ArtStart http://wxpr.org en Sustainability Fair to Celebrate Earth Day http://wxpr.org/post/sustainability-fair-celebrate-earth-day <p>Earth Day is April 22nd, and organizers are gearing up for the fourth annual Sustainability Fair in Rhinelander.</p><p>Co-chair Ann Eshelman says it’s going to be the biggest one yet, with about 30 exhibitors ranging from green contractors to local farms. &nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“It’s a wide variety of exhibitors.&nbsp; We have people in the construction business, we have people in the gardening business, we have people in the retail business.&nbsp; And we also have a lot of organizations that are conveying information about their sustainability mission.”</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:59:51 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 16981 at http://wxpr.org Sustainability Fair to Celebrate Earth Day "WisconsinCity" Opens at ArtStart http://wxpr.org/post/wisconsincity-opens-artstart <p>Rhinelander’s ArtStart gallery is open with its first exhibit of the year.</p><p>Entitled “WisconsinCity” the show features the work of contemporary artists from Milwaukee, Madison and the Fox Valley.&nbsp;</p><p>ArtStart President Ken Juon says it came out of a curiosity to see what emerging Wisconsin artists were up to.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:45:36 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 15820 at http://wxpr.org "WisconsinCity" Opens at ArtStart Legislature Considering More Arts Funding http://wxpr.org/post/legislature-considering-more-arts-funding <p>ArtStart Rhinelander was among the groups appearing before the Assembly Tourism committee this week supporting a bill providing arts grant funding as part of economic development.</p><p>AB 760 would provide grants up to $40,000, with an annual cap of $250,000 total per year.</p><p>Representative Rob Swearingen of Rhinelander is a member of the Tourism committee..</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p><blockquote><p><i><u>"....we heard a lot of testimony from group like ArtStart in Rhinelander, for instance...."</u></i></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:02:23 +0000 Ken Krall 14650 at http://wxpr.org Legislature Considering More Arts Funding From Ducks to Decoys: Hunting and Fishing Exhibit Evokes Outdoor Experience http://wxpr.org/post/ducks-decoys-hunting-and-fishing-exhibit-evokes-outdoor-experience <p>A new exhibit at ArtStart looks at fine art and objects relating to hunting and fishing. &nbsp;</p><p>WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski headed over to downtown Rhinelander for a tour of the exhibit.&nbsp; The first voice you’ll hear will be Mitch Mode, ArtStart board member and guest curator for the show.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 3959 at http://wxpr.org From Ducks to Decoys: Hunting and Fishing Exhibit Evokes Outdoor Experience ArtStart Exhibit Brings the Outdoors In http://wxpr.org/post/artstart-exhibit-brings-outdoors <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ArtStart kicks off a new summer exhibit today in </span>Rhinelander<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;I</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">t’s the first show to go up in the gallery after a series of renovations.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:29:22 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 3902 at http://wxpr.org ArtStart Exhibit Brings the Outdoors In