Founded in 2013, Artdose Magazine LLC is an independent print and digital art magazine based in Wisconsin committed to connecting and supporting the visual arts in the Midwest. Published by Frank Juárez, the magazine is premised on the belief that we all share common goals of introducing, engaging, educating, and offering diverse art experiences. In preparation for its upcoming 10th year anniversary, the next journey has expanded to include the following states: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Artdose Magazine LLC appears in print as a bi-annual art magazine, through Artdose Magazine Weekly art e-newsletter and on Instagram and Facebook.
What Makes Artdose Magazine Unique
Artdose Magazine LLC is art + community driven. We believe in advocacy, outreach, and education. There is so much to celebrate in the Midwest and we use our platforms to keep our audiences engaged and continue to build long lasting professional relationships with artists and advertisers. We print a bi-annual art magazine, publish weekly art e-newsletters, and introduce a daily dose of art, opportunities, exhibitions, events, and more via Instagram and Facebook.
Subscribe to our Artdose Magazine Weekly (AMW) art e-newsletter here.
Frank Juárez | Founder + Publisher
Frank Juárez is a former gallery director, award winning art educator, artist, author, art coach, and community arts leader.
Juárez brings two decades of art education and arts management experience organizing local and regional art exhibitions, community art events, facilitating presentations, supporting artists through grant programs, and professional development workshops. This has placed him in the forefront of promoting Wisconsin artists, networking, and attracting regional and national artists to collaborate and exhibit in Wisconsin.
Sally Carson | Graphic Designer
Sally Carson is a freelance graphic designer who focuses on logo and branding for small local companies. She strives to assist people who need full brand identity and build their concept into something they can be proud of and be excited to present. She also creates works for layout design for circular publications and of books. Sally is also working on developing repeating pattern design for paper and fabric applications. Sally takes opportunities to capture moments and develop her photography knowledge during events she attends.
April Behnke | Contributing Writer
April Behnke is a Chicago-based painter and writer whose artistic practice centers on the building and breaking of patterns. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011 and her BFA from Cornell University in 2006. Behnke has exhibited nationally and internationally, including at the Rockford Art Museum and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Though born in Boston, Behnke has roots in the Midwest and a passion for exploring the region’s art scene.
Linda Marcus | Contributing Writer
Linda Marcus is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Drawing on her long history as a TV News journalist and fashion designer, Marcus’s work in fiber and sculpture touch on issues of memory, identity and materiality.
Marcus is a self-taught artist. She graduated in 2004 with a Master’s degree in journalism and philosophy from Marquette University and in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Marcus has won numerous journalism awards and her fashion designs were featured nationally when she was a contestant on season 16 of Project Runway.
Marcus was recently awarded an art residency at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber arts as well as the Charles Allis Museum and numerous galleries across the country and art publications. Currently, Marcus is the creative director and co-curator for the Saint Kate Arts hotel in Milwaukee.
Rachel Hausmann Schall | Contributing Writer
Rachel Hausmann-Schall is a visual artist, writer, educator and arts organizer living and working near Milwaukee, WI. She received her BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) in 2015 and became co-founder and co-director of After School Special, a satellite artist collective that supports emerging and underrepresented artists through exhibitions and programming. She has exhibited her painting, sculpture, and installation work nationally at many galleries, alternative, and artist-run spaces. In addition to writing for Artdose, Rachel Hausmann Schall is also a contributing writer for the Chicago based arts publication Sixty Inches From Center and works at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI as curator of education.
Kaleb Williams | Contributing Writer
Kaleb Williams is a native of Minneapolis and a lifelong writer. He’s uses story telling as a way to reshape the narrative of Black spaces, tell Black stories, and form Black identity. Kaleb sees words as pliable and flowing, using his imagination to find how words fit and stretch to complete the picture. An aptitude for alliteration, Kaleb sees words as a way to create spells and teleport the read to another world.