Virtual exhibition tour with RAM Curatorial Assistant Kendra Voelz
Originally broadcast on Facebook Live

Watercolor Wisconsin 2021

December 15, 2021 – April 23, 2022
at RAM’s Wustum Museum

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

Jurors for the 2021 exhibition are Sarah Cox and Carole Hennessy. Cox is the Manager of Exhibitions 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.

More About the Exhibition

Exhibition Catalogue (PDF)

Full Exhibition Gallery of Images (RAM Member Exclusive)

Learn About RAM’s Watercolor Collection (RAM Member Exclusive)

Virtual Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony, available to watch on YouTube and Facebook

Virtual Exhibition Tour, available to watch on YouTube and Facebook

Artists in the Exhibition

Appleton: Gary Hanks; Baileys Harbor: Mitch Leavitt; Bayside: Judith Gahn Murphy; Brookfield: Laurie Runnoe; Cedarburg: Patrick Doughman, Bruce Hustad, Tom Kubala; Delavan: Kat Rodriguez, Sandra Willard; Egg Harbor: Annette Schuh; Fox Point: Francisco X. Mora; Franksville: Sue Horton; Fredonia: Katie Musolff; Glendale: Pat Hidson, Ann Tarantino Smith; Grafton: Jean Crane; Greendale: James Hartel; Hartford: Harold E. Hansen; Janesville: Barbara Mathews; Kenosha: Dennis Bayuzick, Dean Habegger, Don Hinrichs, Diane Levesque, Carlotta Miller, Dyan Tishuk, Sheillah Walsh; Lac du Flambeau: Christine Alfery; Lake Mills: Gail Juszczak, Mary Tilton; Madison: Theresa Drinka, Doug Haynes, Cary Hunkel, Elizabeth Sawyer Kelly, Helen Klebesadel, Jack Kloppenburg, Barbara Koykkar, Woody Olsen, Mary Reines, Jan Thompson, Daniel Torres, Mary Janey Wellensiek; Mequon: Kathleen Nelson, Alice Struck; Milwaukee: Karen Brittain, Ney Tait Frasier, Steve Horvath, Don Linke, Julia Taylor, Kiefer Ledell Waterman; Mt. Pleasant: Robert W. Andersen, Jerrold Belland; Muskego: Terry A. Fischer; Nashotah: Alice Rossman; Neenah: Kathryn Wedge; New Berlin: Julie San Felipe; North Prairie: Charlene L. Southworth; Oconomowoc: Virgilyn Driscoll, Marilu McCartney; Oregon: Tom Mohr; Oshkosh: Joye Moon; Pleasant Prairie: Judy Ballard; Racine: Doris Beaudry, Karen B. Broman, Caye Christensen, Deedee Dumont, Mary Dwyer, Lisa Englander, P.M. Fallon, Pat Gilbert, Ann Henkes, Karen Mathis, Sharon Mellberg, Janet Mrazek, John Nowicki, Thom Petersen, Lance Raichert, Cheryl Sachs, Susan M. Sorenson, Dina Walker, Kelly Witte; Sharon: Martha Hayden; Shorewood: Andrea Steiner; Spring Prairie: Veronica Gagliano Averkamp; Sturtevant: Jenny Pham, Mai Lee Yang; Thiensville: Tom Hovorka; Waterford: Bruce Boeck, Peggy Thurston Farrell, Edith Kubicek, Charles Wickler; Wausau: Diane Shabino; Wauwatosa: Andrew Acker, Jordan Acker Anderson; Whitewater: Christine B. Miller; Wind Lake: Ann Schubert; Wind Point: Catherine Gaspero

Watercolor Wisconsin 2021

December 15, 2021 – April 23, 2022
at RAM’s Wustum Museum
Virtual exhibition tour with RAM Curatorial Assistant Kendra Voelz
Originally broadcast on Facebook Live

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

Jurors for the 2021 exhibition are Sarah Cox and Carole Hennessy. Cox is the Manager of Exhibitions 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.

