Iwinski Martens & Niec: Works on Paper

AP3 Gallery Nina, inside the House of RAD
900 E. Keefe, Milwaukee WI

Gallery Events:

• July 1, Soft opening

• July 21, Fri. 5-9 PM Gallery Night MKE reception. Meet the artists, have a cold beer. Featuring live acoustic roots music by Milwaukee’s own Graveyard Shift: Peter Irving and Andy Martens
• July 22, Sat. 2 PM Artist Gallery Talk with Dave and Greg and Mark on Zoom from North Carolina

Earth and sky and the chaos in between are explored in this exhibition of art on paper by Mark Iwinski, Gregory Martens, and David Niec. Milwaukee gets a real treat as these well-established artists, with deep ties to Wisconsin, exhibit three very different approaches to their observations of the world. Iwinski will be showing his striking prints, watercolors and photography, Martens offers bold prints and collage, and Niec will show his exquisite ink drawings and watercolors. All three artists earned degrees at the Peck School of the Arts at UW-Milwaukee and have been good friends for decades.

Mark Iwinski
Iwinski is influenced by archaeology, architecture, and the natural forest. Awards include the Saltonstall Grant, and fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council. Collections include Cornell University, Milwaukee Arts Board, and SGCI. Iwinski currently teaches drawing at Elon University in Durham NC. markiwinski.com

Gregory Martens
Martens’ narrative work targets the peculiarities of the Human Race. He exhibits frequently, and his work is in private and museum collections in the USA, China, Spain, Peru, and Amazonia. Martens teaches printmaking at UW-Milwaukee and is a resident artist at the House of RAD. He is the author of two books about his artwork. gregorymartens.com

David Niec
Niec has been studying the nocturne for more than thirty years and his oil paintings of the moon are collected widely. Niec has done artist residencies with The Land in New Mexico and Gallery 224 in Port Washington, WI. Dave was a 2021 recipient of the Gottlieb Foundation grant, and currently exhibits with the Portrait Society Gallery in Milwaukee. davidniec.com

Exhibition Dates: July 1 – July 29. Check the AP3 website for daily gallery hours. AP3 Gallery Nina and Anchor Press Paper & Print are located inside the House of RAD at 900 E Keefe, Milwaukee WI, USA.

Anchor Press Paper & Print is a Non-profit community printmaking workshop and gallery. anchorpresspaperandprint.org

Instagram: @martensgregory

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