Chalkfest 2014: Winners Gallery

Volume One's Chalkfest 2014 was in downtown Eau Claire's Wilson Park on Saturday, August 2, with well over a hundred local and regional artists chalking up the park's various sidewalks. The artists worked all day long as thousands of onlookers ...

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Chalkfest 2014: The Event

Volume One's Chalkfest 2014 was in downtown Eau Claire's Wilson Park on Saturday, August 2, with well over a hundred local and regional artists chalking up the park's various sidewalks. The artists worked all day long as thousands of onlookers ...

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Chalkfest 2014: All Entries

Volume One's Chalkfest 2014 happened in downtown Eau Claire's Wilson Park on Saturday, August 2, with well over a hundred local and regional artists chalking up the park's various sidewalks. The artists worked all day long as thousands ...

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Community Happenings

ARTmobile parks in Phoenix Park

Join the ARTmobile this summer (Wednesdays,Thursdays, and Saturdays) in Phoenix Park to make art projects designed for all-ages. The ARTmobile connects Eau Claire's children with the visual arts. Its purpose is to provide fun and relevant art projec

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Galaudet Gallery Opening Night!

On Wednesday, June 18 Galaudet Gallery held it's opening night exhibit at 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire. Their first exhibit is My Medicine Part One featuring Native American Artist Oscar Howe and American Artist Vicki Milewski.

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Eau Claire Artist’s Drawing Night

On Thursday, May 27 the Eau Claire Artist’s Drawing Group gathered for a night of uninstructed sketching with a clothed figure model at The Local Store. This will take place again once a month through August. Come to be inspired, hone your skills, an

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Silhouettes Fashion Show 2014

This spring fashion show is the crown jewel of UW-Stout's Apparel Design & Development program and took place on Thursday, May 1 at the Memorial Student Center. Twenty-three seniors showcased their collections while other students submitted ...

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Shading

On Thursday March 6, Tiit Raid and Peter Phippen played 'Shading' at the Foster Gallery, which is a visual/auditory piece by Australian artist Catherine Schieve.

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Arts West 2014

ArtsWest is a major juried art exhibit featuring regional artists at the L.E.Phillips Memorial Public Library. This year features 64 pieces from 49 artists in a variety of media. The juror for the exhibit is Elizabeth Tanenbaum ...

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Banbury Art Crawl 2014

The Eau Claire Banbury Art Crawl (February 7 and 8) was a jewel of an event, celebrating a diverse culture of arts and business in our community all within dynamic Banbury Place, Building 13, and for the first time, Building 10 as well. Photos are f

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The Shafers @The Volume One Gallery

Painting outdoors has led Anders Shafer to use his brush more loosely. In this show he combines this interest in nature with ideas from the imagination often about history, while retaining his well-known sequential format. This collection of painting

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Art Party Opening Reception

Art Party is an Art Show featuring new work from local Artists Andrew Weidner & Anna & Erik Christenson. The opening reception featured the band Josiah Wordsworth and took place at the Acoustic Cafe in Menomonie on Thursday, December 5th.

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The Hundredth Monkey Grand Opening

The Hundreth Monkey Grand Opening took place on Saturday, November 30th in Menomonie. There was fun stuff to make and take including kits, supplies, cool stuff for sale, music, munchy bites and more all in Menomonie's new Maker Space.

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Comics, Models and More

Rob Mattison exhibits his collection and work along with Tim Bruckner, Chris Gierke, Steve Kurth, and Andrew Ritchie at the Janet Carson Gallery. Photos are from the opening reception on Thursday, November 7.

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Ink & Paper Opening Reception 2013

The 2013 run of Volume One's Ink & Paper Print Sale kicked off with an opening reception on Friday, November 1. The Volume One Gallery was jam packed all night with art lovers perusing and purchasing prints from local and regional artists ...

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Animal Skins: Visual Surfaces

On Thursday, October 10, the opening reception for "Animal Skins: Visual Surfaces" took place at UW-Eau Claire's Foster Gallery. This mixed-media exhibition explores the many layers of taxidermy – as museum object, photographic subject ...

