2015–16 Featured Member Exhibition Artists Announced!

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2015–2016 Featured Member Exhibition Series Artist Announcement

Each year, a juror selects four outstanding artists from the Annual Members Show to exhibit individually in their own Featured Member Exhibition. Each exhibition opens on Gallery Night and runs for about 10 weeks.

This year’s juror is Josie Osborne, visual artist, educator and director of the  First Year Program in Art and Design at UWM’s Peck School

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2015 Annual Members Show

September 4 – October 3, 2015


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Opening Reception

Friday, September 4, 5–9 pm

Special Reception & Artist Talks

September 10 & 24
Programs and details will be announced soon (be sure to sign up for our newsletter to get announcements delivered right to you!).


It’s time for one of the best celebrations of art and local talent at WPCA all year!

Join us as we unveil this year’s members show on Friday, September 4. The Annual Members Show is non-juried and dedicated to showcasing

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Welcome Ana Melo, Our New Executive Director

Ana-1Walker’s Point Center for the Arts is proud to introduce our new Executive Director Ana Melo, who started on August 10. Ana grew up in the Walker’s Point neighborhood and has strong ties to the community. She is a bilingual community leader passionate about the arts, youth engagement and nonprofit sustainability.

Ana received a Master’s of Education in Teaching, Learning and Leadership

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Now Hiring: Arts Education Coordinator

WPCA is seeking an Arts Education Coordinator to teach our on-site art programs, coordinate off-site residencies at schools and with community partners. The ideal candidate will have experience in art education, an understanding of the non-profit sector and excellent organization and administration skills.

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CALL FOR ART! Deadline: August 22

Annual Members Show

Artwork submission guideline and exhibition description


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2015 Annual Members Show

Exhibition Dates: September 4 – October 3

Submission & Drop-off Deadline: Saturday, August 22.

About the Annual Members Show

This annual non-juried exhibition is dedicated to showcasing the artwork of our talented members. Over 150 pieces

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Featured Member Exhibition: Kevin Wrencher

July 24 – October 3, 2015
Opening Reception: Summer Gallery Night – Friday, July 24, 5–9 pm


We are honored to present our last (most certainly not least) 20142015 Featured Member Exhibition featuring artist Kevin Wrencher. Join us for the unveiling of his new work from “A Story of A Shadow Boy” series, which explores self-identity and self-realization using mixed media of intaglio, fabric, paint and scratching.

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Behind the Art – Jill Sebastian on Spaces and Places (Video)

BtA is our blog series that uses imagery, audio, video and text to tell stories about artists and their artwork. This episode was produced by Madeline Pieschel and Howard Leu.
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On this episode,

we visited artist and educator Jill Sebastian‘s studio and home in the Walker’s Point neighborhood. She talked with us about the ideal living and studio space, being an educator, public/community art, controversy surrounding her Philosophers’ Stone art project, sound advice to young artists and much more.

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