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.
|AVA's 2018 Starved for Spring show is the largest judged show in the
history of Antigo Visual Arts. The winning entries are pictured. They
Best of Show. . .
Jim H. Rowe III - Veronica's Vel
1st Place. . .
Jim Martinsen - Old Patriot
2nd Place. . .
Jim Martinsen - Sunrise Sentinel
3rd Place. . .
Jim H. Rowe III - Blowin' Gideon's Trumpet
People's Choice award. . .
Allen Benes - Group of Crappies
Judge David Kaps
AVA's 2018 Starved for Spring Show Judge David Kaps completes a judging form after consulting his notes. The judging took place Tuesday morning at the AVA Gallery in the Langlade County Historical Museum, 404 Superior St., Antigo.
The winners are:
Best of Show - Jim H. Rowe III - Veronica's Vel
1st Place - Jim Martinsen - Old Patriot
2nd Place - Jim Martinsen - Sunrise Sentinel
3rd Place - Jim H. Rowe III - Blowin' Gideon's Trumpet
Honorable mentions went to Julio Yeste's Car Wash, Allen Benes' Brown Trout, Linda Robinson's Dance Macabre, and Jim H. Rowe III Tiger Lilies #1.
You are invited
to join AVA
Anyone interested in becoming a member of AVA should stop by the AVA Gallery at the Langlade County Historical Museum, 404 Superior St. Antigo and pick-up an application form. Membership 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 AVA
AVA Gallery exhibits, which feature artwork only from AVA members give the artist the opportunity to display their art under their name in the AVA Gallery.
Judged shows are open to everyone, and offer cash awards, so artists will have an opportunity to earn back their show fees and more. Some judged shows may also include an art raffle and/or a people's choice award.
AVA membership offers, not only Antigo artists, but all area artists several benefits. Funds generated by dues-paying artists has allowed AVA to. . .
Provide an identity to area artists
Provide a learning experience for artists at all levels
Host judged shows with cash awards
Provide funds for meeting speakers, and workshops
Dues are $25 annually for an individual, $35 for a family, or $15 for a full-time student.
|AVA is seeking AVA
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 Jim Martinsen, President; Karen Aulik-Now, Vice President;
Laurie McConnell, Secretary; Barbara Arnold, Treasurer; Joe Hermolin, Museum
Craig Pilecky & Rosemary Bauknecht, Board Members at Large. 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."