by Roberto Torres-Mata | June 24, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project
Roberto is currently an emerging artist in printmaking based in Madison, Wisconsin who emphasizes the issues of migration with Mexico and Central America. His work speaks to the growing misrepresentation that the United States views migrants. As a first-generation Mexican American, he expresses his knowledge through printmaking acting on the social issues that deal with racial, political, and environmental problems. Continued below.
by Cat Parra | May 20 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project
Cat Parra is a Madison based comic artist and illustrator. Her work primarily explores themes of adventure and self discovery through the lens of historical fiction. In 2015 she co-founded Margins Publishing, a small press publisher focused on producing work by and about people of marginalized identities. Continued below.
by Jim McKiernan | April 22, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project
James McKiernan is a native of Madison Wisconsin. He learned to screen print in high school from Mr. Roy Liddicoat, and later studied art at UW Madison and Art Center College in Pasadena, California. He served as President and Creative Director of Studio M in Long Beach, CA and Instructor at Madison College. He continues his studies and is Vice President of the Polka! Press Cooperative in Madison.
The stunning leaded glass skylight in the State Senate Chamber is the inspiration for the 2020 Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament. A wonderful, collectible gift for all Wisconsinites! Informative booklet and gift box included!
In 1895 sculptress Jean Pond Miner received an unusual honor for a woman of her day: her seven-foot tall allegorical statue "Forward" was given a prominent position at the Wisconsin State Capitol. "Forward" is an allegory of devotion and progress, qualities Miner felt Wisconsin embodied.
Collect your 2019 capitol ornament for this holiday season.
Please Note: The annual Capitol ornaments are excluded from discounts.