Bay View Gallery Night

BVGN 2022
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Friday, June 3rd 2022

5:00pm to 10:00pm (times vary – check listings)

Join us for the next installment of Bay View Gallery Night on Friday June 3rd! Celebrate local Milwaukee art, music and local business on one amazing evening in Bay View. 50+ businesses and hundreds of artists!

Please come in and visit our many and varied artists throughout the building. There will be something for everyone!

Shuttle Stop: there will be a shuttle running from Lincoln Warehouse to Hide House (and 2 other locations) throughout the event.

Event Contains: Open House, Shuttle Stop

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Hosting Bigshot Robot, Dave Zimmerman, an artist & designer based out of Milwaukee. His work explores curiosity, vibrancy, humor and movement. We will also feature a community art project inviting people to paint some barrels we aged a barley wine in. Live music from 5 – 10pm featuring 4 local bands: Social Cig, North Warren, Cozy Danger, and Tigera. Rose Mob Grill food truck and Pete’s Pops will be onsite.

Event Contains: Painting, Live Music, Food Trucks

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Melt Chocolates is excited to host Jim Ford from Jim Ford Studios. Jim is a multidisciplinary artist and type designer based in Milwaukee. Ford creates a fusion of modern and contemporary abstraction in his collage paintings which are activated with a sense of humor, history, culture and spirituality. Jim Ford Studios is located inside the Lincoln Warehouse at 2018 S. 1st Street, Suite 307. We will also have snacks and drinks to enjoy!

Event Contains: Collage Paintings

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Local art coupled with local craft cocktails and spirits. Paintings by Joe Bree, cocktails by Twisted Path.

Event Contains: Paintings, Craft Cocktails

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Art pieces by Matt Kozlowski and others

Event Contains: Craft Beer, Local Art

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Enjoy live music from Dairyland’s Finest String Band starting at 7pm and locally made craft beer at Enlightened’s spacious brewery.

Event Contains: Craft Beer, Live Music

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Local Artists on display and live music.

Event Contains: Local Art, Live Music

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The Bindery is pleased to feature printmaker, writer, and collector, Rachel Foster. This show presents dozens of hand screen printed works on paper, along with a curated collection of antique objects that support the fine print work. Foster’s practice centers on how we accumulate knowledge by collecting, sorting, and examining objects. All prints and objects will be for sale or barter. rachelefoster.com
At 7:30 pm, stop in for a facility tour to learn about The Bindery’s historic equipment including a risography print demonstration by in-house print-partner, bearbear (at approximately 8pm).  Tour and demo space is limited: first come first serve.

Event Contains: Printmaking, Book Arts Show

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Featuring screen printed posters and various creations from Carolyn Adkins of Schnitzel Bear Studios

Event Contains: Craft Beer, Screen Prints

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Make and Take dog art, people wine and appetizers

Event Contains: Pet Art Projects, Refreshments

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Come Play Nice with Sindie Ho! In exchange for a secret, Sindie will craft you something as trade – come and release a secret weighing down on your heart or even take one of his! Also, Anja Notanja will be offering custom poems and letters from her typewriter, in front of the shop.

Event Contains: Poems, Secrets, Crafts

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Stop by RSVR and create your own stunning piece of ART in the Metaverse. Try out Google’s Tilt Brush for free where users can draw and sculpt in thin air. We will also be featuring multiple pieces of Geek Themed art showcasing the many talents of local artist Burt Gross.

Event Contains: VR Art, Demos, Geek Art!

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Live music from BJ Fisher and art display

Event Contains: Live Music, Local Art TBA

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Art on display and for sale by local artists Queen Kel the Creator, Felipe Franco and 414 prints by Chris Haase. $5 whiskey mules.

Event Contains: Paintings, Prints

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Open Studio and Sale. roxartmke is a brand-new art studio in Bay View with the best bird’s-eye view of KK, Lincoln, and Howell! Roxane will be showing her encaustic works (beeswax and resin) and cold wax paintings, along with smaller gift items.

Roxane Mayeur is a mixed media artist working in painting, printmaking and collage. She resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is an active member of the visual arts community

Event Contains: Original Wax-based Mixed-Media art, refreshments

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Here at Clover we have a wall dedicated to displaying and selling art created by female artists from the greater Milwaukee area. Swing by the shop on gallery night for a meet and greet with some of our talented artists! Refreshments will be served.

