Issue #267 November 13, 2014

Getting In Touch With Your Artistic Side

Releasing your inner artist isn’t something that many establishments offer, but Craving Canvas & Ceramic Studio, 2759 London Road, can do just that and much more. This new studio gives anyone the chance to experience the artistic process ...

Issue #266 October 30, 2014
Issue #265 October 16, 2014

Symphony Seeks Posters Designed by Students

What do you see when you listen to music? If you’re a student in kindergarten through 12th grade in the Chippewa Valley, you can share you vision and help promote the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra! K-12 students ...

Issue #263 September 18, 2014

Trailing Off

tour through art and spaces of western Wisconsin

Meandering through Fall Colors and Art Spaces

What’s not to like about the leaves changing colors on trees combined with visiting colors of a different sort at art galleries and studios? The gallery owners and studio artists of Northwest Wisconsin are hosting their 5th annual ...

Fall Harvest 2014

Falling for Art

annual tour of artists’ studios will leaf you wanting more

Issue #262 September 4, 2014
Issue #261 August 21, 2014
Issue #260 August 7, 2014
Issue #259 July 24, 2014

A Floral Collaboration

The Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, inspired by the Art in Bloom event held in Minneapolis, is hosting the Fabulous Florals and Fine Art event in the Janet Carson Gallery Aug. 7-10. The event called for submitted works from local artists ...

Local Artist’s Bill Murray Tribute Gets Big Attention

Starting out as a privately commissioned project for a family friend, a Bill Murray tribute piece has turned into quite the conversation starter for Eau Claire comic artist Mark Lone. Jason Held came to Lone in early 2012 with the idea ...

Issue #258 July 10, 2014

On the Make

exploring Menomonie’s new ‘maker space’

Issue #257 June 26, 2014
Issue #256 June 12, 2014

Wine with a Side of Batik

What do a rooster, a Holstein cow, and elephants have in common? They are just some of the subjects of 16 batiks done by Chippewa Falls artist Sandra Churness on display through June 30 at From the Vine Wine Room, 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire ...

Issue #255 May 29, 2014

Freshen Up with Art Tour

With spring finally here (and summer just around the corner) it is officially day-trip season. It’s a time to get your family and friends together, pile in the car, and get out of town for the day. What better way to kick it off than ...

Issue #254 May 15, 2014

Plein as Day

visual artists will descend on Durand for week of outdoor painting

Issue #253 May 1, 2014
Issue #252 April 17, 2014
Issue #251 April 3, 2014
Issue #250 March 20, 2014
Issue #249 March 6, 2014

Arts West Hits 35 Years with a Bang

ArtsWest is the annual showcase of some of the best artists in the Chippewa Valley and it’s back this year in full force. The 35th iteration of the art show at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire runs until April 4 ...

Issue #248 Feb. 20, 2014
Issue #247 Feb. 6, 2014

Lunchtime in the Gallery

The Furlong Gallery at UW-Stout has launched “Middle Mondays,” an ongoing series of speeches that complement artwork in the gallery. Each Monday at lunchtime the gallery will feature a speaker whose work is in one of the shows currently on ...

Still Tangled After All These Years

Tangled Up in Hue on Barstow Street has become a fixture and major part of the downtown Eau Claire experience since Erin Roesler and Jamie Kyser opened its doors five years ago. Its website describes it as “one-of-a-kind art collective ...

Issue #246 Jan. 23, 2014
Issue #245 Jan. 9, 2014

The Shafers take over Volume One Gallery with new show

A true power couple in the world of Eau Claire art will be joining forces at the Volume One Gallery, 205 N. Dewey St., with a new show in January and February. Anders and Barbara Shafer, both professors emeriti at UW-Eau Claire, will present ...

Issue #244 Dec. 19, 2013

Get the Party Started

Sometimes the only thing to do in winter is throw a party. That’s exactly what three artists are doing at the Acoustic Café, 102 Main St., in Menomonie all through the month of December. Art Party is a show featuring the work of local artists ...

