Madison area
Artist Directory 2009


Olbrich Gems


Sherry Ackerman

Sherry's work in watercolor and acrylic is eclectic, from children's art to portraits and everything in between, especially flowers and animals.

Medium:Painting
Galleries: Capri Gallery, Poynette
Diakonos Designs, Stoughton
Sweet Lips Art & Gift Gallery, Lake Mills





O Springtime


Jae Leslie Adams

Jae Leslie is a calligrapher, writer, poet, and book artist, which are all ways of saying the same thing. Spoken words fly away, but written letters remain.

Medium:Mixed media
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Out/In: Floating


Ann Fischer Athas

Nature images provide the starting point for Ann's etchings and monotypes.

Medium:Printmaking
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Web site: www.athasprintstudio.com
Gallery: High Street Gallery, Mineral Point






Alyska Bailey Peterson - PointyKitty Studios

PointyKitty Studios provides handmade artisan accessories and commercial photography jury slides and branding services for emerging artists.

Medium:jewelry and commercial photography
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Web site: www.pointykitty.net
Galleries: Absolutely Art, LLC, Madison
Savoir Faire Cards & Gifts, Madison




Light Unfolding


Beverly Balakhovsky - Present Moment

Texture, color, light and flow create a feeling, stir the imagination and provoke thought. The process is a form of meditation, I am in the present moment.

Medium:Painting
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"Deeper Meanings"


Bill Beese

I intend to derive all of my work from nature,whether real or imagined.

Medium:Painting
Gallery: Manna Cafe, Madison





Splendidly Imperfect


Charlotte Bell

Charlotte seeks to connect to wholeness and healing in her silver jewelry and mixed media pieces. Her work ranges from playful to strikingly elegant and avant garde. All is affordable.

Medium:silver (PMC) jewelry, mixed media/glass assemblages
Email:
Galleries: Absolutely Art, Madison
Kaleidoscope Marketplace, Mount Horeb




Tower Series- woodfired


Sandra Belozercovsky

Clay...as primal and seductive as the fire that transforms the textures and shapes we build. Rough and smooth, a mix of abstract configurations and beating animal pulse and emotion.

Medium:Clay
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Web sites: sandrabelozercovsky.blogspot.com
www.designforwardllc.com






Shena Blomgren - Red Canary LLC

Specializing in faux finishing and decorative painting, Shena combines her artistic talents, decorating skills and eye for color to create one-of-a-kind works of art on walls in homes and businesses.

Medium:Painting
Email:
Web sites: www.redcanary.biz
redcanarypainting.blogspot.com/
www.twitter.com/redcanaryllc






Karen Boer

I love to create, to take the materials I use and make something new, that did not exist before and hopefully evoke something in the viewer in some way.

Medium:Mixed media
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Big Blue


Sarah Bradley

Gourds provide endless opportunities as an art medium. I take inspiration from the natural form and create pieces that maintain an organic energy.

Medium:Sculpture
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Fall Colours


Cheryl Hilliard Breunig

Much of my inspiration comes from the beauty of our rural Wisconsin and my gardens. Peace.

Medium:Watercolor
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Web site: www.cherylbdesigns.com




Contemporary Museum, Orpheum and Capital


Paul Briskey

I make oil and water color paintings that celebrate Madison in a impressionistic and spontaneous way.

Medium:Painting
Email:
Web site: www.PaulBriskey.com
Galleries: Sauvre Faire, Madison
Milward Farrell Fine Art, Madison
Century House Gifts, Madison






Nina L Camic


Medium:Photography
Web sites: ninacamic.blogspot.com
ninacamic.com
Gallery: Weston Place





Pagoda


David Carpenter

My work consists of colored pencil drawings, primarily of landscapes and florals. Drawings are limited in size to 17" x 25" unframed.

Medium:Drawing
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Irish Blossoms


Bonnie Chambers

Bonnie does watercolors and mixed media. She likes to paint landscapes and nature and has fun using various textures, colors along with lights and darks in her art.

Medium:Mixed media
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Web site: www.madisonartguild.com




Happy Hour 2


C.K. Chang

Nature, nature, nature. I love nature. Often I take trips to explore nature. And I paint pictures of nature. These paintings become my family treasure.