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Live Woodblock Printing with Drive By Press

On Saturday, October 12 patrons were invited to get a piece of original wearable art and be part of a unique live woodblock printing experience. To celebrate the month of October, the Raw Deal also featured special edition zombie prints, zombie food

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Artist Reception: We’ll Show You Ours

On Thursday, September 12 the artist reception for "We'll Show You Ours" took place at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. The exhibit is an assemblage of recent works by the members of the library’s Visual Arts Committee. By baring its collec

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A Gathering (Heyde Center art show)

The renowned colored pencil artist Allan Servoss has organized an amazing group of professional, award winning artists from the Chippewa Valley for this unusually large exhibit by area superstars at the Heyde Center for the Arts. The opening recepti

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Chalkfest 2013: The Day

Volume One's Chalkfest 2013 was in downtown Eau Claire's Wilson Park on Saturday, August 3, with well over a hundred local and regional artists chalking up the park's various sidewalks. The artists worked all day long as thousands of onlookers ...

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Chalkfest 2013: Winners Gallery

Volume One's Chalkfest 2013 was in downtown Eau Claire's Wilson Park on Saturday, August 3, with well over a hundred local and regional artists chalking up the park's various sidewalks. The artists worked all day long as thousands of onlookers ...

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Chalkfest 2013 MEGA Set: All that art

Volume One's Chalkfest 2013 was in downtown Eau Claire's Wilson Park on Saturday, August 3, with well over a hundred local and regional artists chalking up the park's various sidewalks. The artists worked all day long as thousands of onlookers ...

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7th Annual Open Air Festival of the Arts

On Saturday, June 8 the 7th annual Open Air Festival of the Arts took place. At this downtown fine art fair, dozens of local and regional artists were displaying and selling their original art in all kind of media. Food and live music performances took place throughout the day.

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Eau Claire Sculpture Tour 2013

Enjoy this outdoor, interactive, free exhibit of sculptures displayed nearly year-round, twenty-four hours a day. The sculptures are owned by the artists who created them and are loaned to Eau Claire’s exhibit for 48-50 weeks. Each May a new set of s

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2013 NOTA Book Release Party

Featuring live music from Dexter Wolfe, enjoy food, drinks, buttons, and camaraderie with NOTA contributors in celebration of the release of the 2013 NOTA book. This event took place at the Volume One Gallery on Friday, May 10.

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Silhouettes Fashion Show

Clothing that runs the gamut from formal to casual to children’s, all designed by students, hit the runway this week at UW-Stout. The annual Silhouettes Fashion Show showcases original designs by 60 apparel design and development students. Photos are

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Fashion Without Fabric 2013

On Saturday, April 13 , the Great Hall of Memorial Student Center saw UW-Stout's 2013 installment of Fashion Without Fabric – where Stout's own design students strut down the runway, fashioning everything but fabric. These wearable creations, made ou

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Arts West 2013

Wisconsin ArtsWest is a juried exhibit sponsored by the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. The competition is juried by a working artist, craftsperson, or qualified staff member from an art museum, gallery, or post-secondary university or college

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Free Fall

Free Fall is a group exhibit that interprets thoughts of falling, inversion and suspension. Participating artists include Wanrudee Buranakorn, Megan Byron, Lori Chilefone, Steven Katrosits, Jyl Kelley, Jason Lanka, Terry Meyer, Philip Schladweiler, B

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Mardi Gras Mayhem Prep at Lesser Evil Tatoo

In preparation for the Mardi Gras Mayhem Runway Show, Nicole's Salon and Spa and Lesser Evil Tattoo got their models ready at Lesser Evil Tattoo on Tuesday, February 12. Artists were given five natural elements to portray on the bodies and hair of the runway models to display the unique talents of local hair stylists and tattoo shops. The event was a fundraiser for The Sojourner House.

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Banbury Art Crawl 2013

The 4th Annual Banbury Art Crawl took place on February 8 & 9 and showcased many exciting and creative artists and vendors, including painting, ceramics, stained glass, mixed media, textiles, wine tasting, tasty treats and music.

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Bloom: Terry Meyer + Jason Stabenow

Terry Meyer is a self-taught artist in Eau Claire working exclusively in watercolor. With nature as his inspiration, his style gives energy and motion to his subject matter. Eau Claire photographer and local flower designer Jason Stabenow finds his i

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Fiber Arts Festival IV

On Saturday, Feburary 2 the Fiber Arts Festival took place at the Chippewa Valley Museum. Over 30 local fiber artists demonstrated their skills in many mediums, including weaving, rug hooking and braiding, spinning, knitting, tatting, embroidery, fe

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Two Lives in Art Show

Two Lives in Art: Anna Kaiser & Erik Christenson is hanging in the Volume One Gallery through February 28. Engaged Menomonie artiats Kaiser and Christenson exhibit some of their best works. The show opened on Friday, January 11.

