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CALL FOR ARTISTS! EcoSquared Art Show January 2014

CALL FOR ARTISTS! EcoSquared Art Show: January 2014.

Deadline for entry, Saturday, December 14th 2013.

Click here for all the info: https://hatcharthouse.com/call-for-artists-ecosquared-art-show-2014/

New this year: your artwork can be between 6″ square to 12″ square. Have fun creating!

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January 2013 Happenings…including the EcoSquared Art Show!

2012 was kind of a big year for Hatch. I learned a ton and we grew a lot! We now have 43 artists, up from the 20 we started with back in December of 2010.  Twice as many artists means twice as much work…so thank you for being patient with me while I figure out how to achieve a nice balance (and maybe get a bit more help!). I am THRILLED with the way Hatch is growing! So many people are embracing the ‘shop local’ culture and are happy to have us here on Willy Street.  That being said; I THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for supporting Hatch and every artist in the shop!

To kick off the year 2013 we are embarking into the world of themed art shows! For the months of January and February you can stop in and see our small works show; EcoSquared. Artists were given the opportunity to create work between 6″ square to 8″ square while incorporating upcycled materials.  All priced between $50-$100. The results are fun, creative and very inspiring! All are available for purchase but we do appreciate pick-up near the end of the show. We’ll be having our opening reception for EcoSquared,  Friday, January 11th from 6-9pm. The artists will be available to talk with and we’ll have refreshments on hand. Please join us! Click here for Facebook Event page.

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Upcycled Art at Hatch

As many of you know, the deadline to the EcoSquared Art Show is November 21st. I thought I’d share with you some of the artwork in the gallery that incorporates upcycled materials. Upcycled is still a fairly new term, you can learn more here. And remember, the main criteria for Ecosquared is to use something upcycled, have it measure between 6″ square to 8″ square, and have it ready to hang on the wall. We are so excited to see what all of you creative Wisconsinites come up with! Please feel free to leave questions or concerns here in the comment section.

Reclaimed steel and spray paint. “Birds on a Wire” artist Liv Aanrud.

Acrylic house paint on upcycled canvas. “Yellow Leaves” artist Lynn Lee.

Diorama made from a drawer, newspaper and found objects. Artist Beth Heeney.

 

Wall sculpture made with reclaimed wood, found objects (saw blade, nails, drain cover) and wire. Artist Bryan Richgels.

Acrylic painting with incorporated old maps on a cabinet door. Artist Tammy Schreiter.

“Spring”. Found objects (silk flowers, fabric, rope) on upcycled canvas and frame. Artist Beth Heeney.

 

 

 

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