Our Gallery is in the Langlade County Historical Museum.
Paintings, Photography, Sculptures and Carvings are featured.
Langlade County's Historical Museum is also the home of the Deleglise Cabin, Langlade County's first homestead. AVA has selected the cabin as part of its logo to remind visitors we are part of, and located in the Museum.
Judge Cindy Martin (left) defines the reasons Jackie Lescher's "Grandma's Table" took Best of Show honors in AVA's "Starved for Spring" show. There was a good artist turnout for Wednesday's awards.
|Paul Gregurich and his brother Tony wheel Willapa to the front doors of the Langlade County Historical Museum, where Paul pauses to pose with his creation. Willapa will reside in the AVA Gallery at the museum throughout the AVA Starved for Spring show.|
You are invited
the AVA Artist Guild
Anyone interested in joining the AVA Artist Guild should stop by the AVA Gallery at the Langlade County Historical Museum, 404 Superior St. Antigo and pick-up an application form. Forms can also be downloaded here.
Or, contact: Jim Martinsen, 715-623-6799, or Karen Aulik-Now, 715-219-0612. All area artists are welcome to join the AVA Artist Guild. AVA Gallery exhibits are only open to Guild members, but judged shows will be open to everyone.
Judged shows will offer cash awards, so artists will have an opportunity to earn back their show fees and more. Some judged shows will also include an art raffle and/or a people's choice award.
The Antigo Artist Guild offers, not only AVA artists, but all area artists several benefits. It . . .
Provides identity (AVA is a guild of visual artists)
Provides a learning experience for artists at all levels
Allows judged shows
Provides funds for show awards
Provides funds for meeting speakers, and workshops
Dues are $25 annually.
|AVA is looking for AVA Artist Guild members who would like to serve on
the AVA Board of Directors. The board meets approximately once a month over
the noon hour at the Langlade County Historical Museum. The board currently
consists of Joe Hermolin, recording secretary, AVA Treasurer Barbara Arnold,
Craig Pilecky, Rosemary Bauknecht, Karen Aulik-Now and Jim Martinsen. If you are interested
you can contact any board member or email Jim Martinsen:
Our mission is simple . . . "We envision an arts-based community partnership in which every citizen has opportunities to explore, experience, and develop an appreciation for the visual arts in order to maximize their potential."