Monday, April 17, 2017

2017 Spring Show Awards

Congratulations, Artists! The following artwork has been selected as Spring Show award winners by judge Christine Alfery. Thank you to all of the artists participating! 
Best of Show- Jacqueline Michael -   " Unison Call"  - Pyrography 

First Place- Jackie Lescher - "  Backdoor Lily" -Watercolor

 Second Place - Patrick Plunkett -  "As Two Ships Pass "

Third Place -Carol Hettinga -" Never Lose Sight of the Flower "

Honorable Mentions 
Sharon Feathers - "Time Goes By" -  Photograph

 Theda Neubauer-Hewuse - "North Road" - Watercolor 

 Lynn Ott - "Sunset on South Rice Lake" - Digital Photography 

Saturday, June 11, 2016

2016 WVAG Summer Show Award Winners

The Wisconsin Visual Artists Guild Summer Show
is hung and ready for viewing 
(and purchasing)
at the
Reaching New Heights Gallery 
inside Marshfield Clinic-Weston 
June 8 - Sept. 6, 2016

Best of Show
Red Onions
by Carol Hettinga

First Place
One with Nature
by Gail Jaeger

Second Place
by Pat Gaska

Third Place
Feed the Birds
by Jim Martinsen

Honorable Mention
A Mother's Love
by Sharon Feathers

Honorable Mention
The Hummingbird Dance
by Theda Neubauer-Hewuse

Honorable Mention
Tranquility I
by Nancy Laliberte

Honorable Mention
Batik Bloom
by Dawn Olson

Congratulations to all the winners.

Saturday, March 5, 2016


The beautiful "CATTAILS AND FLOWERS" exhibit is ready for viewing at 

Inside Marshfield Clinic-Weston
3501 Cranberry Blvd, Weston, WI 54476

Enjoy the exhibit from March 2 - June 7, 2016  

What a wonderful way to greet spring and start planning our colorful garden areas. 

No green thumb? 
All the artwork is for sale and is ready to brighten your home.

The winners of the Cattails and Flowers are.............

Best of Show
"Warmth and Grace"
Nancy Laliberte

First Place
"Down in the Slough Where the Big Bass Grow"
Sharon Rotz

Second Place
"Evening Shadows" 
Carol Hettinga

Third Place
"In the Garden"
Terry Gunderson Shulta

Honorable Mention
"Gentleness 101"
Sharon Dowis

Honorable Mention
"Cattail Sunrise"
Jackie Lescher

Honorable Mention
Joyce King

Honorable Mention
"Flowers with Life"
Cindy Markowski

Congratulations to all!!

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Ready for "Cattails and Flowers"?

Artist Members

It's time to pack up your artwork to deliver to the 
New Heights Gallery
Marshfield Clinic - Weston

Cattails and Flowers Show
Drop off and installation of artwork is
Tuesday, March 1 from 4:30 - 5:30

Don't forget 
if you had art in the past show 
its also time to pick up those artworks.

(Don't make everyone scramble to try to find you 
or try to decide what to do with your art. 
Just ask me how I know about this.)

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Upcoming Meeting

Calling all!

present members 
past members 
and interested new-comers

The next meeting of the WVAG will be 
February 25, 2016.

The WVAG meets on the fourth Thursday of the month. 

 Meetings are held in the first floor conference room 
at Marshfield Clinic - Weston Center, 3501 Cranberry Blvd, Weston, WI. 

Social time- 5:30 pm, Meeting - 6:00 pm

Online Workshops

Strathmore 2016 Online Workshop Series

Get ready for our FREE Strathmore 2016 Online Workshops!
Since you participated in our past online workshops, we wanted to let you know that our free Online Workshops will be starting up again in less than 1 month! We have inspiring new topics for our virtual classroom, and we're excited to introduce 3 new all-star artist-instructors! Here's what we have planned:

Workshop 1: Sketchbook Fury - The Art Ninja's Guidebook
Instructor: Graham Smith
Start Date: March 7, 2016

Workshop 2: The Mind of Watercolor
Instructor: Steve Mitchell
Start Date: May 6, 2016

Workshop 3: Colorful Creations with Markers
Instructor: Will Terrell
Start Date: September 5, 2016

Learn techniques from experienced artists through online videos and downloadable instructions. Get inspired by other students in our virtual classroom. Keep motivated with ideas and tips from your instructors. Share all the fun on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter using #StrathmoreWorkshops

We will be making announcements and giving more information on our website and on Facebook so please stay connected with us!


