Currently showing in ArtSpace:
Fridays & Saturdays
Noon - 4
Additional Hours By Appointment
RAC ArtSpace Gallery
316 Sixth Street, Racine, WI 53403
August 1st - September 27th
Opening Reception August 1st
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Awards Announcement: 7:30
Exhibit Sponsored by
The Racine Arts Council Board
316 Sixth Street, Racine, WI 53403 (262) 635-0261
The Brooch Show
2nd Annual Juried Exhibit
of Wearable Art
MAIN GALLERY 20
Saturday August 2nd
The annual Chair-i-ties Auction of original artworks created by the students of the Main Gallery summer art program will take place on Saturday August 2nd at Monument Square. Artwork will be on display starting at 10am followed by the Voice Auction at 11am.
Proceeds benefit the Main Gallery program and the Racine Arts Council.
RAC is proud to present its 2nd Annual Juried Brooch Show. This years awards juror is Yevgeniya Kaganovich. Kaganovich is a Belarus born, Milwaukee, Wisconsin based artist, whose hybrid practice encompasses Jewelry and Metalsmithing, sculpture and installation. Yevgeniya has received a Masters of Fine Arts form the State University of New York at New Paltz and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Metal/Jewelry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her work has received a number of awards and has been published widely. Currently Yevgeniya is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee heading a thriving Jewelry and Metalsmithing Area with a graduate and undergraduate program.
Exhibiting artists are Andrew Kuebec, Aric Verrastro, Beth Dary, Candace Hoffmann, Darcelle Matus, David Gauna, Devon Matlock, Ethan Eichstedt-Anderson, Galatea Kontos, Gretchen Yeo, Hannah Helton, Jason Laux, Jason Thomson, Jessica Armstrong, Joseph Church, Joshua Kosker, Kathleen Laybourn, Kelly Novak, Kelly Witte, Kimberly Winkle, Lena Reifinger, Lisa Bigalke, Marissa Guthrie, Mary Hanneman, Melis Agabigum, Melody Bigalke, Neta Ron, Nicole David, Nicole Jacquard, Sarah Truett, Stephanie Brohman, Stephanie Voegele, Susan M. Sorenson and Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro.
RAC's window installation is a play on a brooch artist Samira Gdisis entered in last year's show. Utilizing red net in place of paper that is generally used in origami, this piece is built to bring light and ephemeral feel to the gallery window.