Two years ago, Jenie Gao gave up a secure, full-time job in manufacturing to take up a career as an artist. Since then, she’s done residencies in Argentina and Chile and now lands at the Madison Central Library as the Bubbler Artist in Residence for January and February. Jenie Gao joins Brian Standing in the […]
Meeta Mastani is the current artist in residence with the Arts Institute at UW. In 1992, Meeta founded the Bindaas Institute in New Delhi, which provides fair trade textiles and prints to a global market. She’s worked internationally to promote craft-centered economic development and has helped revive traditional print and dye techniques in her native […]
This November and December Madison artists Amy Mietzel and Marcia Yapp will take up residency at the Central Library Bubbler project. Drawing on the imagery of chess from Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, they plan to bring the Game of Kings to life. During their residency, community members of all ages will have the […]
Brian Standing, host of The 8 O’Clock Buzz visits with the organizers of Bike The Art tour/event, Bethany Jurewicz and Jolynne Roorda in the studio. Bike the Art is a new free tour on wheels of city art spaces, taking place on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The first edition begins at Central Library’s Bubbler space […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon and Sarah Witman discuss a handful of noteworthy art shows going on around Madison this month. Discussed: Valerie Mangion’s Night Vision, at the Watrous Gallery through August 28. Read Sarah’s interview with Mangion. All-Licensed Fool, comprising the short films Eager (by Allison Schulnik) and An Emo Nose (by Wong Ping), at the Madison […]
Once a month, we check in with the Madison Public Library’s artist in residence program. This time around, Madison artist — and frequent WORT guest — Angela Richardson has the honor of officially occupying the Central Library’s Bubbler Room for January and February. She joined 8 O’clock Buzz host Brian Standing in the studio.