Current Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

 

1.10.2017—4.1.2017

Winter Retreat Part Three

Selected prints by John James Audubon

 

 

Galaudet Gallery's 2015-2016 Exhibition Schedule:

 

 

4.2.2015—6.2.2015

Where Our Food Comes From Part 1: The Receiving Jar

Original paintings, sculptures and sketches by Vicki Milewski from her collection

Where Our Food Comes From:  The Receiving Jar

Selected prints by John James Audubon

Selected prints from William Blake Songs of Innocence 31 Color Facsimile Plates of these songs

 

 

 

6.18.2015—9.7.2015   

My Medicine Part Two

Works by Native American Artist Oscar Howe

Photos and drawings of Badlands and Black Hills of South Dakota by Vicki Milewski

Selected prints by John James Audubon 

Native American flutes and Native American regalia and Native American ritual items

 

 

October 2015--November 2015

Creating the Third Chicago School:  21st Century Chicago Artists' Studios

3 Shows:  Forming Function, Hunting with Louis Sullivan and My Ancestors are watching.

 

 

 

October 2015--November 2015

Tools of the Trade

Art by Michael Milewski

A dynamic look at what tools and imagination can do.

 

 

 

11.20.2015—1.5.2016

Beauty in Glass: a TIffany Replica Lamp Exhibit and Sale

 

 

1.10.2015—4.1.2015

Winter Retreat Part Two

Selected prints by John James Audubon

 

 

Early Spring  2016

Hunting with Louis Sullivan

Functioning Forms:  Beginning a Third Chicago School

 

Late Spring 2016

Where Our Food Comes From Part 2: Water

Original paintings, sculptures and sketches by Vicki Milewski from her collection

Where Our Food Comes From:  Water

Selected Art from other artists on the theme of water

 

 

6.18.2016—9.7.2016 

The New Medicine

My Medicine Part Three

Juried International Art Exhibitions

 

 

Fall 2016

Tools of the Trade Part 2

Art by Michael Milewski

A dynamic look at what tools and imagination can do.

 

 

11.20.2016—1.5.2017

Shining Bright:  Tiffany and Modern Lamps and Lighting

Christmas decorations, art and more!

 

 

1.10.2017—4.1.2017

Winter Retreat Part Three

Selected prints by John James Audubon

 

The Exhibitions

Galaudet Gallery's Exhibition Schedule is planned two years in advance.  Each exhibition has a theme which is curated with gallery artists and others who offer high quality fine art.  Galaudet Gallery seeks art that is inspiring, culturally significant, high quality and is a great investment now and in the future.  Galaudet Gallery also supports the 21st Century Art Movement which continues the work of the Arts and Crafts Movement from the turn of the last century which sought to unite the arts and high quality crafts on equal footing.  Both the Chicago and Eau Claire gallery spaces hols exhibits that can be the same or different depending on the schedule.

 

My Medicine Part Two

June 18--September 7, 2015

Galaudet Gallery chose the title My Medicine to show the power art has to heal and to aid in self discovery and discovery of worlds beyond our day to day lives. Great art transports the viewer to another place and time, another space and moment, a new way of seeing life. The art in My Medicine  does just that. The title also comes from the belief that art is medicine for others and for the two primary artists of this exhibition Oscar Howe and Vicki Milewski.

 

Many Oscar Howe reproductions will be on view such as Horse Dance and Seed Player.  Oscar Howe painted symbolic scenes based on his Native American cultural mythology that are imbedded in a Tohokmu (spider web); every color and shape imaginatively propels the viewer forward into the seemingly infinite progression of possible configurations of the artwork.  Meaning and myth; while simultaneously pulling the viewer backwards toward a quest for the “original” source or referent that underlines the paradoxes between sacred rituals and the real life harshness they honor, also pull the viewer forward into the future of artisitc creation that is seeped in meaning but that speaks on its own.

 

Vicki Milewski's Badlands Roads collection will be a part of this exhibit.  Milewski's Roads tell of a journey with topography, cartography and  spirituality guiding her on roads and in skies while she finds that leaving means an ever returning to herself renewed and excited about life.  The roads in question all exist in her artistic reality and in the badlands of western South Dakota; and they offer a glimpse of the transformation of the American road trip into one of self discovery and humble acceptance that there are powers and experiences that are a part of our physical reality but which are seldom spoken of in our 21st Century lives.  Her work on this collection asks us all to share our experiences.

 

The Zig Zag Trail

11" X 14" pencil on paper

Vicki Milewski

Seed Player

20" X 11" Casein on paper

Oscar Howe (1915 – 1983)

 
Tools of the Trade

September 25-November 9, 2015

 

Tools of the Trade refocuses the idea of tools into works of art.  Sometimes abstracted, repurposed or in their original states, these works of art challenge our expectations of everyday tools and what they can produce in skilled hands.  Primary artist Mike Milewski places historical accuracy and abstraction on the same plane creating intellectually stimulating works which also contain humor in the realization that a piece may have once been a hammer, that a sun may have once been a saw blade, that a drill bit may pose as a leg.  Milewski says he enjoys breaking down the walls between the real and the abstract since in the rubble there lies a truth about work.

 

Tools are a known hallmark of civilization since even in the caves of  Lascaux, France the tools used to remake the cave and create the art on its walls were left in the cave for us to know what helped make this prehistoric space.  

 

Tools have also been a source of artistic creativity since the act of creation stresses the simple fact that artists use tools, at times of their own fashioning, to make art, just as skilled craftsmen make tools to create decorative art objects.  This Collection explores the transformation of utilitarian, everyday objects while appealing to the builder in all of us.

Saw blade in Sterling Silver

Round 20"

 

 
 

Spiral Dragonfly Tiffany Replica Lamp with art deco stand on green marble.

Inside an Angel's Wing

7" X 10' Pencil, watercolor on paper

Vicki Milewski

Beauty In Glass:  A Tiffany Replica Lamp Exhibit and Sale

This exhibit introduces Galauet Gallery's work on bringing awareness to the Arts and Crafts Movement which is seeing a resurgence that Galaudet Gallery calls 21st Century Art Movement which seeks to unify the arts with high quality crafts seen as art and in this unification strengthen the potential and opportunities for creators.  The crafstmanship of the lamps is high quality with the stained and painted glass all hand placed.  Some use Tiffany Studio molds that mean the shades are just like the original only without the stress cracks and fissures the originals contain. 

 

Take home a piece of decorative art and suppport your local art gallery and its mission!

 

Holiday Show and Sale

November 20, 2015--January 5, 2016

Come in for some holiday cheer in this beautiful Victorian setting complete with a decked tree and other decorations many one of kind artist made creations just for the hoiday season. 
 

Holiday themed artwork and other  well chosen art for gift giving will be on display and bring smile and maybe a ho ho ho to you.

 

Some traditional religious reproduced paintings will also be on view.

Where Our Food Comes From:
The Receiving Jar

April 23-June , 2015

 

Galaudet Gallery presents Part 1 of Where Our Food Comes From:  The Milk Receiving Jar: Dairy Farming in the 21st Century which reveals new perspectives in dairy farming through oil paintings, drawings, photos and fiber art influenced by rural culture and the people that feed us.

 

Where Our Food Comes From is a four part exhibition series seeking to understand our food’s origins within the realization of the cultures and people who create it.  The Milk Receiving Jar: Dairy Farming in the 21st Century is Part One of this series and it questions sustainability issues inherent in dairy farming through introducing the crops and processes involved with bringing milk to our tables.

The Receiving Jar

11" x 15" pencil on paper

Vicki Milewski