2015 Dia De Los Muertos Exhibition

2015 Dia de los Muertos Exhibition


23nd Annual Dia de los Muertos Exhibition

October 16 – November 21, 2015

Opening Reception: Fall Gallery Night, Friday, October 16, 5–9 pm.

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a celebration honoring loved ones who have passed and a time to reflect on those who are still with us. Colorful ofrendas (offerings/altars) commemorate the dead and welcome their returning souls during the holiday. The exhibition not only presents a cultural and art experience, but also offers stories of those who, even in their absence, prove to be impactful and continue to inspire.

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2015–16 Featured Member Exhibition Artists Announced!

2015-16 FMEx

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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CALL FOR ART! Deadline: August 22

Annual Members Show

Artwork submission guideline and exhibition description


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.

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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Workshop: TRACING SPACE w/ Thea Kovac

tracing-theaTRACING SPACE workshop with artist Thea Kovac

Saturday, June 20, 1–3 pm at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts

Cost: $25 for WPCA members, $30 for non-members. (Want to be a member? Click here).

Using everyday materials such as markers and crayons, experience how simple body movements naturally flow into creating lines, marks and patterns. Expect playful exercises based on the concepts of a relay race, air guitar type moves, and a lively interpretation of tap dancing.

For adults (16 years and older).

No art or dance experience required!

Spaces are limited. Register today!

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Eddee Daniel: A Year in the Valley

Witnessing the Revitalization of the Menomonee Valley
May 29 – July 11, 2015
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Opening Reception: 

Friday, May 29, 5–9 pm.
Panel Discussion Menomonee Valley revitalization past, present and future:
Thursday, June 18, 6–8 pm.

Walker’s Point Center for the Arts is honored to present the photographic work of writer and photographer Eddee Daniel. The exhibition will feature photography and stories collected during his 2014 tenure as the Menomonee Valley Partners Artist in Residence.

Daniel is celebrated for his ability to capture images depicting harmony between the built infrastructure and natural ecology.

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