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.
Facebook event page here.
The featured February artist for Hatch Art House is Madison ceramics artist, Aly Wheeler. Alison Wheeler grew up in the beautiful Driftless area of southwest Wisconsin. She spent most of her childhood outdoors, climbing trees and working on her parents small organic farm. So naturally, the outdoors is where a lot of her inspiration is found. Her pottery is playful, yet functional. Alison enjoys working with her hands, and finds that every piece created is an individual. She used slip trailing, carving, and hand building techniques to make each piece as unique as possible.
Aly will have her work showcased at Hatch Art House from February 1-29 with an artist reception Friday, February 12th from 6-9pm. Refreshments will be served.
Check out the Facebook event page here and share with friends!
During the month of December, Hatch Art House will be celebrating their 5th 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 4th from 5-9pm. Coinciding with the 1st Willy Street 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 list of the Willy Street shops participating in the Holiday Walk.