Press Release

WOW! Women of Wisconsin Exhibit at Alverno College

The Alverno College Art and Cultures Gallery

The Alverno College Art and Cultures Gallery will feature a director’s invitation exhibition called WOW! Women of Wisconsin August 23 through September 23. This exhibition will feature the work of women artists from all media, including painting, photography, sculpture, mixed media and drawing. Located in the Alverno Art and Cultures Gallery, the powerful exhibit celebrates established and emerging women artists from diverse backgrounds and the limitless ways in which they express themselves artistically. The gallery will host an opening reception on September 15 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with a champagne toast at 6:00 p.m. Prior to the opening reception, there will be two panel discussions and art demonstrations beginning at 4:20 p.m. in the adjacent studios. The demonstrations and discussions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Artists featured in the exhibit include:

  • Jamie Bilgo Bruchman – mixed media
  • Valerie J. Christell – photo montage, panelist
  • Joyce Easley – painting, panelist
  • Nina Ghanbarzadeh – drawing
  • Madeline Glaspey – painting, panelist
  • Ann Kathryn Kehoe – jewelry
  • Nancy Lamers – painting
  • Teresa Lind – sculpture
  • Karen McCormick – painting
  • Judith Gahn Murphy – painting, watercolor demonstration
  • Melissa Scherrer Pare – mixed media, panelist
  • Ann Powell – painting
  • Lenore Rinder – digital photography
  • Katerina Nissa Sanerib – sculpture, panelist
  • Lisa Shinkan – jewelry
  • Shelley Smith – painting, panelist
  • Mary Spencer – glass mosaic, glass demonstration
  • Maria E. Tammi – sculpture
  • Colleen Volland – ceramics
  • Kim E. Wilson – jewelry