WRAP Changes in 2016
Prairie due Sac WRAP
Entry Blank Due: Monday, January 11, 2016 . (Make checks payable to sponsor: TERRENCE DOELER)
Artwork due: Sunday, January 17, 2016, noon-3pm or Tuesday, January 19, 10am-2pm
(limit 2 pieces per artist)
Public Reception: Friday, January 22, 2016, 5-7pm
Workshop: Saturday March 5, 2016, 9am–3pm
Place: River Arts Center, Sauk-Prairie High School, 105 9th Street, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578
Coordinator: Terrence Doeler, 4919 Tonyawatha Trail, Monona, WI 53716
(608) 221-9849. firstname.lastname@example.org
Artist and Juror: Barry Roal Carlsen
We welcome Terrence Doeler to his new role as coordinator of the Prairie du Sac WRAP. He is an artist and member for the Five Painters group that has long supported WRAP and the WRAA. Welcome Terrance and thank you for your leadership!
This year's juror and artist-presenter for the Prairie du Sac WRAP is is the painter and print maker Barry Roal Carlsen. He is an accomplished artist who is represented by the Edgewood Orchard Gallery in Door County and the Artisan Gallery in Paoli. In his own artwork Carlsen seeks to "convey the physical and psychological impact the landscape has in shaping people. A sense of place is powerful; it can express the feelings of belonging, separation, distance, and loss."
River Falls WRAP
Entry Blank due: Extended to Sunday, January 31st, 2016
Make check payable to sponsor: RIVER FALLS COMMUNITY ARTS BASE
Artwork due: Monday, January 25, 2016, 10:00 am-6:00 pm
(limit 3 artworks per artist)
Workshop: Saturday, February 13, 2016, 1:00-2:00 pm. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 13, 2016, 2:00-4:00 pm
Artwork pickup: Sunday, March 6, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm, Monday, March 7, 10:00 am-6:00 pm or by appointment
Place: River Falls Public Library Gallery, 140 Union Street, River Falls, WI 54022
Coordinator: Katie Chaffee, Gallery and Event coordinator, River Falls Public Library, 140 Union Street
River Falls, WI 54022, (715) 426-3496, email@example.com
Artist/Juror: Anastasia Sharti
River Falls Public Library Gallery, now in its 12th season, is proud to host its second WRAP exhibit. Their show schedule varies a bit from the usual plan in that their judging, award announcements, and workshop will be the second Saturday of the show, February 13 from 1-3pm. An artists’ reception is planned for that same afternoon from 2-4pm.
Anastasia Shartin will be the judge this year, and also the program presenter. She will be speaking on Do’s and Don’t’s: Advice for artists seeking venues to exhibit their work. She will address the different types of venues – community galleries, commercial galleries, museums, co-op galleries, and public spaces such as libraries, coffee shops, etc. She plans to cover the importance of presenting oneself professionally, including having good quality images of recent artwork, updated resumes, and clearly written statements. She will stress the need to research potential venues before contacting them, and the importance of having clear expectations
Shartin is the visual arts director at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wisconsin, a position she has held since July 2000. Prior to that, she was a member of both the curatorial and education departments at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Shartin attended the graduate program at Bard College’s Center for Curatorial Studies in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, from 1994 to 1996, and received her undergraduate degree in Art History with an emphasis on 20th century and contemporary art from the University of California at Berkeley in 1991. Throughout her career, Shartin has developed interdisciplinary, collaborative, and community-based projects that seek to engage audiences and inspire artists.
Entry Blank due: Friday, January 22, 2016. Send form to and make check payable to sponsor: VINA YANG
Artwork due: Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Pyle Center, Rm 111
(limit 2 pieces per artist)
Workshop: Saturday, April 9, 2016, 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Place: UW–Madison, Pyle Center, Rm 111 (AT&T Lounge)
702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706
Coordinators: C.K. Chang, 608-833-1485, firstname.lastname@example.org; and Jean Lang, 608-824-9655, email@example.com; and Tracy Wicklund, 608-886-6844, firstname.lastname@example.org; and Vina Yang, 3423 Ice Age Lane, Verona, WI 53593, 608-798-1005, email@example.com
Artist/Juror: Sue Medaris
Madison WRAP guest artist and judge for 2016 is Sue Medaris, a highly versatile artist from Mt. Horeb. Her work has appeared in many familiar places—the cover of Isthmus newspaper, the Dane County arts calendar, the UW Vet School’s holiday cards, the Artisan Gallery in Paoli, and the “Birds in Art” exhibit at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum in Wausau, to name a few. She is a printmaker who also works in oils, acrylics, pastels, and mixed media. The scale of her work ranges from large prints to small boxes. Her subject matter is primarily the rural scene and especially the lives of domestic animals and livestock. She beautifully captures typical moments of farm life: chickens challenging one another, the eyes of cows following a dog’s every move, a warm afternoon landscape of mowed fields. Besides her fine arts work, she has been an art instructor and an illustrator for magazines and newspapers. A sampling of her works can be seen online at svmedaris.com.
Entry Blank due: Sunday, January 31, 2016
Make checks payable to sponsor: SCHAUER ARTS AND ACTIVITIES CENTER
Artwork due: Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 1:00-5:30 pm
(limit 2 works per artist)
Artist's reception: Friday, February 26, 2016, 7:00-8:00 pm
Workshop: Sunday, April 3, 2016, 1:00-4:00 pm
Place: Schauer Arts and Activities Center, 147 N. Rural St.
Hartford, WI 53027
Coordinator: Greg Torgeson, 147 N. Rural St., Hartford, WI 53027, (262) 844-5257, firstname.lastname@example.org
How to enter:
Below is an entry form that will work for all WRAP Exhibits.
As mentioned above, there is a $30.00 fee for each WRAP exhibit entered. The entry fee includes the cost of the closing workshop for exhibit participants.
Non-exhibiting guests may attend the workshops for a modest $5.00 fee. Artists and art-advocates alike are invited to view the exhibitions free of charge.