Nathaniel Stern in - October 2014


This Guy Takes Awesome Underwater Photos With a Desktop Scanner By Jason Kehe for, 10.17.14 |

Nathaniel Stern scans scenes for his “underwater performative prints.” Photo by Emyano Mazzola

Nathaniel Stern is diving off the coast of Florida, scanning the gorgeous seascape before him—literally. He’s got a desktop scanner strapped to his back, uploading images to an on-board Windows tablet. A few jellyfish, a bit of coral, the expanse of blue—he scans it all. He isn’t capturing these images for science or study, but for gallery walls. Stern is a digital artist, and for the past 10 years, this has been

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Mladenoff, Munch, and Stonehouse at UWGB - October, 2014

Figuring it Out poster2

UW-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery will present its next exhibit, “Figuring It Out: David Lenz, Gina Litherland, Nancy Mladenoff, Charles Munch and Fred Stonehouse,” from Thursday, Oct. 9 through Thursday, Oct. 30 at the gallery in Theatre Hall on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI.

Nancy Mladenoff, “The Ladies – Jaguar Trainer II, 2012, 40 x 50 inches, oil on canvas

The exhibit will kick off with an opening reception in the gallery from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, which will include brief talks from artists Charles Munch and Fred Stonehouse.

Charles Munch, BLACK BEAR FALLS,

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Charles Munch at Bay College through November 21, 2014

Charles Munch, MOTHER AND FAWN

Charles Munch, MOTHER AND FAWN

The paintings by Charles Munch can be thought of as nature icons, that is, images conducive to meditation on questions that may have no answer but are worth exploring. The mysterious stillness inherent in painted images encourages meditation on the twin riddles: What happened before? & What will happen afterwards? Munch believes that the more deeply we explore our relationship with other animals and the rest of the natural world, the healthier the world will be. The use of bright, clear colors and simplified shapes, convey a distinct image by the plainest means possible. Eliminating extraneous details, allowing room for the

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Jan Serr: Summer Dances - September 2014


Jan Serr’s ‘Summer Dances’ Movement in monotype at MOWA On The Lake By Kat Murrell for the Shepherd Express, September 2014

Dance is inherently based in time and motion. Artist Jan Serr suspends moments of the dancers’ art through a brightly lyrical series of monotype prints in an exhibition of her new work, “Summer Dances,” at the Museum of Wisconsin Art On The Lake.

Serr is known as a painter but has explored printmaking for decades, particularly through the possibilities of the monotype process. Monotypes are differentiated from other forms of printmaking in that each finished piece is ultimately a singular, unique work. The foundational process involves

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Mulhern & Martin, Shepherd Express – September 2014

Mark Mulhern, BROCANTE, Charcoal and Pastel on Paper, 42x60"

Examining the Everyday at the Tory Folliard Gallery By Tyler Friedman for the Shepherd Express

Cathy Martin, COUNTRY ROADS, Oil on panel, 17×14″

Two new exhibitions at the Tory Folliard Gallery (233 N. Milwaukee St.) each introduce the everyday into their art. Cathy Martin comes to her craft from an earthy angle, which steered clear of the contemporary artist’s traditional MFA-lined path. She is an artist whose day job puts food on her table by putting food on other people’s tables. Indeed, her oil paintings on display in the exhibit “This & That” reveal a sensitivity to nature no doubt nurtured by her years as a Wisconsin

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Nathaniel Stern

Nathaniel Stern has a desktop scanner strapped to his body while scuba diving to create his latest series of art images.

Artist Nathaniel Stern scans a subaqueous terrain

By Mary Louise Schumacher of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, August 2014

Nathaniel Stern has a desktop scanner strapped to his body while scuba diving to create his latest series of art images.

If memory serves, the first time I laid eyes on Nathaniel Stern, it was in a Facebook profile picture years ago. He was standing up to his chest in a lily pond, a straw hat tipped over his brow and sweeping what looked like a desktop scanner over the surface of the water. I remember thinking, “Who is this modern-day Claude Monet pondering perception in new ways?”

Since then,

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Derrick Buisch at Southern Georgia University - September, 2014

STUDIO NOTATIONS (UPSTAIRS ROOM), Silkscreen and Oil Paint on Canvas,39 1/2 x 76 1/2"

Derrick Buisch highlights popular culture in paintings, drawings at Southern Georgia University.

Artist Lecture, Thursday, September 18th!

Derrick Buisch, STUDIO NOTATIONS (UPSTAIRS ROOM), Silkscreen and Oil Paint on Canvas,39 1/2 x 76 1/2″

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art at Georgia Southern University presents Derrick Buisch: Off Season from August 18 – September 19 on campus in the University Gallery of the Center for Art & Theatre. The exhibition includes an artist lecture Thursday, September 18, at 5 p.m. in the Visual Arts Building, Room 2071, followed immediately by an artist reception in the gallery. The events are free, and the public is welcome.

Derrick Buisch: Off

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Craig Blietz – Eight Years of Pastoral Dreaming – August 2014


Craig Blietz: Eight Years of Pastoral Dreaming” was published in conjunction with the 20 year survey of Blietz’s work held at the Miller Art Museum in Sturgeon Bay, WI in the Fall of 2013. It is hardcover, measuring 12″ x 12″, has 192 pages with color and black & white images. Included in the book is an Introduction by Bonnie Hartmann, Director of the Miller Art Museum. Deborah Rosenthal, Miller Art Museum Curator provides an interview with Blietz. Essays and reviews in the book have been contributed by Lauren Levato-Coyne, Shan Bryan-Hanson, Peggy Sue Dunigan, and John Mendelsohn.

“Eight Years of Pastural Dreaming” is available at Tory

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Nathaniel Stern - Rippling Images featured at Turbine Art Fair - July 2014


Nathaniel Stern‘s new “Rippling Images” prints from his ongoing “Compressionism” series will be featured at the Turbine Art Fair in Johanessburg, South Africa. “Rippling Images” will debut in the United States at Tory Folliard Gallery in October 2014.

Nathaniel Stern explains his “Underwater Performative” prints process: In my ongoing series of “Compressionism” prints, I strap a desktop scanner, computing device and custom battery pack to my body, and perform images into existence. I might scan in straight, long lines across tables, tie the scanner around my neck and swing over flowers, do pogo-like gestures over bricks, or just follow the wind over

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Janica Yoder - Photo to be Included in Getty Book, Spring 2015


Janica Yoder‘s photograph, Untitled: Chicken Series, c. 1980 will be featured in the upcoming J. Paul Getty Museum book “Animals in Photographs” by Assistant Curator Arpad Kovacs. To be published in the Spring of 2015, “Animals in Photographs” highlights work from the Getty Museum’s permanent collection and will be available in print and digital formats.

Janica Yoder, UNTITLED: CHICKEN SERIES, Gelatin Silver Print, 14 11/16 x 18 3/8 inches