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06.12.2013 | | Posted at 01:08 PM

Erickson Features Retrospective on Carol Rowan

By Peggy Sue
This past weekend several  galleries in the Historic Third Ward opened intriguing exhibitions that will lead up or continue through summer gallery night. All three appear in the Marshall Building on the corner of Buffalo and Water, which makes viewing the artwork pure pleasure when housed in one space. On the first floor of the Marshall building at Katie Gingrass Gallery, �...
01.29.2013 | | Posted at 07:58 PM

Part II: Sanquist and Dr Zhu's Exquisite Silver Gelatin Photographs

By Peggy Sue
A crowd gathered at the Marshall Building’s Elaine Erickson Gallery on one Saturday afternoon in January. They waited to listen to George Sanquist and Yong-ran Zhu discuss their silver gelatin prints in the exhibition “Eye of the Beholder.” Owner Elaine Erickson rarely exhibits photography, and this represents the gallery’s first entirely photographic exhibition. Yet, these prints produce...
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Elaine Erickson’s ‘Eye of the Beholder’

 Photography was traditionally defined by an artist cloistered in a dark room filled with tins of chemicals used to develop a picture on pure white paper. Twenty-first century technology moved the medium into the digital age
11.30.2012 | | Posted at 06:18 PM
By Peggy Sue
Art Watch for the Week: December 1-8 Keep the artistic soul in sync with these festive activities that also celebrate the holidays in creative style.     Plan ahead to enjoy these events with a friend and welcome the season.    “James Charles Jewelry Show” at Elaine Erickson Gallery on the first Floor of the Marshall Building, Historic Third War...
11.20.2012 | | Posted at 07:21 PM
By Peggy Sue
Decay, debris, mortality: These words define the concepts sculptor Rory Burke explores at Brookfield’s Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in the her exhibition “Finite Differences.” In the past five years since Burke exploded on Milwaukee’s art scene, her skulls, heads and busts have turned the heads and minds of viewers on end. Through Burke’s now expanded scale, seen here at the ...
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012
In 2001, Eckhart Grohmann donated his extensive industrial realism art collection—featuring more than 900 paintings and sculptures—to the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). This “Man at Work” collection became the centerpiece...
08.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
Elaine Erickson Gallery closes the three-dimensional exhibition "Manifestations" on August 31. This exceptional show curated by Elaine Erickson at her gallery in the Marshall Building on East Buffalo Street in the Historic Third Ward features eleven artists displaying their artistic genius and often-international resumes. With her usual enthusiasm for creativity,  Erickson chats about these e...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Spectacular in Every Way:

A bash to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation was simply over-the-top spectacular with fire-eating by Erik Bang!!! and Miss Punch, along with magic by Sir Pinkerton Xyloma; plus the Brew City Bombshells’ sea of bustier-clad lovelies. A racy/lacy runway show featuring Shannon...
Monday, July 20, 2009

Art Preview

This year, 59 venues throughout the Milwaukee area unite in a synchronized effort to promote art in what has become a cherished tradition of 22 years. Gallery Night and Day is a quarterly event that encourages participants to hop from one location to the next, admiring an immense collection of diverse artwork along the way. The simple delights of superb...
Sunday, July 5, 2009

Representing local talent

Since early on in her career Elaine Erickson has been drawn to African art. A collection of masks, beadwork, sculpture and other everyday items find a permanent home in the gallery she’s run for 17 years. But that’s not all you’ll find at her Third Ward exhibit space...