Members' Meeting: November 8, 2017:

A program on framing was presented by Carol, Kathleen, Sheryl and  MarciaThere were a number of hand-outs, which you can access below. Just click on the links!

Next Members' Meeting scheduled for Wednesday,  November 14th, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at

West Allis City Hall, 7525 West Greenfield.

Meeting topics will be forthcoming and will include our Holiday Party. Bring your questions!

Members brought their work in for a critique by Alan Thompson-Wallace, artist and owner of a gallery in the Marshall Building in downtown Milwaukee.

Darron demonstrates values.

​​MAY 11, 2016 MEETING:

A well attended meeting tonight with enthusiastic questions for our

guest, Jeff Townsend, from Tory Folliard Gallery. Jeff spoke about

Gallery/Artist relationships, the business of gallery representation,

expectations that galleries and artists may have, building

your CV, and many other specific aspects about this part of the

art world. Thank you, Jeff!

Pictured here are Jeff Townsend, and Marcia Gorra-Patek,

Vice President of the WPA.

The WPA had a very interesting, informativeMembers' Meeting on September 13, 2017.  Vice President Marcia Gorra-Patek reviewed the workshop presented by Rita Kirkman that Marcia and a number of other WPA members attended in July.  Some great tips and ideas about different product uses!

Julia shows some experiments using ink and patterning.

Members' Meeting: January 10, 2018:

​This meeting focused on 'New for the New Year' - various members presented their latest ideas, experiments, new techniques, new materials, possibilities tried that didn't work, and just messy creative activity!

Member's Meeting: September 12, 2018:



Carol shows her latest fun tryouts and 'what-ifs'.

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Members' Meeting, Wednesday, November 9, 2016:

​​​Great meeting last night with Wisconsin Pastel Artists

in West Allis.

Thank you Roberta C. for showing and commenting

on the recent Pastel Society of America's

show in Gramercy Park, NYC.

Cheryl demonstrates a new drawing app.

Marcia talks about thumbnail sketches & line.


We had a great meeting on Wednesday, and a fabulous critique facilitated by Professor Bill Chandler. Bill thoughtfully commented on 11 pieces by 10 of our members. Members who brought in works included:

Jan Kruk, Donna Staats, Chris Behrs, Carol Chapman, Judy Grochowski,

Marcia Gorra-Patek, Sherry Zirbes, KathleenKamin, Darron Lillian, Jan Kruk

and through remote skype, the last two are by Cynthia Dirtzu.

It is great to see the work in process and  completed, and have a

chance to talk about it with each other as well as the response from Bill.


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