Saturday, June 13, 2015

Gelli Plate Mono-Printing Workshop

Gelli Plate Mono-Printing Workshop sponsored by Lakeland Art League 
Wednesday August 19, 2015
Ginny Stiles, instructor
Minocqua Town Hall (same building as Minocqua Library)

415 Menominee St, Minocqua, WI

9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Pre-Registration required by August 5. Cost: Non Members: $25 

What’s a Gelli Plate? 
The Gel Printing Plate looks and feels like gelatin, but is 
durable, reusable and stores at room temperature. It's easy to clean and always ready for printing. Monoprinting on a Gelli plate is simple and fun. The gratification is immediate, and the prints are too cool! 
It comes in a variety of sizes and shapes. You can find more about them on website with 

introductory videos. 

Members of this class must provide their own gelli plate and brayer. I can get you the best price at I highly recommend 
an 8 x 10 plate but you can also have a lot of fun with the 6 x 6 plate.
3” brayers run about $10 (soft rubber preferred).
Contact Ginny at to register and for a full supply list.

CVA Exhibits - MANimal Creating Connections and Visualizing Wausau Exhibit

Explore the possibilities of entering these 
two upcoming CVA Exhibits........... 

CVA 2nd Competitive Exhibit:

Creating Connections...
the Artist's Perspective

July 24 - September 19, 2015

Submit up to three images for the CVA's second competitive exhibit. If selected, your work will be shown in the Caroline S. Mark Gallery during Wausau's ArtRageous Weekend this September!

Deadline for entries is Tuesday, June 30, 2015.


Photographers: Steady your cameras, click away and enter your favorite shots of Wausau.

The CVA will host a photography exhibit in the Loft Gallery this summer titled Visualizing Wausau - A Photographer's Point of View. The exhibit will take place from July 24 - September 19, 2015. 

The exhibit is open to both professional and non professional artists of all ages. Artists are encouraged to submit/e-mail up to three images to No entry fee is required. The exhibit is open to the community. Deadline for entries is Saturday, July 11th.

The juror will be Gary Gisselman, Librarian/Archivist for the Marathon County Historical Society. He will review all artist submissions and choose the entries to be exhibited. Throughout the exhibit timeline, Gisselman will also lead a guided tour relating historical references to certain images on display. 

For more information contact the Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, WI

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

WVAG Summer Show

The WVAG Summer Show is up
 at the Reaching New Heights Gallery 
inside Marshfield Clinic, Weston. 
Feast your eyes on these original works of art that are ready for your purchase.

The winners of the show are................

Best of Show
Pat Gaska

1st Place
Yellow-headed Warbler
Cindy Markowski

2nd Place
Pine Forest
Theda Neubauer-Hewuse

3rd Place
Tree of Hope
mixed media collage
Cindy Brown

Honorable Mention
Red on White 
Jackie Lescher

Honorable Mention
mixed media
Jacqueline Michael

Honorable Mention
Pelican Pier
Mary O'Flyng

Honorable Mention
Sharon Feathers

Congratulations to all of the winners!

We welcome you to view (and purchase) these and other fabulous artworks in the WVAG Summer Show Exhibit.

Reaching New Heights Gallery 
inside Marshfield Clinic-Weston
3501 Cranberry Blvd
Weston, WI 54476
June 3- September 1, 2015

A special thank you to Brenda Gingles for judging the show and 
WVAG members Carol Hettinga, Jackie Michael and Sharon Feathers
for assisting the judge.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

WVAG meeting, April 23, 2015

Good Morning Artists,
The WVAG, would like to invite you to attend our monthly meeting on Thursday, April 23rd. at 5:30pm in the Reaching New Heights Gallery at the Marshfield Clinic, Weston Center. We will be viewing our new exhibit, Cattails and Flowers, in the gallery followed by our monthly meeting with delicious snacks.

The gallery is located at 3501 Cranberry Blvd, Weston, WI.  Please enter from the east end of the building through the cancer care door. That will lead you directly to the gallery.

The meeting will begin at 6:00pm.  Jackie Michael will be presenting “A Tutorial in Fused Glass”  Jackie is a retired art teacher from the D.C. Everest School District and was the owner of All About Art in Wausau,WI.

