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Art Fair on the Square 2015 program

See a list of artists and vendors, award winners and the featured artist from 2015.

MMoCA is pleased to

MMoCA is pleased to welcome the 2015 ong>Artong> ong>Fairong> on the Square JURY PANEL MEGHAN BLAKE-HORST Meghan Blake-Horst is the Market Manager for MadCity Bazaar and Owner of the late Absolutely ong>Artong> Gallery in Madison. She serves on the Dane ong>Artong>s Visual ong>Artong>s Grant Panel, Goodman Community Center Board of Directors, steering committee for American Craft Week, Madison’s Economic Development Committee, and previously served on the Advisory Board for the Little Free Library. She currently supports Dane Buy Local, ong>Artong>s Wisconsin, Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau, CRAFT and American Craft Council. Ms. Blake-Horst is proud to have founded MadCity Bazaar, the Atwood Winnebago Area Business Association, and Atwood Winnebago Winter Festival. PAUL CHRISTIANSON With a love of photography from an early age, Paul Christianson has been active for more than a decade, practicing both fine art and commercial photography. In his photography, Christianson constantly pushes himself in both concept and technique. Commercially photographing a variety of art media has given Christianson a well trained eye for detail and highly skilled execution in fine art. In addition to product photography, for more than 8 years he has helped artists market their artwork on the ong>Artong> website. Christianson is a graduate of Greenville College, Greenville, IL. CARLA DILLMAN Carla holds a BFA from the University of the ong>Artong>s. She began her career as a jeweler for George Sawyer. She also represented his work at national wholesale and retail shows, selling into galleries, museum shops, and retail stores. After running a custom jewelry business, she shifted focus to marketing artists’ work and began her tenure at the ong>Artong>ful Home. At the ong>Artong>ful Home she held numerous positions, with increasing scope of responsibility, eventually overseeing the curating of all artist’s work for the website, digital, and print promotions. Carla now owns Third Eye,, an art consulting business. MMoCA BOARD OF TRUSTEES OFFICERS Jim Yehle, President Joe Alexander, Vice-President Jan DeAtley, Vice-President Jason Knutson, Vice-President Kathie Nichols, Secretary John Sylla, Treasurer TRUSTEES Eric Barber Elizabeth Barden Marian Bolz, Life Trustee Karen Christianson Charlotte Cummins Tamara Dodge John Fritsch Sara Guyer Cedric Johnson Valerie Kazamias, Chair, The Langer Society Rick Phelps Margaret Pyle JoAnne Robbins Ellen Rosner Katie Howarth Ryan John Sims Leslie Smith III Sylvia Vaccaro Kathleen Woit ROBIN SCHMOLDT Robin Schmoldt has served as the permanent art collection manager and a visual arts program advisor with the Wisconsin Union since 2004. Her previous experience includes over seven years of arts education programming with the Wisconsin Union Mini Courses program. Robin graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Communication ong>Artong>s— Radio/TV/Film, with an emphasis on film theory and production. 12 • ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE 2015

CONTRIBUTORS List current as of 5/21/15 Lead Contributor: Ian’s Pizza American Players Theatre ong>Artong>ist & Craftsman Supply Best Western Plus Inn on the Park Blick ong>Artong> Materials Clasen’s European Bakery Colectivo Coffee Downtown Madison Central BID Dunkin’ Donuts Flat Top Grill Fontana Sports Forward Theater Company Hampton Inn & Suites Madison Downtown Inner Fire Yoga Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse Kanopy Dance Madison Mallards Madison Symphony Orchestra Milwaukee ong>Artong> Museum MMoCA Museum Store Orange Tree Imports Stoddard’s Meat Market & Catering Ten Pin Alley Theater Lila The University Book Store Plan Your Summer art road triP! Participate in a series of events designed to celebrate the work of sculptor, O.V. Shaffer A self-guided road trip to 14 cities to see Shaffer’s large public sculptures. • See and hear Shaffer talk about the piece you’re viewing by accessing a QR code with your smart phone. • Maps available at state rest areas and exhibit sites. Contact Beloit Fine ong>Artong>s Inc. at 608-313-9083 or Jerry Sveum for more information at 608-362-5906! The Beloit Foundation Experience four once-in-a-lifetime art exhibits of privately-owned Shaffer art during July, 2015! • The Beloit Fine ong>Artong>s Incubator - Beloit • Beloit College Wright Museum of ong>Artong> - Beloit • The Janesville ong>Artong> League Gallery at Janesville Woman’s Club • University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh Gallery - Oshkosh Leave the driving to us! Join us for a two-day escorted bus excursion July 11-12, 2015! • This two-day bus trip will leave from Beloit and visit Shaffer public art in 10 cities and all 4 art exhibits. Cost - $95 Plus Lodging ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE 2015 • 13