8 Jun 2015

Drawn Out from Drawing the Eye

Drawn Out from Drawing the Eye

Jerry and Mary Ann were still, help focused, steely almost. Their eyes were shooting lasers at the painting on the wall. Art. It brings out the best in your eyeballs. I found Jerry and Mary Ann as I stopped by Resident Artist Todd Mrozinski’s studio to ask him a question (and really just to be […]

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 […]

13 Jan 2014

2014 Artist in Residence Finalist – Niki Johnson

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2014 Artist in Residence Finalist – Niki Johnson

Niki Johnson – Milwaukee, WI   Proposal:  If chosen as the Artist in Residence at the Pfister Hotel, I will create a series of six sculptural child-sized bathtubs decorated to illustrate fairytales written by Hans Christian Anderson and the Brothers Grimm. Fairytales are the earliest narratives that join us culturally to one another. This body […]