Madison artists

Enrique Rueda Sculpts Sound

sound sculpture piece by Enrique Rueda

The space between art and music is filled by Sherry BonDurant, writer for The Artery I was immediately intrigued when I discovered the artist I was going to interview creates sound sculptures. I wasn’t familiar with them other than what I had seen on The Artery’s website. I learned about Enrique Rueda’s passion for sound sculptures as I sat down with him in his studio. Enrique constructs striking wood sculptures … Read More →

Alisa Toninato

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Spending a couple hours with Alisa Toninato, owner of FeLion Studios in Madison, is pure delight. No story of hers is complete without grandiose hand gestures, captivating facial expressions and, if you’re lucky, a pretty darn good New York accent. I was giggling practically the whole time I was at her studio. Besides being a total badass iron artist, she is also an inspiring entrepreneur. Her and her partner, Andrew, … Read More →

Heylon Wolter

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Heylon Wolter is your quintessential “starving artist” but certainly not for a lack of talent or ambition. Heylon, 26, currently has 4 jobs and is so busy working to pay the bills, he doesn’t have any spare time to promote his art or find the kind of work he is really passionate about. Heylon is a dedicated comic artist who sacrificed a lot to put himself through art school, including … Read More →

Tami Reschke

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Tami Reschke is a hugger not a hand-shaker. To meet her is like taking a dip in a cool lake on a hot summer day: refreshing, fun and invigorating. You almost hope by wearing a piece of her unique hand-crafted jewelry, you might become a happier and more charming person. Her infectious enthusiasm for art and life comes out in her jewelry with funk and flair that totally shouts “Madison … Read More →

Eric German

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Eric German takes creativity to a whole new level. His art blends a childlike, magical spectacle, cutting-edge engineering technology with a touch of retro psychedelic to create a totally unique kind of work unlike anything I have ever seen. A dedicated mixed media artist, he spends most of his time at his favorite place in the world is — his studio at Art In on Washington. He uses a combination … Read More →