6 May 2013

The three-hour Milwaukeean

The three-hour Milwaukeean

After I overheard – OK, online totally nosily dipped into – Mario Guerra’s cell phone conversation when he was sitting next to me at the Lobby Bar, I gleaned he had recently moved to Milwaukee. “So how long have you lived in Milwaukee?” I asked Guerra, who was wearing a nice suit and drinking a […]

25 Apr 2013

Artists Among Us

The Pfister is well known for its Victorian Art collection and for supporting the arts in Milwaukee, but did you know how many amazing artists they have on staff? One of the best parts about working here has been meeting and hearing the stories about the incredibly and diversely talented staff. You never know who […]

27 Feb 2013

Stephanie Barenz Named as the Fifth Pfister Artist-in-Residence

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Stephanie Barenz Named as the Fifth Pfister Artist-in-Residence

The Pfister is thrilled to announce that we’ve named Stephanie Barenz as the fifth Pfister Artist-in-Residence.  Stephanie will begin her residency on April 1st after our current and fourth Artist, Timothy Westbrook ends his.  Stephanie was chosen by the Pfister’s selection committee made up of community leaders in the arts and other disciplines.  You can […]

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 […]