Events, Awards, Exhibits, Opportunities

Member News Nov. 2016

Birch V, by Melissa Dorn Richards
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AWARDS
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Guntis Lauzums: 2016 Hal Prize: Photography, Now - Aug. 4, 2017, Peninsula Pulse Magazine, Bailey’s Harbor, WI.
Jeffry Stern: Northern National Art Competition, Nicolet College Art Gallery, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI.
Peg Cullen: Work selected by Calusa Land Trust & Randall Research Center, Pine Island, FL to be photographed and placed in β€œA Time Capsule Reflection, Fifty Years 2016-2066”. β€’ Honorable mention, Florida Artists Group, 66th annual FLAG symposium, Center For The Arts, Bonita Springs, FL.
Susan Sveda-Uncapher: Residency Award, Christ Church Cathedral, 501 S. Farwell, Eau Claire, WI.
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EVENTS
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David A Sear: New Paintings, Aug. 4 - Sept. 9, Reception; Thurs., Aug. 4, 4:00-7:00pm, Fine Line Designs Gallery, Sister Bay, WI.
Diana Randolph: 10th Annual Blue Moon Art Tour, Sept. 3 - 4, Art studios along Blue Moon Rd, 47790 Blue Moon Rd., Drummond, WI.
Jean Nikolai Olivieri: THINK INSIDE THE BOXΒ©β„’, July 22 - Aug. 30, J Nikolai Art, 207 E. Buffalo, Ste. 602 Milwaukee, WI.
Larry Sanders: Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair, Aug. 13 - 14, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts & Red Arrow Park, Milwaukee, WI.
Museum Of Wisconsin Art: Express Talks at MOWA, 20-minute talks at Noon, every Thursday. Walk-ins encouraged. Museum of Wisconsin Art, Veterans Ave., West Bend, WI.
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EXHIBITS
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Anne Raskopf: Paintings: Fond Memories of Fine Places, Oct. 8 - Nov. 30, Founders Gallery, Oconomowoc, WI. β€’ Points of Departure: An Exhibit without Borders, Oct. 23, - Jan. 15, 2017, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, WI.
Barbara Vater: Our Everyday Life, Nov. 9, - Jan. 15, 2017, Reception Sat., Nov. 12, 6:00pm, Cedarburg Art Museum, Cedarburg, WI. β€’ Weather, Nov. 4 - 25, Reception Fri., Nov. 4, 5:00-8:00pm, BFAI, 520 E. Grand Ave, Beloit
Beth Stoddard: Painting our Milwaukee County Parks, Oct. 22 - Dec. 3, Leenhouts Gallery, 1342 N. Astor St. Milwaukee, WI.
Clarence P. Cameron: Society of Animal Artist’s 56th Annual Exhibition, Sept. 23, - Jan. 1, 2017, Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX.
Colette Odya Smith: 2nd China (Suzhou) Biennial International Pastel Exhibition, Oct. 22 - Nov. 22, Ming Gallery of Art, Suzhou, China.
Dale Van Minsel: New Views, Oct. 17 - Nov. 12, Riverwalk Art Center, 33 W. 2nd St, Fond du Lac, WI.
David Barnet GALLERY: Fine Art Photography: Transcending Language, Oct. 21, - Jan. 14, 2017 β€’ 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Jan. 20 - April 15, 2017, Reception Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 5:00-9:00pm β€’ David Barnett Gallery, 1024 E. State St., Milwaukee, WI.
Deborah Dendler: Selected for Figure 50, National Juried Exhibition, Now - Feb. 1, 2017. β€’ Solo Exhibition, Dec. 2016 - Jan. 15, 2017, Reception; Fri., Dec. 2, 5:30pm, Landau Gallery, Belmont, MA. β€’ Audubon Artists 74th Annual Exhibition, Oct. 24 - Nov. 4, Salmagundi Club, 47 5th Ave., New York, NY. β€’ American Artists Professional League, Nov. 6 - 18, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY.
