Local Art Galleries

Artography: An Instagram Madison Art Mapping Project!

Artography | #MadArtMap

The Artery recently launched a crowd-sourced art mapping project called Artography. “Madison is full of amazing art, but it’s not obvious to everyone where it is,” said Candy Phelps, founder of The Artery. “We wanted to make art more accessible for people by literally putting the art on a map. The goal of the project is to document and photograph the art venues, galleries, public art and street art in town and … Read More →

Exploring the Yellow Rose Gallery

Photography, Art, Ceramics, 3-D Objects

by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery I had the pleasure of exploring the Yellow Rose Gallery for the first time, along with chatting up the owner, Miles Kristan. Aside from the impressive pieces of art on display, I’m really fond of the gallery’s layout. There are multiple rooms, so I felt like I was in an art “house.” The gallery is warm and inviting, and I look forward to checking … Read More →

Jason Yi Installs Wonder at MMoCA

Jason Yi Installing a Piece at the MMoCA

I had the utmost pleasure of meeting and interviewing Jason S. Yi at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Jason has been installing an exhibition entitled A Fragile Permanence, and it’s quite an astonishing site. I have never had the experience of watching an exhibition unfold and wanted to capture it “behind the scenes.” Did you know that passersby are encouraged to not only peer through the museum’s State Street windows, … Read More →

The Sketchbook Project Drops by Madison

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by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery Madison continues to strike it rich in the art department, because the Sketchbook Project is on the road and heading to Madison. Mark your calendar for Wednesday, August 20th from 4-8pm, at the Central Library, located at 201 W. Mifflin, will be hosting the traveling Sketchbook Project. Not familiar with this organization? If you are an artist, you should be and you can … Read More →

Fat City Emporium Opens on Madison’s Artsy East Side

Fat City Emporium window display

by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery There’s a new kid in town and it’s called Fat City Emporium. The venue showcases and sells local artists’ work in a casual and eclectic atmosphere. The pieces are diverse with a wide range of prices, allowing affordability for everyone. Ryan Robinson, a local artist, is the brainchild behind Fat City Emporium. On behalf of The Artery, I interviewed Todd Maahs to see … Read More →

Little Galleries, Big Ideas

Little Galleries | miniature art gallery

Mini displays bring contemporary art to sidewalks by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery I was intrigued with Little Galleries as soon as I heard about them last year. I  jumped on my bike to check out the Little Monroe Gallery and have been following them ever since. I get excited in anticipation of the new art to be viewed every month, which is why I thought it would be … Read More →

Hatch Art House

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by Sherry BonDurant On behalf of The Artery, Sherry BonDurant paid a visit to the Hatch Art House to learn more about the shop and the owner who started it all, Tammy Schreiter. Hatch Art House is brimming with eclectic, beautiful pieces of art from more than 50 Wisconsin artists. Everything at the shop is for sale, and the variety is endless including jewelry, magnets, ceramics, note cards, and a … Read More →

Social Media, Chicken Feed & Plein Air Painting…

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Courtney Scanlan, 23, is taking the Paoli art scene into the world of social media one gallery at a time. Courtney is currently running the social media marketing campaigns for both Zazen Gallery and Cluck the Chicken Store in Paoli, WI. She’s also working with the Paoli merchant’s association in helping draw a younger crowd to the town, which has long been known as an artist community. Zazen Gallery is … Read More →