CoPA members exhibit at The 2015 MOWA Members’ Show: An Art Odyssey

CoPA Members Bruce Ambuel, Martha Coaty, Carl Hartt, Michael Havice, Michael Knapstein, Jack  Long, Paul Matzner, Jerry Styberg and Rikki Thompson exhibit at

The 2015 MOWA Members’ Show: An Art Odyssey.

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Check out the MOWA website for details.
November 21, 2015–January 10, 2016
Opening Party Saturday, November 21 | 1:00–4:00
MOWA is throwing a “frakking good party” to celebrate this year’s Members’ Show.

Slide Slam – Member Meeting 11-10-15


CoPA Member Meeting

Slide Slam

11-10-15 6:30PM

CoPA Member Meeting Louise’s (Downtown Milwaukee location) 801 N. Jefferson St.

CoPA Members are invited to present their SLIDE SLAM. Purpose: to get feedback on selected images.
If you wish to participate:
Send your images to Chuck Norman, ,so he can prepare your slide show for presentation. Or, you can bring a flash drive to the meeting and load your slides before the meeting begins. Arrive early please.

  •  Fewer that 17 images. (Between 1 and 17 images.)
  • Presentation time of 7 minutes
  • Begin by telling audience what they will see. Perhaps a thematic arrangement of images.
  • Ask audience to tell you what they
    • see
    • feel
    • experience when looking at your work.
  • Audience should take notes as they watch all of your images.
  • After viewing all images audience gives presenter their impressions of the work(s).
    • If you also noted what someone is saying snap your fingers in agreement.
  • After all impressions are expressed presenter can ask for clarification.


CoPA Member Show Opens! “CoPA @The Blue Part Two”

Second Half of Coalition of Photographic Arts Members Show “CoPA @THE BLUE.”
Lex at The Blue Gallery One by M Nowotny

Lex at The Blue Gallery One by M Nowotny


100+ photography images are ready for public viewing @THE BLUE.

Admission is free and open to the public during regular business hours, 6am to 6pm  Monday through Friday.  Parking is available on the street or at the parking structure located north of and attached to THE BLUE.

Photography is for sale.  Contact the artists to make arrangements for purchase.

Announcing! Selected Images and Artists for 9th Annual CoPA Juried Show at WPCA

Selected Images for:

9th Annual CoPA Juried Exhibition at WPCA

Juror: Melissa Dorn Richards

 Congratulations to the Photographic Artists near and far.

 The competition, 65 artists, was tough with an abundance of high quality images, 240, submitted for review. 

The following artist images were selected to be among the 45 images displayed at WPCA, December 4th, 2015 to January 22, 2016 .

Selected Image Name Artist Name
‘Vapor Blast’ Michael Nowotny
Head in Hands Bonnie Delap
Surveillance Tim Mulcahy
Chroma Column Jack Long
White Lace Susan Foley
West Tunnel Entrance, Project Greek Island Nate Mathews
Now. Judith Pannozo
Puddle I Sara Risley
Woman with Red Bracelet Michael Havice
Fog Coaster Patricia Derozier
Parfrey’s Glen James Meldrum
Staircase 2015 Guntis Lauzums
Waterflea Montage Steven Yeo
Bone Yard Howard Leu
Grape Hyacinths Vicki Reed
Stormy Weather II Cindy Lesky
Lone Penguin Adel Korkor
Chiang Mai, Thailand Dennis Darmek
Anne, Coney Island Helene Macaulay
Fire Hydrant, San Francisco CA 1968 Tom Ferderbar
The Nap Annette Knapstein
Awesome Expresso Bar PJ Boylan
Walking Shoes Ajit Perekh
Horicon Aurora Geri Lehn
My Delight Marcia Getto
You radiate cold shafts of broken glass Kenneth Kornacki
A Crown of Horns, Sable Antelopes Jack Kleinman
Self Portrait-4 James Chrzan
Alvin Sans Chipmunks Breanne Brennan
Refraction #505 Refraction #505 Robert Tolchin
Wandering Tara Monnink
Spin City Patricia Munford
The Corner Office Jeff Butz
Wire Carol Starr
Undercut Bank Sherrod Milewski
Opaque Dan Patrinos
She doth teach the torches to burn bright. Door Bruce Ambuel
Yellow-crowned night heron, giving the eye Susan Schramm
Trumpets Bernard Newman
Frozen Shrub, Harrington Beach Max Cozzi
In Memory Cardi Toellner-Smith
The Watchers James Baker Jr.
Shadows From a Present Past
James Schaff
The New Guard Christina DeSpears
Church Birch Karen Alesch



