THE 5TH ANNUAL WMSE ART & MUSIC EVENT, PRESENTED BY INDEED BREWING AND COLECTIVO COFFEE, RETURNS TO THE PRITZLAFF BUILDING ON SEPTEMBER 17TH (917 DAY!) Get your tickets now!
The Milwaukee arts community will come together on Friday, September 17 for WMSE’s 5th annual Art & Music event, Presented by Colectivo and Indeed Brewing. The Historic Pritzlaff Building will transform into a studio fit for artists, musicians and party-goers of all kinds. Masks are required.
The event centers around an auction featuring more than 200 album-sized 12″ x 12″ boards (provided by Bliffert Lumber) created by locally and nationally famous artists. Live music provided by deep grooves organ trio – B3 and WMSE DJs will spin the soundtrack to this incredible event. Great Lakes Distillery will also provide craft cocktails. Local food trucks: Flour Girl & Flame, Riley’s Good Dogs and Twisted Plants will be onsite to make sure there are plenty of good eats.
The star attractions of the event are the live painters. Taking part in showing off their craft – Anwar-Floyd Pruitt, Demitra Copulous, Dara Larson, Emma Daisy, Jennifer Espenscheid and Liala Amin are this year’s lineup. Local multimedia artist Misha Siegfried created “Odyssey, v2.3.5” An exploration of larger space inside a smaller space. This Multimedia installation utilizes technology, animation, and traditional material. Adding to the fun Jordan Davis created an NES game where patrons will be encouraged to play. Titled, Space Raft: The game it is described as a “rock n’ roll retro-game experience for the NES.”
Local artist Luke Chappelle is the featured artist for this year’s Art & Music promotional materials. Luke is know for his puff-paint, brightly colored pieces. This year’s subject the, Hoan Bridge.
A big thanks to Ertrök Design for the video and local bands:
!You Win !!!, “Painmonger”
Twan Mack, “Marvelous”
Devils Teeth, “Ride of the Devils Teeth”
Graham Hunt, “Anything To Make it Better”