Medium:Painting
Web site: www.ckchang.com
Galleries: Public Library-Main Branch, Madison
Health Services Learning Center, Madison





1928 Steam Engine


Steve chappell - ROLLING TIRE PRODUCTIONS

I am a graphic artist, I produce graphics.

Medium:Printmaking
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Web site: schappellstudio.com
Gallery: Absolutely Art, Madison






Amy Climer

Whether it's a leaf floating in a stream or a unique view of a waterfall, I seek to bring focus to the intriguing beauty found outside.

Medium:Photography
Email:
Web sites: www.amyclimer.com
swingingbyathread.blogspot.com
Galleries: The Bradley Art Gallery, Stoughton
Tuvalu Gallery, Verona




Labradorite with Citrine in 14kt gold wire


Jennifer Damrow - Exclusive Inspirations

Jennifer uses the most unique gemstones to create her jewelry. Her pieces have been a favorite around the Midwest, and she now designs internationally. See website for local shows.

Medium:Jewelry
Email:
Web sites: www.exclusiveinspirations.com
www.burniesrockshop.com
Gallery: Burnies Rock Shop, Madison




Bloom Oil on canvas


Ceallaigh Daniels

Ceallaigh paints with oil on canvas. Her subjects represent the contorted realist reflections on glass and metal, and also uses ancient Celtic patterns to express the timelessness of artisans.

Medium:oil on canvas
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Disk 52


Jack Dennis - AGB Graphis Workshop

I do abstract monotypes, lithographs and etchings.

Medium:Monotype





Love Heals


Heather Denson - FUSION OF COLOR

Heather nurtures the soul through vibrant and energetic oil paintings. Inspired by nature, dreams and various emotions, her contemporary originals are born ranging in size from 5"x5" to 6'x4'.

Medium:Painting
Email:
Web site: www.fusionofcolor.us
Galleries: Bartell Theatre, Madison
Kesslers Diamonds, Madison
Oasis Day Spa, Madison




Dancing in the dark


Jean M. Duff

I am inspired by nature to create whimiscal watercolors of animals and botanicals. The color and texture will be dependent on my mood and what I wish to create.

Medium:Watercolor
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White Angel


Drazen Dupor - St John the Baptist Gallery

Drazen practices Byzantine style iconography on mixed media to revoke ancient fresco painting in churches.

Medium:Mixed media
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Web site: www.duporikone.com




All That Is Kept Within My Heart


Rachel Durfee

Radiant handmade prints, symbolically explore the ways we can thrive in the gap between how life is and how it ought to be.

Medium:Printmaking
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Web site: www.rachel-durfee.com






Taylor Franklin

I am inspired by the human figure, mysterious environments and the potent beauty of the sacred feminine.

Medium:Painting
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Mary Jane Gogan

MJ enjoys painting landscapes of Ireland and the Provence, depicting antiquity in buildings and pottery etc. Her medium is acrylic and some collage.

Medium:Painting
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Meredith Green - Gaia Potteryworks

I am guided, coaxed and sometimes tricked, by my artistic muse, into making functional items that hang out in kitchens and whimsical sculptures that hang out in gardens.

Medium:Ceramics
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Spiral Wave Decay


Christian Andrew Grooms - AGB Graphics Workshop

My current work in printmaking explores the language of audio and/or phonic portraiture. Inspired by sound waves, this work translates sound to visual language.

Medium:Printmaking
Email:
Web sites: www.christiangrooms.com
www.andrew-balkin-eds.com
www.paolihousegallery.com
Galleries: AGB Graphics Workshop, Madison
Paoli House Gallery, Paoli






David Guilfoose - Green Wine Bottles Studio

Designed by David Guilfoose, the Green Wine Bottle series is a collection of sculptures made from reclaimed wine bottles. 100% re-purposed in Wisconsin.

Medium:Glass
Email:
Web site: www.greenwinebottles.com
Galleries: State Street Gallery, Madison
Kaleidoscope Gallery, Mt. Horeb




Rain


Kristi L. Hall

I enjoy creating images of everyday things in a way that make you look twice. There is beauty in the simplest things, you just have to look.

