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The work of CoPA member Maria I. Nunez Del Prado will be featured in RAW:Milwaukee's artistic showcase "Discovery", at The Rave Bar in Milwaukee.
RAW:natural born artists is an independent arts organization that hand-selects and spotlights independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair & makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art.

CoPA is happy to announce that they have been invited to display in the lobby of the Art Institute of Wisconsin, located at 320 E. Buffalo St., Milwaukee. Opening Reception on Gallery Night, January 18, from 6-8 pm.

The Concordia Center for Environmental Stewardship announces its 1st Annual Environmental Art Show: "Shorelines". The show is a tax deductible benefit for the CCES and its Children's Outreach Programs. The Children's Outreach Programs help provide environmental education to students in grades K-12.

Juror Grahm Reid announced the winners and Honorable Mention photographers for CoPA’s 6th Annual Midwest Juried Photo Exhibition.  The annual juried competition is an opportunity for emerging and established artists from Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota to exhibit their contemporary photography.

The Milwaukee Art Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa J. Sutcliffe as the new Curator of Photography. Sutcliffe will join the Museum in January 2013 from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where she has served as assistant curator in the Department of Photography since 2007.

The artist statement has a very important role to play in the presentation of art — be it an exhibition, a book, a digital publication, a magazine publication, or a portfolio. As you can imagine, we’ve reviewed thousands of artist statements over the years. With that in mind, let me share a few ideas that might help. – Brooks Jensen

William Zuback is now represented by Frank Juarez Gallery in Sheboygan WI. Zuback’s work can be found in private collections through out the country. He has participated in many Juried group exhibitions and solo shows in Southeastern Wisconsin. In October 2013 William Zuback will present a solo exhibition at Frank Juarez Gallery.

The work of CoPA members Byron Becker, Carlyle Chan, Geri Laehn and George Sanquist is on exhibit in The Underwood Society Fine Art Photographers 6th Annual Holiday Show at One Way Café & Gallery in the Village of Wauwatosa.

CoPA members Perry Heideman, Steven Yeo and Cardi Toellner participating in a mind-bending art exhibit from six local artists and photographers entitled Surrealism and Beyond. The exhibit incorporates surreal, illusory and flow of consciousness imagery that will delight, amuse and engross audiences of all ages.  At Unitarian Universalist Church West, artists' reception Thursday, December 13th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm.

The Coalition of Photographic Arts and the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts are pleased to present CoPA’s 6th Annual Midwest Juried Photo Exhibition, an annual opportunity for emerging and established artists from Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota to exhibit their contemporary photography.  This Year’s jurors are Annemarie Sawkins (former Associate Curator, Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University) and Graeme Reid (Assistant Director, Museum of Wisconsin Art).

photo: "Peony 2" by Vicki Reed

The 1st Annual Harry Kemp Photography Exhibit will be held at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society/Museum, opening on November 30th, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. The Museum is looking for local photographers to exhibit their work, and enjoy an evening of fellowship and networking with other photographers. Harry Kemp’s work will also be on display.

North Shore Bank - Grafton Branch Featured“ARTIST OF THE MONTH” Paul Matzner. Paul’s work is on display until November 30.
2301 Wisconsin Avenue Grafton, Wisconsin (5 minutes from downtown Cedarburg).

PJ Boylan’s photo “Cool Running” has been accepted into the Anderson Arts Center’s Winter Juried Exhibition  November 11, 2012 until January 6, 2013 121 Sixty-sixth Street, Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Date: Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Museum of Wisconsin Art Executive Director Announces Retirement.
Tom Lidtke , Museum of Wisconsin Art (MWA) Executive Director, has announced his semi-retirement.  Tom has been with the Museum of Wisconsin Art for 30 years and has been instrumental in the formation of the MWA and what it is today.


Letting Go -  A Meditation on the Tamarack Tree, its Environment, and the Meaning of Loss.

Opening Reception, Friday, November 9th 5:50p.m. to 8:30 pm,

TAMARAC Studio and Gallery 849 E. Washington Ave. Suite 102 Madison, WI 53703.  Studio Phone #608-294-9499

Photographer John Riggs shares the results of four year of photographing Wisconsin’s numerous Tamarack Bogs. 









Gallery Night October 19, 2012 5-9pm: A world of contrasting Fine Art Photography of Marcia Getto and Michael A. Nowotny.
Gallery Night Opening Reception October 19, 2012 - 5 to 9pm

Center for Photography's Steenbock Gallery Wisconsin based photographer, Vicki Reed captures her photographs with vintage, pinhole and toy cameras.

CoPA is in need of some willing volunteers interested in donating a few hours of their time in return for the satisfaction of knowing their efforts are helping their organization grow stronger and more valuable in the community. Opportunities available in Programming, Communications, Events, Website, and Venue Evaluation, as well as on the Board of Directors.

We are proud to announce that the recipient for the 2012 Coalition of Photographic Arts Artist Incentive Award is CoPA member William Zuback. He will receive a $500 cash award to use to help fund one of his upcoming photography projects.

photo: "Suspicious Behavior" by William Zuback

The Coalition of Photographic Arts presents its 2011-12 Annual Report. It has been one extrodinary year and we are looking forward to the next.

Do you love CoPA? Do you have creative energy? Do you want to see CoPA grow? Do you want to grow as a photographer?

If you answered yes to some of these questions, it's obvious that you care enough about CoPA to become involved and here is your chance.

Friday, July 25, 2014 from 5-8 pm
Along with host Zimmerman Architectural Studios, Menomonee Valley Artist in Residency and CoPA member Eddee Daniel invites you to visit with him on Gallery Night. New work and works in progress will be on display. If you have never been to the historic gas building that Zimmerman remodeled for their offices, it's worth a visit in itself! Click here for more information.

July 25, 2014
CoPA member Kenneth Kornacki will be showing his recent photography from Paris, the American Southwest, and Milwaukee, on Gallery Night - July 25. Please click HERE for further information.

June 19 - July 20, 2014
CoPA member Colleen Gunderson's photograph Simply Ruralis included in the Visions XVI juried exhibition at The Riverfront Arts Center in Stevens Point WI, and received an Honorable Mention award.
The annual juried show features 85 pieces created by 54 local artists. The theme and mediums are open to the artists’ interpretation or vision on a particular subject or art medium. Susan Morrison, art professor at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, served as juror for the show.

June 7 - July 13, 2014
CoPA member Bruce Ambuel’s photograph Ruth and Butterflyand Martha Coaty’s Industrial Chartreusehave been selected for the 52nd Annual Juried Photography Exhibitionat the Hardy Gallery in Ephraim, Wisconsin. Jurors for this year’s exhibition are Bridget Austin, Karen Cook, Kristy Deetz, Lucas Frykman and Tony Staroska.