Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art. Inaugural Opening. Alyssa Monks

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Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art. Inaugural Opening. Alyssa Monks

Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art. Inaugural Opening. Alyssa Monks. Erin McGee Ferrell, BioScience Painter selected for Museum Show. ArtistAMERICAN.com

Grand Opening
The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art will celebrate the Grand Opening of the museum with a special reception on October 7, 2017. The reception will showcase the art selected for the 2017 National Juried Art Exhibition with Alyssa Monks announcing “Best of Show”.

Public Grand Opening Celebration Reception

Juror Alyssa Monks selected Erin McGee Ferrell’s Petri Dish III for inclusion in the Inaugural Grand Opening of the museum.

“Alyssa’s work is represented by Forum Gallery in New York City. She lives and paints in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Her latest solo exhibition “Resolution” was in March and April of 2016 at Forum Gallery. Monks’s paintings have been the subject of numerous solo and group exhibitions including “Intimacy” at the Kunst Museum in Ahlen, Germany and “Reconfiguring the Body in American Art, 1820–2009″ at the National Academy Museum of Fine Arts, New York. Her work is represented in public and private collections, including the Savannah College of Arts, the Somerset Art Association, Fullerton College, the Seavest Collection and the collections of Eric Fischl, Howard Tullman, Gerrity Lansing, Danielle Steele, Alec Baldwin, and Luciano Benetton. In 2015, Alyssa gave a talk at the TEDx even at Indiana University discussing her recent work, which is featured on TED.com. Recently, she was named the 16th most influential women artist alive today by Graphic Design Degree Hub.”

Taken from Alyssa Monk’s Website

Erin McGee Ferrell’s Selected Painting for the Museum Show:

Petri Dish Series: III

36 x 36 inches

Mixed Media on wood

2015

“The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art will inspire generations of north central Wisconsin residents and visitors from throughout the nation to understand and appreciate the art of our time. We are located in the historic Wausau Club at 309 McClellan Street in the very heart of Wausau’s vibrant downtown, featuring works by internationally established artists from coast to coast. Our goal is to unleash our region’s creative energy and to engage a broad and diverse audience in conversation about how art connects us, allowing us to grow and thrive as a community.”

Taken from the Museum Home Page.

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