Medium:Photography
Email:
Web sites: www.klhphotography.org
www.cafepress.com/KLHphotography
Gallery: Cherokee Country Club, Madison




My Favorite Lake


Myra Hammer

I work with oil paints mostly landscapes.

Medium:Painting
Gallery: Art-On-Third gallery, Mount Horeb





Orchid


Danielle Hartman-Semtry

I find details of our environment and ourselves intriguing and beautiful. Generally my photography and artwork capture and manifest forms and elements that tend to go unnoticed.

Medium:Mixed media
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Beth Hefty

Beth explores the dark underside of nature and the human experience through drawing using the mediums of pencil and charcoal.

Medium:Drawing
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Web site: elisesdungeon.com






Shevanthi Hettiarachchi

The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration...Claude Monet

Medium:Painting
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Web site: www.shevanthi.etsy.com






Sara Hogan - Somafelt


Medium:Fiber
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Galleries: Cornerstone Gallery, Baraboo
SweetLips, Lake Mills






Lee Holt - Holt Studio

My high fire clay sculptures include wall reliefs, garden items, fish replications, stand alone items, garden guardians and totems, garden bells on wrought iron crooks

Medium:Ceramics
Email:
Galleries: David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee
Sweet Lips Gallery, Lake Mills






PHolt Studio - PHolt Studio

PHoltStudio handcrafts pins, magnets and ornaments from low fired clay, paints them with acrylics in unexpected colors, then wires and beads them.

Medium:ceramics
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Galleries: Artisan Gallery, Paoli
Absolutely Art, Madison
Sweet Lips Gallery, Lake Mills






Virginia Huber

My art focuses on people and how they fill their day here on earth. Recently, I've been filling some of my days making collage/watercolor paintings of people.

Medium:Watercolor
Email:
Web sites: www.virginiahuber.com
www.huberschoo.com




Symbolic Hope


Mary Ann Inman - School of Eclectic Art

Art for me has intrinsic value. Those artists who are courageous enough to create using their visual voice are my inspiration. I beleive in "art for the sake of art".

Medium:Watercolor & Beyond
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Web site: www.schoolofeclecticart.com




Arbor Abstract


Monique J Isham

Working with mostly watercolor and sometimes including pen&ink is a joyful challenge that feeds my creativity. The results are sometimes representative, but often abstract and seemingly botanical.

Medium:Painting
Web site: moniquesuniques.com
Gallery: High Street Gallery, Mineral Point





Spring Tulips #2


Jayne Reid Jackson

I work with various etching/intaglio techniques and am best known for my mezzotints and monotypes. My still life images play with light, reflections and distortions.

Medium:Printmaking
Email:
Web site: www.jaynereidjackson.com
Galleries: Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison
High Street Gallery, Mineral Point
Peltz Galler, Milwaukee




"Sunrise at the Cabin"


Kathleen Jahn

My watercolors vary in technique and subject matter. I enjoy the challenge of variety. Therefore, I paint skies, scenes, florals,even portraits depending on my mood for the day.

Medium:Watercolor
Galleries: West James Gallery, Columbus
The Loft at the Mercantile, Portage





Bleeding Hearts #2


Barbara Jenkin

I feel that the true essence of the self lies in Nature. Through plants and clay, I try to capture this for myself and others.

Medium:Clay
Email:
Galleries: No Rules Gallery, Spring Green
HIgher Fire Clay Studio, Madison
Bradley Art Gallery, Stoughton




Lime Ice


Marcia Nelson Jezwinski

Designs in stained glass come from looking around my world, visualizing how to represent what I see then making it happen with colors, texture, and the glass.

Medium:stained glass
Email:
Web sites: www.highstreetartists.com
www.madisonartguild.com
Gallery: High Street Gallery, Mineral Point




the lone leaf


Angela Johnson

I am an artist, museum educator and teacher who looks to creativity, beauty and learning in everything I do. My artistic experiences are intertwined with my work and life.

Medium:Photography
Email:
Web site: www.flickr.com/photos/36951476@N07/




Aviary


Bonnie Johnson

Painting, for me, is an exciting adventure into the world of color. Choosing the paints, mixing and applying them is endlessly fascinating.

