Claire Kat Erickson, âMy Brotherâ, embroidery on linen, 2019.
The Miller Art Museum will open two new exhibitions on March 6 – Main characters: contemporary American realism by Ariana Vaeth and Women telling stories – in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8. Both will be on display until April 19.
Milwaukee-based artist Ariana Vaeth’s realistic paintings focus on a personal narrative that honors interactions with those who educate her characters. The autobiographical self-portraits are cinematically staged, with a cast of characters who recreate the precious moments in Vaeth’s life.
The museum will also host Vaeth as a guest for the eighth edition of The Studio Door – part of its 2021 Second Thursday series – scheduled for March 11 at 10:30 a.m., on Facebook Live.
Women telling stories, on the Ruth Morton Miller mezzanine, celebrates the work of IsAbel Beaudoin, Judith Roth, Suzanne Rose and Claire Kat Erickson. Featured Door County artist Claire Kat Erickson presents a gallery of embroidered line art portraits that take a gentle, direct look at the grace, potential, and humanity of her subjects.
Visit millerartmuseum.org to learn more and review COVID-19 precautions.