Event Contains: Local Art Show

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Presenting abstract art by Terrence Tayler, a mixed media artist born and raised in Wauconda, Illinois. Tayler graduated from The Peck School of the Arts at UWM with a Degree in Fine Art and Art History and Criticism. Cafe Lulu is curated by Scout Gallery.

Event Contains: Mixed Media

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The Newport presents artwork by BVGN co-founder Jeff Redmon. Redmon  will have some of his bright abstract paintings along with a few surprises.

Event Contains: Abstract Paintings

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Open house for gallery viewing from 6-8 p.m. Artists on display: Amy Schmutte, Catherine Lottes, JohnMark Klapperich, Stacey Ollman, Zuluirierain, John Kowalczyk, Sharon Mergener, Natalie Shumylo, Karen Williams Brusubardis, Renee Bebeau, Roxan Mayeur, Racheal Mitchell, Tonia Kounta, Thom Ertl, Jamie Allard, Brian Nau. Entertainment by Bryan Cherry and Luke Cerny

Event Contains: Group Show, Open House, Live Music, Refreshments

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Indie La Londe is a Milwaukee Artist who has been exploring abstract imagery with multi-medium. There will be nine large, framed pieces of collage, baroque, and acrylic on paper. Indie’s work has a profound sense of meditation, chaos and power, peacefully balanced in eloquent arrangements.

Event Contains: multi-medium

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BVGN cocktail specials and more TBA

Event Contains: Cocktail Specials, more TBA

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Stop in and see work from Molly Chase– Macrame, Denyse Rochester– Stained Glass and Botanical Art, and Emily Mae Towner-Metal Smith/Jewelry

Event Contains: Jewelry, Macramé, Stained Glass

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Enjoy local art, craft beer and cocktails

Event Contains: Graffiti Work

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The Tonic Tavern presents artwork by renowned local artist Daniel Fleming, curated by Scout Gallery. WMSE’s DJ Ascot and DJ Erin will be spinning tunes early in the evening and live music will follow.

Event Contains: Abstract Painting, Live Music, DJs

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Joshua Taylor (Seven): Wisconsin artist and Owner and creative director of FINNA, urban street wear brand. He uses a variety of techniques to achieve the desired effect… acrylic, watercolors, and sometimes even nail polish.

JOSHUA TAYLOR resides in Burlington he is a single father. He is new to the art world and painting. He began painting a year and a half ago as a part of his therapy and once he realized he was pretty talented, he came up with the idea of an urban street where line of hats and T-shirts called Finna. This lifestyle brand came from his paintings. Their tagline is “Be dope AF”.
He uses different types of processes on canvas and fabric, whether it be oil, acrylic, Inc., and sometimes even nail polish.
His artwork and his lifestyle brand, FINNA… Is designed to create inclusivity, positivity, with the message of love and togetherness.

Event Contains: Paintings

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Process, Prototype & Failure is an exhibition about the creative process. Including work by Sarah Hanson, Jason Legear, Christian Franczyk, Current Projects, Matthew Vivirito, Katrina Lynn, Shop Directive, Mila, Lucas Hennessey, Phillip Ankey, Kayoko Miyazawa, Ross Severson. Craft cocktails by Pour Inc. MKE.

Event Contains: Group Show, Craft Cocktails

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Stop by and check out “The Forest Floor” an exhibition from artist Theresa Kinney.

Dr. Theresa Ann Kenney is first and foremost an educator, a teacher in higher education  for 30 plus years. 

While specializing in digital technology, drawing, figure drawing, composition, color  theory, art history, design history, art in the humanities and animation, Kenney often  look for ways to find collaborations in the community with various non-profits, small  businesses, family groups and other entities using her expertise in art and design. 

In addition to teaching Kenney has maintained a long career in Entertainment  Production and is a card carrying member of the International Association of  Stagehands and Engineers (IATSE) Local 18. She sets up large video walls and runs  camera for large events for everything from rock and roll to the symphonic  orchestration and theater. 

Kenney loves and cherishes her long career in art education and entertainment, but  also has a deep passion for nature and for learning about mycology and citizen  science. Dr. Kenney is currently the President of the Board of Directors of the  Wisconsin Mycological Society and the Layout and Design director for the Mycophile –  the NAMA, the North American Mycological Associations major publication. 