Medium:Acrylic Painting
Galleries: Public Library-Main Branch, Madison
Health Services Learning Center, Madison





"Lapse Continuum" (Detail)


Meghan Allynn Johnson

My work focuses on unguarded moments which provide insight into the struggle between the individual as a member of contemporary culture, and as one who is linked to historical traditions.

Medium:Painting
Email:
Web site: meghanallynn.blogspot.com/




Scrutiny


Melanie Kehoss

Inspired by mass-produced design aids, like paint swatches and scrapbook paper, I depict scenarios of human interaction. Using cut-out silhouettes, viewers may project their own memories onto the scenes.

Medium:Mixed media
Email:
Web site: www.angelfire.com/wi3/kehoss






Kristine S. Kellor

The possibility of creating the inexpressible drives my excitement in watercolor painting. Creating abstract watercolor paintings, I explore interactions between nature, emotions, intuition, symbolism, movement, and rich interplay of colors.

Medium:watercolor and acrylic
Email:
Galleries: Legacy House Tea and Gift Shop, Madison
Promotion Fitness, Fitchburg




Pink Peony


Helen R Klebesadel

Helen uses watercolor as her primary medium to explore the magic found in every day experiences and broad social issues represented through common objects.

Medium:Watercolor
Web site: www.niceharpy.etsy.com
Gallery: Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison





0range meadow


odvar klovrud

started painting after retirement,and loving it.

Medium:oil on board
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Natasa Knezevic

Painting is my prayer for the Goddesses of Small Forests, who with they secrets look like labyrinths under the waters...

Medium:Mixed media
Email:
Web site: www.duporikone.com




Untitled #108


Daniel Knoetke

Nature is art is nature. My art comes directly from my love of nature. I build my sculptures from the natural artifacts I find while walking in the wild.

Medium:Sculpture
Gallery: Absolutely Art, Madison





The Neighborhood


Julie L. Koenke

The process: I tear paper, glue it together and paint it. The purpose: To tell the stories of everyday life.

Medium:Mosaics
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Web site: www.juliekoenke.com




recent book works


Laura Komai - Anthology

Works in fiber and paper including quilts, altered books, collage and photography. Specializes in vivid and interesting color combinations.

Medium:Mixed media
Web site: anthology.typepad.com
Gallery: Anthology, Madison





Elizabeth Picking Apples


Lisa Patti Konkol

Oil painting allows me to express the beauty of nature, both in landscapes and portraits. I especially enjoy capturing the uniqueness and spirit of an individual in a portrait.

Medium:Painting
Email:
Web sites: www.Konkol.com
www.portraitpainters.net




sterling forged necklace


Cynthia L. Koshalek

I like to work in a lot of different media, but hand forged Jewelry is my passion.

Medium:Jewelry
Email:
Galleries: Cornerstone, Baraboo
Off The Wheel Pottery, Egg Harbor
Water Street Arts, Mosinee




They Never Let Rudolph Join In Any Reindeer Gangs


John Kovalic

From the Daily Cardinal to the New York Times, from "Wild Life" to "Dork Tower" and "Apples to Apples," Madison is responsible for all of this. Thanks, Mad Town!

Medium:Cartoons: inks, acrylics, multi-media
Email:
Web sites: www.kovalic.com
www.dorktower.com
Gallery: 16 Hands Studio and Gallery, Madison






Bobbie Krinsky

Bobbie is a silversmith, poet, writer and photographer who seeks the grace of ordinary places and people and the magic one click can capture in the blink of an eye.

Medium:Digital photography
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"Midwest Aerial"


Jean M. Lang

Both rural and urban scenes, especially in the Midwest, appeal to me. I try to pull forms and colors together so they are more than the sum of their parts.

Medium:acrylic painting





Water Lily


Bev Larson

Bev works in both pastel and watercolor, focusing on her love of nature.

Medium:Painting





Repose


Kathryn Lederhause


Medium:Photography
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robin lee

I make wacky art. I'm not professionally trained but i try my best to make my imagination, opinions, and stories come to life. i also write.

