“Starry Prairie”

A brand new public art mural overlooks the Great Sauk State Trail and the Wisconsin River.  “Starry Prairie” is a mural designed and painted by Mary Dickey and Rhonda Nass with installation by Bernie Poff of Polliwog Studio.  It highlights many native plants and birds such as the red-winged blackbird, sandhill crane, black-eyed susan, rattlesnake…

Charitable Donation Benefits

You Can Still Gain Tax Benefits from Charitable Donations Provided by Peter van der Hagen, Financial Advisor: May 21, 2018 Like most people, you probably know several organizations worthy of your philanthropy, and you may well have contributed to them, perhaps on an annual basis. In the past, when you’ve made charitable donations, it’s been…

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Jan Norsetter: Painting

Jan Norsetter Artist Statement: I paint in oils and gouache. My work consists of landscape, still life, and rosemaling. I have been painting and drawing most of my life. I paint outside in every season, surrounded by a world that imbues my work with a sense of place— painting close to home in Wisconsin and…

Susan Baez: Jewelry

Susan Baez Artist Statement: I like to think of my jewelry as an extension of myself. My pieces become a part of me that I’ve molded, nurtured and caressed into being. Though I do not have any formal training in jewelry construction; I have a college degree and professional designations in Interior Design. I’ve enjoyed…

Joe Clark: Raku pottery

Joe Clark Artist Statement: In Joe’s 45 years of creating wheel thrown pottery his focus has been in the American Raku process using a variety of techniques to create truly one-of-a-kind pieces. The spontaneous, serendipitous nature of Raku firing continues to be exhilarating. His passion for art runs deep! From teaching art for 30 years…

Nancy B. Blake: Fiber

Nancy B. Blake Artist Statement: Nancy was given her first sewing machine from her grandmother at the age of 11. She has been inspired by and passionate about color, texture, design, and creativity ever since. Art and creativity are at the core of all aspects of her life. She has shared knowledge and experience through…

Amber Gavin: Pottery

Amber Gavin Artist Statement: Working with clay is a joy. It is uplifting, meditative, and a great excuse to play in the mud without being judged. I love to experiment with new shapes, new designs, and really just anything that strikes me as fun at the time. Every piece I make is meant to be…