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
Oct 08

Places/Spaces: Drawn, Painted, Installed

Hudson Business Lounge & Cafe

Milwaukee Reception 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Christine Buth-Furness and Curator Annemarie Sawkins have created a retrospective exhibition of over 30 works from 1980 to the present.

Oct 08

Contemporary Views

Lawton Gallery

Green Bay Reception 4:30pm

Wisconsin Visual Artists (WVA) has selected textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin for inclusion in the Contemporary Views exhibition at the Lawton Gallery in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Artwork selected for inclusion in

Oct 08

Transcending Time - A Survey of Works in Glass by Italian Maestro Lino Tagliapietra

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Neenah Reception 1-3pm

Experience the work of Lino Tagliapietra, an influential Italian glass artist and master glassmaker who is recognized for his skills and talents throughout the world. This exhibit debuts at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Oct 08


Founders Hall Art Gallery

Manitowoc Reception 4:30-6:00pm

A photographic and photo-silkscreen installation by Laurie Talbot Hall.

Oct 09

Small Works

Riverwalk Art Center

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