Michael Kienitz calls upon his deep photographic experience to capture the incredible, but disappearing landscape of Iceland’s active volcanoes, ice caves, beaches, canyons, waterfalls, wetlands, black sands, and mountains. Iceland’s Vanishing Beauty features Kienitz’s five-year work collecting images from southeast Iceland’s ice caves and glacial formations in the region’s glacial tongues. Michael Kienitz has been a photographer for more than forty years. His traditional photography has appeared in Life, Time, Newsweek, Elle, Rolling Stone and other major publications worldwide. The Arts @ Large Café will serve tasty treats for purchase. Cash bar available.
Marilyn Propp’s series Notes from the Sea is a collection of handmade cotton and abaca papers with pulp painting and relief prints. Notes reflects the clash/coexistence between the industrial and natural worlds, where debris and sea life are entangled, often morphing into one another, and machine parts disrupt free-flowing life.
Linda de Arteaga’s work intrigues us with her use of formal and informal balance of color, shapes and line. The compositions embody both energy and tranquility. This exhibit celebrates the mindfulness and acceptance of that interaction.
This exhibition from Chicago-based artist Julie Weber is the result of revisiting, repurposing, and reimagining an archive of material byproduct collected from a one-hour photo processing lab during a time when photography was experiencing a monumental shift from film to digital processes.
Paired with altares created by local community groups, Mictlán explores the topic of death—the ephemeral and fragile sense of the human existence—through the work of 18 members of the Colectivo de Artistas ARMO (Arte Mujer Oaxaca). The series is provided in partnership with Consulate of Mexico in Milwaukee and National Council for Culture and Arts of Mexico.