The Frank Juarez Gallery is proud to host “Indiana Green” from June 20 through July 25, 2015 in Sheboygan. “Indiana Green” is a regional group exhibition of 2D and 3D works by artists living and working in Wisconsin and Illinois. The show and sale features a diverse body of work by artists working in such media as paintings, collage, sculpture, printmaking, sculpture, and mixed media. The exhibition represents the artists’ personal exploration of materials, media and ideas in a contemporary practice. Frank Juarez of Frank Juarez Gallery first organized the exhibit in 2010. The 2015 exhibit is co-curated by Frank Juarez and Melissa Dorn Richards.

The public is invited to a free opening reception on Saturday, July 11 from 5-8 pm with an artist talk at 6pm.

Artists featured in the 2015 Exhibit are: Ann Baer, Tom Berenz, LJ Douglas, Erica Huntzinger, Gary Justis, Michael Kautzer, Brandon Minga, Todd Mrozinski, Harvey Opgenorth, Krista Svalbonas, Dean Valadez, Serena Weits, Della Wells, and Sara Willadsen.

Juarez is an artist, gallery owner, art educator, advocate and community leader living and teaching in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, committed to exposing, educating and engaging others on the importance of experiencing and supporting the visual arts. Organizing local and regional art exhibitions, community art events, facilitating presentations, and supporting artists through professional development workshops, use of social media and networking has placed him in the forefront of advancing and promoting local artists and attracting regional and national artists to interact, collaborate, network, and exhibit in the greater community.

Dorn Richards received her BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 1996, and since graduating she has maintained a strong studio practice, worked with Milwaukee youth through Arts@Large and Artworks for Milwaukee. She has become a leader in the local arts community primarily through the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN). Dorn Richards is also a Plaid Tuba Affiliate with a studio in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.

The Frank Juarez Gallery is located at 1109 North 8th Street, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081. For inquiries, contact Frank Juarez at 920-559-7181 or visit Open Saturdays from 10am – 4pm or by appointment.

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