Carol Naughton: Ceramics

Carol Naughton Artist Statement: Carol Naughton is a potter who creates wheel thrown and hand built, one of a kind, functional pottery. The forms reflect her love of fine cooking, gardening, and nature. The strong visual aesthetic of her ceramics is reflective of her environmental graphic design and exhibit design background. The ceramic pieces are…

David Timberlake: Metal Sculpture

David Timberlake Artist Statement: David Timberlake is a Georgia boy but has spent his adult life in Wi. Where he has worked as a timberwright, furniture maker and carpenter. His inspirations to crafting metal are Tom Every, Ellis and Tom Nelson and his son Kaleb. He now upcycles scrap metal components harvested from machinery into…

Olive Earley (Fiber Figures)

Olive Early Artist Statement: Films, fairy tales, novels, pop culture, art, fashion, history, I find myself drawing from all of these rich sources and more when designing and creating new pieces. Most importantly though, all of my work is drawn together by storytelling. I am continually fascinated by the way in which a story or…

John Pahlas: Metal Sculpture

John Pahlas Artist Statement: Art has had an influence on my life since birth. Having been brought up in a family whose artistic innovations go back 5 generations, I’ve learned that the creative act is far more than a hobby or a past time. It is a passionate awakening, a conduit through which identity and…

Gin, Chocolate and Bottle Rockets: January 6, 2017 (House Concert Series)

Gin, Chocolate, and Bottle Rockets (pop/rock) Friday, January 6, 2017 7pm at River Arts on Water Gallery (590 Water St, downtown Prairie du Sac)   Three veteran Madison, Wi-area performers combine forces in a power pop-rock trio, featuring tight three-part harmonies, honest & gritty songwriting and riveting performances to form Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets.…

Black Marigold: March 3, 2017 (House Concert Series)

Black Marigold (classical) Friday, March 3, 2017 7pm at River Arts on Water Gallery (590 Water St, downtown Prairie du Sac) Black Marigold is a dynamic wind quintet that has dazzled audiences throughout Wisconsin since 2012. As advocates of new music and living composers, they present captivating concerts introducing new music, while also highlighting classic…