16 Jan 2013

Fred Pfister: Part 2 of 2

Fred Pfister: Part 2 of 2

“My grandmother used to save this stuff and my mother was a saver too. Now that I am all alone in the house, rather than just throw it away, I wanted a way to preserve it,” Fred Pfister said about the beautiful handmade clothing his grandmother created. We couldn’t be more flattered that he has […]

13 Jan 2013

2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Tonia Klein

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2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Tonia Klein

Tonia Klein – Milwaukee, WI   Proposal:  The facet of the Pfister Artist in Residence program that I have enjoyed int he last four cycles is that each artist in residence has had an entirely different artistic perspective. My work is highly narrative, and typically involves some sort of fairy tale mythology.  And I love […]

13 Jan 2013

2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Sue Lawton

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2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Sue Lawton

Sue Lawton – Milwaukee, WI   Proposal: In my latest body of work, an art book entitled “The Circus and the Cyclone”, I worked with a wide range of people, from family and friends, to local musicians, to folks from around the country and around the world. Over the course of the next year, I will […]

13 Jan 2013

2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Stephanie Barenz

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2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Stephanie Barenz

Stephanie Barenz – Milwaukee, WI   Proposal: “THE CARRIERS” The Pfister carries thousands of stories from over a hundred years. The famous Victorian art collection, the antiques, and rooms have served as silent witnesses to all of it. Every day a new story is written and this is where my proposal begins. The title “The […]

13 Jan 2013

2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Pamela Anderson

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2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson – Wauwatosa, WI   Proposal: As the 2013 Pfister Artist in Residence I will engage Pfister visitors in dialog about the correlations and contrasts between Victorian Art and my style of painting, the Abstract Expressionist style. Victorian Art’s vibrant colors evoked high society during the 19th century.  Brighter emotional colors and dynamic strokes […]

13 Jan 2013

2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – John Kowalczyk

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2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – John Kowalczyk

John Kowalczyk – Milwaukee, WI   Proposal: MKE: A City With 4 Seasons If given this opportunity, I will create four distinct bodies of work for the gallery nights. Each body of work will include fifteen paintings and the general inspiration will be one of the four seasons. Currently I am working on a winter collection. […]