UPCOMING VISUAL ARTS EVENTS
Aug 20
Sun

Bell'Uomo - Male Figurative Art by Dan Simoneau

Kenosha Public Museum

Kenosha Reception 6:00PM

Solo exhibition of Dan Simoneau's acrylic and watercolor paintings

Aug 20
Sun

Quantum - an exhibition of Glass, Light, and Sound

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Neenah Artist's Reception 1pm

Imagine your sense of wonder as a child looking through the glistening dew on the grass in the morning light. Quantum is an exhibition that recalls that sense of wonder and more in an exhibit to excite your senses.

Aug 20
Sun

GREETINGS AND SALUTATIONS AND BOO: MARY NOHL + Catherine Morris

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Nohl's creations, deeply influenced by Lake Michigan and her woodland surroundings, permeated her home and lakefront property.

Aug 20
Sun

2017 DUMA Biennial

Dubuque Museum of Art

Dubuque, IO Reception


Aug 25
Fri

Wisconsin Regional Art Program

Center For Visual Arts

Wausau Reception 5-7pm


Aug 26
Sat

WVA-South Central Chapter Group Show at UW-Hospital

UW-Hospital

Madison Reception

An exhibit of 2D and 3D work created by current associate and professional members of Wisconsin Visual Artists South Central Chapter.

Aug 26
Sat

FASHIONISTA: fashion as art & art as fashion

Racine Arts Council ARTspace

Racine Reception 6:00 pm

The exhibition features the work of Kelly Witte, who makes hand painted linoleum relief prints and creates handmade paper dolls and artist Samira Gdisis who created mixed media collages, drawings and fine art prints.

Aug 27
Sun

Watercolor USA

Springfield Museum of Art

Springfield, MO Reception

The Springfield Museum of Art in Springfield, Missouri, is hosting the 56th annual exhibition of Watercolor USA. Brian McCormick's painting Actaea and Allium was selected for exhibition by the judge.

Aug 27
Sun

League of Milwaukee Artists - Show Opens

Anderson Arts Center

Kenosha Reception 1:30-4 pm

Featuring over 5 different exhibitions. Open to public for free admission - Tuesdays - Sundays from 1 to 4 pm.

Aug 26
Sat

Men of Metal: A Father & Son's Journey through the Art of Sculpture

Kenosha Public Museum

Kenosha Reception 1:00 - 4pm

A retrospective of 49 years of Bruce A. Niemi & his Father Frank's sculpture.

Aug 27
Sun

Faces of Incarceration - Changing the Narrative

Overture Playhouse Gallery

Madison Reception 6-9 PM

These portraits honor and humanize the people impacted by Wisconsin's flawed criminal justice system.

Aug 27
Sun

Close to Home

Gallery 224

Port Washington Reception

Featuring the early paintings of Shirley Schanen Gruen and photographs of her studio by Kevin Miyazaki

Aug 27
Sun

LMA Fall Show

Anderson Art Center

Kenosha Reception 1:00-4:00

Gwen Granzow will be showing four of her acrylic paintings as part of the LMA Fall Show. She also has several pieces in an ongoing exhibit at the Gallery of Wisconsin Art in West Bend, WI.

Aug 27
Sun

Andrew Acker, "Crow Dreaming of Becoming a Man"

Anderson Arts Center

Kenosha, WI 53143 Reception 1:30-4 pm

mixed media sculpture

Aug 27
Sun

Art Exhibit

DuWayne's Salon

Madison Reception

One person exhibition of traditional oil paintings

Aug 28
Mon

Deeply Rooted

Octogon Center for the Arts

Ames, IA Reception

A juried exhibition organized by the Studio Art Quilt Association (SAQA), explores the meaning of 'roots' through the quilt medium. 30 works are featured.

Aug 31
Thu

Ellen Anderson: Natural Invitation Oils on Canvas

Boerner Gardens: Garden House

Hales Corners Reception

With paintings that invite your senses into them, Ellen Anderson makes Wisconsin's natural environment magical for all.

Aug 31
Thu

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Members Exhibition

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Members Exhibitiion

New York, NY Reception

Deborah Dendler is exhibiting her sculpture, "After the Bath," in the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Members Exhibition.

Sep 01
Fri

Culture & Agriculture

New Visions Gallery/Marshfield Clinic

Marshfield Reception 3-5PM

Jeff Stern is pleased to have had "32" accepted to this juried exhibition.

