Madison Art Scene

Artography: An Instagram Madison Art Mapping Project!

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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 →

Alaura Megan Seidl is Making Art and Making Change

Alaura Megan Seidl

by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery Alaura Megan Seidl is one fascinating and busy creator and community activist. Alaura is an artist, founder of ArtWrite Collective, and teaches at the University. She even found time to hike the Appalachian Trail.  Alaura has a lot to share, so let’s get right to it! I see that you are the founder of an intriguing cooperative called ArtWrite Collective. In one sentence, … Read More →

2015 Artery Scholarship Fund Goes To ArtWrite Resilient

Art Scholarship Fund

The Artery is committed to helping promote art in the community and the use of art in programs in various ways. 10% of all the net proceeds on our website are put toward The Artery Scholarship Fund, which will go each year to an underprivileged student who is applying to or attending art school or for art supplies for a program in need. The more sales we have each year, the larger that scholarship fund will … Read More →

Jessica M. Pankratz

Jessica M. Pankratz

by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery Jessica M. Pankratz is one of The Artery’s new artists. I actually saw Jessica’s work for the first time at a solo exhibition at Mother Fool’s Coffeehouse. I was so impressed that I wanted to learn more about her and her unique style of art. Find out how Jessica gets her creative juices flowing, and more, right here. I read that you started as … Read More →

Deepa Sampath

Deepa Sampath

by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery Deepa Sampath adds beauty and color to the world with incredibly vibrant paintings. Deepa is quite versatile, working with a number of different mediums. Did you know you can paint with coffee powder? Deepa has done it, and find out what else this talented artist can do right here!   Do you generally look at an object when drawing or painting? I prefer looking … Read More →

Madison Art Hub

Madison Art Hub

by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery Madison Art Hub is a new space on the east side that is ready to welcome artists with open arms. In need of a place to create? They have you covered with 17 private studio rentals available. The Hub would also love to showcase your work. Want to learn more about what they can do for you? Look no further than right here, … Read More →

Barb’s Fine Glass

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by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery Barb’s Fine Glass turns ordinary items into extraordinary glass pieces. Barb uses an abundance of color and her pieces are playful. She is ready and willing to create your custom design(s). With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to have Barb create some unique gifts. Learn more about this artist right here. How did you become a glass artist … Read More →

Molly Bernier’s Whimsy House

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by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery Are you a lover of all things vintage? Do you strive to find that one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry or accessory? Then you need to check out Molly Bernier’s Whimsy House. Molly’s pieces are attractive, unique, and upcycled to boot. Whimsy never looked better, and find out how it all got started right here. Check out Whimsy House’s Artery shop! How did you become … 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 →