Off to London for International Show

October is almost here and the leaves are changing. With it comes a trip to London for an exhibition that will bring the Director the arts Mill Paula DeStefanis Christensen and two of our own Art Mill Artisans; Sue Cibulka and Valorie Schleicher to Chelsea London for an international Art Show. The shows premise is … Continue reading

A few images of my Works over the last year I have been working on a strong woman series and the second part of that is the strong woman series; emerging

A few images of my Works over the last year I have been working on a strong woman series and the second part of that is the strong woman series; emerging The Strong Woman Series is a collection of women’s’ faces within sculptural ground that symbolizes the various moments in ones lives, moments defined through … Continue reading

Strong Woman Series: Natures Reach Honored

Natures Reach Stoneware Majolica, mounted on wood, wire hanger. 26″H x 16″W x 6″D The Strong Woman Series Started in 2010 has taken its 12th Award. Awarded Saturday March 24th at the Pyle Center in Madison WI. The Wisconsin Regional Artists Program and  The Juror was Katherine Steicher Rosing a painter and watercolorist. of http://www.StudioKSR.com. … Continue reading

Strong Woman Series is honored with Ness-Wood Award

Strong Woman Series Contentment Lori wins the Ness-Wood Sculpture Award – I am proud to announce that Contentment Lori a part of the strong woman series took a state award at the Pyle Art Center in August 2011. The letter announcing this award was delivered to me and states that ” This award is to … Continue reading

Valorie Schleicher’s Art @ Janesville Performing Arts Center

Strong Woman Series; Contentment and Warrior Diana are on display at the Janesville Performing Arts Center

New images from the studio: The White Series – update

Some work for Festa July 15th -18th 2010 at Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee north end in the Fine art tent Here is a new series I have entitled the white series created from May-June of this year they consist of Strong Woman Francesca, (created earlier this year now finished), Four Pedals, Strong Woman Series; Warrior … Continue reading

Five Pedals; Tina born yesterday

Five Pedals Wall Sculpture with women and nature

Strong Woman Jen & Native Birds on Display at the Shaurer Arts Center thru June 27th

Strong Woman Jen and Native Birds are on display at the Shaurer  Arts Center in Hartford thru the 27th of July. The Native  birds is a wall hanging that doubles as a dry vase for organic leaves, feathers, dried flowers or what ever suites your fancy. Jen has won two awards one Honorable mention at … Continue reading

Catching up

Took a short trip to Alvin Wisconsin in Forrest County to place a plaque at my sisters grave site. It is beautiful country. There is something about old private cemetery’s that allow you to explore and ponder upon those entombed there. The oldest stone I came across was from 1850. I have begun a new … Continue reading

Strong Women Francesca, Elaine & Tosf update

Inspirations that come from gardens and Strong Women

Spring is here and the call for Art have been posted

Spring is here and the call for Art in Milwaukee County has been posted on our resources page and the events over the last few weeks have kept me quite busy. This year I decided to organize only three shows each one is a well established show with good attendance and great Artisans we are … Continue reading

Strong Woman Series Tina on exhibition in Corpus Christi Texas

The exhibition opens Friday 4/9/2010 at DelMAr College Press release from Corpus Christi: Del Mar College Art – Opening Reception for the 44th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculpture Show 4/9/2010 Starts at: 7 p.m. Ends at: 9 p.m. Cost: Free URL: http://www.delmar.edu/art/ Email: rramsey@delmar.edu Description Sponsored by Del Mar College’s Department of Art and … Continue reading

Has your schedule just tripled in the last few weeks.

It seems as if this time of year your schedule just seems to explode. I know from my standpoint I have another week filled of activities including opening my home studio to the public for the first time, on Friday the 26th, of March 6-9. Joe and I are busy putting the final touches on … Continue reading

Arts Day in Wisconsin, 60th Street Mosaic Project, Strong Woman Models join the series

Arts Advocacy Day in Wisconsin, Community Art Projects, Strong Woman Art Series by Valorie Schleicher

Starlite Night Event: Strong Woman Francesca created

Strong Woman Series: Francesca I made Strong Woman Francesca last night during a live Art event. The Art work was intended to be a woman holding a child face and wiping a tear with the other hand. I did not have a armature large enough for the second hand, thus the weight was to much … Continue reading

Channel 10- Great Art Auction Lilie has emerged

The First Image is fresh out of the first glaze fire at cone 6 2240 degrees you can see that the work needs a little more color. I re glaze the lilie and the some of the leaves and put her back in the kiln. 2/25/10 I opened the kiln to see what the kiln … Continue reading

From the Artisan Studio of Valorie Schleicher of VL Schleicher Sculptures LLC

This is Artist blogger who is working in stoneware clay (stoneware clay has less porosity than brick and can last for centuries). I use an ancient technique called Maiolica or Majolica for my glazing which uses oxides and minerals hand mixed for glazing. Located in Southeastern WI., and owner of VL Schleicher Sculptures Studio and … Continue reading