Notices, Awards and Opportunities

Thomas Buchs - There is a small gallery available at Waukesha Civic Theater. They host  8 shows per year, rotating them every 6 weeks.  Contact Tom Buchs for more information. 

Laura Easey-Jones, Beth Stoddard, Cheri Raffel, Donna Staats, J J Joyce - Exhibit at United Methodist Church in Shorewood starting May 14th.

Jim Maki - UC Gallery (Plankington Bldg on Grand Ave.), Olson House in Shorewood, and Boerner Botanical Garden.

David Kurtz - Some of my work is now available in the Boerner Gift Shop.


*Note: If you have notice of News, Awards and Opportunities please send information via email to: We will periodically mass email the group through the summer to keep everyone informed.

It was a perfect day for an artist reception at the Anderson Arts Center. Amazing art displayed on the walls, a cool breeze off the lake blowing throughout the gallery, great refreshments, live piano music and as always - LMA family.

Judging this event was Dan Simoneau: award-winning and published acrylic and watercolor painter.

The winners for this show were:

Best in Show

Gwen Graznow - "Hillside Treasure"

First Place

Colette Odya Smith - "Heartfelt"

Second Place

Jean Pascek - "Harley in Jade"

Third Place

David Kurtz - "STRENGTH"

Honorable Mentions

Jerry Steingraeber - "Brooklyn Ablaze"

Melanie Vogel - "Milkweeds"

Tom Smith - "Aquarelle"

Cherie Raffel - "Hodge-Podge"


Planning - Planning - Planning

The LMA board met on July 19th for a summer board meeting and work session. 

Special guest Nehemiah Edwards of NVENT Arts, a new organization that showcases and sells contemporary fine art primarily by scouting works from talented, underserved artists, as well as artists with a nontraditional/non-formal art education.

Upcoming exhibit and learning opportunities were discussed.  2018 is going to be another great year.


LMA Fall Show Winners

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New Exhibit Opportunitieshave been added to the Exhibits page and some of them have registration deadlines that are coming up quickly.  Don't miss out.

Draw - Paint - Sculpt - Photograph - Create
The Grohmann Museum has kindly welcomed us to spend an afternoon on the roof of the museum to create art. Attendees must pay the $5.00 entry fee at the door of the museum.​

September 27th from Noon to 4:30 PM.