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EcoSquared Art Show 2015

 

The EcoSquared Art Show artist reception was last night; it was so wonderful to see all the artists and their fans! Thanks for braving the frigid weather:) The show is up all month long so stop in to see the creative upcycled art in person. Thanks to all who participated, it’s so great to see what you come up with!eco 2015 poster

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Happy 4th Anniversary to us!

During the month of December, Hatch Art House will be celebrating their 4th 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 12th from 6-9pm. 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.

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CALL FOR ARTISTS!

CALENDAR:

ENTRY DEADLINE: Sunday, December 14th 2014

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: Thursday, December 18th

ARTWORK DELIVERY: Friday, December 26th-Tuesday, December 30th (closed Monday)

EXHIBIT OPENS: Friday, January 2- ENDS: Saturday, January 31st

ARTIST RECEPTION: Friday, January 9th, 2015

PICKUP ARTWORK:  February 1st and 3rd.

CALL FOR WISCONSIN ARTISTS! EcoSquared Art Show: January 2015.

Deadline for entry, Sunday, December 14th 2014.

Small SQUARE art works….have fun creating!

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As many of you know, here at Hatch Art House we have a few goals that we strive for on a daily basis.

Mainly, when you buy something from Hatch, you know it’s being produced locally. Our rule is that you must reside in Wisconsin to be a Hatch artist. Although, the majority of our 50+ artists live in the Madison area.  We have an emphasis on repurposing, upcycling and recycling…  if we can keep things out of the landfill and give it a new life in art, we’ve done a great thing. We strive to offer something for everyone at affordable prices in a casual and creatively-charged environment.

A couple years ago, Hatch embarked into the world of hosting art shows! Hatch being a small space, a SMALL WORKS art show seemed appropriate; thus EcoSquared Art Show. Also, an upcycling theme along with affordable pricing to continue with the Hatch emphasis.  The show will run for the month of January 2015, with an artist reception on Friday, January 10th.  The deadline for entry is Sunday, December 14th. The rest of the dates to know are listed on the forms below.

The guidelines are listed in the printable forms, which I encourage you to pass on to anyone you think would be interested.  This show will be juried by myself (Tammy Schreiter) mainly to make sure all entries fit into the scheme and follow the guidelines. As well as being a painter and dabbler of many other art forms, I most recently was a juror of the 2013 Art Fair Off the Square,  2012 MMoCA Art Fair on the Square and the MMoCA 2011 Holiday Art Fair.

If you’ve submitted your artwork to Hatch in the past, I encourage you to enter this show. This is your opportunity to be a Hatch artist!

Please use this page for questions, concerns and comments about the EcoSquared Art Show.

Print out these forms:

EcoSquared call for artists

EcoSquared Entry form

Here are a few entries from last years show! P1070171christine_dehlinger_ongaart_hoya_bits_canvas

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July Happenings-EcoSculpt Art Show

Hatch Art House is showcasing the 2nd annual EcoSculpt Art Show! (Wisconsin artists only)
EcoSculpt is a small sculptures art show, with an upcycling theme along with affordable pricing. Every piece is under $200 and all artwork incorporates upcycled material. The show will run for the month of July.
The artist reception will be Friday, July 11th from 6-9pm. Artists will be in attendance to talk about their work and refreshments will be served.

Join us on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/762064913856640/

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April Featured Artist: Steve Wirtz

The Hatch Art House featured artist for April is paper mache sculpture, Steve Wirtz. Titled: “TAXidermy” in honor of the dreaded tax due date, April 15th, Steve has created trophy like, paper mache animal sculptures using old tax forms. In Steve’s words: “Finishing my taxes for the year is like landing a big fish, or bagging a big game trophy. It’s an accomplishment. They say nothing is certain except death and taxes. Well, I say all I know is life and taxes, because no animals were harmed in the making of this exhibit. I hope you enjoy it, and many happy returns.”
The artist reception will be Friday, April 11th 6-9pm and the exhibit will run from April 1st to April 30th.

Check out the Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1396832730592168/?source=1

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January 2014-What’s Happening at Hatch

EcoSquared Art Show 2014!

EcoSquared is a SMALL WORKS art show, with an upcycling theme along with affordable pricing. Every piece is under $200 and all artwork is sized between 6″sq. to 12″sq. and of course, incorporates upcycled materials. Thus, EcoSquared. The show will run for the month of January.
As always, Hatch only represents Wisconsin based artists with the majority being from the Madison area.
The artist reception will be Friday, January 10th from 6-9pm. Most artists will be in attendance to talk about their work and refreshments will be served.

All pieces are available for purchase but we do appreciate pick-up near the end of the show.

Check out the Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/235807799927380/

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Thanks to Brava Magazine for including EcoSquared in January’s Art Preview!

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October Featured Artist; Lisa Hepburn Ceramics & Gallery Night!

The October featured artist is Ceramics artist Lisa Hepburn. Lisa’s current work is informed by both a decades love pre-Colombian Mexican Pottery and a more recent obsession with all things mid-century modern. (A friend puts her design aesthetic this way: Mixtec meets Mad Men). Most of her work is built by hand with slab and coil methods. Most recently she has been experimenting with sculptural vase forms with unexpected negative space. While much of her current work is functional, she strives to create a sculptural sensibility in each piece. Above all, her work is meant to be touched.

Lisa will have her work showcased at Hatch Art House from October 1st-31st with an artist reception Friday, October 4th from 5-9pm coinciding with the city-wide MMoCA Gallery Night. Refreshments will be served along with an outside performance by singer/songwriter Karen Wheelock.

Check out the event page here on Facebook.

And Karen Wheelock’s Facebook page here for a chance to listen to her music!

Pick up Gallery Night maps at Hatch or on MMoCA’s website.

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