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Coalition of Photographic Arts at the Boerner Botanical Gardens
Gift Shop Exhibition:  “OPEN”
Dates: January 20 to April 20, 2015               
 
Visitors to the Boerner Gift Shop Gallery will see artistic botanical images. Framed and matted photography on exhibit depict plants, flowers, trees, insects, birds, and animals of all types.
Photography is available for immediate purchase!
 Venue: Boerner Botanical Gardens, Gift Shop, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130.
www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org

Coalition of Photographic Arts (CoPA):  Warm Black & White and  expressive Color photographic art greets visitors as they enter  The Blue lobby, 310 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee Wisconsin.

West Bend CoPA member and artist Susan Steinhafel's photograph of a local, historic home is one of the 4 artworks she is presenting in The Doors of Cedarburg exhibition.

West Bend CoPA member and artist Susan Steinhafel's photograph of a local, historic home is one of the 4 artworks she is presenting in The Doors of Cedarburg exhibition.

January 9 - March 14, 2015
The Center for the Visual Arts - Wausau hosts its signature juried exhibition Midwest Seasons for the 25th year! A highly-anticipated exhibition each year, artists from across the country submit artwork in all mediums and styles, describing the seasons of the Midwest. This year's juror is Helen R. Klebesadel (MFA UW-Madison). CoPA members Martha Coaty and Colleen Gunderson have work in this exhibition.

Dale Van Minsel is one of 58 artists worldwide that has been accepted to participate in Photophores Mobile Photographic Creation. This curatorship will be presented on December 4th and 5th, 2014, at L’Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (Paris), during the international symposium Arts and Mobiles of university research group IRCAV-Paris 3 Mobile Phone and Creation.

November 16, 2014 – January 18, 2015
The juried exhibition Take Me With You: An Exhibition Without Bordersasks artists to "pick a special place and take us there with you. Embody that place and its significance to your life in a work of visual or literary art. How would you depict your favorite childhood hiding place or a solitary walk on the beach such that it resonates and expresses its influence in your life? A front stoop drenched in sunlight, the neighborhood skate park at dusk, an empty downtown street." CoPA members Martha Coaty, Michael Havice and Dale Van Minsel have work in this exhibition.

Submissions close December 7th!
Call to CoPA Photographers
“Open Theme”
Coalition of Photographic Arts at the
Boerner Botanical Gardens Gift Shop
Exhibition Dates: January 20 to April 20, 2015
Click HERE to view the prospectus.

November 21, 2014–January 11, 2015
The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) in West Bend is pleased to bring you MOWA CON—the place where members, art and fantasy collide! This year’s MOWA Members’ show features 250 artists from all areas of the state, of varying ages and working in a myriad of media. CoPA members Colleen Gunderson, Gail Marquardt, Paul Matzner and Jerry Styberg have work in this show.

November 1, 2014 - January 10, 2015
Opening Reception:  Thursday, November 6, 4-8:30 pm
Androgyny explores the power and complexity of gender identity. The exhibition presents all new works by CoPA member Lois Bielefeld including portraits, video pieces and an installation with audio.

November 4 - December 6, 2014
Dale Van Minsel
's photographs are on view at Glas Coffeehouse in Sheboygan, through December 6. An opening reception will be held on November 6 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the coffeehouse.

October 1 - November 4, 2014

Martha Coaty’s photographs are on view at Glas Coffeehouse in Sturgeon Bay, through November 4. The exhibit is a collection of urban prints including pieces from her Industrial Colorseries, and new images of Southeast Wisconsin.

October 17 - 18, 2014
The Coalition of Photographic Arts (CoPA) 10th Anniversary Members’ Exhibition opens on Gallery Night, October 17 in the Third Ward. The exhibition features the best photographs submitted for acceptance to the CoPA Exhibition Committee. The theme is open, so the viewing audience is in for a visual treat.  Photographs showcase members’ current work in landscape, portraiture, macro, street, abstract, wildlife and everything in-between.

September 12 - October 21, 2014
A Brief Moment of Perfection,a solo exhibition of high speed liquid photography by Jack Long, is on view at the Lakefront on Langdon Gallery in Madsion through October 21. The artist states, "My work is primarily high speed fluid photography. The images are created in a single capture, without the aid of digital composition or rendering. The goal is to capture the beautiful and amazing forms in the creation of unique photographic art."

September 27 - October 30, 2014
A new exhibit in the Art Gallery at Unitarian Universalist Church West provides a glimpse into life from Steven Yeo’s naturalistic and humanistic perspective. According to Yeo, “By distorting familiar forms and detail, my intent was to create novel compositions that allowed greater freedom for achieving my artistic vision. By digitally mixing and distorting the elements, I have created visual perception that is deceived by our unconscious expectations."

September 23 - November 8, 2014
Phyllis Bankier is having an art opening on Saturday, October 18 from 12-3 pm at the One Way Café, 1425 Underwood Avenue in downtown Wauwatosa. The exhibit is of food and flower photographs.
 

November 22-23, 2014
CoPA member David Perry Lawrence is one of 50 artists selected to participate in Milwaukee Public Television's Holiday Art and Gift Fair, to be held November 22-23 in Brookfield, WI.

Screening Dates: September 29 and October 2, 2014
The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, will screen a total of 275 films – 119 features and 156 shorts – from 63 countries. This year, Milwaukee Film is thrilled to reveal its new film program Art + Artists. Art + Artists features a selection of eight documentary films that explore and celebrate creativity in the performing and visual arts. CoPA is a Community Partner for the film Nan Goldin: I Remember Your Face.

DEADLINE for submission: October 20, 2014
Submissions to CoPA's 8th Annual Juried Exhibition, to be held December 5, 2014 - January 17, 2015 at Walker's Point Center for the Arts, are being accepted through October 20th, 2014. Jurors are Graeme Reid and Gary Tuma.
Click HERE to view the prospectus and submit your images.

DEADLINE for submission: October 12 (extended), 2014
Submissions to CoPA's 10th Anniversary October Members’ Exhibition, to be held October 17 and 18 during the Historic Third Ward's Gallery Night and Day, are being accepted through October 12 (extended), 2014.
Click HERE to view the prospectus and submit your images.

September 5 - October 4, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, September 5,  5 – 9 pm
This annual non-juried exhibition is dedicated to showcasing the artwork of Walker's Point Center for the Arts (WPCA) members. Over 150 pieces in a wide range of media are presented salon-style throughout their gallery, creating an exuberant display of color, texture, form and flow. The style of the artwork varies as much as the medium. CoPA members Martha Coaty, Paul Matzner, Lynn Roginske and Roy Schmidt have work in this show.

August 30 - November 29, 2014
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 7,  2 – 4 pm

RAM's Wustum Museum of Fine Arts continues a museum tradition with the opening of Racine and Vicinity Show: All Media Juried Exhibition. This juried exhibition showcases work from artists residing throughout Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth counties, along with RAM members from outside the area. CoPA members Gail Marquardt and Marc Wollman have work in this exhibition.

August 20 – December 23, 2014
Over a period of three years, Nadav Kander photographed scenes he encountered on the banks of China’s Yangtze River. More people live along the Yangtze, the third longest river in the world, than in the United States. As he traveled upstream and more than 4,100 miles from the river’s mouth to its source, Kander was struck by the transformation he witnessed.