To catch glimpses of the genius of Madison folk artist Sid Boyum, one needs only to peek into the quiet corners of the Schenk-Atwood neighborhood with an eye out for the whimsical. The concrete sculptures are instantly recognizable as belonging to the broad legacy Boyum’s work has built up over the decades. But that legacy […]
If you look hard enough, you can find a slew of local artists and other creative individuals who are regularly putting their talents toward community enrichment in the Madison area. But to make them easier to find, we at the Monday Buzz feature a monthly segment in partnership with The Bubbler at Madison Public Library. […]
A new music and arts festival set on 20 acres of farmland along the Chippewa River in Northwestern Wisconsin kicks off this Friday.
Emily and fellow Polka! Press member Lesley Numbers joined the Monday Buzz to share what makes printmaking so unique and to give us the lowdown on their upcoming fundraiser, set for Sunday, July 12th at 1019 Williamson Street.
Two artists seek to explore issues of race, class, gender, and bias during their time as artists-in-residence at the Madison Public Library. Their ongoing public art pieces, collectively titled “Our Madison“, invite any and all members of the community to participate in the conversation, which in one piece takes the form of an enormous wall […]
Ben Zoltak has been an artist all his life, experimenting with countless forms and mediums over the years. But his most recent endeavor involves a towering mass of concrete, a mosaic of recycled junk, and an increasingly threatened bird species. Ben plans to build enormous sculptures all around the country to serve as nesting locations […]