be awarded a solo Featured Member Exhibition — each opens on Gallery Night seasonally.

Josie Osborne, participant in the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network's Mentor/Mentee program. Photo by Kevin J. Miyazaki

Photo by Kevin J. Miyazaki

Josie Osborne is a visual artist, lecturer and Director of the First Year Program in Art and Design at UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts. She served on the City of Milwaukee Arts Board and has received Mary Nohl Suitcase Fund support for a traveling exhibition and international studio residency. She has also curated and co-curated numerous exhibitions including Marks and Conversions: The Graphic Work of Judy Pfaff and Squeak Carnwath, at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design recently co-curated Miller and Shellabarger: Hiding in the Light and Inova Gallery. Osborne received her Master of Fine Arts in Graphics (printmaking) from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and her BFA in Painting and Drawing from UW-Milwaukee.

Select exhibitions include: In the Balance (Walkers Point Center for the Arts), Thread (invitational at UNC-Charlotte), 5IVE (traveling exhibition: Walkers Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee and Flagler College Carrera Gallery, Florida); Art Chicago (Hotcakes Gallery); Art Basel Miami (Hotcakes Gallery); Things Avian and Architectural (solo exhibition at Sharon Lynn Wilson Center for the Arts); Proscenium (solo exhibition at Wisconsin Academy of Science, Letters and the Arts), Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors Biennial, A Decade of Wisconsin Art (invitational, James Wattrous Gallery, Madison Overture Center), Diabolique (curated by Fred Stonehouse); UWM and MIAD Faculty Exhibitions. Osborne’s work has also been reproduced in literary journals and professional magazines, including The Cream City Review and the Madison Review.

Click image below to learn more about the 2014-15 Featured Member Artists~