More About the Exhibition

Exhibition Catalogue (PDF)

Full Exhibition Gallery of Images (RAM Member Exclusive)

Learn About RAM’s Watercolor Collection (RAM Member Exclusive)

Virtual Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony, available to watch on YouTube and Facebook

Virtual Exhibition Tour, available to watch on YouTube and Facebook

Artists in the Exhibition

Appleton: Gary Hanks; Baileys Harbor: Mitch Leavitt; Bayside: Judith Gahn Murphy; Brookfield: Laurie Runnoe; Cedarburg: Patrick Doughman, Bruce Hustad, Tom Kubala; Delavan: Kat Rodriguez, Sandra Willard; Egg Harbor: Annette Schuh; Fox Point: Francisco X. Mora; Franksville: Sue Horton; Fredonia: Katie Musolff; Glendale: Pat Hidson, Ann Tarantino Smith; Grafton: Jean Crane; Greendale: James Hartel; Hartford: Harold E. Hansen; Janesville: Barbara Mathews; Kenosha: Dennis Bayuzick, Dean Habegger, Don Hinrichs, Diane Levesque, Carlotta Miller, Dyan Tishuk, Sheillah Walsh; Lac du Flambeau: Christine Alfery; Lake Mills: Gail Juszczak, Mary Tilton; Madison: Theresa Drinka, Doug Haynes, Cary Hunkel, Elizabeth Sawyer Kelly, Helen Klebesadel, Jack Kloppenburg, Barbara Koykkar, Woody Olsen, Mary Reines, Jan Thompson, Daniel Torres, Mary Janey Wellensiek; Mequon: Kathleen Nelson, Alice Struck; Milwaukee: Karen Brittain, Ney Tait Frasier, Steve Horvath, Don Linke, Julia Taylor, Kiefer Ledell Waterman; Mt. Pleasant: Robert W. Andersen, Jerrold Belland; Muskego: Terry A. Fischer; Nashotah: Alice Rossman; Neenah: Kathryn Wedge; New Berlin: Julie San Felipe; North Prairie: Charlene L. Southworth; Oconomowoc: Virgilyn Driscoll, Marilu McCartney; Oregon: Tom Mohr; Oshkosh: Joye Moon; Pleasant Prairie: Judy Ballard; Racine: Doris Beaudry, Karen B. Broman, Caye Christensen, Deedee Dumont, Mary Dwyer, Lisa Englander, P.M. Fallon, Pat Gilbert, Ann Henkes, Karen Mathis, Sharon Mellberg, Janet Mrazek, John Nowicki, Thom Petersen, Lance Raichert, Cheryl Sachs, Susan M. Sorenson, Dina Walker, Kelly Witte; Sharon: Martha Hayden; Shorewood: Andrea Steiner; Spring Prairie: Veronica Gagliano Averkamp; Sturtevant: Jenny Pham, Mai Lee Yang; Thiensville: Tom Hovorka; Waterford: Bruce Boeck, Peggy Thurston Farrell, Edith Kubicek, Charles Wickler; Wausau: Diane Shabino; Wauwatosa: Andrew Acker, Jordan Acker Anderson; Whitewater: Christine B. Miller; Wind Lake: Ann Schubert; Wind Point: Catherine Gaspero

Awards

Memorial Purchase Awards

John Krewal Award
James Hartel, Gravity

Dennis L. Krueger and William Mork Award
Virgilyn Driscoll, Acts of War: Afghanistan

Vera Roeschen Award
Daniel Torres, Resonance

Celine Stewart and Bonne Knop Award
Diane Shabino, Adolescent Acorn 2

First Award

Daniel Torres, Resonance

Second Award

Cary Hunkel, It Takes a Village

Third Award

Bruce Hustad, Moon Growing Over Garden Globe

Awards of Merit

Jean Crane, Autumn Rhythm

Harold E. Hansen, Arc du Carrousel—Musée du Louvre

Sue Horton, Playing the Mellow Notes

Merchandise Awards

Patrick Doughman, Heading Out

Lisa Englander, Silhouette Shards

James Hartel, Gravity

Carlotta Miller, Evening Radiance

Lance Raichert, Rena I

Alice Rossman, Rhapsody

Diane Shabino, Thicket

Andrea Steiner, Pale Blue Dot

Gallery of Work

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