Image Pick Up for “Gallery One” and Image Delivery for “Gallery Two” @The Blue

Image Pick Up for “Gallery One” and Image Delivery for “Gallery Two” @The Blue

CoPA Member Show “Gallery Two@The Blue”

310 W. Wisconsin Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53203

Monday thru Friday 6A – 6P

IMAGE PICK-UP for “Gallery One”

Monday & Tuesday, Nov 2nd and 3rd

6A to 6P

EXHIBITION DATES for “Gallery Two”

Monday, November 9, 2015 thru Friday, January 8, 2016.

(Note: there is no reception for this exhibit.)

IMAGE DELIVERY for “Gallery Two”

Wednesday & Thursday, Nov 4th and 5th

6A to 6P

Bring your framed pieces to the Reception Desk in the lobby. An attendant will show you where to drop off your work. CoPA is not responsible for lost or damaged work, so be sure to adequately insure your property.


Affix a label to the back of each framed piece as follows:

“Title of photograph”

Name of photographer

$ price $

(write framed OR unframed)

photographer’s email address

SEND LABEL FILES TO: so that Roy can make display tags.


Be sure the wire or strap across the back of your framed piece is taut so that your photograph hangs flat against the wall when suspended from a vertical hanging wire. There should be no forward tilt to the framed piece when hung. If you have concerns, please volunteer so that you can adjust your piece.


Please assist the Exhibition Committee members in hanging the show!

Friday, Nov 6th NOON – 5P

Free parking validation if you park in the building’s parking structure.

Enter from Old World 3rd St.

“Gallery Two” PICK UP

TBD – January, 2016 You will receive an email with the dates and hours.

It will be critical that you pick up your work in a timely manner as another organization will be coming in immediately after our show comes down. Thank you!

CoPA Exhibitors for “Gallery Two” @The Blue

Jerry Styberg                                         Dick Glasner

Curtis Riechert                                      Jane Glasner

Jack Kleinman                                       Brian Sprague

Mel Carranza                                        Judi Pannozo

Phyllis Banker                                       Rikki Thompson

Lynn Roginske                                      Carol Starr

Carl Hartt                                              Jack Long

Paul Matzner                                        Susan Schramm

Jim Poliak                                             Jill Moore

Ben Martorell                                       Curtis Stedman

Bruce Ambuel                                      Perry Heideman

Marc Wollman                                      Patricia Munford

Lewis Cadkin                                         Karen Alesch

Sonya Williams                                      Bill Girdzius

Tom Ferderbar                                      Pam Ferderbar

Mark Stall




Coalition of Photographic Arts

P.O. Box 510464

Milwaukee, WI 53202

Copyright ©2015 Coalition of Photographic Arts (CoPA), All rights reserved.

Selections: 9th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition


Walker’s Point Center for the Arts

838 South 5th St. Milwaukee, WI 53204

December 4th, 2015 to January 23, 2016

Exhibition Opens:

December 04 – Opening reception at WPCA, 5PM. – 9PM
Includes Gallery talk by Juror: Ms. Melissa Dorn Richards.

Presentation of Awards at 7:00PM.

Juror, Ms. Melissa Dorn Richards, will announce the three top images,  and then present photo artists with cash awards.

WPCA Gallery Hours: TU-FR 11-5, SA 12-5, Sunday-Monday closed

January 22:  5 – 9PM Gallery Night, sponsored by the Historic Third Ward

January 23: 1 – 5PM Last day of Exhibition


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“Boerner Fall and Winter Show”

 Opens at the Boerner Botanical Gardens Gift Shop.

Bent Reeds by Carlyle Chan

Bent Reeds by Carlyle Chan

Invite your friends and post this announcement to community calendars!

“Combined Fall and Winter Show 2015” Coalition of Photographic Arts at the Boerner Botanical Gardens Gift Shop

Exhibition Dates: October 21, 2015 to April 19, 2016

Theme: Combined “Festival of Colors” and “The Beauty of Winter”
Artistic images showing nature . Visitors to the Gift Shop Gallery will see photography depicting landscapes, plants, flowers, trees, insects, birds, or animals.
Venue: Boerner Botanical Gardens, Gift Shop, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130
Visit the Friends of Borner Botanical  Gardens web site for more information about the gardens and the Gift Shop Gallery hours.