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Erik Christenson Art Reception

Erik Christenson will display his work throughout the month of December at Tangled Up in Hue. Photos are from the reception on Friday, December 7 which included, live music, live glassblowing and in-store specials.

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Cut It Out: Artist Reception

Thursday, October 25 saw the oprning reception of "Cut it Out" – a presentation of works by Douglas Johns, Mercella Edmund, Mike Koppa, Jeffrey Hirst, and Lori Chilefone. The work is inspired by an appreciation for patters in nature...

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Illustration 54

An exhibit of forty works from the Society of Illustrators annual exhibition is on display at the Foster Gallery until the end of October.

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Garbage Goose: Re-Headed!

On Thursday, October 11, Eau Claire artist Steve Bateman re-attached the head of one of his most visible sculptures – the Garbage Goose, aka Junk Swan – which has roosted atop a small annex of the Banbury Place complex along Galloway Street in ...

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Art Exhibition: Reunion

On Saturday, July 21 there was a special exhibition celebrating 25 years of artistic friendship at Caradori Pottery including work from Allan Servoss, David Caradori, and Laurie Bieze.

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Fashion Without Fabric 2012

On Saturday, April 21, the Great Hall of Memorial Student Center saw UW-Stout's 2012 installment of Fashion Without Fabric – where Stout's own design students strut down the runway, fashioning everything but fabric. These wearable creations, made ...

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liveART3 (April, 2012)

On Friday, April 13, liveART3 showcased regional visual artists, spreading them throughout the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, from the State Theatre stage, throughout the lobby and into the Janet Carson Gallery. Attendees where able to see ...

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55th Annual Juried Student Art Show

A reception for the 55th Annual Juried Student Art Show was held at UW-Eau Claire's Foster Gallery on Thursday, April 6, exhibiting the artworks of UW-Eau Claire students, as selected by juror Libby Rowe. The show runs April 9 through 22.

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Exhibit: Jenna Erickson & Mel Sundby

On display at the State Theatre's Janet Carson Gallery through April 20, the work of Jenna Erickson and Mel Sundby went on display last week with an opening reception. Jenna Erickson documents ordinary moments and experiences through the use of ...

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ArtsWest 33

Hanging at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library through April 5, the annual ArtsWest show is back for another year of regional, juried art exhibition goodness. These photos are from the opening reception on Thursday, March 1.

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Outré: Pardon Fashion Show 2012

Every year, the Pardon Fashion Show features numerous works of wearable art by local designers (ready-to-wear, avant garde, swimwear, bridal, menswear). This year's theme – Outré – "aimed to pass the bounds of what is usual or considered proper ...

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Artist Reception: Risk + Reward

An exhibition foregrounding the physical activity of painting. The contemporary artists represented rigorously explore the materiality of paint to create dynamic images that exist in the space between abstraction and representation, and exploit ...

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Artist Reception: Thick as Thieves

A senior thesis exhibition featuring the work of Peter Gjovik and Mark Parker. Gjovik creates installations that draw from intellectually nostalgic objects and technologies through a highly visual marketability. Parker's work focuses ...

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Art Cartel for the Animals

On Saturday, Sept. 24, local art collective The Art Cartel joined with the Barebones Theatre Company and local ad hoc band The Procrastinators for "A Day for the Animals" – a fundraising show/exhibit to benefit the our local Humane Association.

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Chalkfest 2011: Part 2 (the chalk)

We tried our best to get a photo of as much artwork as possible at Chalkfest 2011 (Aug. 6, Wilson Park, Eau Claire) – no easy task considering the fast-moving rain storm that materialized in late afternoon. You'll notice that many of the photos...

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Summer Shoe Box Show 2011

There's something "afoot" in the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library's gallery this summer, certainly a shoe-in for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy the works of 50 regional artists whose specially created artworks are designed to fit in a shoebox.

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Artist Steve Bateman Has a Cow

Wednesday (May 18), Eau Claire artist Steve Bateman was kind enough to stop by the office with his latest scrap metal masterpiece – a giant cow destined for a family farm outside Fall Creek, Wis. (commissioned by the Harrison family). In case you ...

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Magic Mama @Tangled Up In Hue

On Friday May 6 (2011), Tangled Up in Hue in downtown Eau Claire hosted the opening of Re/Skewed" – an art exhibit by singer/artist Kjersten Hallin (aka Magic Mama). The show runs through May 31 and features multi-media collaborations ...

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