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

On and About Paper

UW-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery
Kenosha, WI
September 14 - October 26, 2017
Opening Reception Thursday, September 14, 2017 5-7 pm

Dancing Planes

by Barbara Landes and Paul Sullivan

Resting Place

by Nancy Armitage

With Malice Toward None


Memorial Drive #9

by Jerrold Belland

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

by Stephanie Copoulos-Selle


by Stephanie Copoulos-Selle

Acts of War Series #9

by Virgilyn M Driscoll

Time Guy

by sally duback

Shy Guy

by sally duback

Tiberius And The Passion Flower

by Kelly Thorn Dulka


by Susan Fiebig

Heron in Flight

by Terry A. Fischer


by Maureen Fritchen

High Bred

by Jenie Gao

Spring Phenology: Click Beetles and Wasp

by Kristin Gjerdset


by Gary John Gresl

Which Way To Go?

by Linda Hancock

North Point Lighthouse

by Harriet Herrick


by Pat Hidson

Blue Tide

by Pat Hidson

The Unkindest Cut

by Jayne Reid Jackson

Fallen Star

by Jayne Reid Jackson

Torso/Trunk #93

by Christopher Johns

Waters Edge I

by Ian Baker Johnson

Waters Edge II

by Ian Baker Johnson

Waters Edge III

by Ian Baker Johnson


by Andrew Kersting

Torus 529

by Kristine Koch


by Ron Kosek

"Extinction Series- Glyptodon"

by Susan Estelle Kwas

"Extinction Series- Syndyoceras"

by Susan Estelle Kwas


by Karla Lauden

I Am Watching You

by Guntis Lauzums


by Guntis Lauzums


by Sue Lawton

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by Gene Mihleisen

A Space-Cowboy Adventure....Rocket Rodeo Round-Up!!

by Christine B. Miller

North on 42

by Jeanne Nikolai Olivieri

Blue Iris

by Jeanne Cole Panka

Divers Dilemma

by Marilyn Propp

Our Silver Maple

by Katherine Steichen Rosing

North Woods Selfie

by Julie San Felipe

Memory of Saul

by Beth Stoddard


by Victoria Tasch

Unfolding #3

by Maggie Venn

World Bloom

by Kathleen Walter

Jettatura #2

by Carey Watters

Around the Bend

by Sara Willadsen
Entry is open to any original work in, on, or of paper including handmade paper, paper sculpture, origami, artist’s books, cut paper, stitched paper or works on paper -- including painting, drawing and photography. All works, sculptural, decorative and functional must be original, be made primarily of paper and must have been completed in the last two year. Artists may submit up to three works for entry.

WVA members may enter for $25, non-members are invited to enter for $35.

All work should be exhibition ready. Artist will need to be present for intricate installation.

Dara Larson is a practicing artist and educator living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Larson teaches drawing,
papermaking, artist's book, surface and digital design at Alverno College. Larson works in a variety of media including printmaking, painting, drawing, papermaking, artist's books and sculpture. Her work has been exhibited and resides in collections in the United States, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Spain, Russia and China. To see her work please visit: www.daralarsonfineart.com

Max Yela has been Head of the Special Collections Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Libraries since 1994. Prior to this, he was the public services librarian for Special Collections at the University of Delaware, 1985-1994. Max is also an adjunct instructor in the UWM School of Information Studies where he teaches book history, and for many years he taught book-arts concepts and practice in the UWM Department of Art & Design. His research interests are in media theory, the history of books & printing, and the use of the book as an art medium.