Step 1 - Review Criteria & Required Documentation
Any one of the following criteria must exist before the artist or subject is added to the Museum of Wisconsin Art Archives database/ files.
Artists who are born in Wisconsin and have made an impact on the WI art scene through exhibiting, teaching or WI art organization memberships.
WI artists listed as a member and exhibits with a major or statewide WI Art Organization such as WI Painters & Sculptors / Artists in all Media, League of Milwaukee Artists, WI Designer Crafts Council, WI Printmakers, WPA artists, WI Watercolor Society, Wisconsin Art Teachers, WI Regional Art Association, etc.
WI artists exhibiting in important juried exhibitions or solo exhibitions at a credible WI art museum or gallery or at a national level.
Art students 21 years or older, who studied at a WI Art School or University and intend to make a career in the visual arts.
Artists who immigrate to WI and work for an extended period of time in Wisconsin as a professional artist.
Artists with an important historical connection to the development of art in WI. Examples include: the early itinerant artists who recorded historical events from WI history and some artists who spent an extended period of time (one –two years) in WI to work on a major / historical piece of WI art (example, Panorama Artists).
Required Documentation for submitting New and Existing Artist Information
Documentation should include resumes (including education and work experience),
birth & death information, published articles, exhibitions catalogs and brochures,
awards and biographical information, web-site links or any information that supports
and gives credibility to the information you submit on the form.
You will need to electronically scan and e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or
Copy and mail documentation to the Museum of Wisconsin Art 300 South Sixth Ave.
West Bend, WI 53095