Medium:Watercolor
Email:
Web sites: www.creativecollectivity.com/robinlee.html
creativecollectivity.ning.com/profile/3qcshfss9jbuc
www.leftoverbags.com




"Play in Blue"


Gary D. Lewis

Gary works in mixed media collage emphasizing textures, shapes and colors found in Nature and man-made objects. God has provided beauty in variety that can be highlighted in Art.

Medium:Collage
Email:
Web site: www.slewisartwork.com




River Bluffs


Sue Lewis

Sue works in soft pastels and acrylics to create her paintings encompassing a variety of landscapes, portraits and still life subjects. Her goal is to cause others to "see" anew.

Medium:painting
Email:
Web site: www.slewisartwork.com




On the Water


Tom Linfield

My work stems from from studies of European stone circles and medieval architecture. The work speaks to the fragility of human relationships and the ways we achieve balance.

Medium:Mosaic, painting and drawing
Email:
Web sites: www.tomlinfield.com
www.arts-tribe.com
Gallery: Absolutely Art, Madison




The Godess Within - A Talking Stick


Efrat Livny - Open Circle Healing Arts

Inspired by native traditions and wisdom, my Talking Sticks bring together objects from many places and cultures. They are tools for exploration and discovery through deep listening and true expression.

Medium:Mixed media
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Web site: www.opencirclearts.info




Magnificent Seven


Linda Massey - 16 Hands Studio

Equines, canines and their people. These uniquely cropped, and often life-sized, oil paintings help the viewer see the familiar subjects in an exciting and inmate way.

Medium:Painting
Email:
Web site: www.16handsstudio.com
Gallery: 16 Hands Studio and Gallery, Madison




Button, Button


Syl Mauerman - SassySessories

Syl imaginates in wire, chainmaille and textiles to create one of a kind works of accessory art. When not creating she teaches and participates in area juried art fairs.

Medium:jewelry and textile
Email:
Web site: sassysessories.etsy.com




Moondance


Laura Meddaugh

I paint playful colorful dimensional watercolors, and acrylics on canvas, metal and other surfaces. I really enjoy what I do, and I'm told it shows!

Medium:Painting
Email:
Gallery: Absolutely Art, Madison




view www.artbymarilyn.net


Marilyn R. Meier-O'Brien

I am a local Madison, Wisconsin artist and please view my work at www.artbymarilyn.net I believe it speaks for itself. I paint with 2 fingers

Medium:Oil
Email:
Web sites: www.artbymarilyn.net
www.artbymarilyn.etsy.com
Galleries: Eastgate Cinema, Madison - June & July
Asociated Bank, Madison - September
A&C Supplies, Madison




Marlyn's Cone Flowers


Donna M. Miller

I have exhibited in Madison and throughout Wisconsin with the "Five Painters". European and American museums are a must when I am vacationing.

Medium:Acrylic
Galleries: Public Library-Main Branch, Madison
Health Sciences Learning Center, Madison





Sunburst/Moonburst


Jim Miller

I love working with glass. Its vibrancy and life is always interesting to me. I work within the context of Beauty, Wonder and Whimsy.

Medium:Glass
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urban flag


Beck Mugford

Beck challenges the urbane Madison by focusing on the forgotten, neglected and abandoned. Her close-up digital photography and re-purposed, brightly painted furniture reclaim the counter-culture that makes this community unique.

Medium:Photography and Re-purposed Furniture
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Pasqueflower, "Spring At Last"


Rhonda Nass

Believing that artwork is a communication, my intent is to express a smidgen of God's creativity primarily through nature art with hope that others will value it and Him more.

Medium:Painting
Web site: www.rnass.com
Galleries: Cornerstone Gallery, Baraboo
Sievers, Washington Island
No Rules, Spring Green







Phil Flanagan Nelson

Phil creates abstract metal and wood sculpture. Much of his work is for outdoor garden settings.

Medium:Sculpture
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Gray Brothers


John Norback

Waxy experiments with color brilliance produce images and abstractions with opportunities for subtlety integrated in their vivid coloring. My goal and hope is to produce the brightest possible reflected color.

