The Pfister Hotel Names Six Finalists for its 11th Artist in Residence
The AAA Four-Diamond Pfister® Hotel, owned and managed by Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, today announced six finalists for its 2019-2020 Artist-in-Residence program. Selected for their vision for the residency, existing body of work, artistic process and personality, this year’s finalists are:
The finalists for The Pfister’s 2019-2020 Artist-in-Residence program represent a wide background of artistic forms and experience and are all local Milwaukee artists. Over the next few weeks, the selection committee, made up of influential art enthusiasts from the Milwaukee arts community, will conduct an interview process to select the winner. In addition, the finalists will showcase their work during Milwaukee’s Gallery Night on January 18, 2019. From 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. in The Pfister’s Rouge Ballroom, the public will have the chance to see each finalist’s artwork and to meet and interact with the artists. No tickets are required, and light refreshments will be served.
The selection committee will announce this year’s winner in late February 2019.
As the program enters its 11th year, the 2019-2020 Pfister Hotel Artist in Residence will be at the forefront of Milwaukee’s thriving art scene, showcasing her work in a studio gallery on the first floor of Milwaukee’s most iconic hotel. Through the year-long program, which will take place April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020, the selected winner will create and display work in the designated artist studio and gallery, as well as participate in events and programming throughout the hotel. Guests, as well as the general public, can visit the artist during her residency in The Pfister’s studio and watch the evolution of each piece come to life while learning about the Artist in Residence’s unique artform and method.
About The Pfister Hotel
Today, The Pfister Hotel continues its tradition of gracious service and impeccable style, and has been recognized by AAA as a Four-Diamond property for 41 consecutive years. In 2018, The Pfister was recognized as a Top Hotel in the Midwest in Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious annual Reader’s Choice Awards for the second consecutive year and was ranked the No. 1 Best Milwaukee Hotel by U.S. News & World Report in 2017. This exceptional property is a member of two prestigious hotel organizations, Historic Hotels of America and Preferred Hotels & Resorts. The Pfister Hotel is located at 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. For more information, please visit www.thepfisterhotel.com and follow the hotel on Facebook and Twitter (@PfisterHotel).
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