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. […]

13 Jan 2013

2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Eddie Villanueva

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2013 Artist in Residence Finalist – Eddie Villanueva

Eddie Villanueva – Milwaukee, WI Proposal: If you grant me the opportunity to become the next Pfister Hotel Artist in Residence, I will accomplish the following objectives.  I will develop a new body of acrylic and oil paintings based on my response to the bustling environment of the hotel, it’s lavish architecture, and it’s rich history. I […]

9 Dec 2012

A Pfister Take on “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas”

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A Pfister Take on “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas”

Each year, on the day after Thanksgiving, the Pfister Hotel holds its annual tree lighting ceremony.  Featuring cookies and crafts for the kids, the fabulous carols of the Bel Canto Chorus, and a special appearance by the jolly ol’ man himself, this year’s ceremony was as memorable as those past. But did you know about […]

20 Nov 2012

Steampunk Society Invades the Pfister

Steampunk Society Invades the Pfister

Just in case you had any preconceived notions about the Pfister clientele, allow me to challenge those. First, watch this slideshow: These are steampunkers. What is a steampunker? Good question – I was also unaware of this counterculture until the Steampunk Society Milwaukee held their first Maker’s Fair last Saturday at the Pfister, organized in part by the […]

19 Nov 2012

My Other Pen is a Hydro-cyclonic Ink Dispensing Thought Engine

My Other Pen is a Hydro-cyclonic Ink Dispensing Thought Engine

I have never stopped going to the Pfister. I’m still there, buy cialis lurking among the new artists and writers and last night, I snuck in to lurk among the time-travelers and inventors. My confession is that I love the art/craft/clothing/mission/vision/literature that calls itself Steampunk. I’ve been known to lust after a pair of great […]