Sep 01
Fri

Culture & Agriculture

New Visions Gallery

Marshfield Reception 3-5pm

This prestigious national exhibit is located in the heart of the agricultural Midwest, and brings in entries from around the U.S.

Sep 01
Fri

Culture & Agriculture

New Visions Gallery

Marshfield Reception

Kathryn Lederhause has one image in the Culture & Agriculture exhibit at New Visions Gallery in Marshfield Clinic.

Sep 01
Fri

Culture & Agriculture

New Visions Gallery

Marshfield Reception

Kathryn Lederhause has one image in the Culture & Agriculture exhibit at New Visions Gallery in Marshfield Clinic.

Sep 01
Fri

Culture & Agriculture

New Visions Gallery

Marshfield Reception

Kathryn Lederhause has one image in the Culture & Agriculture exhibit at New Visions Gallery in Marshfield Clinic.

Sep 01
Fri

Double Vision: Italian Style

Beloit Fine Arts Incubator Gallery

Beloit, WI Reception 5 pm

Kathleen D'Angelo and Tony D'Angelo

Sep 01
Fri

Making Marks, Making Meaning

The Hardy Gallery

Ephraim Reception 5:30pm

Making Marks is an exhibit devoted to the process of drawing and will exhibit works that display a series of transitions from process to product, extending beyond just the artist

Sep 02
Sat

AMERICAN SITES: ART ENVIRONMENT PHOTOGRAPHY + Fred Scruton

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Sixty-five photographs reveal the breadth and depth of artist-built environments throughout the U.S. and demonstrate that this way of art making flourishes in communities across the country.

Sep 03
Sun

Society of Animal Artist's 56th Annual Exhibition

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Houston, TX Reception

The Society of Animal Artists (SAA), founded in 1960, is devoted to promoting excellence in the artistic portrayal of the creatures sharing our planet, and to the public education through art exhibitions and other venues.

Sep 04
Mon

Intertwined

Promega BioPharmaceutical Technology Center

Fitchburg Reception 4:00 PM

The Promega Summer Art Showcase presents ‘Intertwined’ featuring the work of four Wisconsin artists who each tell a piece of a shared story. Exhibiting Artists: • Kristen Bartel • Nirmal Raja &bul

Sep 08
Fri

Parkscapes at Beans and Barley

Beans and Barley Market and Café

Milwaukee Reception

Beth Stoddard's Milwaukee County Parks oil paintings on exhibit at Beans & Barley in a three person show with Adolph Rosenblatt and Nancy Lee Davis.

Sep 08
Fri

Fond du Lac Visual Artists' Exhibition

Riverwalk Art Center

Reception 5-8 pm

The Fond du Lac Visual Artists exhibit a variety of media, subject matter, and style in this summer show at Riverwalk Art Center.

Sep 09
Sat

Birds in Art 2017

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Wausau

Clarence P. Cameron's Montana dendritic soapstone sculpture, "Moonstruck," has been selected for the 2017 Birds in Art exhibition at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Sep 09
Sat

Birds in Art

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Wausau Reception 9am-12pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum’s 42nd annual Birds in Art exhibition. 4ft tall Woodcut "Prehistoric Adolescence" by S.V. Medaris has been selected for the 2017 exhibition.

Sep 09
Sat

2017 Membership Exhibit

Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts

Fond du Lac Reception

Annual Juried Show for members of local art organizations

Sep 09
Sat

Zovar exhibit

Bethel Lutheran Church

Madison Reception

I have a one man showing of about 40+ pieces of my work

Sep 09
Sat

Martha Coaty's photograph, "The Waiter" accepted to Miller Art Museum 42nd Juried Annual Exhibition

Sturgeon Bay Reception

Martha Coaty's photograph, "The Waiter" is accepted to the Miller Art Museum's 42nd Annual Juried Exhibition opening September 9 in Sturgeon Bay, WI.

Sep 10
Sun

SHELTER: DAVID BUTLER + Leslie Umberger

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception


Sep 10
Sun

THINGS ARE WHAT WE ENCOUNTER: DR. CHARLES SMITH + Heather Hart

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Site-specific architecture has been created to house and interact with twenty iconic sculptures from Dr. Charles Smith’s African American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archives.

