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.
Facebook event page here.
The August featured artist, Lauren Ann Paul is a textile and surface designer. This month she will be showcasing her latest art works in modern rug hooking.
“Lauren enjoys playing with color, pattern and texture across many mediums. Her training as a textile and surface designer has her putting her original art onto everyday items. Fabric storage bins, head bands and tea towels are just a few of her current muses.”
Laurens artwork will be showcased at Hatch August 1st-31st with an artist reception Friday, August 11th 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
Check out the Facebook event here.
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 14th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
The Polka Press crew!
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.
Natalie in her studio
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.