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.
Jennifer Darner Wolfe’s stoneware pottery speaks of quiet connections and modern lifestyles. She’s inspired by the Scandinavian roots of the Wisconsin she grew up in, big Wyoming skies with sagebrush dotted hills where her children were born, and the nesting comfort of those she loves. Her personal voice in clay is formed through the playfulness of the process and her love of minimalist design. Jennifer’s ceramics will be showcased at Hatch for the month of November, with an artist reception Friday, November 11th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
The Hatch Art House featured artist for September is Craig Grabhorn of C.Cal Design Studio. Craig is currently the Community Arts Specialist with The John Michael Kohler Art Center in Sheboygan, WI. He’s been working on ceramic plaques to pair with his modern and fresh screen prints which will be highlighted at Hatch for the month of September.
Hatch will be showcasing Craig’s work from September 1st-30th with an artist reception on Friday, September 9th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
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Stag ceramic plaque by Craig Grabhorn
The Hatch Art House featured artist for August is Monica Dalmau of Madison (via San Juan, Puerto Rico.) Monica is currently using ink on paper for her colorful bird drawings.
Hatch will be showcasing Monica’s work from August 2nd-31st with an artist reception on Friday, August 12th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
“My drawings are inspired by the critters that live around my neighborhood. I have developed a little bit of a fascination with the local birds.”
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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.
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.
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