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Beginnings: three early career Wisconsin artists Alyssa Krause, Daniel McCullough, and LaNia Sproles
March 22 @ 8:00 AM - April 22 @ 5:00 PM
LaNia Sproles is exhibiting large cutout mixed media figurative collages. The philosophies of self-perception, queer and feminist theories, and inherent racial dogmas are essential to her work.
Alyssa Krause’s paintings question the parameters of perception. Her work focuses on the nuances in how an image is recognized. Rules are set up before painting as a way to create a border between herself and the work, making each painting surprising and fresh.
Daniel McCullough investigates the atmosphere of place through chance-based approaches to photography. He uses the mysterious space between the camera lens and outside world to make his work. Through physical manipulations onto the surface of film prior to exposure, McCullough incorporates expressive gestures into photographic observations. He combines more straightforward digital captures with his hand-manipulated images on film to create a layered view of his subjects.
About the Artists
Alyssa Krause, Milwaukee, WI, received her BFA with an emphasis in Painting & Drawing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2019. Her work has been shown locally in Milwaukee and across the Midwest. She is currently represented by Tappan Collective LA.
Daniel McCullough is a visual artist based in Milwaukee, WI. Daniel received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2018. He was selected for the Plum Blossom Initiative Bridge Work 04 Professional Development Program, 2018-2019. Daniel has shown his work both regionally and nationally. He is represented by the Alice Wilds, Milwaukee, WI.
LaNia Sproles, Milwaukee, WI, graduated with a BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in 2017. She recently completed her year as a 2019 Mary L. Nohl fellow and teaching artist in residence at the Lynden Sculpture Garden in Milwaukee. She has a solo exhibition at the Wright Museum, Beloit, WI, that runs through April 2, 2021.