Racine Art Museum Presents Watercolor Wisconsin 2010

. December 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Racine Art Museum presents Watercolor Wisconsin 2010 on view now through April 30, 2011.

Encouraged to experiment and explore all the possibilities of painting on paper, the artists in the show have created works as diverse as their own imaginations. Of 261 pieces submitted by 146 artists, approximately one-third of the pieces were chosen for this year’s show. Four new works from this year’s competition were purchased for the Racine Art Museum’s permanent collection, adding to RAM’s holdings of extraordinary Wisconsin artists.

This exhibition is made possible by: Presenting Sponsors – Karen Johnson Boyd and William B. Boyd, RAM Society Members, S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., The Hearst Foundation, Inc., and Windgate Charitable Foundation; Gold Sponsors – Helen Bader Foundation, Inc., The Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Racine United Arts Fund and Wisconsin Arts Board; Silver Sponsors – Cotsen Foundation for Academic Research, Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation and Real Racine; Bronze Sponsors – Clifton Gunderson LLP, E.C. Styberg Foundation, Inc., Friends of Fiber Art International and Knight-Barry Title, Inc.

The Racine Art Museum is one of the most significant contemporary craft museums in the United States, home to more than 5,000 objects in the permanent collection. Its focus is on work from internationally recognized artists in ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood, as well as painting, sculpture and works on paper.

Image: Jean Crane, Grafton Dreamscape, 2009 Watercolor Photography: Jon Bolton, Racine, WI


Category: Fine Art

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