Notices, Awards and Opportunities

Thomas Buchs - Saturday March 3rd is the opening of his new studio and gallery "Atelier/Plein Air" at the Springs Gallery and Studios 521 Wisconsin Ave, Waukesha, WI.  

Contact Tom Buchs for more information. 

Call for Artists! Applications are now being accepted to the “Art & Chalk Fest” to be held on the MOWA campus. Show is July 2018. For more information, go to

Margaret Schumann received Honorable Mention, and Jean Pascek won Second Place in the Waukesha County Courthouse Purchase Award Contest this fall.

Chuck Weber has again been selected as a Featured Artist for this year's MPS GREAT TV AUCTION.
Chuck's Century Collection featured work is "Summer In The City", an urban landscape.
This will be Chuck's 8th appearance as Featured Artist for the Auction, which runs April 27 - May 6, 2018

Chuck Weber's
portrait "Fly Boy" has again been honored nationally, and juried into the 2018 National Exhibition of The Oil Painters of America,  Steamboat Art Museum, June 1-Sept 3, 2018

Chuck  Weber's
work "The Ringer" has been juried into the 2018 "Best Of America", Small Painting National Juried Exhibition, sponsored by National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society,
The Exhibit runs April 30 - May 26, 2018,  Richland Fine Art, Nashville, TN

Jack Pachuta - ​has a solo exhibit at the Waukesha Civic Theatre. Opening reception on Saturday at 4:30 March 3 during the Waukesha Art Walk. The exhibit continues until April 16.

Congratulations to member Chris Sommerfelt for being chosen by the Cedarburg Art Museum to have his watercolor painting selected as the image to promote Watercolor Wisconsin 2017, quite an honor!

Mary Ellen Mueller’s newly released book
is now available. “A is for Amaryllis” is a fine collection of hand-colored etchings and monoprints. You can get a copy at her studio during the Covered Bridge Studio Tour or go to her website.

David Kurtz - Solo Show: Boerner Botanical Garden - Garden House.  June 26 - August 3.  Also, my work is currently 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.​​



Local artist needed

Amber Sartori is looking for a local Milwaukee artist who can paint a family tree. I would provide the details, but would like the artist to have creative freedom to make it personal and unique. This is going to be a gift.

If interested, contact Amber:

MIAD’s Galleries Launch Nationwide Call for Art & Design Exhibitions


The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) and its galleries — the Frederick Layton Gallery and Brooks Stevens Gallery — invite professional artists, designers and curators nationwide to submit proposals for exhibitions. Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis, however, proposals for consideration for the 2018-19 season are due January 31, 2018.

Exhibition proposals may be submitted at

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