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Exhibition

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Side by side shows from two Wisconsin artists working with pen.

Gerit Grimm, Gardener, 2012. Stoneware (reduction cone 6), 39 x 23 x 25 inches
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Side by side shows by two artists who draw on myth and folk tales. 

Katie Ries, original illustration for The Land Scouts' Guide Book, 2014. Ink on paper.

Can visual art be taught through radio? The producers of WHA’s “Let’s Draw” program thought so.

Leslie Iwai, from the installation "Daughter Cells," 2016.

Leslie Iwai’s installation for the James Watrous Gallery, Daughter Cells: Inheritance, Separation and Survival, is an investigation of family relationships at both the cellular and emotional level: what we inherit, how we separate, and what we choose to retain and pass on. 

Sandra Wescott Gauthier, My Backyard Birds Vase (detail), 2016. Glass beads, velvet, calico
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Showcasing the work of Wisconsin Oneida artists dedicated to the survival of one of their most important artistic traditions: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) raised beadwork.

Kupinsky and Welch Opening Reception

Two Wisconsin-based artists that explore memory and identity through narrative experiences.

John Craig (detail)

John Craig's prints explore perception, history and narrative. Valerie Mangion's paintings explore the nocturnal life of animals.

Gwen Avant, Untitled (detail), 2015. Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 in.

Gwen Avant's expressive paintings communicate acceptance, beauty, and peace. Gregory Klassen will explore natural processes, such as gravity and evaporation.

Tom Berenz, Cake Flight, 2013. Acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 60 in. x 72 in.

Tom Berenz's current paintings combine recognizable bits and pieces from ordinary life with swaths of color and pattern. Shane McAdams introduces jarringly synthetic elements in to classic landscape scenes.

Opening reception: Friday, September 11, 5:30-7:30pm, with brief talks by the artists and curator Jody Clowes.

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