Kay Brathol-Hostvet
Gary John Gresl

About WVA Wisconsin Visual Artists (WVA) is a not-for-profit membership-based organization made up of visual artists working in a wide variety of media and also supporters of Wisconsin Art. WVA is the oldest art organization in Wisconsin.

The purpose of the WVA is to promote, develop and encourage the creative visual arts in Wisconsin. WVA produces a quarterly magazine that features two Wisconsin artists in each issue. WVA sponsors the Wisconsin Artist Biennial, an exhibit open to all artist over 18 living in Wisconsin. This is a showcase of some of the best contemporary art in Wisconsin. WVA manages this website, where artist members and gallery/museum members may post their exhibits and events. WVA is one of the co-sponsors for the Wisconsin Visual Artist Achievement Awards. WVA has a growing endowment that will help to preserve our future.

The WVA artist membership is divided into three chapters: Southeast (SE) in the Milwaukee area; South Central (SC) in the Madison area; and Northeast (NE) in the Appleton/Green Bay area More About WVA.

Read about WVA History
Sep 02

Lemon Street Featured Artists Exhibit

Lemon Street Gallery

Kenosha Reception 6-9pm

Lemon Street's September exhibit features the works of ceramics artist Phyllis Boateng, photographer Brendan Palbitska, and colorful book binder Rudbecia Press.

Sep 02

Altered Images

Langdon Divers Gallery (in the Fond du Lac Public Library)

Fond du Lac Reception 6:00 pm

Dale Van Minsel exhibits a collection of altered images edited with mobile apps. Some of the images were captured with an iPhone.

Sep 02

South of the Clouds:Spirit of the Middle Kingdom

Linden Center Gallery


Gallery show from the students of Douglas Beasleys' five trips to Yunnan, China

Sep 02

Mike Neilson: Painting from Life

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception

Showcase of Artist Mike Neilson's works

Sep 18

Small Works

Riverwalk Art Center

Fond du Lac Reception 5:00-8:00pm