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Elaine Erickson Gallery

207 E. Buffalo St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11am - 5pm; Saturday 10:30am - 5pm

The gallery focuses on contemporary paintings, works on paper and sculpture. Both abstract and representational works are featured, as well as surrealism. Featured artists include well-established artists along with emerging regional and national talents.
Elaine Erickson Gallery Exhibit
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Schomer Lichtner's Homage to Matisse

Exhibition includes Schomer's original paper cuttings of his beloved ballet dancers, cows, female figures and more.

Exhibition runs March 7 through April 7, 2015

Katie Gingrass Gallery

207 E. Buffalo St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 3pm

Contemporary art and fine craft gallery founded in 1980. The Gallery hosts exceptional exhibitions of lithographs, paintings, pastels and the fine craft of regionally and nationally recognized artists.

Katie Gingrass Gallery Exhibit
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273 E. Erie St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

MIAD is Wisconsin's only fully-accredited, nonprofit, independent college of art and design granting the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

MIAD Gallery Exhibit
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MIAD 2015 Senior Exhibition

MIAD celebrates 40 years of education excellence and visual arts leadership with the 2015 Senior Exhibition, Wisconsin's largest and most exuberant exhibition of the emerging professionals who innovate for our economy and society, representing all of MIAD's Bachelor of Fine Arts majors and minors.  Generously sponsored by BMO Harris Bank.

Exhibition runs April 17 through May 9, 2015 in all MIAD Galleries. 

Opening Reception: Gallery Night, Friday, April 17, 5-9pm

Gallery Day Conversations: Saturday, April 18, 1-5pm.

Wallway & Perspectives Galleries

MIAD's Wallway Gallery and Perspectives Gallery house continuously evolving exhibits curated and created by students and alumni focused in Sculpture (Wallway) and Photography (Perspectives).  Both galleries are an important place of contemplation poised between the MIAD classroom and the art work beyond.

Exhibition is ongoing

Wallway Gallery, first floor; Perspectives Gallery, second floor







207 E. Buffalo St., Lobby, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

Reserved parking by appointment.

Timothy Cobb Fine Arts was established in 1998, in the long-standing Cobb Family tradition of purveying fine paintings.

Timothy Cobb Fine Arts Exhibit
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233 N. Milwaukee St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11am-5pm; Saturday 11am-4pm

Established in 1988, the Tory Folliard Gallery is Wisconsin’s leading gallery in contemporary art. The gallery specializes in the exhibit and sale of emerging and established artist with an emphasis on Midwest artists. Our mission is to provide museum-quality art to our clients.

Tory Folliard Gallery Exhibit
Exhibit Dates

Mary Jones: New Work

Focusing on the details of daily life and childhood memories, Mary Jones' cartoon like figures have an insightful character with a serious edge influenced by the Chicago Imagists.  Fanciful at first glance, further study reveals the more serious side of life through bold strokes of paint and subtle touches of collage.


Exhibition runs February 14 through March 14, 2015 in the East Gallery.

James Winn: New Paintings

Long known for his far and wide horizons imbued with beautiful light, the Midwest master James Winn returns with a new body of work filled with the magic of nature’s beauty in a photo realistic style. His new body of work includes large scale panoramic landscapes from the Midwest and upstate New York.


Exhibition runs March 7 through April 11, 2015

Doug Hatch: Urban Landscapes

Dough Hatch is best known for his realistic paintings of urban scenes.  Working in his studio from photographs, Hatch employs traditional methods of photorealism using strong diagonals, reflected surfaces, and transparent, components to elucidate vibrant street scenes.  Influences by Edward Hopper and Richard Estes, Hatch is particularly interested in interpreting daily life. Vibrant, details oriented and filled with movement, the paintings of Dough Hatch capture a place and time of day, perfectly.


Exhibition runs April 17 through May 23, 2015.  Artists' Reception on Gallery Night, Friday, April 17 from 6 to 9pm.

Ron Isaacs: Other Selves: New Trompe l'Oeil Painted Constructions

In his second solo exhibition at Tory Folliard Gallery, Ron Isaacs continues his 30+ year career of constructing and painting wood to resemble architectural clothing and other antique objects.  Purposely devoid of figures, Isaacs invites the viewer to question what they are actually seeing.  In this master's hands, wood appears to be fabric, and leaves and branches are actually carefully constructed details.  Combining trompe l'oeil painting with master wood assembling, Isaacs presents new sculptures that quietly demand a careful look to determine their true nature.

Exhibition runs April 17 through May 23, 2015.  Artists' Reception on Gallery Night, Friday, April 17 from 6 to 9pm.




207 E. Buffalo St., Milwaukee, WI 53202

Join the Marshall Building each 3rd Friday of the month as they open their 7 floors of creative studios and offices to the public.  Explore the varied offerings of the local craftspeople, artisans, and creatives during this monthly aesthetic happy hour.

5 to 9pm each 3rd Friday.







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