Friday, August 28, 2015
We have been invited to paint during the festivities at State Fair Park on Sept 26th! Three things are happening on that day:
Harvest Fair: Including Scarecrow Making and Pumpkin Bowling: http://wistatefair.com/harvestfair/
Maker Faire Milwaukee: https://makerfairemilwaukee.com/
World Beef Expo: http://wistatefair.com/wsfp/events/world-beef-expo/
As always we will paint in the morning and meet for critique at noon. Lets meet in front of the Expo Center at noon. Bring or buy your own lunch. You can stay all day if you wish! FUN FUN FUN!
Entrance to the Park is free to all!
Parking passes will be sent out to those who Register before Sept 16 on the form below!
Saturday, August 22, 2015
PEWAUKEE, WI (August 21, 2015) The Pewaukee Area Arts Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Waterfront Art Fair during the 11th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show at Lakefront Park on Saturday, August 15. Over $500 in cash prizes were awarded to plein air (open air) painters who had from 7am to 2pm to finish their paintings. There were 25 artists competing for the prize money on a 90 degree sunny day at the lakefront. Artists were to submit their paintings by 2:00 p.m. and were then judged by artist and master teacher Michalene (Molly) Groshek of Merton. Many paintings were sold on site to an admiring audience, while others went on display for sale through mid September in the art gallery located inside Chiropractic and Wellness of Pewaukee Lake on Wisconsin Avenue in downtown Pewaukee.
Congratulations to the following winning artists:
1st Place ($250) Michelle Savas Thompson of Jackson with her painting entitled "Boat Show Day"
2nd Place ($100) Fred Bell of Milwaukee "Sea Duo"
3rd Place ($50) Barbara Hayden of Oconomowoc "Feeling Mellow"
First Timer Award (novice artist $50) Tayte Matthews of Dousman "The Harbor"
Honorable Mentions ($25 each)
Deborah T. Rollo of Waukesha "Pink Thunder Heads (over Pewaukee Lake)"
Steve Ohlrich of Pewaukee "Morning Scene"
Elizabeth Carr Whitmore of West Bend "Classic Boats & their Flags"
Michael Pintar of Waukesha "Gates Up"
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
What an amazing fun time painting at Plein Air at the Fair...The Wisconsin State Fair's 1st annual event! Congratulations to all the winners!
|Stephen Wysocki Award of Merit|
Best Fair Animal Award
Best Fair Food Award
Best Fair Action Award
Best Fair Entertainment Award
Monday, August 3, 2015
Congratulations to all!!
|First Place: Kristin Gjerdset|
|Second Place: Kristi Sankey|
|Third Place: Elizabeth Carr Whitmore|
Congratulations to all!!
|First Place: "Riverwalk View" by Judith C. Reidy|
|Second Place: "Colectivo" by Michelle Savas Thompson|
|Third Place: "St. Paul West" by Scott Hefti|
"St. Paul Bridge Walk" by Thomas Buchs
"Shadow Dance" by Richard Dorbin
"Blue Bubbler" by Les Leffingwell