Madison Leaders In Art

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 →

Behind the Scenes with Meghan Blake-Horst and MadCity Bazaar

madcity bazaar

We’ve all know Meghan Blake-Horst as the the owner of Absolutely Art, and now she is spreading her wings as one of the founders of MadCity Bazaar, the urban pop-up flea market that you keep hearing about. No matter where her professional career takes her, it’s clear she’ll always be truly invested in Madison, a steward of the arts, and a joy to all who know her. Meghan, a mother … 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

hatch

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 →