MOWA annually opens the door to all members and asks them to show us what they’ve got—young or old, big or small, seasoned professionals or newly experimenting. Our show this year is the largest so far with 250 works of art.
The MOWA Members’ Show is about engaging with our valued supporters. It is about celebrating the great imagination that so many of our members possess. We welcome the opportunity to acknowledge and honor their talents and creative spirit. On behalf of the entire staff of the Museum of Wisconsin Art, thank you to all our members for being part of the MOWA experience!
View photos from the Opening Party
And the winners are...
First Shot Out of the Can(n)on! (Best Young Artist)
Veronica Beisbier, Fire Horse
Sideshow Exposure (Best Photograph)
Andrea Waala, French Quarter
Best Creature Feature (Best Animal)
Julie Page, Rabbits!
From Midway to Big Top (Best Landscape)
Ralph Colonna, Rush Lake Morning
Bearded Lady’s Choice (Best Portrait or Figure)
Christine Style, Warrior Heart
Carnies’ Choice (MOWA Staff Pick)
Cynthia Lund Torroll, Timor Servilis
At the Edge of Our Seat Award (Best Abstract or Conceptual Work)
Ian Baker Johnson, Landscape with Blue and Green
Calliope Award (Best Floral or Still-life)
Samantha Unger, Just One More Cup
Contortionist’s Choice (Best Sculpture)
Jean Chars, Carnival
Ringmaster’s Choice (Best in Show)
James Pohlmann, Last Supper/Taken From Cross
The Barnum & Bailey Circus was billed as The Greatest Show on Earth, but we think The 2013 Great and Wonderful MOWA Members’ Show will give them a run for their money. There is no disputing that we’ve got the greatest members on earth and we want everyone to know it.