Milwaukee Riverkeeper
Press Release

Thirteen Milwaukee-area Artists Chosen for Arts and Rivers Contest

Artwork to be displayed this week at the Tory Folliard Gallery in the Historic Third Ward

By - Jun 6th, 2016 01:00 pm

WHAT: Milwaukee Riverkeeper is proud to host the 2016 Arts and Rivers Contest, an annual event that celebrates both Milwaukee’s artists and its rivers. Milwaukee Riverkeeper received more than 90 submissions, thirteen of which have been chosen by a professional panel of jurors for display at the Tory Folliard Gallery in the Historic Third Ward.

The professional panel of jurors included:

Finalist artwork includes photography, painting, and mixed medium. The thirteen pieces selected are from professional or amateur artists that best convey the beauty of the Milwaukee, Menomonee, and/or Kinnickinnic Rivers in an artistically meaningful way.

WHEN & WHERE: The top finalists will have their work displayed for viewing during regular gallery hours at the Tory Folliard Gallery from June 7 – June 11, 2016.

There will be an opening reception on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Winners will be announced during a closing reception on Saturday, June 11, 2016, from 3:00pm – 4:00pm.

Tory Folliard Gallery has regular gallery hours from 11-5 Tuesday-Friday and 11-4pm on Saturday and is located at 233 N. Milwaukee St., Milwaukee, WI 53202.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The contest is funded by the late Shirley Holzer-Jeffrey, a long-time Milwaukee Riverkeeper board member and accomplished photographer. Cash prizes will be awarded to the contest’s three winners as well as one popular vote winner.  Anyone who visits the Tory Folliard Gallery from June 7 – June 11, 2016, will be able to submit one vote for their favorite piece.

Mentioned in This Press Release

Organizations:
Neighborhoods:

Recent Press Releases by Milwaukee Riverkeeper - Page 2

Removing the Estabrook Dam will not cost taxpayers 13 million dollars

Claim by homeowners organization that removing the dam would cost taxpayers millions is questionable at best.

Milwaukee Riverkeeper challenges Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on Estabrook Dam repair

DNR's Environmental Impact Statement insufficient to evaluate impacts of repairing the Estabrook Dam

Milwaukee Riverkeeper files third lawsuit against Milwaukee County in continued effort to remove Estabrook Dam

Lawsuit challenges County's appropriation of public funds for a private purpose

Milwaukee Riverkeeper

Milwaukee Riverkeeper Announces 2016 Arts and Rivers Contest

Annual Contest Brings Milwaukee’s Rivers and Artists Together

Milwaukee Riverkeeper

Volunteers to Remove Tons of Trash From Miles of Milwaukee Area Rivers

April 23rd will mark the 21st Annual Milwaukee Riverkeeper Spring River Cleanup

Senate schedules last-minute vote on water privatization bill tomorrow despite widespread public opposition

AB 554 is a bill that threatens drinking water for millions of Wisconsinites and opens the door to corporate control of Wisconsin’s water utilities.

Milwaukee Riverkeeper launches new phase in efforts to remove the Estabrook Dam

New efforts encourage Milwaukee County residents to contact the County Board; includes radio and digital advertising push

Flip Flop Applesauce

Dysfunction Around the Estabrook Dam Continues at Milwaukee County as Finance Committee Votes to Switch County Policy on Dam. Again.

Milwaukee Riverkeeper

Milwaukee Riverkeeper Urges Milwaukee County Executive and Board to Allocate Funds for Estabrook Dam Removal in FY2015 Budget

Milwaukee Riverkeeper is asking the County Board and County Executive to remove Estabrook Dam.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *