Art at the Co-op
Currently on exhibit at an Outpost Cafe near you!
Outpost Capitol Drive
Thom J. Ertl
Thom J. Ertl was born and raised on a multigenerational vegetable farm and orchard located in southeastern Wisconsin. His family has owned and operated the farm and orchard for more than 100 years. Along with the expectations of being “a farm kid,” he always made time to be inspired by the
“I continue to put into practice what my childhood brought to me. Grandma’s love, support and influence have been invaluable in the thought process I employ today.”
Thom J. Ertl Designs is a hybrid of wall art and furniture. It incorporates and recycles common, everyday items—bottle caps, beads, fabric, bric-a-brac, just to name a few—into modern, artistic, practical, original home furnishings and interior design. It is a reflection of over 35 years of artistic experience, combining visual merchandising, graphic design and contemporary urban assemblage with a strong sense of whimsy and color and a thought-provoking element of surprise.
Outpost Bay View
Greta Taxis is an artist (American, b. 1986) currently living and working in Wisconsin. Her work explores the energetic relationships of color, shape, and movement. Her studio is set between a river and a lake and her artwork can be found in collections around the world.
Greta will be donating all the proceeds to a new Milwaukee foster care non-profit called OneHope27
Cedarburg artist Kelley Ivie McDougall invites her viewers into her world of nature. Woodland meadows, forest floors and all of their living inhabitants is where she finds her inspiration. Her work reflects the intricate patterns that present themselves through color, light, texture and beauty.
Working primarily with water color, Kelley incorporates a dry brush technique to achieve fine details.