Tasting Grit, Tap the Potential, Jeff LaDow

Aircraft routinely claim the distinction of the only ones taking off at General Mitchell International Airport. Recently at Mitchell International, Tap the Potential lifted awareness of people that defy the laws of social gravity. Tap the Potential is a month long initiative of Milwaukee Public Theatre┬áto give a platform to those that constantly face societalContinue reading “Tasting Grit, Tap the Potential, Jeff LaDow”

Own Ward, Bay View Gallery Night 2012

Cramming activities into the last clement days of the year isn’t too difficult in Milwaukee and no neighborhood rises to the occasion quite like Bay View. There’s the South Shore Farmers Market and The Frolics. There was Pabst Fest and Bay View Bash, Art Beat, that other crap I’m missing, and now Bay View GalleryContinue reading “Own Ward, Bay View Gallery Night 2012”

The Peeling, Danaya Khartchenko, Summer Gallery Night 2012

In the Frederick Layton Gallery, propped up on a small shelf a couple of well-worn sketch books atypically invite peering. They appear weightless, floating with the levity of their contents. Next to them, a 11×17 or so framed movie style poster reads The Peeling, in thin modern san serif script, set on a putrid greenContinue reading “The Peeling, Danaya Khartchenko, Summer Gallery Night 2012”

Abstract Severe, Jason Anthony LeRoy

Magicians coined the phrase the “hand is quicker than the eye”, with alacrity Jason Anthony LeRoy proves the hand may out quick the mind. Leaving his works’ presence then returning to stare again, starring once gives no guarantee of capturing all illusions trapped in LeRoy’s art. A theme of Gallery Night Fall Edition 2011 atContinue reading “Abstract Severe, Jason Anthony LeRoy”

Piqued Canvas, Jenie Gao

Walking into Studio Lounge, large canvases covered in artistic expression offer salutations, bizarre and gripping. On the canvas lay familiar forms, a profile of a face, the appendage of an animal, a human body clothed. The forms meld together, a technique exquisitely conveyed by Jenie Gao. Featured on Gallery Night at Studio Lounge, Jenie GaoContinue reading “Piqued Canvas, Jenie Gao”