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04.11.2013 | | Posted at 08:24 PM

Exhibition Series on Women, Science and Nature Opens

By Peggy Sue
The Lynden Sculpture Garden recently opened what they define as “the first in a series of occasional exhibitions” under the overall theme of  “Women, Science and Nature.” At the April 7 opening this month, a fiber artist introduced the series in the exhibition “Shelia Held: Rappaccini’s Daughter.” The Wauwatosa artist works on a loom at the age-old art of weaving. While Held...
12.06.2012 | | Posted at 09:14 AM

Arts @ Large Launches Skyberg's "Squircle"on December 12

By Peggy Sue
How do elementary school children incorporate art into their daily schedule? Arts @ Large places artists such as Andrea Skyberg in school residencies at Milwaukee schools across the city. Over the last year, Skyberg collaborated with Cooper, Fairview, 95th Street School, St. John the Evangelist and the Waukesha Community Art Project to help illustrate her new book titled Squircle. The Arts @ Larg...
09.30.2012 | | Posted at 04:19 PM
By Peggy Sue
Integrating artists working in fiber art and an age old craft tradition comprise a current exhibition titled “Throw: Great Lengths of Innovation in Modern Quilting.” The University of Wisconsin Union Art Gallery presents seven artists who use contemporary visions of quilting techniques throughout their unique artwork.  One of the most interesting artists Julie Floresch works by fa...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Stitched drawings and paintings take the place of more traditional works of paper, pencil, oil paint and watercolor in two exhibitions at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. The museum holds a dual opening March 28 for “Uncommon Threads...