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.
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.
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:)
The Hatch Art House featured artist for May is Helen Mary Beck. She is a mixed media artist working with watercolor on canvas highlighted with embroidery. With a background in art therapy, Helen is passionate about the importance of story-telling in art making. With her unique technique of combining watercolor with embroidery, Helen Mary Beck creates textured paintings that capture the imagery within science, beauty and nature. Beck’s contrast of the unpredictability of her bold watercolor on canvas combined with the meticulous detail of her embroidered patterns gives her work a striking individuality.
Helen’s work will be showcased May 1st-31st with her artist reception coinciding with MMoCA’s Gallery Night, May 2nd from 5-9pm.
Helen Mary Beck and her work.
Reception for Helen Mary Beck.
It’s warming up out there… That’s a great reason to celebrate! The MMoCA Gallery Night is May 3rd; a wonderful night to showcase the artists who’ve donated their work to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore Salvage Art Show. Spring-themed cocktails and snacks will be served as well:) 5-9pm.
Check out the Facebook event page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/120700991459337/
Fall Gallery Night, 2012
Good times were had by the hundreds of people who came through the Hatch door last night. Thanks Hatch fans for a great turnout and overall wonderful Gallery Night! Each one just keeps getting better and better. All of the artists, myself included, really APPRECIATE your patronage… YOU are the reason Hatch is here!!!
The featured artist for October is linocut artist, Juliet Darken… an illustrator, storyteller, designer, fine artist, and Madison native. She creates whimsical, yet sophisticated pieces with traditional relief printmaking techniques, sometimes with small additions of collage and graphite. This involves a complex process of reversing the original design, carving, and printing each color as a separate layer. In her opinion, the most important thing for people to learn is how to communicate, and she enjoys adding her personal visual language to the human conversation.
Juliet’s artwork will be showcased from October 1-31st. The artist reception coincides with the MMoCA citywide Gallery Night, October 5 from 5-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
The facebook page invite: http://www.facebook.com/events/351344361619049/