Stephanie Trenchard - In Smithsonian Benefit, May 2015

Stephanie Trenchard, MATERIAL CULTURE SQUARE, Sand cast glass with inclusions, 10.25 x 9.5 x 3.5"

The work of Stephanie Trenchard has been chosen for the prestigious Smithsonian Women’s Committee Arts Invitational which takes place April 21st – May 5th, 2015.

Stephanie Trenchard, MATERIAL CULTURE SQUARE, Sand cast glass with inclusions, 10.25 x 9.5 x 3.5″

The second annual Smithsonian Women’s Committee Arts Invitational auction showcases the work of a small, select group of American studio artists of consummate skill who were invited to participate. Their sought-after pieces are found in both private collections and museums world-wide.

A new roster of artists is chosen each year by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee. The 2015 invited artists include: Susan Beiler, ceramics; John Cederquist,

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James Winn - Review and Video from The Shepherd Express - March, 2015


James Winn was recently interviewed by The Shepherd Express’ Kat Murrell before the opening of his current show – New Paintings. You can read Kat’s review here and watch the video interview below.  

Tom Uttech - Featured on THE ARTS PAGE, March - 2015

Tom_Uttech_The Arts Page

Tom Uttech was recently interviewed by MPTV’s The Arts Page. They spoke with him in the gallery and at his studio. Watch Tom’s segment below:


Jan Serr - New Series of Leaves and Branches - March, 2015

Jan Serr in her Milwaukee Studio

Jan Serr has a begun a new series of paintings: Leaves and Branches. A subject the artist has visited in the past, her admiration and fascination with the colors, patterns and movements taking place overhead continues.

Jan Serr in her Milwaukee Studio

Says Serr, “Leaves and Branches has a point of view of looking up at leaves and branches against the streaming sky. I am using a gestural line, as active as a branch in the wind, and vibrant, transparent colors, as if the sun poured through them.”

Jan Serr, Leaves and Branches, 36×48 inches, oil on linen – in progress

Serr is working

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James Winn in Fine Art Connoisseur - March, 2015

UPSTATE SERIES: NO. 5, Acrylic on Paper, image 15 x 36" framed 25 1/2 x 46"

Digital Issues Newsletter, March 6, 2015

James Winn, UPSTATE SERIES: NO. 5, Acrylic on Paper, image 15 x 36″ framed 25 1/2 x 46″

Panoramic Landscapes by James Winn

Jeffrey Carlson Reporting, Editor, Fine Art Today What’s left to accomplish for an artist collected by the Art Institute of Chicago and fine art connoisseurs across the Midwest? More majestic visions of the American landscape.

This weekend Milwaukee’s Tory Folliard Gallery premieres a solo show for artist James Winn, who is exhibiting scenes of the Midwest and upstate New York, as well as works from his “Lotus” series. “James Winn: New Paintings” opens

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Noland and Malloy artwork featured in M Magazine - March, 2015

Michael Noland, NOW THERE WERE THREE, gouache on paper, image 8 x 12 inches

Artwork by Michael Noland and Clare Malloy is featured in the March issue of M Magazine!



The built-in shelving in the office uses white exterior and walnut stained interior to provide contrast to the striking custom-made desk, which works perfectly with the white office chair.

Michael Noland, NOW THERE WERE THREE, gouache on paper, image 8 x 12 inches

In the powder room, an Asian altar table is repurposed into the sink vanity while the

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Beth Edwards - Urban Art Mural - Summer, 2014

Beth Edwards, FUN IN THE SUN, Memphis, TN

Beth Edwards, professor of art at the University of Memphis was awarded a commission for an Urban Art Mural on the equipment storage building in Willow Park in Memphis, Tennessee.

Beth Edwards, FUN IN THE SUN, Memphis, TN

Edwards photographed people from the neighborhood to compose a celebration of nature and the athletic activities on the park’s ball fields.

Beth Edwards, FUN IN THE SUN, Memphis, TN

These photos are now painted portraits on the four mural walls. The work is titled Fun in the Sun and is intended to serve as a magnet to bring people into the

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Tom Berenz at Giertz Gallery, Parkland College through March, 2015

Tom Berenz, CAKE FLIGHT, mixed media on canvas

Tom Berenz is having a solo exhibition entitled Presently Absent at the Giertz Gallery at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois. Opening, February 12 with an Artist Talk, Presently Absent runs through March 31, 2015.

Tom Berenz, CAKE FLIGHT, mixed media on canvas

Parkland College’s Giertz Gallery is located at 2400 West Bradley Avenue in Champaign, Ilinois.

For more information, contact the Giertz Gallery at 217/351-2485 or

Mark Chatterley at Uttarayan Art Foundation in India - December 2014


Sculptor Mark Chatterley recently participated in the 20th International Sculpture Symposium in Bronze & Stone. Held at the Uttarayan Art Foundation in Jaspur-Baroda, India, the design he submitted was chosen to be carved in stone and poured in bronze for the Foundation’s private museum.

Mark Chatterley’s sculpture design in the clay stage of the bronze process for the Uttarayan Art Foundation

Mark Chatterley’s sculptures encased in slurry in preparation for mold making in the bronze process

The Uttarayan Art Foundation provided materials, tools, and assistants for the stone version

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Keith Jacobshagen painting in Smithosonian Collection – February, 2015

Keith Jacobshagen, AUGUST CICADAS, 18x46 inches, oil on canvas

Congratulations to Keith Jacobshagen. AUGUST CICADAS, an 18×46″ oil on canvas painting, was recently accepted into the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC.

Keith Jacobshagen, AUGUST CICADAS, 18×46 inches, oil on canvas

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