2018-19 Gallery Season
September 12 through November 3Reception: September 14, 5-7 PM
Artist: Michelle Kaisersatt
Inspired by our natural surroundings, these wheel-thrown, hand-carved sculptural vessels bring the wild vibrancy of the outdoors straight into the Pump House.
Beauty on the Waters
Artist: Terry Nirva
Using only his iPhone camera, Terry takes high contrast color landscapes of water, trees and clouds while fishing on the Mississippi River. The raw footage is then converted into black and white, producing vibrant landscapes that are united in their final exhibiting grayscale.
Kingdoms of the Driftless
Artist: Todd Jensen
Delve into the endless diversity of the Driftless Region’s fungi with this exploratory photography exhibit.
Artist: Mary Opatz-Herges
Vibrant colors and obscured light sources are the elemental focus points of this collection of paintings.
November 7 through January 5Reception: November 9, 5-7 PM
Still Waters Run Deep: A Study Beneath the Surface
Artist: Denise Presnell
Denise takes an experimental with her work, moving between two or more mediums to arrive at a satisfying final statement.
Winona Characters: Portrait Photography Project
Artist: Jon Swanson
Jon is a black and white photographer using his technical abilities to create portraits of what he calls “characters” from the Winona area.
January 9 through February 23Reception: January 11, 5-7 PM
Komorebi: The Effect of Sunlight Streaming Through the Trees
Artist: Laurel Grey
Beautiful works of cut glass depicting the change of seasons.
Artist: Joan Gundersen
A series of expressive stye oil paintings depicting the coulees of southwest Wisconsin.
What Lies Beneath
Artist: Jennifer Rusterholz Stano
Abstract Expressionist paintings created using fingerpainting, aggressive palate knife work or gentle, sweeping brushwork.
Does the Caterpillar Turn into a Butterfly Yet?
Artist: Emily Thompson
A series of photographs from Chicago and New York which captures memories of the past, whispers of hope, witty jokes, and pleas for change that wish to be heard, and how there is true beauty within the grit.
February 27 through April 13Reception: March 1, 5-7 PM
Artist: Kim Vaughter
These digital ink illustrations present a light-hearted look into a different reality then one is used to featuring creatures and beasts to mundane kitchen items.
Small Paintings of La Crosse and Rochester
Artist: Leroy Burt
A series of brightly colored 8×10 acrylic paintings, focused on images of urban decay, alienation and the primordial wilderness, abandoned buildings, the tawdry splendor of carnival attractions, and locations like Chinatown and Times Square.
Beauty in the Breakdown: An Exploration of our Dark Corners
Artist: Mandy Kellog
A unique examination of the often missed beauty of abandoned buildings, serving as a looking glass to peer into our loneliest corners and find the rays of light in the dark.
May 22 through July 20Reception: May 31, 5-7 PM
Artist: Carol Keene
Carol Uses numerous layers of joint compound, varnish and paint, plaster and acrylic along with common household items creating colorful and complex works of art.
Artist: Adrienne Loh
An architectural series that has groupings of portals and gateways, repeating patterns, architectural elements and organic spaces that conjure a sense of place or feeling.
Chunks of Art
Artist: Mark Arnold
Mark is a plein air artist creating serene and colorful landscapes on Masonite panels and stretched linen/canvas.
July 24 through September 14Reception: July 26, 5-7 PM
Stunning Power of Art
Artist: Kris Morgan Brown
Stunning works of art created by using a cut, assemble, glue and paint technique, allowing the artist to convey feelings that are otherwise difficult to express.
Gothic Greenman Speak Now
Artist: Sylvia Mullen
Acrylic paintings on canvas created using a multilayered approach in composition, color and mood that convey the underlying meanings that come through the light.
Earth, Sky and Water
Artist: Susan Klabak
These pastel landscapes of winding rivers, pristine lakes, open farm fields and forests stir nostalgic emotions in the viewer.
Close at Hand
Artist: Laura Siitari
Drawings and paintings inspired by the seemingly mundane moments of our daily lives, encouraging viewers to look more closely at scenes that are otherwise often overlooked.