Between Two Galleries is now accepting proposals for exhibition for the 2021 calendar year. BTG is located directly between Var West Gallery and Hawthorn Contemporary. Between Two Galleries' primary focus is to support pop-up creative events exploring the exhibitory environment. Each exhibition is carefully considered by the quality of the statement of intent, and overall cohesion with the programming of the surrounding galleries, Var West Gallery and Hawthorn Contemporary."


Please submit a proposal to with email & file title, "BTG Proposal 2021_name"


Opening Reception: 08/07/2020

(upon appointment only)


In 2005, Milwaukee Artist Resource Network developed MARNmentors for visual and literary artists, filmmakers, composers and arts administrators in order to strengthen the network of support for artists, provide in-depth professional resources and contribute to the health of Wisconsin's arts community. MARN acts as a liaison between established working artists with a desire to pass on their knowledge and professional experience to emerging artists who are selected as MARNmentees. MARN was proud to partner 17 Mentors with 21 Mentees for the 2018/2019 program!


Here are our 2019/2020 MARN Mentors and Mentees:

Mentor: Pamela Anderson 

Mentee: Frank Korb –Visual/Multidisciplinary

Mentor: Phyllis Bankier

Mentee: Kenneth Kornacki –Photography    

Mentor: Santiago Cucullu

Mentee: Lauren Zens –Painting/MixedMedia   

Mentor: Janelle Gramling

Mentee: Lisa Mathewson –Visual/Sculpture     

Mentor: Nikki Janzen 

Mentee: Angela Marie Niemiec –Spoken Word/Poetry    

Mentor: Mutope Johnson 

Mentee: Ruthie Joy –Visual 

Mentor: Maureen Kane 

Mentee: Randy Jones –Graphic Design

Mentor: Sharon Kerry-Harlan

Mentee: Liala Amin –Multidisciplinary Arts

Mentor: Jessica Laub

Mentee: Anna Menako –Visual/Sculpture

Mentor: Todd Mrozinski

Mentee: Krista Allenstein –Drawing and Painting

Mentor: Danielle Paswaters

Mentee: Juan Lopez –Curatorial

Mentor: Nirmal Raja 

Mentee: Nicole Shaver –Painting & Mixed media

Mentor: Richard Taylor 

Mentee: Keenan Lampe –Painting/Sculpture

Mentor: Della Wells 

Mentees: Ebony Tidwell & Brendan Murphy –Visual Artist: Mixed Media

Mentor: David Najib Kasir 

Mentee: Katie Stensberg –Visual Artist: Multidisciplinary


Each pair of mentors and mentees work together for one year; some meet for a few hours each month for critique, others meet weekly for a more in-depth exchange of skills and ideas. At the end of each program cycle, MARNmentors culminates in an exhibition that highlights the professional and personal developments and collaborations between our talented mentors & mentees.


We're taking our performances to the roof (Tiny Deck Series) 

No upcoming events at the moment


live on 08/07/2020



423 W Pierce Street

Milwaukee WI, 53204

Friday, Saturday 11am - 4pm  (by appointment)

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