2015 Artists

The following artists were selected by community vote to participate in the pilot program of ARTiculture.

Cori Lin | Printmaking

Cori Lin 2015Large format, reductive linocut prints in two series: a small book with multiple images and a large poster with one image of animals native to the Midwest within whimsical frames comprised of animal motifs.

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Chris Dorn | Printmaking/Photography

Chris Dorn 2015Lithographs/Cyanotypes on 4×6″ to 10×16″ paper, accordion folded to mimic a postcard packet or brochure. Imagery will be of realistically drawn scenes of Wisconsin with the focal point drawn in a childish or comical manner; sections of the print there will cyanotype contact prints of water or sky, representing both the reality of Wisconsin (cyanotype), representation (lithograph) and the preconception (childish element).

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Kayla Gerrits | Digital Printmaking

Kayla Gerrits 2015Unique digital prints in patterns based on the skulls of five bird species in different color schemes.

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Chad Brady | Printmaking

Chad Brady 2015Woodcut print edition called “Sturgeon Thunder” (after the sound that fish makes during mating season). About 12″x20” with an image of a sturgeon center and Fox River and Wolf River above and below, black and white.

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Sara Willadsen | Mixed Media

Sara Willadsen 2015Abstract collages made of found materials combined with reappropriations of the artist’s own work that serve as prompts for new structures and environments.

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Ali Fuller | Drawing

Ali Fuller 2015Unique, 11×8.5” graphite drawings with ink marbling technique inspired by nature; the subjects will be things found locally in nature such as trees and other plants, animals, rocks, and landscapes.

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Mariana Russell | Mixed Media/Painting

Mariana Russell 2015Unique abstract mixed media works, approximately 8×10” to 11×14” inches on heavy weight paper that incorporate painting, collage, and printmaking.

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Melissa Siewart | Ceramics

Melissa Siewert 2015Plays on classic, collectible and definitely kitschy head vases; unique heads will be manipulated to include a higher level of functionality and incorporate the artist’s own style, such as varying facial features, structural shape, and coloration. Roughly 9 inches tall and fully functional as flower vases.

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