Tag Archives: birds in art

Submitting Season

Posted on March 20, 2024
Artists face deadlines year-round. From my observation, this time of year brings on the “submitting season.” Artists and art enthusiasts alike can’t miss the open calls.

A Picture-Perfect Finish

Posted on November 15, 2023
What signs signal that it's the time to draw a story to a close? When is a composition finished? Explore how these 'endings' feature in the upcoming exhibition From Concept to Canvas: The Artistic Process, opening December 9.

We See You, Out There, Attending

Posted on November 01, 2023
Lately, the Woodson Art Museum galleries have been hopping with visitors from school groups looking to enrich their education with art opportunities to friends making their annual pilgrimage to Wausau to see this year’s edition of Birds in Art and maybe peek at our beautiful fall coloring.

Our Many Thanks

Posted on September 13, 2023
Over the four days of the Birds in Art Opening Experience, starting with the Members Preview on Thursday and Friday, September 7 and 8 there were 1,677 smiling faces including those of 58 exhibiting artists and their numerous guests

A Unique Point of View

Posted on September 06, 2023
As I started working on the 2023 Birds in Art catalogue – my largest project at the Museum so far – I quickly realized that I couldn’t have dreamt of getting a better chance to highlight 2023 Master Wildlife Artist Paul Rhymer’s point of view than this.

Plenty to See Here

Posted on August 30, 2023
While it may seem like we are “gearing up” for something bigger and better than what is on view during the next two weeks, don’t be fooled. There is always something special to see at the Woodson Art Museum.

Evolving Traditions

Posted on August 23, 2023
Not unlike the Allenton Parade, the 2023 Birds in Art exhibition and Preview Experience has evolved in many ways over the course of its 48-year lifetime.

Between the Lines

Posted on July 12, 2023
In all my years of playing baseball, I can safely say that my museum work has never intertwined with my play on the field.

Habitats That Feed in More Ways Than Just One

Posted on July 05, 2023
When you work at a museum that’s collection specializes in avian art, you grow a fondness for and knowledge of birds. Though I’ve always had a love for plants, before working at the Woodson Art Museum, I didn’t think that I would have such fun creating a diverse habitat for birds through landscaping in my yard.

“Record” Management

Posted on May 10, 2023
Jurying nearly 1,200 artworks is not an easy task; it is even harder choosing the 89 artworks that will be exhibited this September, but the jurors lent their expertise in selecting wonderful contemporary artworks displaying the best of avian art.