Sep 10
Sun

Stitched Together - SAQA IL/WI Regional Exhibit

Marshfield Clinic - New Visions Gallery

Marshfield Reception 1 - 3 pm


Sep 14
Thu

On and About Paper

UW-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery

Kenosha Opening Reception 5-7 pm

Juried exhibition of original work in, on, or of paper. Work on display September 6 through October 26, 2017. Opening reception September 14, 2017

Sep 11
Mon

Kathy Boettcher, Ceramics

Riverwalk Art Center

Fond du Lac Reception 5-8 pm

Kathy Boettcher exhibits her fun, lively, pop art inspired ceramics.

Sep 16
Sat

Festi-fall

Festi-fall

Lakewood

An outdoor celebration of Fall with Musicians, Artists & Vendors

Sep 01
Fri

Pigs on Parade

Studio 84

Whitewater Reception 11:00 - 4:00


Sep 05
Tue

Pastel Society of America "Enduring Brilliance" Exhibition

National Arts Club, New York, NY

New York, NY Reception 4:00 pm

Colette Odya Smith has had her painting "Radiance" juried into the 45th Annual Exhibition of the Pastel Society of America. Less than 180 paintings were chosen from 1298 submitted.

Sep 19
Tue

FLUID FORMS: Sculpture of Dennis Heimbach & David Valentine

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception 4:30 - 8:30pm

The human-scale, sculptural steel forms of two Wisconsin sculptors form CAM’s 2017 outdoor summer sculpture series.

Sep 19
Tue

Great Expectations on a Small Scale

Steenbock Gallery

Madison Reception 7:00pm

WVA-SC show of 6"x6" works

Sep 19
Tue

Great Expectations on a Small Scale

Steenbock Gallery

Madison Reception 7:00pm

WVA-SC show of 6"x6" works

Sep 22
Fri

30th September Competition

Alexandria Museum of Art

Alexandria,, LA Reception

30th year of the September Competition Juror Mark Tullos (former Director of AMoA)

Sep 22
Fri

30th September Exhibition

Alexandria Museum of art

Alexandria, Louisiana , LA Reception

Juried show celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Alexandria Museum of Art. Tyjeski's work, "Vase à Koch d'éléphant," was accepted.

Sep 23
Sat

30th Annual September Juried Exhibit

Alexandria Museum of Art

Alexandria, LA Reception

The Alexandria Museum of Arts in Alexandria, Louisiana has announced textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin as one of the artists selected for inclusion in the 30th Annual September Juried Art exhibition. Artwork s

Sep 23
Sat

WRAP Annual Exhibition

Center for Visual Arts

Wausau Reception 10am

WRAP State Award Winners

Sep 23
Sat

17th Annual Woodcarving Show, Competition

Holiday Inn & Convention center

Stevens Point Reception

Largest Woodcarving Show in Wisconsin. Holiday Inn & Convention Center, Stevens Point, WI

Sep 23
Sat

17th Annual Woodcarving Show, Competition

Holiday Inn & Convention Center

Stevens Point, Reception

17th Annual Woodcarving Show, Competition, Sale.

Sep 24
Sun

SOREHEAD HILL: JESSE HOWARD + Matthew Higgs

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception


Sep 24
Sun

IN CELEBRATION OF OURSELVES + SPACES Archive

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception


Sep 30
Sat
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2018 Wisconsin Artists Biennial

MOWA—Museum of Wisconsin Art

West Bend Entry Deadline Sep, 30

Open for Entries now

Oct 03
Tue

Wndering Curves, NYC4PA

Jadite gallery

Reception

Wandering Curves Exhibit Jadite gallery in Hell's kitchen, Manhatten, NYC Received Grand Prize from over 800 entries.Entry ...Oil Tank

Oct 06
Fri

Wabi Sabi: Finding Beauty in the Imperfect

Plymouth Arts Center

Plymouth Reception

The focus of the work for this exhibit by members of the Fiber Artists Coalition gives representation to what satisfies their soul in simple ways. The imperfect yet simple pleasures of present and past, and the ever-changing

Sep 02
Sat

57th Annual Society of Animal Artists Exhibition

The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

Oradell, NJ Reception

The Society of Animal Artists (SAA), founded in 1960, is devoted to promoting excellence in the artistic portrayal of the creatures sharing our planet, and to the public education through art exhibitions and other venues.

