Milwaukee artists

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Castro turns his pencil toward unexpected Milwaukee buildings

Published June 30, 2020

Midcentury Modern Milwaukee isn't always the choice when someone decides to feature Cream City buildings in works of art. But that's where artist Patrick Castro has (mostly) cast his eye for his Make MKE series of drawings that he sells as prints on his website.

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Tula Erskine works identified!

Published Sept. 22, 2017

This morning I received a note from Nancy Aten, who was scanning works by Milwaukee artist Gertrude Kundman Erskine to be included in Erskine's archive, when she came upon 8x10 photographs of a series of six works that especially caught her attention. Do you recognize them?

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The forgotten stained glass masterwork of Marie Herndl

Published March 6, 2016

Marie Herndl has many impressive works bearing her name and a couple than can still be viewed. But "The Fairy Queen," this beautiful 6-by-9 foot piece of mystery and controversy, spends most of its existence in a basement, forgotten and unclaimed.

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Help local jazz/pop artist win $10k

Published Feb. 25, 2013

Help local musician Roxi Copland win $10,000! The Milwaukee-based singer-songwriter is currently ranked #3 in ArtistSignal's February competition. Her soul-infused jazz/pop sound has garnered over 16,000 votes so far.