Saving the best for last, we are extending an invitation to you, the members of the WVAA, to exhibit your art in our Summer Exhibit in June. Details will be discussed at the meeting.

We are looking forward to sharing our gallery and meeting with all of you.

The Wisconsin Visual Art Guild

Opening an Etsy Shop

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Tomahawk Art Walk - May 1-2, 2015

News and opportunities for Artists ........

The first weekend in May, Tomahawk is hosting an Artwalk.  We have about 15 artists assigned to different businesses, but are need of a few more.  This is a juried event meaning all the artists have been juried in or are in by invitation if I know their work  The ArtWalk will be held on the weekend of May 1 & 2.  Artists are expected to be setup and present in the business they have been assigned to from 1-7pm on Friday and from 10am-4pm on Saturday.  There is no fee or commission from sales.  They may demo if they wish to.  On Friday night, there is also an “After Glow” party at the Rodeo Saloon with opportunities for people to meet the artists and business owners, food and drink, raffles and more. Housing for out-of-towners is available for free at local homes.

Interested artists should contact me ASAP—we’d like to finalize our list by Sunday night to allow time for promotional work.
We have one artist who can only show on Friday, May 1st, so we are also looking for one artist that could show on Saturday only.

They can contact me at:
p: 920-213-0090


David Kapszukiewicz
Fine artist
Tomahawk WI 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Dillman's Art Retreats

An art retreat can be a welcome opportunity to enrich your art experience, Many members have found Dillman's in Lac du Flambeau, WI, a wonderful place to learn and grow as an artist.

Dillman's would like to welcome you and your members to our 2015 festivals, workshops and concert being held during our 38th season of offering workshops in our northern Wisconsin resort setting and exotic ports of call. During this season, we will welcome our 10,500th student in watercolor, oil, acrylic, mixed media, photography, woodcarving, fiber and many other creative mediums.
Please check out our website for a full listing of our offerings.

Attached are details about the various programs.
There still are extensive scholarship funds available to members. Applications are found at: app.html. The DEADLINE is April 15! We also offer an honorarium for each art league, please call 715-588-3143 to learn more.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Come One , Come All

The next meeting of the Wisconsin Visual Artists Guild 
is set for March 26, 2015
at the meeting room at Marshfield Clinic, Weston, WI

Arrive at 5:30 for a chat before the meeting, (remember the doors are locked at 6PM).

We encourage present members, past members and prospective members to join us.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

More Winners from "2015 Cattails and Flowers Spring Exhibit"

Of course, there is more...

More fabulous art in the 
Wisconsin Visual Artist Guild's
"2015 Cattails and Flowers Spring Exhibit"

Congratulations to these winners

Honorable Mention
"Night Flower"
Sharon Dowis

Honorable Mention
"Orchids II"
Jacqueline Michael

Honorable Mention
"Charlotte's Garden"
Sharon Feathers

Honorable Mention
"Cattail in Black and White"
Pat Plunkett

This is not all....... 

Please stop by and see.

Visit the entire show
 and purchase your favorite artwork

Reaching New Heights Gallery
inside Marshfield Clinic-Weston
3501 Cranberry Blvd
Weston, WI 

Monday, March 23, 2015

Best of the "2015 Cattails and Flowers Spring Exhibit"

The judging has taken place and the winners have been announced.

Congratulations to the top artists 
of the Wisconsin Visual Artists Guild 
2015 Cattails and Flowers Spring Exhibit.

Best of Show
"Pink Lady"
Theda Neubauer-Hewuse

First Place
"Just Before the Snow"
Jim Martinsen

Second Place
"Red Menarda with Hummingbird Pair"
Cindy Markowski

Third Place
"Not Your Mother's Garden II"
Gail Jaeger

A special thank you to Katy Ralph, Nicolet College Art Gallery Director, 
who judged the show.


Visit the entire show
 and purchase your favorite artwork

Reaching New Heights Gallery
inside Marshfield Clinic-Weston
3501 Cranberry Blvd
Weston, WI