NOW:53207:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
47°
H 53° L 44°
Rain | 12MPH

James Steeno Art Gallery Opens On Vliet Street In Milwaukee’s Washington Heights

Oct. 28, 2010

James Steeno is pleased to announce the opening of James Steeno Gallery – located at 5700 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee, Wis. The gallery, located in the front of the Appraisals By Schley offices in the Washington Heights neighborhood, will showcase the original artwork of emerging regional artist and Wisconsin native James Steeno. A reception to celebrate the opening of the gallery is planned for Friday, November 5, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

“I am excited by the opportunity to have a gallery that showcases my works right in my own neighborhood. With other art galleries close by, it’s also a great way to promote Milwaukee-area artists,” Steeno says. The intimate gallery space will offer changing shows featuring works by Steeno as well as other artists, with the first extended show planned for early in 2011.

“This new gallery enhances the already growing reputation of Vliet Street and the Washington Heights neighborhood as a destination for those seeking the work of local fine artists,” says Dan Schley, building owner and longtime neighborhood advocate. “With the upcoming Holiday Heights celebration Nov. 19-20, James will be off to a great start.”

James Steeno is well-known locally for his distinctive impressionistic watercolors that depict the architecture and landscapes of Milwaukee and beyond. An active member of Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, which also recently moved its headquarters to Vliet St., he frequently participates in plein air painting events throughout Southeastern Wisconsin, as well as in shows at some of the area’s largest outdoor art fairs. His pieces can be found in private collections around the United States.

James Steeno Gallery will be open Wednesdays from 5-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. beginning November 1, with extended hours for holiday shopping as well as hours by appointment. Free street-side parking is available.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» South Milwaukee Police ask for help locating missing siblings 5/2

» Investigation: Family behind collapsed Falls building has a history of neglecting properties Updated:  5/1

» Spring into Greendale event to be held May 9 4/30

» Public invited to create Georgie Porgie's next 'burger of the month' 4/30

» Greendale High School Marching Band to appear in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 4/29

» Greendale voters approve transfer of school district property to village for proposed vet memorial 4/28

» Franklin Police Department to host women's self-defense class 4/28

» Milwaukee Y extends summer day camps to county sports complex 4/28

» Early morning vandal trashes Southwood Glen Elementary School in Franklin 4/27

» Area public school districts receive state funding for library materials 4/27

» Dump truck driver seriously injured in restaurant crash 4/25

» Village of Greendale now accepting applicants for trustee vacancy 4/22

» Department of Transportation begins 27th Street reconstruction 4/21

» Woman hurt in strong arm robbery at Franklin Wal-Mart 4/21

» Franklin bowling center, banquet hall to reopen with new owner 4/21

» Motorcyclist killed on Canal St. is identified 4/20

» Oak Creek-Franklin School District reschedules enrollment boundary meeting 4/20

» Gallery Night to showcase Greendale's student artwork 4/20

» 'My Kidneys' 5K event in Greendale to promote kidney health 4/20

» Police chase in Cudahy ends in driver's arrest in Milwaukee 4/19

» YEA! Greendale school program to recruit business-minded students 4/16

» Oak Creek High School receives special grant to begin home construction class next year 4/15

» Oak Creek-Franklin School District discusses new enrollment boundaries 4/14

» Salvation Army in Oak Creek to host human trafficking awareness event 4/14

» Pat McCurdy returns to Oak Creek for concert fundraiser 4/14

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

Advertisement

CONNECT