Medium:Encaustic on canvas
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Web site: www.norbackley.com/encaustic/encaustic.htm




Visiting Grasshopper


Janis Nussbaum Senungetuk

Janis's floral portraits celebrate color. The photographs glow with colors and textures digitally altered to enhance the dramatic impact of light. Capturing that light is the objective.

Medium:Photography
Email:
Web sites: www.nussbaumsenungetukstudio.blogspot.com
www.portalwisconsin.org




farmer's market in Madison


Preeti Ojha

My art is inspired by the beauty found in everyday life and nature. I work in all painting mediums - oil, watercolor, pencil color and acrylics.

Medium:Painting
Email:
Web site: artbypreeti.shutterfly.com




Red Transition


Randell Otis

My Artistic Objective is to convey the essence of a subject by simplifying its elements into a design composition that transforms the work into something unique.

Medium:Painting
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Tuesday morning in early August


Merikay Payne

I attempt not to accumulate, but rarely throw feelings, traditions or resources away. I make prints of nostalgia with ink, pastel, colored pencil and occasionally add three-dimensional material as narrative.

Medium:Printmaking
Email:
Web site: mywebspace.wisc.edu/mpayne/web






Jennifer Pellman - Plait

Jennifer Pellman's series of monochromatic, ink-on-paper drawings explore the branching networks of forces that support and entangle life.

Medium:Drawing and Textiles
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Web site: www.plait-textiles.com






Liese Pfeifer

Pfeifer creates mixed-media, abstracted figural sculptures using handmade and found materials. Her environmental installations, documented in photographs, play with design in the natural world.

Medium:Sculpture
Email:
Web sites: liesepfeifer.blogspot.com/
IntegratedArtLLC.com
Gallery: Integrated Art Group, Evansville




Bo Small Patchwork


Mark Porter - M. Porter Studio, LLC

Mark creates contemporary handmade lamps of rich textured papers and fine wood, inspired by a love of architecture, sculpture, color and nature.

Medium:Mixed media
Email:
Web site: www.mporterstudio.com
Galleries: Milward Ferrell Fine Art, Madison
Kaleidoscope Marketplace, Mt. Horeb
Absolutely Art, Madisonn






Mary Prisland

Mary is an artist at AGB Graphics Studio, in printmaking such as etching, dry point, litho, monotype. Subject matter includes portraiture, landscape, seascape, surrealism.

Medium:Printmaking
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Giraffe Paintball


Sally Probasco

I'm a lover of color, texture, particularly granular pigments and experimentation involving water based media.

Medium:Watercolor
Email:
Web site: www.schoolofeclecticart.com/ArtistsGalleries/SallyProbasco.htm
Gallery: Red Door Gallery, Richland Center






Karen Calkins Ragus

The general goal for my conempory abstract work is to keep the viewer interested with more tham one look and more than one thought.

Medium:Painting
Web site: www.ragus.com







Steven Ralser - Steven Ralser

Fine art landscape and nature photography from Wisconsin and around the world. A digital workflow is used for recording images and printing archival pigment-inkjet prints.

Medium:Photography
Email:
Web site: www.stevenralserphoto.com




Horses


Debra Ready

I work with gourds using pyrography, painting, beading, leather dyes, etc. With the numerous types of gourds, the possibilities are endless.

Medium:Mixed media
Email:
Galleries: The Overture Center, Madison
The Bradley Gallery, Madison




Rotating Focus (detail)


Aimee Reid-Rice

My work uses textiles, threads, beads and found objects combined with a wide variety of techniques to stimulate your senses with rich colors, textures, movement and depth.

Medium:Mixed media
Email:
Web site: www.aimeereidrice.com
Gallery: Bindley Collection, Middleton




Not a bad hair day


Nancy Renard

Realism, Impressionism and expressionism are the styles I like to work in. People in landscapes, seascapes, gardens and coffee houses are some of my subjects.

Medium:Painting





Bird's Eye Bounty, Mixed media assemblage


Karen Reppen

Karen Reppen creates distinctive mixed-media wall art and wearable pieces by combining photography, found objects, everyday items, and vintage jewelry with fabrics, pigments and other materials.