Issue #243 Dec. 5, 2013

Effort Offers Photo Portraits to Those in Need

Know a senior citizen, military family, veteran, or child who has never had a portrait taken? Go to the L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., in Eau Claire on Saturday, Dec. 7, when Help-Portrait Eau Claire will shoot smiles ...

Issue #242 Nov. 21, 2013

Take a Ride

Amery artist pairs bicycles with landscapes in a unique show at the EC library

Issue #241 Nov. 7, 2013
Issue #240 Oct. 24, 2013

Concrete Vision

engineer-turned-artist wants to share sculpture with students

UW-Stout Professor Short-Listed for Artprize

“The World’s An Untranslatable Language II (for Charles Wright)” is the 3-D piece that UW-Stout art professor Charles Matson Lume entered in this year’s ArtPrize contest – a massive art ...

Ink & Paper Returns with Scores of Local Artists

For a second year, almost 100 local artists and designers will come together for the Ink & Paper Print Sale at the Volume One Gallery at The Local Store, 205 N. Dewey St. The annual art show and sale ...

Issue #239 Oct. 10, 2013

Damned Good Print Show Rockin' at UW-Stout

Rock ’n’ roll may be damned, but judging by a UW-Stout print show influenced by 1970s and ’80s album art, it will never die. With the skills of 21 artists from across the nation, many ...

Issue #237 Sept. 12, 2013

Raise Your Paws Up

Canine lovers, meet art lovers. Actually, you’ve probably already met since there seems to be vast overlap between the love of our four-pawed pals and a love of all things artistic. Tangled Up In Hue is combining those passions once again in the ...

Together Now

Heyde gathers works from top Chippewa Valley talent

Issue #236 August 29, 2013
Issue #235 August 15, 2013

Local Artist Snags Award for 3D Photography Exhibit

Art comes in all shapes and sizes and sometimes in different dimensions. Menomonie author and photographer David Tank was named best of show at June’s National Stereoscopic Association convention in Michigan for his 3D photo ...

Issue #234 August 1, 2013

UW-Stout Showcases Students' Summer Art

Just because it’s summer vacation doesn’t mean UW-Stout’s art students are resting. Gallery 209 at UW-Stout is hanging a student show called Exposing Our Underdraws throughout the summer featuring about 20 pieces of art across different mediums ...

Issue #233 July 18, 2013
Issue #232 July 4, 2013

Library Looks to Acquire Storybook Sculpture

In an effort to continue its commitment to the area’s cultural life, The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library has fundraising efforts underway to acquire the 2012 winner of Sculpture Tour Eau Claire’s Best In Show award. Jack’s Story Time, a ...

Stolen Sculpture Reward Boosted to $2,000

At the end of May some disreputable person or persons pilfered a bronze statue, Mother and Child, that was part of Sculpture Tour Eau Claire’s annual outdoor display. Now it’s up to some of us reputable folks to come forward with information to ...

Issue #231 June 20, 2013
Issue #230 June 6, 2013
Issue #228 May 9, 2013

Artist Markets Back in Full Swing

For those who loved picking up treasure with their tomatoes last summer, it’s time to love shopping again. The Artist Market of Eau Claire returns this summer with an extended schedule, running every other Saturday, May 18 through ...

Issue #227 April 25, 2013
Issue #226 April 11, 2013

Mixed Media

Raw Deal exhibit melds two artists’ Simple and Strange creations

Issue #225 Mar. 28, 2013
Issue #224 Mar. 14, 2013

Does it Pay to Sell?

How to sustain your community art event: get creative, work hard, and find people who will actually buy art.

Issue #223 Feb. 28, 2013

Artswest Brings Range of Talent to L.E. Phillips Library

When was the last time you were in a room with 57 artists? If it’s been too long, then you’re in luck because the venerable ArtsWest annual exhibition at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is about to open. Now in its 34th year, the juried...

Issue #222 Feb. 14, 2013
Issue #221 Jan. 31, 2013
Issue #220 Jan. 17, 2013
Issue #219 Dec. 27, 2012
Issue #218 Dec. 13, 2012
Issue #217 Nov. 29, 2012
Issue #216 Nov. 15, 2012

An A+ Educator

local art teacher wins award from statewide organization

Issue #215 Nov. 1, 2012
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