Sonia Vasquez is an artist living and working out of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. For this piece, she was inspired by Victorian advertisements and medicine - imagining what a Covid vaccine poster might look like in the 19th century.
Get ready for voting-season and celebrate the centennial anniversary of women's rights to vote with this mug, exclusively from the Wisconsin Historical Society! The historical image is from a poster made from an engraving, circa 1910.
By Kerrianna Rought | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project | High School Student
Kerrianna Rought is from Capital High School (East). Kerrianna uses art to entertain and educate. For this poster, they wanted to do their part to follow COVID precautions and also educate others on doing the same.
by Ashley Town | April 29, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project
Keep Your Distance is printed on an antique press at Bay View Printing Company, a 103 year old, female-owned business in Milwaukee. Prints are custom designed and printed by hand, one at a time, on an antique printing press – a process that takes time, attention to detail and meticulous care.
by Jerry Jordan | May 6, 2020 | WHS COVID-19 Poster Project
Jerry Jordan is part of a growing movement of painters that are reinterpreting classical painting into what they call contemporary realism. He counts such painters as John S. Sargent, Anders Zorn, William M. Chase and Joaquin Sorolla as major influences in his artistic growth. However it was the artist of the Harlem Renaissance that fueled his desire to pursue painting.