Issue #311 July 13, 2016

Art Along the River

tiny community of Stockholm blooms with annual art fair

by Sammy Gibbons

The population of Stockholm, Wis., is 66, but this year the town will feature nearly twice that number of artists as part of the 43rd Annual Stockholm Art Fair. One-hundred and six creators will show and sell their works ...

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Issue #310 June 29, 2016

Pets From the Past

new exhibit looks at victorian-era pets of Menomonie

by Kate Edenborg

Kittens lighting a cannon. Rabbits on leashes. Popular Internet memes? New social media sensations? Nope. These are images featured in the “Turn of the Century Pets” exhibit at the historic Wilson Place Mansion in Menomonie ...

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Issue #308 June 15, 2016

Always In Motion

group exhibit at library explores Migration theme

by Hope Greene, photos by Hope Greene

Migration is movement. Some migrations are cyclical and dependable transitions, some chaotic; they are disasters and they are triumphs, journeys undertaken by choice or by necessity ...

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Issue #308 June 15, 2016

Capping off Their Education

UW-Stout art majors help elementary students to create bottle cap mural

by UW-Stout News

Two art education students from UW-Stout have completed a large-scale art installation at Downsville School in Downsville – and in the process kept thousands of bottle caps out of landfills ...

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Issue #306 May 18, 2016

Bold Brushwork

Mayhew-Hamm's colorful creations at the Janet Carson

by Nikki Lanzer

One area artist has found her canvas calling and is ready to share her creations with the community. The newest exhibit in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center ...

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Issue #305 May 4, 2016

Air Brushing

Durand is the canvas for ‘plein air’ painting event

by Eric Christenson

The week of May 15 will be a great one for lovers of art and the great outdoors. The riverside community of Durand and its surrounding area will host the fourth annual GoPaint! plein ...

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Issue #305 May 4, 2016

New-Wave Weaving

Eau Claire artist goes 3D with woven creations

by Katie Robertson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

About a year ago, Heidi Haubrich saw some samples of 3D woven art online and decided that she had to try making some herself. As a long-time lover of crafts and do-it-yourself projects ...

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Issue #303 April 6, 2016

Passion Towards Fashion

UW-Stout show spotlights togs made without fabric

by Katie Robertson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The place to be on April 16 is UW-Stout’s annual Fashion Without Fabric show. Students enrolled in UW-Stout’s School of Art and Design will debut their eclectic ...

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Issue #303 April 6, 2016

Heart for Art

teacher has been inspiring Altoona kids for 28 years

by Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Donna Walther, an art teacher for the past 28 years at Pederson Elementary School in Altoona and perhaps best known for her memorable large-scale creations and beautiful and unique classroom, is ready to begin a new ...

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Issue #302 March 23, 2016

Money Talks

cash-themed curated show is all about the money

by Haley Wright

Medium of Exchange: The Art of Cash, an interesting and thought-provoking multimedia visual art exhibition, is set to be on display in the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center’s Janet Carson Gallery ...

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Issue #301 March 9, 2016

Ghosts & Gunpowder

artist’s new show uses explosive media

by Nikki Lanzer

Local artist Ashley Harrington is stepping outside the cookie-cutter canvas and saying goodbye to pencil and paint. When it comes to her creations, Harrington steers wide and clear ...

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Issue #301 March 9, 2016

Familiar Foliage

photographer adventures to capture local trees, landscapes

by Eric Christenson

After being in Los Angeles working as a graphic designer post-graduation, something about the daily grind left Christopher Bartlett feeling drained. The fast-paced blur – and probably the smog, too – made him crave the Midwest with its gushing rivers, dynamic seasons, and packs of trees. Somewhat directionless, the UW-Stout grad ...

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