Kristen Bartel & Mary Bergs: Wondering/Wandering at OS Projects

For Immediate Release OS Projects is pleased to present the playful and incisive works of Kristen Bartel and Mary Bergs in Wondering/Wandering.  The show opens on Saturday, August 8 and continues through October 17.  There will be no opening reception for this exhibition due to the ongoing pandemic. Masks are required to enter the gallery and view the … More Kristen Bartel & Mary Bergs: Wondering/Wandering at OS Projects

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

Let Me Repeat Myself Exhibition at Gallery 224

Let Me Repeat Myself January 31 – March 21, 2020 Gallery 224, 224 E. Main Street, Port Washington, WI Featuring Artists Jamie Bertsch, Marna Brauner, Michelle Grabner, Cynthia Lorenz, Keely Phippen and Sara Willadsen.  Opening Reception: Friday, January 31, 5:00-7:00pm Artist Talks: Saturday, February 8, 10:00-11:30 am Bicycle Tubes, Repetition, and Knowing When to Stop Artists Keely Phippen Cynthia Lorenz, and Sara … More Let Me Repeat Myself Exhibition at Gallery 224

Photos from July Social Club Gathering at Colectivo Coffee featuring Black Cat Alley Muralists

L to R: Brandon Minga, Emma Daisy, David Najib Kasir, Tia Richardson, Big Shot, and Ken Brown. Today we had our Social Club Gatherings at Colectivo Coffee on the Eastside of Milwaukee. Our topic was the Black Cat Alley (BCA) Mural Project and the work of 6 BCA muralists. In attendance we had Ken Brown, … More Photos from July Social Club Gathering at Colectivo Coffee featuring Black Cat Alley Muralists

Social Club Gatherings – a new Artdose initiative

Last month, Frank Juarez launched a new initiative called Social Club Gatherings, which aims to bring people together to learn about the local arts across Wisconsin. On May 25th, we hosted our second social club gathering at James May North in Algoma, Wisconsin. The Social Club Gatherings are part of the new Artdose Magazine. To … More Social Club Gatherings – a new Artdose initiative

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

Arts Day Wisconsin 2019

On March 12th, Arts Wisconsin hosted its annual Arts Day at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin. Frank Juarez Gallery/Artdose Art Guidewere a donor sponsor of this highly anticipated advocacy event for the Arts. Investment in the arts and creativity is an investment in Wisconsin’s future.  Arts Day 2019 celebrates the diversity and variety of Wisconsin’s … More Arts Day Wisconsin 2019

Artdose Artist Directory Spotlight: Claudette Lee-Roseland

Claudette Lee-Roseland’s process involves the manipulation of color, value and shape. She starts with the application of many colors in a haphazard fashion, infusing the canvas or board with energy. Colors and shapes overlap one another. At some point, she may cover the support with a transparent color to create a uniformity to the painting. … More Artdose Artist Directory Spotlight: Claudette Lee-Roseland

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)