Craig Blietz's HERD Exhibition Receives Write Up On Door County Pulse

A parade of cows from Sister Bay has been making an impact in West Bend.

In what is being described by the staff at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) in West Bend as a midcareer breakout show for Sister Bay artist Craig Blietz, his latest body of work encompasses what the artist refers to as the symbols, signs and emblems of where he lives. The exhibit of 23 new works is called Craig Blietz: Herd.

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Craig Blietz 'Herd' Exhibition at the Museum of Wisconsin Art

Herd, the artist’s first solo exhibition at MOWA, features a new body of work of twenty-three paintings that depict his beloved cows. Created specifically for MOWA’s white cube gallery, Blietz’s heroic cow parade is the perfect marriage between barnyard chic and SoHo hip. As seen in Helianthus, Blietz places his impeccably drawn cows front and center, allowing them to float in a depthless background of muted agrarian symbols, such as sunflowers, corn stalks, and barns.

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Forward 2014 - A Survey of WI Art through June, 2014

Every two years, the Charles Allis Art Museum hosts Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now, a juried exhibition showcasing the work of Wisconsin artists. Laurie Winters, Executive Director | CEO of the Museum of Wisconsin Art is this year's juror. Tory Folliard Gallery artists participating in the show are:  Craig BlietzTerrence CoffmanJeremy Popelka, and Stephanie Trenchard.

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