Diane Levesque
The Grapplers, 2019
Watercolor and acrylic
Racine Art Museum, Edwin C. Kalke Purchase Award from Watercolor Wisconsin 2020
Photography: Jon Bolton

Watercolor Wisconsin 2021

December 15, 2021 – April 23, 2022

Now in its 55th year, the exhibition was started in 1966 to honor the depth and breadth of watercolor in the State of Wisconsin. This year’s show features 110 works by 97 Wisconsin artists.

Jurors for this year’s exhibition are Sarah Cox and Carole Hennessy. Cox is the Manager of Exhibition and Collections at the Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois. She also manages the Mies van der Rohe design home, the McCormick House, located on the museum’s campus. Previously, Cox was the Manager of Collections and Exhibitions at the Zanesville Museum of Art, in Zanesville, Ohio.

Carole Hennessy serves as President of the Watercolor Honor Society and is on the Board of the Illinois Watercolor Society. She is a watercolor artist and educator who has exhibited both nationally and internationally for over 40 years. In addition, Hennessy owned and operated a gallery and frame shop in Quincy, Illinois and later in Downers Grove, Illinois.

Watercolor Wisconsin 2021

December 15, 2021 – April 23, 2022
Diane Levesque
The Grapplers, 2019
Watercolor and acrylic
Racine Art Museum, Edwin C. Kalke Purchase Award from Watercolor Wisconsin 2020
Photography: Jon Bolton

Now in its 55th year, the exhibition was started in 1966 to honor the depth and breadth of watercolor in the State of Wisconsin. This year’s show features 110 works by 97 Wisconsin artists.

Jurors for this year’s exhibition are Sarah Cox and Carole Hennessy. Cox is the Manager of Exhibition and Collections at the Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois. She also manages the Mies van der Rohe design home, the McCormick House, located on the museum’s campus. Previously, Cox was the Manager of Collections and Exhibitions at the Zanesville Museum of Art, in Zanesville, Ohio.

Carole Hennessy serves as President of the Watercolor Honor Society and is on the Board of the Illinois Watercolor Society. She is a watercolor artist and educator who has exhibited both nationally and internationally for over 40 years. In addition, Hennessy owned and operated a gallery and frame shop in Quincy, Illinois and later in Downers Grove, Illinois.

Exhibitions at RAM are made possible by:

Platinum Sponsors

Anonymous
Nicholas and Nancy Kurten
Windgate Foundation
Wisconsin Department of Administration

Diamond Sponsors

Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation
Ruffo Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors
Anonymous
David Charak
Silver Sponsors
A.C. Buhler Family
Andis Foundation
Lucy G. Feller
Ben and Dawn Flegel
Ron and Judith Isaacs
Johnson Financial Group
Bill Keland
Dorothy MacVicar
RDK Foundation, Inc.
Bronze Sponsors

Anonymous
Susan Boland
Virginia Buhler
Cotsen Foundation for Academic Research
Educators Credit Union
Fredrick and Deborah Ganaway
William A. Guenther
Tom and Sharon Harty
Andrea and Tony Hauser
The Norbell Foundation
Bill and Mary Walker

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