Medium:Mixed media
Email:
Web sites: arts-tribe.com
highstreetartists.com
Gallery: High Street Gallery, Mineral Point




Door to the Past


Eleanor Reynolds

Being raised in rural Wisconsin has influenced my art as it tends to portray peace and serenity. Disappearing Midwest scenes are favorite subjects in mediums--printmaking and pastel.

Medium:Printmaking
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Jenny Robinson

I build Native American flutes.

Medium:Native American Flutes







Bobbette Rose

I explore the relationship between the physical and the spiritual through luminescent glazes of color and texture.

Medium:Mixed media
Email:
Web site: bobbetterose.com
Gallery: Grace Chosey Gallery, Madison




Pink Ladyslipper I


Betsy Rota

I work with glass beause it gives me great pleasure. I have fun using a variety of techniques and subjects from detailed wild flowers to geometric design.

Medium:Stained Glass
Web site: www.madisonartguild.com





Coiled bowl


Barb Rothwell - Bradley Gallery

Art - a visual form of communication, that brings forth the artists passions, emotions and dreams. The interpretation of which, is varied, especially in the organic media of gourds.

Medium:Gourds
Email:
Web site: ConcordValleyGourds.com
Galleries: Bradley Gallery
Monroe Art Center Gift Shop, Monroe
Fitchburg Senior Center, Fitchburg






David Whitish Scheifel

I love color in all it's variance. I love to express the play of light as it changes in time.

Medium:Oil







Joanne Schilling

Music Wrapped in Art, colorful hand percussion, ocean drums and rainsticks. Each piece created with hand-dyed silks, integrating sight, sound and touch. Display or play.

Medium:Mixed media
Email:
Gallery: Sundance 608 Gallery, Madison




"The Secret Lives of Chives"


Barry Sherbeck

I make photographs of common, simple beauty. Light is full of surprise when we stop looking and begin to see.

Medium:Photography
Email:
Web site: www.barrysherbeck.com
Gallery: Lucent Room Studio, Madison






Jennifer Sinnott

My photos are a collection of life's adventures. People & places I fell in love with, animals who are waiting for love, & the beauty of my surroundings.

Medium:Photography
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Stephanie Joy Smith - Arboretum Arts

I use discarded, recycled, antique and new objects to create mosaic masks, lamps, furniture and garden ornaments.My pieces explore personal and cultural history, and social and political issues.

Medium:Mosaics
Web site: www.pimpmyhomeandgarden.com
Gallery: Absolutely Art, Madison





garden series


Jaroslava Sobiskova - Jarka's Art Studio

Jaroslava's art combines traditional craft techniques painting felting and forming clay. In her garden series, you can see abstracted flower paintings. In Field series a large hand feted tapestries.

Medium:felting
Email:
Web site: jarka.ws
Galleries: Monroe St Bistro, Madison
no rule gallery, Spring Green






Don Spencer suburban north of Middleton - Don Spencer Art Glass

I pioneered mosaic stained glass work in WI, and do mostly landscapes. My largest piece was a cow for Madison Cow Parade.

Medium:mosaic stained glass
Email:
Web site: donspencerartglass.com
Galleries: High Street Gallery, Mineral Point
The Bradley Gallery, Stoughton
Trees Restaurant, DeForest






Cherie St. Cyr - Cheriezee Pie Studios

I take white cloth and add color using a variety of vegetable and mechanical resists to make exquisite quilts and scarves.

Medium:Fiber
Email:
Web site: cheriestcyr.com




Orange Shadows


Dorith Steinberg

My task in life and art is to be open to the magic. I believe that when I am, magic finds its way to my photograph.

Medium:Photography
Email:
Web site: www.dorithPhotography.com




Stars Scars


Matthew Stolte

Matthew has been recently using stencils, acrylics & his concrete poems to create works of visual poetry.

Medium:Visual Poetry
Email:
Web sites: www.freewebs.com/matthewstolte/
www.flickr.com/photos/28729649@N05/
illegitimateprescriptions.blogspot.com/




OH, Those Summer Nights


Brian Strassburg - Acme Illustration

After toiling for decades at isthmus as a cartoonist and producing billions of wacky drawings I have turned my attention to caricature, collage, handmade books, and cigar box art.

