The Annual State Art Conference will be held at the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI. We hope you will join your fellow artists to receive recognition for your work. The program will include announcement of awards cosponsored by the University of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Regional Artists Association.
Conference registration form and schedule
You can download the conference registration form as a pdf document. If you would like to have a registration form mailed to you, please contact Lori O'Neill at 608-263-6322.
There will be guest speakers in the morning, then a buffet luncheon and awards ceremony in the afternoon.
Sunday September 22, 2013
- 9:00 a.m. Registration, coffee, and informal viewing of the exhibition. Time to meet your friends and renew your membership in the Wisconsin Regional Artists Association (cosponsor with the UW-Madison's Department of Liberal Studies and the Arts).
- 10:00 a.m. Guest artists and Award Judges- Debra Grall, Baraboo WI, Jeanne Eberlien-Burmeister, Portage, WI
- 12:15 p.m. Buffet luncheon.
- 1:30 p.m. Presentation of Awards. Annual meeting of the Wisconsin Regional Artists Association.
- 3:30 p.m. Approximate end of the meeting and time to take art projects home.
Guest Artists and Award Judges
Debra Grall, (MFA, UW-Madison 1989) is the 2013 speaker and co-judge of the WRAP State Exhibition. Debra is an Emeritus Professor of Art, from Northern Illinois University, now living in Baraboo, Wisconsin. An artist who is inspired by family and life experience, her figurative paintings and drawings question our notions of beauty, and explore metaphoric representation of mental health and illness.
Jeanne Eberlien-Burmeister (MFA UW-Madison 1988) is co-judge for the 2013 WRAP State Exhibition. An independent photographer and educator living in Portage, Jeanne has taught art adult workshops and college courses in photography and studio arts. Jeanne is best known for exquisite and poetic photographs exploring figurative, landscape, and still life subjects. A photographer's photographer, Jeanne has supported many others in their artistic development.