Denise Presnell-Weidner: 29th Northern National Art Competition, Sept. 24 - Nov. 4, Nicolet College Art Gallery, 5364 College Dr., Rhinelander, WI. β€’
Dennis Ninmer: MPTV Holiday Art & Gift Fair, Nov. 19 - 20, MPTV Holiday Art and Gift Show, 12560 W. Townsend St., Brookfield, WI. β€’ Water: The Essence of Life, June 11 - Aug. 6, 2017, Reception Sun., June 11, 2017, 1:00-3:00pm, Alfons Gallery, 1501 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee, WI.
Gail McCoy: From Paper Fragments to Contemporary collage: A New Perspective, Oct. 7, - April 28, 2017, Gallery 800, 800 University Bay, Madison,WI. β€’ Artful Women, Nov. 4 - Dec. 2, Reception Sun., Nov. 6, 2:00-4:00pm, UW Hospital, Madison, WI. β€’ Winter Art Fair, Nov. 19 - 20, 9:00am-5:00pm & 10:00am-4:00pm, Monona Terrace, Madison, WI.
Guntis Lauzums: Geometry, May 16, 2016 - Dec. 31, 2017 , New York Center for Photographic Arts, International competition with over 1200 entries. Received Honorable Mention Award β€’ Pure Abstraction 2, March 24, 2016 - Dec. 31, 2017, International online exhibit. β€’ 29th Annual Northern National Art Competition, Sept. 26 - Nov. 4, Nicolet Area technical College, 5364 College Dr., Rhinelander, WI. β€’ 2016 Photography Exhibition, Oct. 19 - Nov. 19, Scarab Club Detroit, MI.
Janet Roberts: Forward 2016: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now, Oct. 27 - Feb. 19, 2017, Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI.
Jean Judd: Water Works 2016, Sept. 22 - Oct. 30, Annapolis Maritime Museum Annapolis, MD.
Jenille Junco: Forward 2016: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now, Oct. 27, 2016 - Feb. 19, 2017, Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI. β€’ Why Wallpaper, Nov. 10, 2016 - Jan. 29, 2017, Reception Thurs., Nov. 10, 6:00-8:00pm, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee, WI.
John Michael Kohler Arts Center: Escape Routes, Oct. 2, - Jan. 15, 2017 β€’ The Road Less Traveled Jan. 1, - Dec. 31, 2017, Reception Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 7:00pm β€’ John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53081
Larry Basky: A Retrospective, Oct. 14 - Nov. 25, Plymouth Art Center, 520 E. Mill St., Plymouth, WI.
Lemon Street Gallery: Herring, Merritt & Urry Exhibit, Oct. 26 - Nov. 20, Reception Sat., Nov. 12, 6:00pm, Lemon Street Gallery & ArtSpace, 4601 Sheridan Rd, Kenosha, WI.
Martha Coaty: 2016 PhotoMidwest Biennial Juried Show, Sept. 12 - Dec. 4, Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State St., Madison, WI. β€’ Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now, Oct. 27 - Nov. 27, Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI.
Maxine Nobbe: Richeson 75 Figure/Portrait 2016, Oct. 21 - Dec. 3, Richeson School of Art & Gallery, Kimberly, WI.
Melissa Dorn Richards: Current Contours, Oct. 4 - Nov. 12, Grafton Arts Mill, 1300 14th Ave, Grafton, WI.
Michelle Richeson: Nature, Portraiture, and the Art of the Fancy Free, May 5 - June 2, 2017, Reception Fri., May 5, 2017 6:00-8:30pm, Timothy Cobb Fine Arts, 207 E. Buffalo St., Marshall Building Lobby, Milwaukee, WI. β€’ Water: The Essence of Life, June 11 - Aug. 6, 2017, Reception Sun., June 11, 2017, 1:00-3:00pm, Alfons Gallery, 1501 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee, WI.
Nina Ghanbarzadeh: Journey for Peace, Oct. 7, Var Gallery & Studios, 643 S 2nd St., Milwaukee, WI.
