Tag Archives: Milwaukee

John J. Reiss: Artist, Designer, and Collector

Milwaukee has been home to many talented designers over the years, but they often fly under the radar. A designer’s main concern is to convey a message or idea on behalf of a client; one’s identity is secondary, but a … Continue reading

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And All That Jazz!

What did socialites in Milwaukee read during the jazz age of the late 1920s? Well, naturally, everyone was reading The Modern Milwaukeean! The magazine circulated from September of 1928 through the spring of 1930 and billed itself as the key … Continue reading

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If Milwaukee’s Festivals were Works of Art…

Milwaukee has earned the title “City of Festivals,” and for very good reason. If you are looking to celebrate music, art, film, cultural heritage, specific holidays or simply a love of craft beer, Milwaukee has a festival for you! In … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Studio Visit and Coloring Book Collaboration: Reginald Baylor

This coloring book is a perfect dialogue between myself as an artist and the art museum in my hometown. –Reginald Baylor Ted and I visited Reginald Baylor’s studio space in development in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood to talk about his … Continue reading

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Teens Discuss Postcards from America

On one of the last warm days in October, I led sixteen teens into the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Postcards from America: Milwaukee exhibition. This blog post is a description of our experience spending one hour together looking at a single … Continue reading

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