Opening reception: Friday, September 11, 5:30-7:30pm, with brief talks by the artists and curator Jody Clowes.
GONE WILD: David McLimans will include a selection of the artist’s exquisite collages, gently humorous sculptures made with found materials, and sophisticated editorial illustrations.
Waterways features three Wisconsin artists--Sarah FitzSimons (Madison), Marsha McDonald (Milwaukee), and John Miller (Madison)--whose work investigates the essential nature of water.
Opening reception Sunday, July 8, 2-5 pm
Artists's and curator's talks beginning at 6:30 pm
Greg Conniff has an eye for commonplace beauty. His critically acclaimed photographs focus on neglected or overlooked places: backyards, railroad embankments, overgrown gardens, and scrubby industrial lots.
Graham Yeager's sculptures in steel and wood are finished with a palette of strong, vibrant color. Tyler Robbins's photomontages are a fresh offshoot of his photographic series focused on the suburbs' landscapes, rituals, and citizenry.
Donald Friedlich has developed an international reputation for his elegant, innovative jewelry in glass and gold. Dianne Soffa's abstract color field paintings in encaustic, oil, and acrylic have thick, luscious surfaces, luminous color, and an emotional core.
A group show of work inspired by the artists' relationships to the Wisconsin landscape, Inhabited Landscapes includes paintings, drawings, and prints by seven of Wisconsin’s most accomplished artists: Barry Roal Carlsen, David Lenz, Cathy
Vital Skills builds on the current interest in community resilience and "re-skilling" by bringing together the work of people who are preserving traditional hand skills in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703