In the Galleries

Indigenous
Experience an evening of acoustic instrumental jazz & vibrant art at The Bubbler's Night Light after-hours event on Friday, March 10, 7-10pm. Night Light kicks off the InDIGenous Jazz spring series, featuring the Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble, starting at 7:30pm and playing two sets with a break. Explore local art with three floors of shows featuring nine local artists, including Barbara Landes & Paul Sullivan and Matthew Choberka, Ian Hagarty & Sam King in the Diane Endres Ballweg ...read more

Posted by Tana on
March 4, 2017
painting by Thursday's Artist Group
MELANGE, an exhibit by Thursday's Artist Group, will be on display at the Sequoya Library from Mar 1 to Apr 30. Reception to meet the Artists on Sat Mar 4 from 2-4 pm. About the group: Thursday’s Artists "We are a group of women who love to draw and paint. We started meeting more than ten years ago and continue to meet weekly. During the summer months we meet at outdoor settings and in inclement weather meet at each other’s homes or other indoor locations. We have had on average two shows a ...read more

Posted by Jake on
March 1, 2017
Fabric art piece
Fiber and Fabric Collage Art by Ellen Fehring is on display at Pinney Library through February 23, 2017. Ellen learned to sew at an early age from her grandmother and mother. In her teens, she began to design, sew, and repurpose garments. Then came weaving and the creation of her own hand loom.  Ellen has also studied quilting, fabric dyeing, and felting.  She states: "My work is improvisational and I often find myself asking, “What if?”  as I work.  What if I add this color ...read more

Posted by Jaime on
January 30, 2017
Showing at Sequoya Library Members of the Madison Photography Meetup Group present:The Allure of the Ordinary "The theme 'The Allure of the Ordinary' speaks to seeing the world around us a little differently. There is beauty everywhere if one is looking for it. “To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”- Photographer ...read more

Posted by Jake on
January 5, 2017
"Darwin" by James Bellucci
James Bellucci's Anecdotes is on display at Sequoya Library November-December Former Bubbler Artist in Residence James Bellucci is a Maryland native with a background in imaging arts and sciences. He received a Master's of Fine Art from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY in 2009. His work analyses the slippage of narrative traditions, in reference to how narrative information is altered and manipulated to embellish and entertain audiences, yet strives to inform and provide certain ...read more

Posted by Jake on
November 16, 2016
a painting by Stephanie Jack
Showing at Alicia Ashman Library - September through October Stephanie Jack presents:Color Flow "My sketches and ideas always evolve as I start to paint; any plan quickly becomes as fluid as the paint itself. I arrange the colors and lines much like a florist would arrange a bouquet, letting the right side of the brain lead as the colors and lines come together in a way that feels most naturally appealing. I believe that painting based on feeling creates the best abstract pieces that ...read more

Posted by Jake on
September 2, 2016
a watercolor of paddle boarders on Lake Monona
Showing at Sequoya Library - September through October Madison Watercolor Society Presents:Visual Voices "Our many voices come together here, sometimes dissonant, sometimes harmonious, but always expressive. With the goal of sharing each individual's inspiration, our paintings celebrate the rich diversity of our creative vision: our visual voices." The Madison Watercolor Society is dedicated to promoting interest in and elevating the stature of watercolor as a unique and ...read more

Posted by Jake on
September 2, 2016
Come to Pinney Library through August 30 to see a selection of cover artwork from Madison's own UMOJA Magazine. UMOJA Magazine is a monthly journal of positive, encouraging news about African American people and job opportunities in Madison, Wisconsin. Original art, primarily by Black artists, appears on each cover to promote creativity.   Artwork has been the flagship of UMOJA magazine for 25 years. Artists working in a variety of genres show a wide range of the Black experience from ...read more
August 6, 2016
A vase with a single flower is a gift to the person who finds it
Imagine stepping onto an elevator and finding a miniature bouquet of flowers with a note that reads, "If you've found these, they are for you!"Danika Brubaker is the founder of the For the One Who Finds Me project, a growing group of individuals of all ages who create, hashtag and hide surprise bouquets of flowers for strangers to discover in an effort to spread kindness and inspire community connections through found art.Begining during the Bubbler's August 5th Night Light event and throughout ...read more

Posted by Abby on
July 30, 2016
A Book Art Exhibit at Pinney Library June 8 - August 31, 2016 Inspired by a dream, the exhibit is based on Kristin Sobol’s chapter illustrations from Ann E. Aswegan’s book entitled Awakening to the Song of Your Self: Revelations by Day & Dreams by Night.  The book art has been imprinted on vintage embroidered pillowcases creating an overall effect reminiscent of laundry on a line. Cindy Martinelli collaborated with Ann to provide project management, graphic design and technical support ...read more

Posted by Jaime on
July 24, 2016