Kenney’s work in the Forest Floor is a culmination of work done when it was impossible  to go on forays and the world was in lock down. She has continued this series to this  day. The Forest Floor encompasses a series of oil on canvas paintings of Wisconsin  fungi. The exhibition includes each specimens taxonomy, common and formal names,  descriptions and habitat. This work is an artist exhibition of science yet so much  more.

Event Contains: Oil Paintings, Science!

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Vintage Mid-Century Modern shop Mid-Century Meow will be hosting two artist this Gallery Night to celebrate woman, color and movement! Making a special appearance is Nina Bednarski with dreamscapes on canvas that will appeal to clean line modernist and plant lovers alike. Returning is our house Mobile Artist Cynthia Simos of Midwest Mobile.

Event Contains: Paintings

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Hosting local duo You Win !!! for a live studio performance from 6-7 pm. Limited capacity, tickets available at therevpopshop.com. Ticketed attendees receive a limited-edition t-shirt individually inked by the artists at Rev Pop, plus a complimentary refreshment. Immediately following the show, doors will be open to the public until 9pm for Bay View neighbors to enjoy artwork and libations. Featuring original designs by our team at Rev Pop. Screenprinted posters, stationery, apparel, and more!

Event Contains: Live Music, Prints, Refreshments

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New works on paper by Milwaukee’s Polar Ghost. 8pm – noise synth music and video performance by Moustache Bride and TBA.

Event Contains: Music, Video, Print Art

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Featuring photography by Marty Peters in the shop. We will also have wine and cheese samples and pasta making demonstrations.

Event Contains: Photography, Demos

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Lauren Landa is a multidisciplinary artist residing in Milwaukee, WI. Her contemporary stained glass works incorporate repurposed glass scraps and prisms that create a unique landscape of color and texture enhanced by sunlight to create truly magical atmospheres.

Event Contains: Glass Work

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Open House, and featuring artist Jake Karson (Krivzz)

Jacob Krason, aka Krivzz, is a mixed-media pop artist influenced by the individualistic and liberating marks used by the abstract expressionists. Krivzz borrows from his experience as a graphic designer by taking structured symbolic images of popular culture and deconstructs the order of their typical ideals with fast and gestural markings in oil sticks, acrylic, and spray paint.

Krivzz was born in the west suburbs of Chicago, where he was first exposed to street art and skate culture. At the age of thirteen, he moved to Wisconsin, where the sheer will of not wanting to work hard in school led him to take up graphic design. Finding his passion for art, he finally got a good mark on his report card and locked in a high school internship at a local graphic design firm.

From here, he started to mesh his skate culture with art when he got a job at the local streetwear boutique in Milwaukee—working their allowed Krivzz to surround himself with the local creatives. Hanging out with musicians, painters, and photographers, Krivzz was able to feed off his community’s creative energy and influenced him to build his own art career.

Still based in Milwaukee, Krivzz uses his art as an excuse to hang out with friends and recreate images of his childhood. From his favorite hip artist to the boxes of playboys in his grandpa’s basement, his pop art, abstract expressionist, collages are used to remember his past times, personal thoughts, and influences.

Event Contains: Mixed-media Pop Art

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Milwaukee Makerspace, at its heart, is a place for people who like to build, invent, tinker and/or learn new skills and expand their minds. We have a wide range of skill sets in our membership and you’re likely to find someone who can talk about most any technical or creative concept with you in a meaningful way. We are a volunteer member driven community, and open to all. We will be hosting facility tours, member vendors and demos throughout the day.

Event Contains: 16,000 sq feet of Awesome

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Work from Janelle Gramling & Dakotasky Bowen: “Pond”

Event Contains: Textiles, Prints

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Featuring three local Bay View artists including Christine Burke, Amy Captain, and Samantha Henson.

Christine will showcase her acrylic on canvas paintings including pop culture, abstract, and scenery paintings. Amy will be displaying her canvas paintings inspired by nature, places she has traveled, and stories told by friends. Recently she has been using more watercolors and mixed media paint rather than painting with only oil. Samantha will exhibit artwork incorporating pen and ink, playful characters, and watercolor.

Event Contains: Group Show, Paintings, Mixed Media

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Early works of Indie LaLonde and more…

Event Contains: Paint, Sculpture

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Mini street art fair, live music and more!

