The county commission “gets it” that artists are running businesses By Michael Popke, Freelance Writer Isthmus Magazine, July 10, 2022 As COVID-19 ravaged the livelihoods of hundreds of Dane County artists in spring 2020 by forcing the cancellation of all live appearances, Mark Fraire knew … Continue readingMadison-area artists benefit from Dane Arts Need Grants
Mark Weller was a telecommunications executive with an interest in photography and astronomy when this all started two decades ago.
Weller, of Waunakee, was aiming for the stars.
He got there, and along the way raised major money for the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Now, some 20 years later — and somewhat to his surprise — Weller is a professional, award-winning fine art photographer. … Continue readingAdding a fourth dimension: Madison’s Mark Weller uses ‘time-stacking’ to create stunning photography
I am proud to announce that one of my timestacking photographs was entered and was among the winners of Fusion Art’s 4th Annual Skies International Online Juried Art Exhibition. Artists from around the world were judged and Painterly Clouds, from my Clouds Collection, won an award among the top … Continue readingPAINTERLY CLOUDS WINS AT EXHIBITION
Why You Should be Curating a Meaningful Workplace Art Program In art, it’s certainly true that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. We react to pieces differently based on our preferences, experiences and history. But beyond the perception of beauty and whether we … Continue readingWhy Workplace Art is a Good Investment – and Good Business
Today, healthcare interior design is increasingly guided by evidence-based concepts that create a healing environment where art, patterns of movement, exposure to natural light, colors, textures, electronic media, and more, all contribute to a sense of place that fosters confidence, comfort and healing. In fact, … Continue readingArt that heals and satisfies