For the month of July, Hatch Art House is featuring artists of Polka! Press, a local printmaking collective.
Their shared studio space is equipped with screen-printing and letterpress equipment, and members’ art making practices include bookmaking, textile design, and other print methods. The cooperative was founded in 2011 with the goal of promoting a vibrant local printmaking culture by offering access to printmaking facilities, and providing educational opportunities to the Madison community.
The show will run for the month of July with an artist reception Friday, July 8th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
The Hatch Art House featured artist for June is mixed media artist, Grace Lorentz of Madison. Grace uses a creative combination of photos, scanned objects, drawings and paintings to create her artwork.
Hatch will be showcasing Grace’s work from June 1st-30th with an artist reception Friday, June 10th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
Our May featured artist is laser cut wood artist, Melissa Scherrer Paré of Moraye. Hatch will be showcasing her latest laser cut wood/handpainted wall art designs along with her Moraye jewelry line. Melissa has exhibited her artwork nationally with shows in Brooklyn, Boston, Chicago and Albuquerque. Currently her primary focus is creating functional objects and art pieces out of wood. She features jewelry, often hand painted or inlaid with brass, made from trees cut down in urban areas of Wisconsin.
The artist reception will be coinciding with the MMoCA Spring Gallery Night, Friday, May 6th from 5-9 pm and the show will run May 1st through the 31st.
Here is a nice article on Melissa’s show in the Wisconsin State Journal.
The featured Hatch Art House April artist is Madison weaver and jewelry designer Melissa Jenkins. Melissa’s aesthetic leans toward modern and geometric which shows in both her wall weavings and her wearable weavings and necklaces. Melissa will have her work showcased at Hatch Art House from April 1-30 with an artist reception Friday, April 8th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served. Check out the Facebook event page here.
The featured March artist for Hatch Art House is Madison photographer Maren Misner of “The TIn Owl”. Maren says; “The camera is an extension of my mind and it opens up new worlds to me every time I look through it.”
Maren will have her work showcased at Hatch Art House from March 1-31 with an artist reception Friday, March 11th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
Facebook event page here.
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!
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/