4 Aug 2014

a despondent coffee bean anticipating its consumption

a despondent coffee bean anticipating its consumption

This hotel is rife with whiz-bang creators. At any hour someone with an opinion on Salavador Dali is likely to state it from behind a counter, pills since so much of the staff identifies with being an artist of some sort. Certainly, there is an official resident artist and an official resident narrator, but there […]

18 May 2014

Breakfast

Breakfast

“Breakfast, pharmacy ” by: Léon Francois Comerre (born 1850, died 1916), Oil on canvas, 48” x 28” There is a woman who continually offers me breakfast as I type at my desk. She always hangs behind my chair, oblivious to my working status.  She is confident that I have just finished a long slumber and […]

14 Jan 2014

The 2014 Pfister Artist in Residence Finalists

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The 2014 Pfister Artist in Residence Finalists

Congratulations to our six 2014 Artist-in-Residence finalists. Their work will be on display at Gallerie M in the InterContinental Hotel beginning on January 13th, shop 2013 through February 14th, 2013. The public will be able to vote for Richard & the other 2014 Artist in Residence finalists through the Pfister Hotel Facebook page beginning on 1.17.  Fans […]

13 Jan 2014

2014 Artist in Residence Finalist – Richard Dorbin

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2014 Artist in Residence Finalist – Richard Dorbin

Richard Dorbin – Milwaukee, WI   Proposal:  I love interacting with people and learning their stories. I also love creating images that have a human narrative. These two loves can dovetail into a new medium for the Pfister Artist-in-Residence: Photography Imagine an image of a guest’s nightstand, littered with a crumpled wedding invitation, a withered […]

13 Jan 2014

2014 Artist in Residence Finalist – Jeff Redmon

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2014 Artist in Residence Finalist – Jeff Redmon

Jeff Redmon – Milwaukee, WI   Proposal:  The Future Is Now As the 2014 Pfister Artist in Residence, I will bring a new dimension to the program as the first contemporary abstract painter chose, creating a body of work that stimulates people’s sense, providing excitement, intrigue and inspiration within a world class luxury hotel. It’s […]

13 Jan 2014

2014 Artist in Residence Finalist – Stacey Williams-Ng

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2014 Artist in Residence Finalist – Stacey Williams-Ng

Stacey Williams-Ng – Milwaukee, WI   Proposal:  My current body of work is a series of paintings and drawings of people, who are looking right back at us. These faces, rather than smiling or posing in portrait mode, gaze at the viewer, unaware, as if reacting to a work of art. Capturing the attention of […]