Patrick Doughman: 29th Annual Northern National Art Competition, Sept. 26 - Nov. 4, Nicolet College Art Gallery, 5364 College Dr., Rhinelander, WI.
Peg Cullen: Florida Artists Group, Jan. 15 - March 15, 2017, Ave Maria University, Naples, FL. β€’ WVA Exhibit, UW Hospital, Madison, WI.
Richard Wunsch: 29th Annual Northern National Art Competition, Sept. 26 - Nov. 4, Nicolet College Art Gallery, 5364 College Dr., Rhinelander, WI.
Riverwalk Arts Center / Kathryn Dreifuerst: Dale Van Minsel, Oct. 17 - Nov. 12, Reception Fri., Oct. 21, 5:00-8:00pm, Riverwalk Art Center, 33 W. 2nd St., Fond du Lac, WI.
Ron Kosek: Juried into WVA SE Chapter summer show, Anderson Art Center. Ron will be donating his two accepted works to American Foreign Students.
Terri Beck-Engel: WRAP Sun Prairie, Nov. 5, Colonial Club Senior Activity Center, 301 Blankenheim Lane, Sun Prairie,WI. β€’ Artful Women Show/Sale, Oct. 29 - Dec. 3, Reception Sun., Nov. 6, 3:00-5:00pm, UW Hospital, 600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI.
Terry A. Fischer: Faces & Places, Oct. 11, - Jan. 10, 2017, Artisan 179 Restaurant Pewaukee
Vera Nikiforov: Women’s Thoughts, Sept. 30 - Oct. 22, Tamarack Studio & Gallery Madison, WI.
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OPPORTUNITIES
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11th Annual Mount Horeb Area Spring Art Tour: Artists’ studio tour, June 2-4, 2017. Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2016. Must live and/or create art within 20 mile radius of downtown Mount Horeb (new expanded area). More info at: www.mhaaa.org/images/pdf/2017_SAT_app.pdf Questions: tamlyn@chorus.net.
Underground Collaborative Gallery: Deadline - Sat., Dec. 31, 12:00, Grand Ave. Mall, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203. Collaborative of eight artists seeks Guest Artists to show for 6-8 weeks. The prospective artist presents the work at a monthly meeting, the first Monday of the month. The group reviews, looking for originality, something visually exciting that brings freshness to the gallery.
We Draw and Paint: Jan. 20 - Feb. 18, 2017, Deadline - Thurs., Dec. 1, Walkers Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI. We Draw and Paint is a WVA Statewide Exhibition. Details online: www.walkerspointcenterforthearts.org
WVA SE Chapter Exhibition: Nov. 11, - Feb. 5, 2017, Reception Sun., Nov. 13, 3:00-5:00pm, Saint John’s on the Lake, Milwaukee, WI. No entry Fee! Please send label info to Tori and attach a label to back of work. toritasch@sbcglobal.net
Drop off work: Nov. 7, 9:00am-7:00pm, *The gallery can accommodate 65 poster size works plus 3D. We will close the Call for entry when Gallery Director determines space is full. No late entries! All WVA SE members are invited to enter one piece, two dimensional work should be 48” or smaller to avoid the chair rail. Display cases available for 3D work. 2D work must have a wire on the back. $100 Viewer’s Choice Award.
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CLASSES
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Colette Odya Smith: One-day workshop at IAPS convention, Jan. 1 - 31, 2017, Hotel Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM. β€’ Weeklong workshop in Croatia, Jan. 1 - 31, 2017, Hotel Villa Gloria, Porec, Croatia.

Birch V, by Melissa Dorn Richards Vertical Wave, by Amy Arntson Pensaukee Fishing Boat, by Anne Raskopf Patchwork, 20x24, by Terry Fischer Autumn’s Edge, by Terri Beck-Engel
Boat Abstract, by Guntis Lauzums Capricious, by Maxine Nobbe Revival, by Martha Coaty Not In My Back Yard, by Clarence P. Cameron The Flapper, 30x20, by Janet Roberts.
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