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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Ruth Grotenrath at Elaine Erickson Gallery

When looking at a painting by Ruth Grotenrath, it is hard not to feel exuberant. Her paintings, particularly from the 1940s onward, plunge us into the delights of a bright palette and complex rhythms of pattern, manifest through still lifes both...
06.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
A small exhibition of Joe Hamesiter's oil on linen paintings recently opened at Tory Folliard Gallery last Friday. Tutored and mentored by painter and former UW-Milwaukee professor Tom Uttech, Hameister graduated with a BFA in painting from UWM in the mid-90's. Around the same time period, a Jan Vermeer exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. profoundly influ...