Event Contains: Street Fair, Live Music

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Grab a seat on the Big Orange Couch and be prepared to be slimed with a group show inspired by Nickelodeon! From Clarissa to the Midnight Society to Nicktoons, over 30 local and regional artists will be showing works inspired by your favorite nostalgic shows.  Fresh out the box. Stop, look, and watch. Ready yet, get set.. it’s gonna be ALLLLLLLLLLLLL THAT!

Event Contains: Painting, drawing, fashion, tapestry, sculpture, vintage, and more

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The Art School welcomes to you to its group art exhibition, showcasing the impressive paintings and drawings of adult and youth students from a broad range of experience levels. Come and meet the instructors, experience the unconventional classroom facility and enjoy the art!

Event Contains: Group Show, Student Art

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We have over 27 local artists featured at Altered State of Mind!

Event Contains: Art, Craft

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Stop by for works from Luke Chapelle, Neon plastic liminal landscapes. Occult archangels incorporated into eerie architecture. Garish melting mutant abstractions. Enjoy Local cider and live Milwaukee music…

Event Contains: Puffy Paint, Live Music

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Hide House Creative is known for the diverse range of artistic talent gathered together under its roof. Multiple artists will have their studios open for your viewing pleasure. We invite the community to come and browse the various styles of art on display.

Shuttle Stop: There will be a shuttle bus traveling between Hide House Creative, Lincoln Warehouse and 2 other stops in Bayview.

Event Contains: Open Artist Studios, Paintings, Drawings, Vintage, Shuttle Stop

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Scout Gallery proudly presents an exhibition of artwork by Stephanie Copoulos-selle. Explore Scout’s artist studios including: Ann Hetzel, Dara Larson, Emily Porter, Joe Bonelli, Madeline Martin, Sue Lawton, Terry Tayler.

Event Contains: Art exhibition, Paintings, Artist Studios

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Art by Jason! See original art, buy original and prints of art by Jason Krukowski. It’s all about art in his studio showcasing his love of the City of Milwaukee.

Event Contains: Local Art!

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Event will include vintage clothing, handmade jewelry & art prints for sale!

Event Contains: Vintage, Jewelry, Prints

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Slow Wave Vintage is an new aesthetic vintage brand supplying wearable, modern styles sustainably to Milwaukee proper and beyond. Come see what treasure you can find in the incredibly curated showroom.

Event Contains: Vintage Fashion

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Check out a curated collection of wearable, size-inclusive and on-trend vintage clothing and an eclectic range of vintage home goods.

Event Contains: Vintage fashion and home goods

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Cycle Loft Gallery will play host for Bayview artist and gallery owner Stephen Leahy. This years exhibit, titled Teleconnected, is a mixed media event with large and small scale oil paintings and an interactive structure. Teleconnected is a cynical, yet humorous pop art exhibit that takes a jab at how we communicate. More importantly…free beer and wine, community art project, and probably some live music.

Event Contains: Mixed Media, Interactive

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Showing work from Deb Bernal (Alcohol inks), Fujie Moses (paintings), and Susan Kizaric (acrylic artist, prints and cards)

Event Contains: Ink, Acrylic, Prints

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Local Artists on display and local Musicians will be performing.

Event Contains: Local Art, Live Music

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Open house featuring dozens of original artworks by Tony Busalacchi, and the original photography of Michael Burmesch.  Learn more about BVCC, the artists, and preview their work at https://bayviewcenter.org/

As Tony Busalacchi approaches age 90, we welcome Tony back to Bay View as he attended IC grade school and is a graduate of Bay View High School. Of special note, Tony’s artwork is available with a donation to support Capuchin Community Services which includes St. Ben’s Community Meal and House of Peace. BVCC is excited to host Tony and support CSS, as Bay View Community Center is an active part of the large network of nonprofit organizations all working to build community across Milwaukee.

Michael Burmesch: Taking photographs in square ratio, Michael’s subjects include architecture, florals, local points of interest, landmarks, abstracts, and landscapes. Prints and other items available for purchase.

Event Contains: Sculpture, Mixed Media Pop Art, Photography, Refreshments, plus Art Activities for Families

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Stop by this classic Bay View neighborhood bar and see work from Andre Saint Louis

Event Contains: Photos, Paintings

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Knit bomber Martha Lund will be covering 3 benches along the walkway by the Lotus Pond in Humboldt Parkl

Event Contains: Knit Bomb!

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Music by pop sensation “9 A.M.” & family chalk art on the patio

Event Contains: Live Music, Chalk Art

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