Portraits at Cardinal Stritch Capture 'Wisconsin Labor'
The traveling exhibition is a collaboration between Madison's James Watrous Gallery (Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters) and the Wisconsin Arts Board to document laborers in the state. In 2007, six Wisconsin fine art photographers were commissioned to capture portraits of men and women making a living through the state's diverse occupations, many of which are often overlooked.
Milwaukee's Tim Abler and Dick Blau, River Falls' David Heberlein, the Manitowoc team of J. Shimon and J. Lindemann, and Madison's Jamie Young present their viewpoints on the contemporary workforce through digital, silver gelatin and traditional prints.
Abler, chair of Cardinal Stritch University's art department, presents the black-and-white image Muskie Guide. The portrait offers a glimpse into the world of sportsmen and sportswomen seeking to catch Wisconsin's official "State Fish," the muskie.
The university's Northwestern Mutual Art Gallery hosts a 5-8 p.m. opening reception Friday, Sept. 23. At 5:30 p.m., labor historian Michael Gordon will discuss Milwaukee's labor history. Another reception is planned for Gallery Night, Friday, Oct. 21, from 5-8 p.m.
Richard Galling: New Work & Ian Hokin: Bad News
Green Gallery East
1500 N. Farwell Ave.
The new exhibition at this popular East Side gallery features contemporary paintings by Richard Galling and Ian Hokin. An opening reception takes place 6-9 p.m. Sept. 24.
Inside/Outside: Dressing the Monument
Lynden Sculpture Garden
2145 W. Brown Deer Road
Twelve artists—three from Switzerland and nine from across the United States—create temporary, site-specific installations for the Lynden Sculpture Garden in this exhibit that opens with a 4:30-7:30 p.m. reception Sunday, Sept. 25.