Sisterhood Meet and Greet March 10, 2011

Event Invitation Sisterhood Meet ‘n Greet Please take this opportunity to come learn more about the Sisterhood and the Programs being offered for the adolescent girls in our community.  We are looking for positive women to join us in the Sisterhood.  Whether that means directly working with girls, assisting with fundraisers, getting together with us … Continue reading

Press Release: 2011 Fine Art Show Season in Southeastern Wisconsin

The Fine Art show portions of these events are organized by Valorie Schleicher, an Artist and Arts Advocate where we ‘Artists’ are considered a valuable member of our community and not ‘Vendors’. We celebrate the Artist and want all Artisans to keep your hard-earned money in your pocket. These shows represent a Win-Win for the Artisan and non-profits hosting us. There is a minimal application fee for 2010. $50.00 and a 10% commission on any sales taken go to the Non-Profit hosting the Artisans. These monies then get re-distributed with the community. Late application fee of apply after deadlines most shows are open till full.

Call for Art Various shows across the USA

Buyers Market of American Craft 2011 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania DEADLINE: 2/15/2011 Jury Fee: $10.00 Event Dates: 2/18/2011 – 2/21/2011 The nation’s largest wholesale tradeshow for contemporary craft artists from the U.S. and Canada, features more than 1200 artists selling their work to thousands of stores and galleries. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout … Continue reading

Vitality Fine Art Fair, Creating Life Pathways May 21st, 2011

A spring Juried Fine Art Fair in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Vitality Fine Art Show, Creating Life Pathways; In the Gardens at Kradwell: application on-line here

Call for Art: Sharon Lynn Wilson Arts Center: DL April 18th 2011

6th Annual Hidden River Art Festival
Friday, September 16 through Sunday, September 18, 2011
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
located in Brookfield’s Mitchell Park, just south of 198th and Capitol Drive

Call For Art; Banner Design/Art Proposals: Grafton WI.

Village of Grafton, WI needs a Artisan for Banner Design/Art Proposals

Val in the Press: February issue of the Italian Times

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The Italian Community here is Milwaukee is the proud Publisher of the Italian Times newspaper which host numerous articles on all things Italian. I was featured in their “Spotlight on Cultural Art” written by Robert Ruggieri. Robert is a wonderful writer and I love his work.

Images of the Blizzard of 2011 Feb 2nd, Southeastern Wisconsin

A Blizzard as defined by the weather bureau is 35 mile per hour winds and visibility of 1/4 mile or less. We knew it was coming and did a plowing mid day yesterday. Throughout the night the wind howled and the trees and house shook. We woke up this morning and could not see out of a few windows so we investigated further as soon as we opened the window to clear the snow from the screen here is what we got: