WRAP/WRAA Annual Art Exhibition and State Day Conference

Annual Art Exhibition: Aug 18 – Sep 23

Center for Visual Arts (CVA), 427 N 4th St. Wausau, WI 54403

  • CVA Opening Gallery Gala, Friday, August 25th from 5-7pm. For all artists!
  • CVA Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10-5pm, Saturday: 12-4pm

Center for the Visual Arts Caroline S. Mark Gallery, Skylight Gallery and Loft Gallery

Congratulations to these twelve artists who will make up the 2017-2018 WRAP Exhibition in Agriculture Hall on the UW campus!

John Bittner, Bryggen, Norway
Lia Scherwinski, Torso and Pelvis, Side View
Jill Jensen, Elemental Forms, Arches National Park
Rachel Pavlic, On The Way To Madison
Jimmy Yanny, Masked Booby
Amber Pipkorn, A New Life
Dan Sivek, Arbor Light
Elizabeth Clayton, Ancient Black Bird Of Wisdom
Colette Girard, Fuzz
Audrey Wilde, Pink Passion
Alice Blue, Lillies
Gail McCoy, Oasis

State Day Conference: Sep 22-23

Join us in Wausau to share, connect, and celebrate with other like-minded people!

WRAP’s State Day Conference is a chance to enjoy camaraderie with other Wisconsin artists and celebrate a year of regional exhibitions. You can also:

  • View pieces by artists from across the state
  • Visit Wausau’s Center for the visual Arts, which recently completed a historical renovation
  • Learn from keynote speaker Margaret LeMay, an artist, gallery owner, and national art consultant

Mail-in deadline for conference attendance is Sept 8, 2017. Download and print the form HERE to mail in with your check.

All art enthusiasts are invited to attend the State Day Conference. Experience a dynamic talk and celebrate Wisconsin art at the awards ceremony over delicious brunch.

  • WRAA Evening with the Arts, Friday, September 22, 6-8pm (7pm Tiny Treasure Awards) at Center for the Visual Arts, 427 N 4th St, Wausau
  • State Day Conference and awards, September 23, 2017, 10am-1pm, Jefferson Street Inn, 201 Jefferson St, Wausau, WI 54403

2017 State Day Guest Judge and speaker: Margaret LeMay

photograph of this year's judge2017 judge Margaret LeMay

Margaret LeMay grew up in Kenosha, WI and received a BFA degree from the University of WI-Madison. Drawn to her parents' homeland, Margaret spent her first two years of higher education in Warsaw, Poland. She gained remarkable experience as an assistant printmaker at Tandem Press, UW-Madison, where she assisted the master printer and collaborated with professional artists, including Chuck Close, Janet Fish, and Robert Cottingham, on the technical aspects and application of a variety of traditional printmaking processes. 

In 2008, Margaret founded Integrated Art Group LLC, which provides art consulting, budgeting/programming, art procurement services, framing, and installations. She started Marzen in 2014, an arts exhibition space featuring individual and small group shows. Formerly director of Erdman Art, Margaret has coordinated art collections in over 500 facilities, presenting art and related services to clients nationwide. Margaret is experienced in working with art committees incorporating local artists.

Thank you to our sponsors

  • Wisconsin Regional Artist Association: Sponsoring art transport from Madison, Color Exhibition catalog, Tiny Treasures, STAMP, and funding for Award Ceremony
  • Center for the Visual Arts
  • Wisconsin Valley Art Association
Wisconsin Regional Art program sponsor logos