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

Conversation with artist Francesca Simonite

Frank Juarez I discovered Francesca Simonite‘s work through one of MARN‘s exhibitions, C is for Conversations, early this Fall. From a distance, I was drawn to her work by its sculptural form. As I approached the work, I noticed that her work was not only sculptural, but also photographic. The work was different from what … More Conversation with artist Francesca Simonite

Milwaukee Gallery Night and Day Is Back

Frank Juárez I remember when I was active in the art scene operating the Frank Juarez Gallery in the Third Ward. For years, I was in the heart of the Milwaukee art scene every Saturday gallery sitting, meeting collectors, chit-chatting with artists, welcoming visitors, etc. This weekly repetitive commitment made me realize that I was … More Milwaukee Gallery Night and Day Is Back

Vision, passion, and commitment to the visual arts in Wisconsin

Written by Frank Juarez In 2006, I visited one of my best friends in Virginia. A common interest of ours is visiting art galleries and art museums. On a sunny afternoon, we found themselves in downtown Richmond. I stumbled upon a visitor’s guide, which featured art galleries, artists, restaurants, boutiques, and so on. During this … More Vision, passion, and commitment to the visual arts in Wisconsin

Introducing Thom J. Ertl – assemblage artist

Thom J. Ertl is a Milwaukee-based artist and owner of Thom J. Ertl Designs. Thom J. Ertl Designs is contemporary urban assemblage. It incorporates, unexpectedly combines, and repurposes common everyday items into modern, artistic, practical original home furnishings and interior design. Thom J. Ertl Designs is a hybrid of over 35 years of artistic experience—merchandising, … More Introducing Thom J. Ertl – assemblage artist

Photographers, Corey and Cindy Hoppenrath to be featured in Art SLAM

Two early members of Lakeshore Artists Guild, Corey and Cindy Hoppenrath are Manitowoc residents, and Wisconsin based photographers, who have enjoyed traveling and the outdoors all of their lives.  The last twenty plus years, they have been doing their favorite things together, cameras in hand. Their subjects vary from scenic, wildlife, still life, and most … More Photographers, Corey and Cindy Hoppenrath to be featured in Art SLAM