CAM Logo - NEW
Creative Alliance Milwaukee Update

September 15, 2011



Notice something new?  We're pleased to unveil the new logo for Creative Alliance Milwaukee!  Special thanks to board member Kurt Kamka for connecting us to Butch Liebscher, who did a fantastic job. 


Last week, the Creative Alliance board and staff met to further refine the vision, mission and  strategy developed during the August visioning session. As part of this process, next steps include soliciting feedback from the creative community and CAM members to get additional input.  We appreciate your engagement and look forward to sharing the results upon completion. 


CAM Mission Development

As if that's not exciting enough, save the date for the next Hub Live  event to be held on October 6th!  Follow the link below for a sneak peek of activities.  


Feeling bored? You won't for long once you see the MARN and UWM Continuing Ed workshop opportunities on the right.  Also be sure to check out the two Calls for Artists: Blazin' Yule (proposals due by 9/30) and Beyond the Canvas (pre-registration through 9/23), as well as the upcoming About Women, By Women film series.    


Last week we introduced you to Patch, a community blog. Milwaukee bloggers, we didn't forget about you! Read about the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service below. 


And finally, a warm welcome to our newest member, Epic Color!  


The Creative Alliance Team 

Save the Date!
Hub Live: Celebrating Milwaukee Creatives  

October 6, 6:00 - 10:00p.m.

The Shops of Grant Avenue

Hosted by ART Milwaukee

The Grand

More details coming soon!   Learn More! >   


Arts in Education Week 2011
A National Spotlight for Arts Education   

In July of 2010 the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution designating the second week of September as "Arts in Education Week." The resolution (H.Con.Res. 275) was proposed and introduced by Rep. Jackie Speier from California.

The resolution states: [...] Arts education, comprising a rich array of disciplines including dance, music, theatre, media arts, literature, design, and visual arts, is a core academic subject and an essential element of a complete and balanced education for all students.

"More room to spread out, and more rooms to spread out in, could be one way to describe the new the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for the Arts and Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. But that only hints at what the $34 million project promises for the music, theater and art programs within the 72,000 square feet of space comprising two new additions to the existing 107,000-square-foot former Communications Arts Building, as well as remodeled and updated facilities in the original structure."


Learn More >

Films About Women, By Women

Guildess teams up with 10th Street Gallery and In Tandem Theatre to present a FREE film series starting on October 11, 2011 and continuing the second Tuesday of every other month. This film series focuses on films about and by female artists.


Our City Dreams will kick off the series. Filmed over the course of

two years, Our City Dreams is an invitation to visit the creative spaces of five women artists, each of whom possesses her own energy, drive and passion. These women, who span different decades and represent diverse cultures, have one thing in common beyond making

art: the city to which they have journeyed and now call home - New York.



Join us for a collection of contemporary and classic films that celebrate women in the arts. Learn about a new artist, get inspired or just relax and enjoy some great films.


*Theatre seating, cash bar, and talk back following select films. ALL films start at 7:00 pm.  


Where: 10th Street Gallery / 628 N. 10th St., Milwaukee, WI 53233


Series begins October 11, 2011.  Remaining dates include:December 13, 2011; February 14, 2012; April 10, 2012; June 12, 2012; August 14, 2012


For more information about this film series, including the films being shown, visit the website or email at or  

Call to Artists: First Annual Blazin' Yule Sculpture Project at the Harley-Davidson Museum

The Harley-Davidson Museum is accepting submissions from artists or enrolled art students for the first annual sculptural holiday tree exhibition. A maximum of 12 three-dimensional works representing holiday trees will be selected for a six-week exhibition throughout the Museum campus. Selected artists will receive a $500 materials stipend and will also be eligible for two cash awards: Best in Show and People's Choice.


Harley Blazin' Yule

A jury of three will select the sculptures for the exhibition and award the Best in Show upon installation. An opening reception will be held on the Museum campus on Friday, November 25.


A silent auction for each sculpture will take place throughout the exhibition period with the proceeds being split between the artist and Arts@Large. Each artist can set the opening bid for their piece.


Proposals are due September 30th!  


Learn More and Apply! >    

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
 Milwaukee Neighborhood News ServiceThe Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service is an online media that covers local, inner-city neighborhoods often not addressed by other, hyper-local online blogs. Currently covering three Zilber Neighborhood Initiative areas: Clarke Square, Layton Boulevard West, and Lindsay Heights, NNS is continually expanding its neighborhoods.  


Interested in putting your writing skills to work? Please contact the Editor and Project Manager of NNS, Sharon McGowan, for further information at 414.604.6397 or

Welcome New Member: Epic Color!
Epic Color is the leader in indoor signs, outdoor signs, banners, posters, point-of-purchase displays, tradeshow exhibits, vehicle graphics lettering, full and partial vehicle wraps, floor graphics, digital printing, fine art reproduction, scanning, labels, decals, clings, mounting and laminating finishing services, custom design and sign supplies.

Epic Color 


Learn More >

In This Issue
Save the Date: October 6th Hub Live!
National Arts in Education Week
New Parkside center greatly improves spaces for music, art, theater
Films About Women, By Women
Milwaukee Neighborhood News
Featured Member Event
UWM Continuing Education: Mobile Courses
MARN Workshops
Featured Gig Postings
Featured Events
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UWM School of Continuing Education: Mobile Courses 

Thursday Sep. 29th

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Friday Oct. 28

Website Design for Mobile Devices   Learn More >


MARN Workshops


Fundraising I & II 

9/21/2011 & 9/28/2011 


Presented by Sara Daleiden   

$50 non-members/$40 members


Career Planning 



Presented by Melissa Musante

$40 non-members/$30 members


Drawing from Life 



Facilitated by Sue Lawton: $10 non-members/$8.00 members each session



Reservations encouraged: Simply send us an e-mail to  Indicate the workshop(s) you're reserving for, include your name, email, and contact phone # and then pay us via paypal to  OR write us a note with the same info and send a check made out to: MARN to 5407 W. Vliet St.  Milwaukee 53208.  



Featured Gig Postings


Call for Artists: Beyond the Canvas Pre-registration now open


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