Issue #321 November 30, 2016

Between the Local Lines

Eau Claire will soon have its own adult coloring book

Hannah Mumm, photos by Andrea Paulseth

We all love to color. Who hasn’t taken a crayon and gone crazy on a coloring book? It’s no surprise that the popularity of adult coloring books has exploded in the past couple of years ...

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Issue #321 November 30, 2016

15 Years, 500 Works of Art

retired UW-Stout professor fills gallery with drawings

Natalie Rosenkranz

Imagine yourself standing in a room filled with over 300 paintings, prints, and drawings. Now, imagine that just one artist created all of the artwork in that room. 80-year-old Charlie Wimmer is that artist ...

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Issue #321 November 30, 2016

Artsy Address

three women collaborate on new art gallery, 200 Main

Darrion Behrendt, photos by Andrea Paulseth

At the corner of Graham Avenue and Main Street you will find 200 Main Gallery & Studios. It’s a seemingly nondescript building with tall, thin windows and stucco siding, but if you take a step inside ...

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Issue #319 November 2, 2016

Beyond the Mainstream

EC’s newest art gallery features artwork, handmade decor

Hannah Mumm

Eau Claire’s newest art gallery is filled with more than just pretty pictures. The product of diverse local talent, 200 Main proves that artwork cannot always be hung on a wall. Artists ...

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Issue #319 November 2, 2016

Ink About It

Sconnie artists share creativity with the community at annual Ink & Paper Print Sale

Hannah Mumm

The best way to spread Christmas cheer? Filling stockings with art from Ink & Paper Print Sale this year. Volume One’s annual print exhibit is back, and this year’s sale is bound to be the best yet. Since its birth in 2013 ...

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Issue #317 October 5, 2016

Fall Into Freshness

explore western Wisconsin byways on the Fresh Art Tour

James Johonnott

Scheduled to coincide with peak leaf color, the Fresh Art Tour winds around the bluffs and valleys that make up Pepin and Pierce counties in western Wisconsin. Sixteen artists’ studios ...

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Issue #316 September 21, 2016

This Is Land Is My Land

new local art show Land:Mine explores our precious land

Hope Greene, photos by Kelsey Smith

Land is a solid that extends down as rock until rock becomes fluid. Land is an idea, a memory, a promise – evoking borders, blood, and belonging. Land is the word for arriving at the edge of an unnamed ...

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Issue #315 September 7, 2016

A Name to Remember

donations will ensure that Confluence art collection is named for Laurie Bieze

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

For years, Laurie Bieze was the living embodiment of the Chippewa Valley’s artistic spirit. A talented stained-glass artist, a visionary community leader, and a warm-hearted friend to countless people ...

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Issue #313 August 10, 2016

An Art Show With a Little Flower Power

ECRAC's annual Fabulous Florals and Fine Arts show invites visual artists and florists to collaborate

Sammy Gibbons

Come mid-January, our frosted eyes will yearn to gaze upon the colors of summer, especially the natural vibrant colors of flowers and plants. Luckily, Eau Clairians will have the opportunity to not only experience ...

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Issue #313 August 10, 2016

Student Art on the Move

to commemorate UWEC's centennial, two students design special bus wrap

Hailey Novak, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire turned 100 this year and while some would cringe at celebrating any birthday coming in at triple digits, the celebrations are happening all year for a university that I must say has aged quite well ...

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Issue #312 July 27, 2016

A New River Prairie Welcome

collaborative sculpture adorns Eau Claire entrance

Sammy Gibbons

Travellers driving South down Highway 53 will now be welcomed into Eau Claire by a new sign. The “Enhanced Eau Claire Sign” was installed July 17 at the River Prairie exit, on the corner of River Prairie Drive and Galloway Street, not far from Woodman’s grocery store. Originally, the half ...

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Issue #312 July 27, 2016

Harvesting Creativity

buy a share in this CSA and get a big box of art

Sammy Gibbons

The Eau Claire Regional Arts Center offers a thrilling opportunity for lovers of local art through the 2016 season of its Community Supported Art (CSA) program.

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