Tenney/Lapham Neighborhood Art Walk
June 27, 2021, 1-5pm
On Sunday, June 27, 2021, 1-5pm you will experience the Tenney/Lapham Neighborhood’s nineteenth Annual Art Walk. Sixteen artists who live in our neighborhood will exhibit their original artwork. Use this map to guide yourself to each of the artist’s home galleries. Look for a fuchsia-colored sign at each artist’s house. The artists have described their own artwork in the following paragraphs. For more information, email: [email protected] Get additional maps at 408 Washburn Place. Parking is available in the Christ Presbyterian Church parking lot, 1000 block of East Gorham
1. Sharon Redinger, 408 Washburn Place
608-695-2169, [email protected]
The close-up world of leaves and the splendor of landscape has captured Sharon’s attention in her painting. Sharon’s watercolor style is described as Hard-edge Watercolor Painting. Each wash of color is left to dry before another is placed next to it. Multiple layers of color washes create saturated colors and dark shadows. Google Redinger Creations to see Sharon and Bill’s art Facebook page. Sharon is also working on a watercolor series, along with Bill, called “Fruitful Art.”
1. Bill Redinger, 408 Washburn Place
608-256-6282, [email protected]
SERIGRAPH PRINTS & WATERCOLOR PAINTING
Since 1987, Bill has found it enjoyable to depict scenes from creation—imitating nature. A favorite subject matter is wild flowers—flowers that have become a metaphor of the brevity of life. The prints Bill creates capture the light and fleeting beauty of objects of nature. A serigraph is an original color print made by pressing ink/pigment through a silkscreen stencil onto paper. Bill is also working on a watercolor series, along with Sharon, called “Fruitful Art”.
2. Chris Julson & Mike Franke, 421 N. Paterson
Street #2, 608-219-0088, [email protected]
Chris and Mike have managed to combine two of their favorite pastimes: travel & photography. Mike has been traveling the world since the early 70’s with Chris joining him in the mid-80’s & together they have visited over 65 countries. Photos & photo cards from all 7 continents are on display. Though neither is a professional photographer, both enjoy making photos that capture the faces & places they’ve visited & sharing them with their families and friends.
3. Kimberly Thompson, courtyard between
324 and 302 Norris Court-pictured on map
914-443-0219, [email protected]
Kimberly’s work is inspired by the geometry of both natural and human-made structures, as well as the spaces where these two intersect. Her interest in these themes is also evident in her work as an ecologist. She recently received her PhD in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied the winter habitat created by the snow.
4. Brian McCormick, 407 North Brearly Street
608-695-4369, [email protected]
WATERCOLORS & WOODBLOCK PRINTS
Previously a preservation architect, Brian now spends much of his time making art. While he began painting watercolors in college, his woodblock prints are a newer endeavor. He often combines the two media, adding watercolor to his prints. He is inspired by both the natural and built environments that create a special sense of place. Brian has been active showing his work in juried exhibitions regionally. More of Brian’s work can be seen at U-Frame-It on Johnson Street; Outside the Lines Art Gallery in both Dubuque, Iowa, and Galena, Illinois; and at his website: brianmccormick.artspan.com.
5. Norma Gay Prewett, 1011 East Gorham
Norma Gay Prewett (aka Gay Davidson-Zielske) has been practicing art sporadically from high school through her early years of college, but became a more prolific painter after retirement from the English Dept at UW- Whitewater in 2011. She works in acrylics, oil, and collage and recently has embarked upon wood sculpture. Her work has been shown in the Old Town Triangle Gallery in Chicago and the Yellow Rose Gallery in Madison.
Gay, the artist, is medically at risk for complications of Covid and is asking that you mask and use posted hand cleaner while at her “booth” on porch and drive of 1011 E Gorham St. She will be letting her vaxxed husband handle any transactions and can take CC’s. She would like very much to “see” you at this great event but at a distance. Thank you!
6. Jeannette Deloya & Patti Coffey
411 Sidney St. 608-358-0583
GLASS FLOWERS, WATERCOLORS, and WARM THINGS
Patti Coffey and Jeannette Deloya are long-time Tenney residents who have a shared appreciation for shiny things. Come check out our whimsical, locally ‘grown’ glass flowers that are perfect for garden beds and potted arrangements. They bloom year round and never die! Warm knitted items (socks, hats) and watercolor cards and prints will be among our front porch offerings. Come see us!
7. Caroline Hoffman, 462 Marston Avenue
PHOTOGRAPHY AND COLLAGE IN PRINTS AND GREETING CARDS
The colors, shapes, textures, and designs of nature, especially flowers, ocean, rocks and trees, have captivated Caroline both in her photography and collages. Her latest collage interest is in combining images of nature with the design elements of mandalas and Celtic knots. Come see new ways to look at the beauty of our natural world. In addition, vintage and contemporary images of Tenney Park in prints and cards will be available.
8. Kelly Maxwell
1225 East Mifflin Street, 608-216-6204
Kelly is a visual artist, playwright, performer (singing, acting, improv comedy), and mother of two human children. On display will be “skeletal moth” paintings in acrylic and ink, which are expressive of the strange and painful metamorphosis that occurred within the Covid cocoon, and “portraits of isolated friends” in pencil. Her son, Jonas (9 years old) will also display some beautiful origami tessellations.
9. Frank Lind, 119 N. Ingersoll Street
Frank Lind is a realist painter of landscape, seascape, and figures. He paints many pictures of one of his favorite muses, the Atlantic Ocean. The flora and fauna of the seashore, the movement of the waves, and the play of light on water are the subjects of his work. Inspired by the painting practice of James Perry Wilson (who painted beautiful dioramas in the American Museum of Natural History In New York in the mid-20th century), his painting palette includes no tubes of green paint. As a result, all the greens in his paintings come from mixing blues, yellows and other hues. Frank Lind’s work has been shown extensively in New York City and internationally, and is included in many museums and private collections.
9. Jeanne Wilkinson, 119 N. Ingersoll Street
Formerly an abstract painter, Jeanne Wilkinson now works digitally using numerous apps and programs for her digital
collages and animated installations. One of her series is “Painted People,” former Barbies, Kens, GI Joes, etc. She photographs the People, and via the magic of the computer, sends them on fantastical journeys with their companion animals. Some of the images she prints out and then hand-colors. Her work has been shown in New York City and internationally, and is featured in numerous magazines and publications online. Her videos have been shown at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and at the Greenpoint and NYC Indie Film Festivals, and a video installation was featured in a play at the 13th Street Repertory Theater in Manhattan. Her digital work now includes many images from her life in Madison.
10. Mary Gill, 941 East Dayton Street
“I grew up in Trinidad and Tobago but have lived in the USA for over 30 years. Many of my paintings are about my Caribbean experience. I am a graduate of UW Madison in Art Education. I taught at Western Illinois University and at Kennesaw University, Kennesaw GA. I work mainly with oil paint and since retiring; I have been exploring imagery that addresses my Caribbean experience. The theme of my current work is the different ways cultures celebrate themselves.”