If you’ve ever walked down Atwood Avenue on Madison’s east side, you have likely encountered the work of Sid Boyum, namely his sometimes abstract and sometimes playful concrete sculptures. Boyum was a prolific artist and a well-known neighborhood eccentric on the east side until his death in 1991. He was involved in other important works […]
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 […]
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 […]
The massive iron tree sculpture slated for the Williamson Street median heads toward installation day. Are artists Erika Koivunen and Aaron Howard ready for the big day?