Thursday, June 9, 2016

Urgent WIPAPA: Who do we Want to be When We Grow Up? SURVEY!

WIPAPA is going through some changes and we need to hear from you. Just who should WIPAPA be when we grow up?

In order to give your needs a voice we have generated a brief survey using Survey Monkey. I am asking that you take this survey asap as we have a critical meeting next week Friday (see previous post: and I would love some feedback beforehand.

So if you are a current member, Past member, thinking about becoming a member or a collector please take a few moments and and give us your two cents! If you think we're banana's you can tell us that too!

This survey is completely anonymous!

Click on the link to begin:

Thank you for your time!

Wendie Thompson

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Important WIPAPA meeting in Cedarburg Friday June 17th 3-4:30!

WIPAPA will be having an important brief meeting in Cedarburg during the Cedarburg Event! We have a future to discuss!!! Please plan to attend if you are a current member, past member or considering membership!

We will be meeting on Friday June 17th from 3-4:30 in the Community Room at the Cedarburg Public Library at W63 N589 Hanover Ave. This meeting is after the Cedarburg Gems turn in and before the Demo and cookout.

Hope to see you there!!

Wendie Thompson

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Open Paint This Saturday:Ixonia Vintage Tractor Expo!

This Saturday-Open Paint!
Ixonia Vintage Tractor Expo

Set up from 8-9 
Paint 9-12
Gather for critique at Noon (near Fireman's Hall)
No entry fee
Brats beer and other great food available.

As always WIPAPA open paint days are open to any artist! Come paint with us!

Let's meet at  the Ixonia Fireman's Park N8345 Park Street, Ixonia, WI 

Saturday 20 % Precip. / 0 in
Cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 81F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Winners GO Paint, Durand Congratulations!!

Congratulations to all the Winners 2016 GoPaint, Durand WI

Derek Davis of South St Paul,MN
Watercolor titled Town on the River
Best of Show

Marc Anderson, Elmwood,WI
OIL titled Green and Soon to be Green
Honorable Mention

Greg Lecker, Boat Launch, oil
Honorable Mention

Greg Lecker, Boat Launch, oil
Best Chippewa River

Doug Berg, St Croix Falls, WI
oil, Night Lite on Main Street

Jo Nelson if Hudson, WI. PASTEL
Best City of Durand

Matt Anderson, Arkansaw,WI
OIL titled, A Work in Progress
Best Quick Paint

Barbara Shafer, charcoal & watercolor, City Park, Durand,WI
Barbara is from Eau Claire WI
Most Inovative

Winners Milwaukee Museum Mile Art in the City!

Best of Show — Nyle Gordon
"Museum Dwellers"

Second Place — Kathie Wheeler
'Lake Park Falls'

Third Place — Derek Davis
'Spring Blush'

Juror's Choice — D.K. Palecek
'Spring Shadows On Teal Windows'

Quick Paint

Brady Street Quick Paint, First Place —
Michael Olive
The "Coin"

Brady Street Quick Paint, Second Place —
Brian Sindler
'Morning, Brady St.'

Brady Street Quick Paint, Third Place — 
Les Leffington

Museum Honorable Mentions 
(Best of Each Museum)

Honorable Mention, Best of Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum — Ariana Huggett
'Villa Terrace Courtyard'

Honorable Mention, Best of Charles Allis Art Museum — Wendie Thompson

Honorable Mention, Best of Jewish Museum Milwaukee — Sherri Thomas

Honorable Mention, Best of North Point Lighthouse — Chuck Weber
'Early Morn At North Point'

Monday, April 18, 2016

WIPAPA Open Paint Day April 23rd: Monches

One of our favorite places to paint! Monches Perennial Farm is allowing us to come and paint once again April 23rd!!

Located in quaint little Monches on an old rustic road this is one of our best attended paint days of the year! We will meet at 8 am and paint till noon. Then critique as we eat our lunches (bring your own!)

Parking IMPT! Please remember to park all the way in the back on the grassy field. It is their busy season so we don't want to impede their business!!

5890 Monches Rd , Colgate