ART EXHIBITS AND INFORMATION OUR DAA MEMBERS SHOULD KNOW
Sarah Aslakson speaks at the opening of her retospective show now hanging on four floors of the Monroe Clinic/Hospital building. Sarah's unique style in her use of vibrant watercolors was a hit with folks at the May 16th opening. Over 50 paintings are included in this show titled "Life Stages" and reresent her life and travels. The show hangs until August 9th, 2019.
This show will run June 21, 2019 - August 16, 22019 at t. he Monroe Arts Center. The opening reception to meet Sarah and view her multitude of paintings will be held o Friday, June 21st, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Sarah will do a gallery talk at 5:30 pm.
Art worth your time to view
Now on display at Baily's Run Winery on Hwy 39 west of New Glarus, you can view the art work of Pamela Ruschman. She works plain aire to begin her oil paintings. Her subjects are many animals animals in their enviorment.
Pamela is currently from Mequon, WI, however, she grew up in Blanchardville, WI and attended Pcatoinica High School. She credits Mr. Schlumpf, her high school art teacher for inspiring her. She began painting between kids, jobs and life in general. Her full time art careeer has now spans 20 years.
SEE DAA ON DISPLAY
Green County Development Corporation(GCDC) opened the Enterprise Center in the north section of Blackhawk Technical College in Monroe. This is a location for beginning and established businesses to come to receive free assistance with their business needs. We are proud to partner with them for highlighting local artists in their public spaces.
DAA artists have a very flexible rotation of art pieces with artists’ names and prices noted for pieces to be purchased. Thank you, BTC Dean, Matt Urban, for allowing Driftless Area Artists to display art on your building walls.
Art Fair EXHIBITS AND SALES
Linda Shannon Fine Art Shows 2019
7/13 & 7/14 – Sugar Creek Art Festival, Normal, IL 10a-5pm & 11a-4pm*
7/20 & 7/21 – Bayfield Festival of the Arts (Memorial Park, Bayfield, WI)
10a-5pm & 10a-4pm*
8/4 – Tallman Arts Festival, Janesville, WI 10a-4pm
8/10 – Wildflower Art Festival, Brodhead, WI 9a-4pm*
8/23, 8/24 & 8/25 – ArtStreet, Green Bay, WI 3p-7p, 10a-6p & 10a-5pm
8/31 – Cow Chips Art & Craft Show, Marion Park, Prairie du Sac, WI 9a-5pm*
9/1 – Art in the Park, New Glarus, WI 9a-4pm
9/21 & 9/22 – Park Forest Fine Art Fair (downtown Park Forest, IL) 10a-5pm*
9/27, 9/28 & 9/29 – Cranberry Fest, Warren, WI 7a-5pm*
10/12 & 10/13 – Galena Country Fair (Grant Park, Galena, IL) 10a-5p & 10a-4pm*
DAA Artists In Monroe Places of Business
See art by Elaine Bethke and Joan Stackpole at the Black Walnut Kitchen on the East side of Monroe's Historic Square.
Art by Jeanne Ausmus, Joan Stackpole and Mary Soddy can be seen at Arts and Antiques Mall just off the Momnroe Square at 1114 17th Avenue.
July 13 & 14
July 18 - 21
Summer Art Fair Off the Square The Guild Show Ann Arbor, MI
MLK Blvd. Madison, WI
hurs - Sat 10am - 9pm
Sat. 9am - 6pm, Sun. 10am - 5pm Sunday - Noon - 6
August 23-25 November 9 - 10
Artstreet Green Bay, WI Winter Art Fair Off The Square
Fri. 3pm - 7pm Sat. 10am - 4pm Monroe Terrace Madison, WI
Sun. 10am - 5pm Sat. 9am - 5pm Sun. 10amn - 4pn
Art Fair EXHIBITS AND SALES
Terry Tackett Exhibits for Sales at the Sturgion Bay Fine Art Fair in Beautiful Sturgeon
Bay, WI. The Fair runs May 25 and 26th. Terry will have her felted containers, felted paintings and other items. This is annual juried art fair and many styles of original art will be on display. The Art Fair will be in Sturgeons Bay's Sunset Park. There will be food and music and a stolling path alonbg the water front to enjoy.
DAA MEMBERS TAKE NOTICE, PLEASE. Our member Roger Dorenden, pictdured above with his poto of The Old Hermit of the Woods, has legally changed his name to
ROGER EARTH. Roger feels this name better exemplifies his photagraphy and his life.
Board of Directors:
President - Terry Tackett
Vice Pres. - Mary Zierold
Treasurer - Merry Dragovich
Board - Joan Stackpole
Board - Patrick McGowan
Board - Jeanne Ausmus
Webmaster - J. Stackpole
Membership - Mary Zierold
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