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.
During the month of December, Hatch Art House will be celebrating their 6th 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 9th from 5-9pm. Coinciding with the 2nd Willy Wonderland 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.
A special collaboration between textile artist Sarah Eichhorn and printmaker Lesley Numbers. Lesley and Sarah will be available to talk about their work during the reception. The show will be up for the month of October with the artist reception, Friday, October 7th 5-9pm during the MMoCA Fall Gallery night. They are working on a series called Weather Patterns; incorporating weavings and printing. 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.