March 15 – April 12
In conjunction with the SGCI Conference Print MKE 2013, gallery artists Mark Mulhern, Tom Uttech, Derrick Buisch, Dennis Nechvatal, Mary Jones, John Wilde, T.L. Solien, and Fred Stonehouse exhibit monotypes and limited edition prints.
Join us for an artists’ reception on Friday, March 22, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Color is the wavelength composition of light and usually determined visually by measurement of hue, saturation, and brightness. In COLOR!, paintings and sculptures challenge the limits of our visual perception as regional and national artists analyze and confront this subject.
Derrick Buisch’s paintings are abstractions of everyday visual language with concentrated surface tension between background and symbols.
Laura Dronzek’s new collection of landscape and still-life paintings are intimate in size, but offer views of grand themes suggested with richly layered surfaces. As Laura Dronzek puts it, “It is the mystery found in the commonplace, the extraordinary in the ordinary that is worth examining.” Her fictitious landscapes are composed of the most basic features: a horizon line, a [...]
Celebrations in Art is an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and jewelry featuring gallery artists: Rodger Bechtold, painting; Chris Berti, sculpture; Craig Blietz, painting; James Benjamin Franklin, painting; Bill Reid, sculpture; Stephanie Trenchard, sculpture; and Betsy Youngquist, sculpture & jewelry. Amusing, curious, and contemplative, each artist will present modestly scaled work appropriate for celebrating the gift of art.
*Opening and Artist Reception, Saturday, December 1st from 1 to 4 pm
Eric Aho returns to Milwaukee with a new body of paintings that transcend nature. The Vermont artist’s bold new work shifts to abstraction: away from focused observation and toward remembered experience. Using dynamic brushwork, Aho’s painted surfaces capture the essence of light, air, land and space colliding.[...]
Art historian Jim Yood describes Michael Noland‘s work as: “Intense. Obsessive. Determined. Dramatic. Processing reality through his patient translation of the real through design.” New gouache and oil paintings of frenetic creatures and chimerical landscapes express Noland’s healthy respect for nature. Having grown up in Oklahoma’s Tornado Alley and spending much of his adult life in the Midwest, Noland’s paintings embody a spirit of place pulsating with glowing plants and animals.
Gallery Night at the Tory Folliard Gallery was a great success! Below are pictures of just some of the wonderful people that attended to celebrate Patrick Farrell’s exhibition New Oil Paintings: Looking Back. If you weren’t able to make it, the show is open until September 1, so be sure to stop by![...]
Sofia Arnold has a new body of work for our “Nature Redux” exhibition which opens in July. This group exhibition also includes Stephen Ward Anderson and Beth Edwards. The show opens on July 7th and the artist reception will be on Gallery Night, July 27th, 2012Sofia Arnold, “Brush Rush”, colored pencil and spray paint on paper, 17×14 inches