Charles Munch - Out of the Woods

April 19 - June 1, 2019

Opening Reception: Gallery Night, Friday, April 26 from 5-9pm


Charles Munch's striking paintings of Wisconsin's Driftless Area and Northwoods explore the relationship between humans, animals, and the natural world. By removing superfluous detail, Munch allows luminous color and simplified drawing to convey emotion, showing humans and animals as both friend and foe in rich combinations.

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Charles Munch – Human Nature

October 21 – November 26

Opening Reception: Gallery Night October 21 from 5 – 9 pm
Artist's Reception: Saturday, October 22 from 1 - 3pm. Informal talk 2pm

Inspired by his life in rural Wisconsin, Charles Munch’s paintings continue to be a meditation on man’s complex relationship with nature. Munch uses bold, graphic lines and carefully composed compositions to evoke questions and suggest situations. These deceptively simple landscapes embrace a world where nature’s balance is restored.

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Wallflowers

January 8 – February 6, 2016

This group exhibition focuses on the flower in contemporary art by the region’s top artists. The artists’ styles are as unique and personal as the artists’ intent when capturing their subject. The exhibition includes paintings, works on paper, photography and sculpture.

Participating artists are: Stephen Warde Anderson, Tara Austin, Kim Benson, Tom BerenzMary BeroChris BertiDerrick BuischMarion CoffeyTerrence Coffman,Laura DronzekBeth EdwardsPatrick Farrell, Joshua Huyser, Ron IsaacsClare MalloyNancy MladenoffMark MulhernCharles MunchDennis NechvatalMichael NolandMelanie ParkeBill ReidJeffrey RippleJan SerrBrook SlaneT.L. SolienNathaniel SternFred StonehousePaula Swaydan GrebelStephanie TrenchardMichael VelliquetteMary Alice Wimmer, and James Winn.

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The Salon Show

July 11 – September 5, 2015

Artists’ Reception on Gallery Night, Friday, July 24 from 6 to 9 pm

The Salon Show is the Gallery’s biggest exhibition of the year. Featuring new work by many of the top artists from the Midwest. Participating artists are: Tom BerenzMary BeroChris BertiCraig BlietzMark BrautigamDerrick BuischMark ChatterleyMarion CoffeyTerrence CoffmanBen GrantDoug HatchKathy HofmannLaurie HoginMark HortonBreehan JamesEd LarsonClare MalloyCathy MartinNancy MladenoffMark MulhernCharles MunchDennis NechvatalWilliam NicholsMichael NolandJennifer PriceBill ReidJeffrey RippleJason RohlfJan SerrElizabeth ShreveBrook SlaneT.L. SolienNathaniel SternFred StonehouseStephanie TrenchardTom UttechRuss VogtMary Alice Wimmer, and Betsy Youngquist.

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The Beast Within - "Images of Animals in Tattoo and Contemporary Art"

July 12 – August 31, 2013

Curated by Fred Stonehouse

The heraldic nature of tattoos has historically tied its imagery to the symbolism of animals. If one could argue that tattoos constitute a sort of “psychic armor” then this imagery and symbolism seems to make complete sense and the pervasiveness of it in tattoo design is understandable. Of course, artists are drawn to animal imagery for a host of reasons, but for this exhibition we decided to focus on animal imagery in the art of tattooists and other artists as a way to think about the possible correlations and overlaps between related practices.

This exhibition will bring together the work of a diverse group of artists, linked primarily by the fact (other than the common subject matter) that I know them all. Large scale pieces from the renowned tattooer Don Ed Hardy, the exquisite hand-colored etchings of Briony Morrow Cribbs, the boldly graphic paintings of New York tattooist Bert Krak and the Japanese inflected works of Milwaukee’s own Jon Reiter will all be part of the mix. – Fred Stonehouse

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Tory Folliard Gallery 25th Anniversary Exhibition!

Tory Folliard opened her gallery in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward in 1988. Since then, the gallery has been an important part of the art scene in Wisconsin as well as throughout the Midwest. Please join us on Gallery Night, April 19th and Gallery Day, April 20, 2013 as we celebrate this special occasion with the opening of our biggest show yet! Sixty-seven artists have been invited to participate. Be prepared to see the very best work these talented creatives have to offer. Meet the artists and enjoy an extraordinary exhibition!

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Charles Munch – New Paintings

February 8 – March 8, 2014

For more than forty years, Charles Munch has depicted the complex relationship between man and nature with carefully composed deconstructed imagery. Graphically painted with precise marks, Munch’s landscapes continue to question our place in the world. The paintings of Charles Munch were included in Wisconsin’s 2013 Triennial. Over the years, he has participated in 20 museum exhibitions, received numerous awards, and has work in the permanent collection of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

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