Medium:Mixed media





"Difficulty at the Beginning", pencil drawing


Julie Sutter-Blair

Nothing is permanant in nature. For me, the changes and impermanance inspire appreciation and gratitude. That is what I primarily try to achieve in my work.

Medium:Drawings and Prints
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Galleries: Johnston Gallery, Mineral Point
Catfish River Arts and Antiques, Stoughton






Therese Toben - Art Now

I need to make art. I want to make art. I am thrilled and delighted when someone else likes it.

Medium:Mixed media
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Danny Torres

Daniel Torres works primarily in 2-d mediums focusing on surrealistic and realistic narratives in photography, as well as in a variety of drawing and painting media.

Medium:Painting
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Web site: www.deviantart.com/cakesandwiches




Garden Serpent


David Trezise

David is a sculptor and architectural carver. He creates expressive wood and stone hand-carved sculpture. His architectural carvings on buildings, monuments, and fireplaces can be found throughout the United States.

Medium:Sculpture
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Gallery: Kaleidoscope Marketplace, Mt. Horeb




The Babysitter


Gloria K. Van Dixhorn

I make art from clay. It allows me to tell stories. Sculptural or functional the clay lends itself to my hearts desire. I am passionate about clay.

Medium:Ceramics
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Galleries: Absolutely Art, Madison
The Bradley Art Gallery
Higher Fire Gallery & Clay Stud, Madison




Enameled Copper Earrings.


Alison Warren

Enameled copper has a deep color, energy, and versatility that is visually appealing. Found objects, hot glue, stencils, and firescale, allow me to create unique designs.

Medium:Jewelry
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Galleries: Absolutely Art, Madison
The Bradley Gallery, Stoughton.
No Rules Gallery, Spring Green




Ladybugs


Judi Werner

Computers made me see in black & white. Management brought me whimsy. My jewelry making hobby puts both together with simple whimsical pieces.

Medium:Jewelry
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Web sites: highstreetartists.com
madisonartguild.com
Galleries: High Street Gallery, Mineral Point
Creative Edge Gallery, Mazomanie






Charlie Whitehead

Charlie is a young man with a passion for art who happens to have Cerebral Palsy. Charlie uses his talents to create original abstract paintings using acrylics, watercolors, and pastels.

Medium:Painting
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Overture Piece 2009


Windswimmers LLC

We see our art as symbolizing, in a very real and also a metaphorical sense, a fusion between the natural and man-made worlds.

Medium:Mixed media scuplture
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Web site: www.windswimmers.com
Gallery: Absolutely Art, Madison






Rachael Brooke Winkley - Rachael Brooke Designs

I describe my work as "high-style/low-tech" which refers to the basic metalsmith techniques I use to create distinctive, elegant art jewelry and sculptural objects.

Medium:Metals
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Web sites: rachaelbrooke.artfire.com
rachaelbrooke.blogspot.com
Galleries: Absolutely Art, Madison, WI
MeWe Boutique, Madison, WI




Among Silence


Nick Wroblewski

Currently I am interested in art that is hand hewn, art that shows the "gesture" of a landscape, and art that speaks to the dynamic energy shared between all life.

Medium:Printmaking
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Web site: www.nickwroblewski.com




Evening Orchids


Vina Yang

Vina loves nature and enjoys travelling. Many travelling photos are the inspiration of her artworks. Her art focuses on Chinese brush painting in fusion style of east and west.

Medium:Watercolor
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Web sites: www.cfaamadison.org
www.madisonartguild.com
www.wraawrap.org
Gallery: East Imperial Garden Restaurant, Madison




Slowly Flowing


Marcia Yapp - Right Light Visual Art

Light and composition are the elements I focus on in the creation of a piece of visual art. The rest is flexibility and a fascination with beauty.

Medium:Photography & Mosaic Art
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Alan Youngerman

I create encaustic wax paintings that portray psychedelic as well as color field images. The textures and smells arouse memories of drawing with crayons throughout childhood.

Medium:Wax/ Encaustic
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On Edge


Daina Zemliauskas - Lost Marbles Studio

BFA, Rhode Island School of Design. I've been intrigued with the subject of antique marbles: investigating the world within these glass spheres and bringing them to the second dimension.

Medium:Painting
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