Issue #332 May 17, 2017

Giddyap for the Sculpture Tour!

one-third of this year’s citywide collection of 3D artwork is from Wisconsin and Minnesota

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Sculpture Tour Eau Claire is now more “Eau Claire-y” – or at least more “Chippewa Valley-y” – than ever. The latest crop of sculptures was installed around the city earlier this month ...

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Issue #331 May 2, 2017

A Walk on the Creative Side

downtown EC art spots band together for Gallery Walk

Emily Kinzel

From painting to music, from sidewalk sculptures to art galleries, hardly a corner of Eau Claire is untouched by art. Get to know your local artsy folks during the inaugural Creative Communities Gallery Walk from 4-8pm on Thursday, May 18, in downtown Eau Claire ...

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Issue #331 May 2, 2017

Things Are Looking Up

professors’ affinity for night sky inspires exhibit

Pan Thao, photos by Andrea Paulseth

It’s true that inspiration comes from anything, and in Wanrudee Buranakorn and Jyl Kelley’s latest gallery exhibit, it’s all about curiosity, collaboration, and connection. For the past nine years, both photography professors ...

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Issue #331 May 2, 2017

Grab Your Brushes

plein air painting event expands throughout Valley

Emily Kinzel

Whether you’re a novice, an expert, or want to try something new, the fifth annual GO Paint! plein air event inviting all art enthusiasts throughout the Chippewa Valley to participate ...

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Issue #329 March 22, 2017

Expanding the Tangle

downtown art store moving and opening spin-off shop

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Tangled Up In Hue, a downtown Eau Claire staple for locally made objects of art, is expanding its space and offerings with a new, larger location at 505 S. Barstow St. At the same time, its owners are opening ...

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Issue #328 March 8, 2017

All the Art

ArtsWest returns Eau Claire for year 38

Hillary Bell, photos by Andrea Paulseth

ArtsWest 38, a major juried exhibit for regional artists, held its opening reception and award ceremony on Feb. 23, at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. David H. Wells, the Director of the Edgewood College Art Gallery and Collections ...

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Issue #327 February 22, 2017

Forging New Things

Artisan Forge open house offers peek at artists, expansion

Barbara Arnold

Artisan Forge Studios is opening its doors for “A Night at the Forge” on Saturday, Feb. 25. The purpose: To host an evening for Chippewa Valley residents to meet the studios’ talented denizens ...

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Issue #326 February 8, 2017

Getting Handy With the Arts

Fiber Arts & Folk Life Festival combines cultures

by Amanda Foxcroft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Attention all textile artists and fiber arts enthusiasts! Mark your calendars for Saturday, Feb. 18, and get down to the Chippewa Valley Museum in Eau Claire’s Carson Park to celebrate ...

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