We are no longer requiring a registered account to be able to view the videos. All you have to do is go to the Online Classroom after a video has been released and click the link to follow along to the video lessons. 

Our workshops are self-paced and will remain open for viewing through
Dec. 31, 2016 after a lesson is released.

Learn more by clicking on this link

Friday, December 18, 2015

WVAG Winter Exhibit 2015

And the winners are.................

Award winners include:

Best of Show - Faded Memory
by Pat Plunkett

1st Place - Green Thumb
by Tamara Martin

2nd Place - Abandoned
by Cindy Markowski

3rd Place - Big Bull Falls
by Carol Hettinga

Honorable Mentions:
Primary Grid - Pat Gaska
Homage - Jacqueline Michael
Corked - Terry Schulta
Sunset on Marathon County Farm - Jerry Toftum
Purple Rain - Krista Vendetti
Chihuahuan - Raven - Sharon Feathers

but the real winners are.......

all of you who stop by to view 
and purchase any of the lovely artworks 
in the 2015 Winter Exhibit.

December 2, 2015 - March 1, 2016

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

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Upcoming Winter Show

Entries for "The Winter Show" are due by November 15, 2015
Entries include new work and/or "Sweet Repeats" of 2012 or earlier work.

We have new entry fees:
One piece = $10.00
2 pieces = $20.00
3 pieces = $30.00
4 pieces = $35.00
5 pieces = $40.00
6 pieces = $45.00

The entry form and money should be sent to:
WVAG Show Entry
607 S. 24th Ave. #147
Wausau, WI  54401
Info should also be e-mailed to Cindy by November 15

There will be NO November meeting.
We will take down "Colorama" and install "The Winter Show" 
on December 1, 2015

Please bring a snack for our December 1st, early Christmas Celebration 
(in conjunction with the show installation)

Saturday, September 19, 2015

You are invited to our September Meeting

WVAG extends our hands of friendship 
to our fellow artists in the Wisconsin Valley Art Association. 
Please join us.

Karen Hasheck and Jane Luxum, both published card artists, 
will be our program guests at 
the Wisconsin Visual Artist Guild meeting.

Karen and Jane are on the cutting edge of new techniques 
that can be used for greeting cards and on our canvases.

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Social Time- 5:30 pm
Meeting - 6:00 pm

Marshfield Clinic - Weston Center
3501 Cranberry Blvd
Weston, Wisconsin
Enter Lot #6 - down the hall on the right

Looking forward to seeing everyone.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

2015 COLORAMA Art Exhibit

The Wisconsin Visual Artists Guild
announces their 


September 1 - December 1, 2015

at the Reaching New Heights Gallery inside
Marshfield Clinic-Weston Center
3501 Cranberry Blvd.
Weston, WI  54476

The Gallery is located on the 1st and 2nd Floors.
Gallery Hours - Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Artwork is available for purchase.

The exhibit is a fundraiser for the Marshfield Clinic Cancer Fund. 

One hundred percent of the purchase price of donated works 
plus all entry fees of the exhibit will go to this fund.

The fund provides locally for the immediate needs of cancer patients as they undergo treatment.

We would like to thank the following members for donating their art work at 100% to the Marshfield Clinic Cancer Fund for 2015.
We have 14 pieces of art in the mini cancer gallery. The Colorama exhibit is up and the work looks wonderful.
Thank you to all of the members in the Colorama exhibit. 
Christine Alfery
Sharon Feathers
Jackie Lescher
Cindy Markowski
Jackie Michael 
Pat Plunkett