Sep 12
Tue

Unusual Perspectives

Overture Gallery II

Madison Reception 6-8pm

Photography captures reality, yet through unusual perspectives it can also transform the ordinary into the unfamiliar.

Sep 02
Sat

Know You Are Here: Observed details in drawings, watercolors and calligraphic paintings by Linda P. Hancock

Capitol Lakes

Madison Reception 6–9 p.m.


Oct 13
Fri

Ellen Anderson Open Studio Weekend! Part of Covered Bridge Studio Tour

Ellen Anderson Arts Studio

Mequon Reception

You are invited to visit my studio, see painting in progress, and all my current work! Large and small paintings featured, of Wisconsin flora and fauna

Oct 18
Wed

RAW Milwaukee Showcase Verse

The Rave Hall

Milwaukee Verse 7:00 pm


Oct 16
Mon

Mentor: Pat Reiher's Art Students

Riverwalk Art Center

Fond du Lac Reception 5-8 pm

Pat Reiher, retired St. Mary's Spring's art teacher, curated this exhibit of works from former students.

Nov 03
Fri

Inspirations Unleashed by Driftless Area Artists Group

Monroe Clinic Hospital Building

Monroe Reception 4:30-6pm

Members of the Driftless Area Artists group will be exhibiting Thursday, August 10, 2017 through Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at the Monroe Clinic Hospital Building, 515 22nd Avenue, Monroe WI Opening Reception Aug. 10, 4:30

Nov 03
Fri

Imagine!

Vagabond Visual Concepts

Manitowoc Reception 5:00 pm

Exhibit is a collection of photography mostly captured with an iPhone. All photos in the exhibits were edited with inexpensive iPhone apps.

Nov 08
Wed

2016 Neutral Density Photo Awards Honorable Mention

2016 Neutral Density Awards

Received 2 Honorable Mentions in The 2016 Neutral Density(ND) Photo Awards in the Fine Art Abstract category for "Staircase" and "Building Abstract Series"

Nov 12
Sun

Annual Winter Juried Show

Anderson Arts Center

Kenosha Reception 1:30-4 pm

Show features all media and fills the gallery and gift shop with new and exciting art. Join us for this special time of year.

Nov 19
Sun

American Players Theatre's Last Great Stage 2018 Calendar

American Players Theatre Gift Shop

Spring Green Reception

Kathryn Lederhause produced a 2018 calendar of APT stage images that she photographed over a ten year period.

Dec 07
Thu

10th Annual Juried Exhibition CoPA Board Award of Excellence

Pfister Pop Up Gallery

Milwaukee, Wi 53202

Received 2016 CoPA Award of Excellence for work in photography from CoPA Coalition for Photographic Arts

Dec 31
Sun

Primary Colors Exhibit - Honorable Mention

New York Center for Photographic Arts

Honorable Mention award for Red Barn in the Primary Colors Competition in anInternational Competition with over 1000 entries.... New York Center for Photographic Art

Dec 31
Sun

AN ENCOUNTER WITH PRESENCE: EMERGY BLAGDON + Shannon Stratton

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Emery Blagdon designed “The Healing Machine” to channel the earth’s energies and alleviate pain and illness.

Dec 31
Sun

IT’S GOTTA BE IN YA: FRED SMITH + Ruth Kohler

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Embellished concrete and mixed-media sculptures built by Fred Smith from his Wisconsin Concrete Park will be on display.

Jan 2018 14
2018

MYTHOLOGIES: EUGENE VON BRUENCHENHEIN + Lisa Stone + Brett Littman + Michelle Grabner

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

This exhibition takes an unprecedented, sweeping view of Von Bruenchenhein’s oeuvre, casting a contemporary lens on his paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, and poetry.

Feb 2018 18
2018

The Road Less Traveled

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception 7:00 p.m.

In 2017, the Art Center’s 50th anniversary, we embark on a yearlong exploration of art environments titled THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED.

May 2018 20
2018

VOLUMES: STELLA WAITZKIN + Rita Barros

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception


Jul 2018 01
2018

THE MAKING OF A DREAM: LOY BOWLIN + Jennifer Joy Jameson

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Loy Bowlin transformed into the “Original Rhinestone Cowboy” and converted his home into a dazzling art environment.