Come view a story cloth exhibition by Las Hormigas Bordadoras at Goodman South Madison Library from now through September.
In the Galleries
Explore communication through dance with Liz Sexe, Madison Public Library’s artist-in-residence in July and August. Sexe invites members of the public to engage with interpretive movement, create dances, and take part in community-led performances.
Experience Life in Light and Shadow - artist Jerry Jordan's portrait paintings are on display in the Pinney Library Meeting Room from May through July.
Jerry is a productive artist working out of his studio in Madison, WI and is part of a growing movement of artists embracing classical representative painting. He counts such artists as John S. Sargent, William M. Chase and Joaquin Sorolla, to name a few, as his major artistic influences. He has been a UMOJA magazine cover artist and has exhibited his work at Overture as part of the "Justified Art!" show.
Rachael Duggan is RAD - literally, those are her initials. Rachal of RADIllustrates was The Bubbler’s artist-in-residence at the Central Library in February, drawing and doodling every nook and cranny of the library.
You can find her at Monroe Street Library this spring, where her illustration workshops continue to bring the joys of doodling to the Madison community.
Carpenter and coffin designer, Eric Adjetey Anang invites the public to learn a thing or two about woodworking, hand tools, and Ghana’s sacred tradition of building coffins. Anang held open studios throughout the month of April as part of his artist residency with the Bubbler at Madison Public Library. He's now hosting events at Pinney Library from May through July.
Anang is a Ghanian sculptor and fantasy coffin carpenter. He was born in Teshie, Ghana where he lives and runs Kane Kwei Carpentry Workshop. Anang took over the workshop after his grandfather passed away, determined to revive the business and preserve his family’s name. The coffins, known as abebuu adekai or “proverb boxes,” are functional pieces designed to reflect a person’s stature in the community, or their likes and interests.