How many times have colorful blooms caught your eye and caused you to wonder “what is that flower?” During a recent trip to southwest Wisconsin, conspicuous purple flowers clustered along roadsides and woodland edges garnered attention and conversation. Visit the Museum often with friends and family to discover the many ways botanical art fosters connections between people and plants and deepens appreciation for beauty, creativity, and each other.
When I walk through the Woodson Art Museum’s galleries featuring the 40th anniversary of Birds in Art, one piece catches my eye. Memory by Minnesota artist Wendy Brockman depicts a bird’s nest entangled with bittersweet. Something about the piece makes me view it closer and reflect.
There’s something mysteriously magical about the unfurling of a leaf. Wendy starts the week with examples. After seeing the progression of botanical paintings created by workshop participants throughout last week, their artwork seems infused with a bit of magic, too. Botanical artist Wendy Brockman led workshops for teens and adults,... Read More