Connie Glowacki Featured Artist For June

By Estella Lauter Connie Glowacki was a kindergarten teacher in Janesville until 1971 when she left to become a full-time mom. In 1980 when she wanted to return to teaching, there were no openings, so she took classes in watercolor and discovered a second calling. She became so successful that...

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Calling All UUFDC Artists!

In conjunction with the UUFDC’s 20th Anniversary celebration, the UU Gallery is having a special art show with 2D and 3D artwork by all UUFDC artists! Our intent is to exhibit one piece of work from every artist. Space limitations preclude very large work. All work is eligible if produced...

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Fancy Dancer

Pastels Grace the Gallery for March and April

Ethel Mortenson Davis was born in Wisconsin where her parents were dairy farmers in Marathon County. Her years on the farm instilled a deep sense of the earth and the various forms of life.  She studied fine art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, under Milton Resnick, one of the 20th Century’s best-known...

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Weya Women Artists from Eastern Zimbabwe

By Estella Lauter The October UU Gallery exhibit comes all the way from Africa via the Zimbabwe Artists Project (ZAP), a non-profit organization that grew out of student trips sponsored by Lewis and Clark College in Oregon. ZAP supports Weya women artists by buying art directly from them and selling...

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Cryptic Messages

Christy Kelly-Bentgen: An Eclectic Mix

Having spent most of her career as an art teacher, Christy Kelly-Bentgen has experimented with a wide variety of media and techniques. Beginning with a BFA in painting, she later moved into ceramics, weaving and collage. Now she describes herself as a mixed-media artist using “whatever it takes” to translate...

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