Lenore G. Tawney Fellowship Call for Applications

Submitted Fellowship duration: May–December 2023Application deadline: November 14, 2022 Open to: scholars, writers, curators, or artists of all educational levels with demonstrated engagement in research, study, or other activities relevant to the Tawney collection. Details: Fellows will conduct research onsite at JMKAC using the Tawney collection and other JMKAC resources. Fellows are not expected to … More Lenore G. Tawney Fellowship Call for Applications

Maggie Sasso: Where the Loom Becomes the Space

Linda Marcus Materials and context are vital to the conceptual and fiber-based practice of Milwaukee based artist Maggie Sasso. “Every material has a push back point. As a maker you have to work with the material and empathize with it. It’s less about conquering the material and really more about empathizing with it,” according to … More Maggie Sasso: Where the Loom Becomes the Space

Bryana Bibbs: Telling a Story Through Color

Linda Marcus The complex, rich colors and textures of Bryana Bibbs’ weavings invite the viewer to come closer. “For me color has deep meaning,” according to Bibbs, a Chicago based fiber artist and 2014 graduate of The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. “I’m learning to use color in a more intuitive way,” according … More Bryana Bibbs: Telling a Story Through Color

Anna Kunz: Reimagining Painting as a Dynamic Social Space, Vol 33 

Frank Juárez I met Anna Kunz at the Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art (TICA) at SAIC in 2008. She was one of two program facilitators. I was one of several secondary art educators selected to participate in this national residency program that provided us the opportunity to return to our studio practice, network, and participate … More Anna Kunz: Reimagining Painting as a Dynamic Social Space, Vol 33 

Deep Time: Paintings by Jason Van Roo at Between Two Galleries

MILWAUKEE, WI – Var Gallery will feature the artwork of Jason Van Roo at its first exhibition of 2022 called “Deep Time.” Rooted in a relationship with the natural world, Van Roo’s work invites the viewer to let themselves get lost in the deeply rendered layers of acrylic and pastel, which lean into the grain … More Deep Time: Paintings by Jason Van Roo at Between Two Galleries

Sarah Krepp:…..VROOM! at OS Projects, Racine

SARAH KREPP: ….VROOM! OPENS NOVEMBER 13th @ OS PROJECTS OS Projects is honored to present Chicago artist Sarah Krepp in a solo exhibition featuring her singular mixed media paintings and sculptures.  The exhibit opens November 13, 2021 and continues through January 15, 2022.  An artist reception takes place Saturday, November 13 from 1 to 3 pm.  Masks are … More Sarah Krepp:…..VROOM! at OS Projects, Racine

Artdose Talks with Textile Artist Mychaelyn Michalec

Mychaelyn Michalec is a fiber artist and painter working in Dayton, OH. Her work depicts the mundane matters of domestic life; translating documented scenes of domestic life into textiles using both mechanical and hand tools. The work is an observation of what we choose to focus on and how those choices shape our lives. It … More Artdose Talks with Textile Artist Mychaelyn Michalec

FRANK & COMPANY: What are artists are listening to during lockdown?

Over the past few weeks, I have been spending a bit more time in my home studio. Part of my daily ritual is to turn on music. This allows me to relax, focus, and get things done while dancing in my chair. Yup, just like John Legend, I am a chair dancer. I randomly shared … More FRANK & COMPANY: What are artists are listening to during lockdown?

The Late Stuart Howland: A Collector of Images and Sensations (1957-2018)

written by Erika L. Block Stuart Howland was a great artist, arts advocate, and arts educator. He dedicated his life to the appreciation and advancement of both art and artists in the Sheboygan area and beyond. Howland graduated from UW-Superior in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in Painting and Drawing, followed by a master’s degree … More The Late Stuart Howland: A Collector of Images and Sensations (1957-2018)