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Honor a Harley artist's legacy at MIAD

Published Aug. 22, 2018

As the Harley-Davidson 115th anniversary celebration comes to town, there are some things that tend to fly under the distinct roar of those famous motorcycles. One of those is a celebration of the life and work of the late Harley artist Mathew Hintz.

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Parking compliment? Who needs the stress?

Published June 4, 2018

While folks definitely enjoy a nice compliment - such as the ones that appear on the slips of paper appearing on the windshields of cars in the Third Ward, I think in the case of parking, no news is the best news of all when returning to one's satisfactorily parked vehicle.

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Guerrilla Girls take over MIAD

Published Feb. 21, 2017

The Guerrilla Girls - a group of feminist activist artists - will join the MIAD Creativity Series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at MIAD on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The show is free and open to the public.

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Harley artist Hintz creates cool on canvas

Published July 11, 2015

In the motorcycle and car world, saying that someone "has gas and oil in their veins" means those are folks are either gear heads, or at least have some gear head in their DNA. If anyone is actually capable of painting with gas and oil, Milwaukee artist Mathew "boo" Hintz is the guy to do it. Hintz is building an impressive professional and artistic career combining his passion for painting, drawing, design and motorcycles at Harley-Davidson.

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Cudahy artist and surfer inspired by California culture

Published April 3, 2015

Dave Hansen was born in California but his family moved away when he was very young and before he could remember living there. Today, Hansen lives in Cudahy with his wife and 2-year-old son and works as a full-time, freelance artist who creates tiki carvings and other "Polynesian pop" pieces. He also surfs on Lake Michigan.

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Milwaukee All-Star: Photographer Jessica Kaminski

Published March 22, 2015

Jessica Kaminski is a professional, freelance photographer who has worked for the Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Film, Summerfest and more. Someday, she'd like to high five Gene Wilder.

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Threatened buildings define Third Ward's DNA

Published Feb. 19, 2015

General Capital Group and Joseph Property Development bought three properties from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in September and unveiled plans to raze the structures to build a mixed-use development with retail, apartments and a commons space for MIAD students to replace one of the buildings, which had served as the school's student union. Two of the three are threatened with destruction.