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Harley artist Hintz creates cool on canvas

Published July 11, 2015

In the motorcycle and car world, saying that someone "has gas and oil in their veins" means those are folks are either gear heads, or at least have some gear head in their DNA. If anyone is actually capable of painting with gas and oil, Milwaukee artist Mathew "boo" Hintz is the guy to do it. Hintz is building an impressive professional and artistic career combining his passion for painting, drawing, design and motorcycles at Harley-Davidson.


Cudahy artist and surfer inspired by California culture

Published April 3, 2015

Dave Hansen was born in California but his family moved away when he was very young and before he could remember living there. Today, Hansen lives in Cudahy with his wife and 2-year-old son and works as a full-time, freelance artist who creates tiki carvings and other "Polynesian pop" pieces. He also surfs on Lake Michigan.


Milwaukee All-Star: Photographer Jessica Kaminski

Published March 22, 2015

Jessica Kaminski is a professional, freelance photographer who has worked for the Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Film, Summerfest and more. Someday, she'd like to high five Gene Wilder.


Threatened buildings define Third Ward's DNA

Published Feb. 19, 2015

General Capital Group and Joseph Property Development bought three properties from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in September and unveiled plans to raze the structures to build a mixed-use development with retail, apartments and a commons space for MIAD students to replace one of the buildings, which had served as the school's student union. Two of the three are threatened with destruction.


Var mixes art, music, comedy, community and cocktails

Published Jan. 4, 2015

Last month, Var Gallery and Studios opened at 643 S. 2nd St. in a former aluminum foundry that had been empty for a couple of years. The gallery, artists' collective and bar showcases art shows, acoustic live music, comedy performances, workshops, open figure drawing, talk sessions, social gatherings and more.

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Sneak peek at MIAD senior exhibition

Last night I had the opportunity to visit MIAD's senior exhibition before it opens to the public because my cousin is graduating. I was blown away by the professional quality, artistry and ingenuity of some of the projects. The diversity of talents and ideas was really astounding. ...

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