ART

THE CURIOUS COLLECTOR

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By Rachel Werner One man’s trash is coveted, collected and converted into a remarkable woman’s gems. Thus is the life of artist Natasha Nicholson….

THRIVE

PRESSING IN

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By Rachel Werner DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATIONS ARE a sounding board for screen printer and Patchwork Print shop owner Lesley Anne Numbers. “I strive to…

Courage personified

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Rushing into the burning building. Speaking in front of a crowd. Standing your ground. Going to war. Having children. For many people, any of…

Painting the Past

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By Shelby Deering I grew up near Delavan, Wis. When I was young, I remember it being a vibrant downtown filled with quaint shops…

Madison Revealed

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By Rachel Werner WORLD-RENOWNED ARTISTS ERIC AND HEATHER CHANSCHATZ’S interactive visual composition is the most recent addition to MMoCA’s permanent collection. The large-scale abstraction encapsulates the…

BEAUTY OF BUGS

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By Rachel Werner At first glance, textile artist and UW-Madison design studies professor Jennifer Angus’ exhibitions appear to be massive cascades of pattern—symmetrically flowing…

TO CUBA

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By Susan Gloss “CHARM IS A PRODUCT OF THE UNEXPECTED.” -JOSE MARTI Winter hit me hard this year. Like so many people in Northern…

MARGARET LEMAY

MARGARET LEMAY

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By Karin Wolf   FROM ANCIENT ROME TO MAIN STREET USA, families have lived above their shops and businesses, supporting their local economies while…