Category Archives: Wisconsin Arts

The Art Of Resistance: The Exquisite Uterus

The more I have looked the more I have found systematic outrage across the country at the efforts to regulate women’s reproductive lives by imposing particular moral and religious perspectives. ..Many individuals, including artists, are fighting back in our own ways. Continue reading

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New paintings by Mary Kay Neumann, ‘Art Still Has Truth, Take Refuge There’

In her new exhibition Mary Kay Neumann’s wet-into-wet watercolor florals are alive with emotions of joy, conflict, and and the intrinsic beauty of life. Continue reading

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Day Nine -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days

Day nine in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. Continue reading

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Day Three-Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days

Welcome to day three in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. Continue reading

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Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days: One of 33

Introducing the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project that Fairbanks artists Nikki Kinne and Helen Klebesadel agreed to undertake with an eye toward sharing simple playful paintings across the distance between Wisconsin and Alaska. Continue reading

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Activist Art: Art That Works

Activist art is, by definition, historically specific. It aims to address particular cultural, political and social concerns with a view to producing concrete social change. It is interesting to me as an artist and an educator how seldom we find an analysis of what makes effective activist art a part of what we teach and learn, especially since we need it now more than ever. Continue reading

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Your Don’t Always Know What You Got ‘Til Its Gone so don’t let the Wisconsin Arts Board go!

It will be easier to save the Wisconsin Arts Boards than get it back once its has been dissolved, so lets advocate to save the agency now so we have something to rebuild when our economy improves. Lets not regret in the future what we can work to save today. Continue reading

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