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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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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Featured Member Exhibition: Gary John Gresl

April 17 – July 11, 2015
Opening Reception: Spring Gallery Night, Friday, April 17, 5–9pm.


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“Mom’s Saber Tooth (ins situ prodigialus)” from 2014 Annual Member Show

 

We are proud to announce our third Featured Member Exhibition series of 2014-2015 with celebrated Wisconsin artist, assemblager, writer and art champion Gary John Gresl.

Gary would tell you himself that he likes working in large, space or site specific installations. With that said, he has graciously accepted the chance to create smaller assemblages specific to our Featured Member Exhibition space. A selection from his photography series “Document Ephemera,” which documents his previous outdoor,

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Featured Member Exhibition: Kevin Giese

January 16 – April 4, 2015
Opening Reception: Winter Gallery Night, Friday, January 16, 5–9pm.


We proudly continue our 20142015 Featured Member Exhibition installment with artist Kevin Giese‘s “Glass House” and “My Buddhist Cave” series. Glass House 1The series presents the overlapping and divide of the inner self and the outer world through ambiguous boundaries created of sharp incised lines and ghostly shadows in black and white landscapes. Kevin was one of three artists in the 2011 WPCA exhibition “Quiet.”

Join us for the opening reception on Winter Gallery Night.

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Photos from Fall Gallery Night Opening Reception

Our annual Dia de los Muertos Exhibition and Nova Czarnecki’s Featured Member Exhibition opened on Fall Gallery Night, October 17, with a festive reception.

dia_2014-102Nova Czarnecki‘s paintings have repeatedly been described to transcend between the real and fantasy world. There’s something about her paintings that makes one want to believe that it actually exists in this world.

dia_2014-39It was wonderful to see all the artists and families of those who are being remembered with ofrendas and artwork in the Dia de los Muertos

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