Sheboygan Visual Artists Golden Frame Awards

Please join the celebration! 
ON FINAL FRIDAY
May 26, 6-10 PM
1201 Erie Ave 


This is the Final Friday event the art community and  thirty-four exhibiting SVA artists are excited about.

This is the annual event that will reveal and celebrate the results of our guest juror’s selections.

Arrive early!

Cast a vote for your personal favorite piece of art. The artwork with the most votes wins the People’s Choice Award

Arrive early!

Try to successfully pick who  the winners will be.
Two Honorable Mentions, a 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Winner and THE BEST OF SHOW

Doors open at 6 PM

Awards Ceremony 7 PM

Live Music by the Mark Lawrence Trio
 

Admission and Snacks are free

Affordable beverages available

Dress: Casual, Classy or Creative

Special Open Gallery Hours:
June 2,3 10-5PM, June 4th, 10 AM-4 PM during the Northern Moraine Driving Tour 
sponsored by Plymouth Art Center


About the show and juror.

This annual SVA event, coordinated by Artist Steve Thimmig, continues to offer an upscale theme. And this year “The Golden Frame Award”, created by SVA Artist, Ray Hagerman, has taken center stage as the coveted award to win.
 
The “Best of Show” winner’s name will be added to the award but the trophy will stay in the gallery. In addition, there will be cash, awards, and ribbons given to 1st, 2nd, 3rd. –  two Honorable Mentions as well as the very important, “People’s Choice” Award that will be given to the artist deemed to be the best work in the show by visitor votes during the opening reception.

Distinguished guest juror Leslie Walfish, Art Curator of the Lawton Gallery and an Instructor in Arts Management at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. She previously served as the Curator and Director of the Edna Carlsten Gallery at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point from 2015 – 2016 and was the Gallery and Collections Coordinator of the Wriston Art Galleries at Lawrence University from 2007 – 2015. Leslie received a Bachelors degree in Art History from James Madison University, a Masters degree in Art History from the University of Arizona and a Masters degree in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University. She has curated exhibitions and worked with artists from around the world. Her exhibitions utilize a variety of mediums, styles, and techniques that highlight diverse perspectives in the gallery.

For more information contact:
communications@sheboyganvisualartists.com

www.sheboyganvisualartists.com

Transplant Eyes at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts

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Reception: June 2, 5-9pm.
Exhibition dates: June 2 – July 8, 2017
Image left: Nina Ghanbarzadeh, detail, collage, 2017
Walker’s Point Center for the Arts
839 S. 5th Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204

New Issue Available Online, Artdose Art Guide Vol XVIII

We are happy to announce our newest issue of Artdose featuring works by Madison-based artist, Jenie Gao. We also welcome back contributing writer, Erika L. Block to Artdose. This issue has some exciting events/news ranging from the upcoming Plen Air event in Cedarburg to the Northern Moraine Spring Art Tour in Plymouth and Sheboygan, the opening of The Hub in Plymouth to the opening of the Frank Juarez Gallery in Milwaukee.

A huge thanks to our sponsors for their continued support: Cedarburg Artists Guild, The Pink Llama, Two Fish Gallery, Riverwalk Art Center, Global Arts Gallery, Frank Juarez Gallery, Material Studios & Gallery, Plymouth Arts Center, Seranya Studios Art Boutique, Eighty Art & Design, Lakeshore Art Supplies, LLC, Liz Ann Lange Art, and The Sheboygan Visual Artists. 

To view this issue simply click the image below or click here.

Abstract Perspectives Exhibition at Global Arts Gallery, Manitowoc

Please join us on February 11 from 1-4pm for the conclusion of the DIY Gallery: A Deeper Look into the 365 Artists 365 Days Project. The exhibition that the Appleton Career Academy art students is titled, “Abstract Perspectives”, under the facilitation of Appleton art teacher, Elyse Lucas and art educator/founder Frank Juarez. This exhibition feature the works of Wisconsin artists featured from this project. They are Daniel Fleming, Erica Jane Huntzinger, Tonia Klein, Melissa Dorn Richards, Sara Risley, and Sara Willadsen. Also exhibiting is invited artist Julie Jilek from Appleton and a special installation by Rudy Rotter.

Global Arts Gallery is located at 702 York Street in Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220. Reception: 2/11, 1-4pm.

January 30 – February 25, 2017

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