Artist of the day


Artist of the day: Emily Liefke

Published May 22, 2020

Emily Liefke's artwork combines her passion for animals, nature and people - but not necessarily in that order. Liefke is also a guest on the new live art series, MKEfest Virtual Art Walk.


Artist of the day: Joel Kempfer

Published May 21, 2020

Joel Kempfer's artistic focus started with photography, but with the help of technology, it has evolved into new forms. See more of his work here and meet Joel on OnMilwaukee's new, live MKEfest Virtual Art Walk series this Saturday.


Artist of the day: Jasmine West

Published May 20, 2020

Jasmine West creates community projects, children's book illustrations, graphic designs and live paintings. In her free time, she does sketches, crafts and paintings. She is also a guest on this week's MKEfest Virtual Walk Series.


Artist of the day: Becky Tesch

Published May 12, 2020

Becky Tesch makes art and jewelry from found objects and discarded items. She harbors a special affinity for bicycle parts.


Artist of the day: Leann Wooten

Published May 8, 2020

Leann Wooten is very inspired by birds, particularly the Red Winged Blackbird, and many of her recent mosaic pieces reflect her appreciation for winged creatures.


Artist of the day: Malachi Schmidt

Published May 5, 2020

Malachi Schmidt is an 18-year-old savant artist. HIs one-of-a-kind style of drawing and painting is abstract and yet captures the essence of his subjects, which range from commissioned pet portraits to influential people in history.


Artist of the day: Sabrina Price

Published May 1, 2020

Sabrina Price's bright, vivid paintings focus on community, solidarity and the "new normal" since stay-at-home orders due to the pandemic. Her art is for sale online.


Artist of the day: Nina Trepanier-Schmidt from Nina's Palette

Published April 29, 2020

Nina Trepanier-Schmidt is a Fond du Lac-based painter who operates a small business, Nina's Palette. Her paintings have been in many shows and galleries around the country. Some are for sale online and she also takes commission work.


Artist of the day: Tactile Craftworks

Published April 24, 2020

Anna Warren and Sarah Heck are the talents behind Tactile Craftworks, a small, local company that creates quality, hand-crafted leather goods such as journals, passport wallets and flasks.


Artist of the day: Tiffany Miller of FlyBlooms

Published April 23, 2020

Artist Tiffany Miller loves to infuse striking colors in every accessory she creates under the business name, FlyBlooms. Her handmade accessories include headwraps, clutches, blooms, lapel pins, scarves, crystal jewelry, chakra sets and recently, face masks.


Artist of the day: James Steeno

Published April 22, 2020

"If my works remind people that Milwaukee is a fun and vibrant place to be, then I have done my job," says artist James Steeno.


Artist of the day: Leslie Phillips of Orange Pops

Published April 21, 2020

Because Leslie Phillips' style of art is colorful and uplifting it's particularly appealing these days. Support a local artist through this new series from OnMilwaukee.