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Art Bites with Craig Blietz & S.V. Medaris

December 8, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
James Watrous Gallery • Overture Center for the Arts, 3rd floor • Madison
Share a meal, share ideas
Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm


James Watrous Gallery
201 State St Overture Center for the Arts, 3rd floor
53703 Madison , WI

Join the Wisconsin Academy at the table for coursed conversation inside the James Watrous Gallery to learn from experts, artists, and each other. This unique experience brings the visual and culinary arts together to offer an exclusive opportunity to interact with exhibiting artists, S.V. Medaris and Craig Blietz over a multi-course brunch. Immersed in complex cow compositions, expansive woodcuts, and tasty local eats, guests can expect conversations about food, animal agriculture, and artist inspiration and technique at this edition of Art Bites.

Menu: Assorted hand-pies, bacon, yogurt bar, pastries, fruit, coffee and tea

Registration is $25 for the general public and $20 for Academy members. Registration is required as seating is limited.

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Craig Blietz lives and works in northeast Wisconsin and is recognized for his paintings representing American agrarian landscapes. Blietz is a graduate of the University of Denver and Harrington College of Design. He continued his art studies with four years of academic training at the School of Representational Art in Chicago.

Jody Clowes is the director of the Wisconsin Academy's James Watrous Gallery. With years of experience developing and curating exhibitions, running gallery programs, and writing about art, her background includes senior positions at Milwaukee Art Museum, Detroit's Pewabic Pottery, and the UW-Madison's Design Gallery.

Bethany Jurewicz is the manager of operations and events at the Wisconsin Academy.

S.V. (Sue) Medaris lives on a farm in the Driftless area of Southern Wisconsin with her family, and raises chickens, dogs, cats, peafowl, turkeys, and pigs from which she draws inspiration for life and art.

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Phone: 608.733.6633


James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.733.6633 x25