Category Archives: Artist Reception
For the month of June, we are hosting “The Mug Show” with JD Wolfe Pottery! Lots of mugs and plenty of other functional ceramics created by Jennifer Wolfe. The artist reception will be Friday, June 7th, 6-9pm. Jen will be on hand to answer all your pottery questions! Refreshments will be served.
Our May featured artists are mixed media assemblage artist, Bruce Furlin and contemporary painter, Peggy Engsberg Furlin. Let’s celebrate their works of art during MMoCA’s Spring Gallery Night!
Artist reception is Friday, May 3rd 5-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
Hatch will be showcasing Peggy and Bruce’s artwork from May 1st -31st. Check out the Facebook event here.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday, December 21st, 2018
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: December 23th 2018
ARTWORK DELIVERY: December 26th-January 5th
EXHIBIT OPENS: January 8th- ENDS: February 28th.
ARTIST RECEPTION: Friday, January 11th, 2019 6-9pm
PICKUP ARTWORK: March 1st-4th, 2019.
As many of you know, here at Hatch Art House we have a few goals that we strive for on a daily basis.
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 75+ 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.
In early 2012, 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 January 8th through February 28th, 2019, with an artist reception on Friday, January 11th. The deadline for entry is December 21st. 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 artworks….have fun creating!
Please use this page for questions, concerns, and comments about the EcoSquared Art Show.
Print out these forms:
For the months of October and November Hatch will be showcasing the works of Jennifer Darner Wolfe, Madeleine Parker and Jenny Blasen. Join us for their artist reception, Friday, October 5th 5-9pm. (Fall Gallery Night!) The artists will be in the gallery ready to talk ceramics with you! Refreshments will be available.
Check out the Facebook event page HERE.
For the months of October and November, Hatch Art House will be showcasing the paintings of Milwaukee artist, Dave Watkins. “Dave’s work is influenced by daily interactions with his surroundings. As an abstract painter, his canvas becomes the city, using texture and layers of color to reflect thoughts, feelings, and experiences. A passing train, an urban alley – Each painting takes the viewer on a private journey with their own interpretations.”
The artist reception will be coinciding with the MMoCA Fall Gallery Night, Friday, October 6th from 5-9 pm and the show will run October 1st through November 30th.
The September featured artist, Molly Krolczyk, is a Madison based acrylic painter. Molly is known for her vibrant and colorful still lifes and landscapes.
Molly’s artwork will be showcased at Hatch, September 1st-30th with an artist reception Friday, September 8th 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
The June featured artist, Natalie Jo Wright, currently is a large-scale portrait painter. This month she will be showcasing her paintings and prints.
Natalie thoughtfully made a large number of her original paintings into giclee prints for this exhibit.
Natalie’s artwork will be showcased at Hatch June 1st-30th with an artist reception Friday, June 9th 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
Our May featured artist is the illustrator, Michael Hirshon. Hatch will be showcasing his latest illustrations including many Madison-themed pieces.
The artist reception will be coinciding with the MMoCA Spring Gallery Night, Friday, May 5th from 5-9 pm and the show will run May 1st through the 31st.
April featured artist, Jenie Gao is a multi-medium artist. This month she will be showcasing her paintings and prints.
“Jenie Gao is an artist and printmaker specializing in the mediums of woodcut and ink drawing. Her work focuses on the interdependence of preservation and change. She discusses how the objects we choose to keep and places and images we associate ourselves with act as anchor points in our families, friendships, and relationships. The desire to anchor ourselves in familiarity contrasts with the need to grow amidst inevitably variable surroundings. At the same time, a grounded sense of identity enables further growth, by creating opportunities to connect with others and change along with our environment.”
Jenie’s artwork will be showcased at Hatch April 1st-30th with an artist reception Friday, April 14th 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.