February Featured Artist; Aly Wheeler

The featured February artist for Hatch Art House is Madison ceramics artist, Aly Wheeler. Alison Wheeler grew up in the beautiful Driftless area of southwest Wisconsin. She spent most of her childhood outdoors, climbing trees and working on her parents small organic farm. So naturally, the outdoors is where a lot of her inspiration is found. Her pottery is playful, yet functional. Alison enjoys working with her hands, and finds that every piece created is an individual. She used slip trailing, carving, and hand building techniques to make each piece as unique as possible.

Aly will have her work showcased at Hatch Art House from February 1-29 with an artist reception Friday, February 12th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served. 
Check out the Facebook event page here and share with friends!

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EcoSquared Art Show January 2016

EcoSquared is a SMALL WORKS art show, with an upcycling theme along with affordable pricing. Every piece is under $200 and all artwork is sized between 4″sq. to 12″sq. and of course, incorporates upcycled materials. Thus, EcoSquared. The show will run for the month of January.
As always, Hatch only represents Wisconsin based artists with the majority being from the Madison area.
The artist reception will be Friday, January 8th from 6-9pm. Most artists will be in attendance to talk about their work and refreshments will be served. Check out the Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/165167217178992/

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Hatch celebrates 5 years!

During the month of December, Hatch Art House will be celebrating their 5th anniversary by showcasing all 50+ Hatch artists with gift giving art for $50 or less. As always, Hatch represents Wisconsin based artists with the majority from the Madison area. Hatch also has an emphasis on upcycled and recycled material both in artwork and in the shop itself. The artist reception will be Friday, December 4th from 5-9pm. Coinciding with the 1st Willy Street Holiday Walk! Many local artists will be in attendance to talk about their work. We’ll have sweet treats and festive drinks on hand.
This holiday season, remember to shop small businesses and stay local. Hatch features Wisconsin artists, 90% of which are from the Madison area. When you buy from Hatch you know you are buying local. 
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A list of the Willy Street shops participating in the Holiday Walk.
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November Featured Artist; Cire’ Alexandria

The featured November artist for Hatch Art House is jewelry designer, Cire’ Alexandria. Cire’ says, “C. Alexandria is inspired by the simplicity of color, the complexity in nature and the great mysteries of the ancient world. We believe every woman is unique and her adornments should tell her story!
We strive to create quality pieces from a variety of elements including precious metals, natural stones and etched brass.”
Cire’ will have her work showcased at Hatch Art House from November 1-30th with an artist reception on Friday, November 13th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.

Check out the Facebook event page here.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS! ECOSQUARED ART SHOW

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CALENDAR:

ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday, December 18th 2015

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: Sunday, December 20th

ARTWORK DELIVERY: Monday, December 21st-Wednesday, December 30th (Closed Monday, December 28th)

EXHIBIT OPENS: Saturday, January 2- ENDS: Sunday, January 31st.

ARTIST RECEPTION: Friday, January 8th, 2016

PICKUP ARTWORK:  February 2,3,4th.

As many of you know, here at Hatch Art House we have a few goals that we strive for on a daily basis.

Mainly, when you buy something from Hatch, you know it’s being produced locally. Our rule is that you must reside in Wisconsin to be a Hatch artist. Although, the majority of our 50+ artists live in the Madison area.  We have an emphasis on repurposing, upcycling and recycling…  if we can keep things out of the landfill and give it a new life in art, we’ve done a great thing. We strive to offer something for everyone at affordable prices in a casual and creatively-charged environment.

A few years ago, Hatch embarked into the world of hosting art shows! Hatch being a small space, a SMALL WORKS art show seemed appropriate; thus EcoSquared Art Show was born. Also, an upcycling theme along with affordable pricing to continue with the Hatch emphasis.  The show will run for the month of January 2016, with an artist reception on Friday, January 8th.  The deadline for entry is December 18th. The rest of the dates to know are listed on the calendar above and on the forms below.

The guidelines are listed in the printable forms, which I encourage you to pass on to anyone you think would be interested.  This show will be juried mainly to make sure all entries fit into the scheme and follow the guidelines. As well as being a painter and dabbler of many other art forms, I was also a juror for the 2013 Art Fair Off the Square,  2012 MMoCA Art Fair on the Square and the MMoCA 2011 Holiday Art Fair.

If you’ve submitted your artwork to Hatch in the past, I encourage you to enter this show. This is your opportunity to be a Hatch artist! Small SQUARE art works….have fun creating!

Please use this page for questions, concerns and comments about the EcoSquared Art Show.

Print out these forms:

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EcoSquared Entry form

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October Featured Artist, Nina Bednarski & Fall Gallery Night!

The Hatch Art House October featured artist is Milwaukee mixed media painter, Nina Bednarski. She states; “I paint primarily with enamel on glass or acrylic on canvas with some variance using mixed media. Most of my work plays homage to nature’s perfection while blurring the line between urban and bucolic.” Hatch will be showcasing Nina’s latest landscape reverse glass paintings for the month, along with a selection of giclee prints.
The artist reception will be coinciding with the MMoCA Fall Gallery Night, Friday, October 2nd from 5-9 pm and the show will run October 1st through the 31st.

Facebook Event page here.

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September Featured Artist: Katie Gamb

The featured September artist for Hatch Art House is illustrator, Katie Gamb. Katie says, “I’m inspired by all sorts of things- fairy tales, natural history, surrealism, the outdoors, books, discomfort, that feeling you get when you’re trying to remember something important, juxtapositions, over-thinking things, and lengthy explanations.” Her work transcends you into her magical world.
Katie will have her work showcased at Hatch Art House from September 1-30 with an artist reception on Friday, September 11th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served. Check out the Facebook event page here.

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