2345 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704

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Mon - Fri | 9 am - 5 pm or by appointment

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Marzen, Integrated Art Group’s Fine Art Showroom & Gallery,
brings you innovative exhibitions and cutting-edge artwork by contemporary artists.

Exhibitions

A show of uncomplicated integrity floating on a tide of burnt wood & oil paint - artist Thomas Ferrella traverses the illusion of permanence and spent dreams.

Thomas Ferrella: The Illusion of Permanence

November 1, 2021 - April 30, 2022

A show of uncomplicated integrity floating on a tide of burnt wood & oil paint - artist Thomas Ferrella traverses the illusion of permanence and spent dreams.

Featuring local artists and artwork that captures the spirit of the Atwood-Schenk neighborhood.

It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

July 15, 2021 - Sept 30, 2021

Featuring local artists and artwork that captures the spirit of the Atwood-Schenk neighborhood.

These intimate murals were created by artists who participated in the Downtown Madison “mural eruption” in the spring of 2020. Artists were invited to offer a personal story or express a self-image allowing for vulnerability and transparency. Painted on salvaged windows in different sizes, shapes, and styles, the see-through nature of the windows supports the theme of transparency.

Windows to the Soul

April 2021 - Sept 30, 2021

These intimate murals were created by artists who participated in the Downtown Madison “mural eruption” in the spring of 2020. Artists were invited to offer a personal story or express a self-image allowing for vulnerability and transparency. Painted on salvaged windows in different sizes, shapes, and styles, the see-through nature of the windows supports the theme of transparency.

From Here On Out serves as a platform to celebrate Black Art and Black Lives, continue the discussion of the current movement and explore how artists are using their creative practice to process current events.

From Here On Out

October 25, 2020 - May 2, 2021

From Here On Out serves as a platform to celebrate Black Art and Black Lives, continue the discussion of the current movement and explore how artists are using their creative practice to process current events.

Savor the artwork of Elsie Berget, Mary Bero, Rhea Ewing, Melanie Ezra, Dennis Nechvatal & Paula Schuette Kraemer.

Layers: Multi-Artist Exhibition

December 1, 2017 - February 28, 2018

Savor the artwork of Elsie Berget, Mary Bero, Rhea Ewing, Melanie Ezra, Dennis Nechvatal & Paula Schuette Kraemer.

Richard Springer’s art career spans over 50 years. This particular collection covers his exploration of his former home, Montana. His artwork tells the story of one of the greatest wild places in the States, but also of Springer’s wanderlust.

Wilderness Lost: Featuring Montana Landscapes by Richard Springer

October 6, 2017 - November 10, 2017

Richard Springer’s art career spans over 50 years. This particular collection covers his exploration of his former home, Montana. His artwork tells the story of one of the greatest wild places in the States, but also of Springer’s wanderlust.

A Natural Progression features a variety of paintings, conceptual illustrations, and functional sculptures boasting elements of the natural world. Artists in this group show include Tina Duemler, Leslie Iwai, Linda Koenig, Aaron Laux, Jennifer Falck Linssen, Andy Rubin, Colette Odya Smith, and Barbara Walton.

A Natural Progression

July 25, 2017 - September 23, 2017

A Natural Progression features a variety of paintings, conceptual illustrations, and functional sculptures boasting elements of the natural world. Artists in this group show include Tina Duemler, Leslie Iwai, Linda Koenig, Aaron Laux, Jennifer Falck Linssen, Andy Rubin, Colette Odya Smith, and Barbara Walton.

Synergy Coworking and Gallery Marzen are pleased to present this Open Studio event, an evening with Rio-based artist and change-maker Panmela Castro. Castro is a world renowned creative entrepreneur and human rights activist who's artwork spotlights the female body in dialogue with the urban landscape and questions of otherness and binary gender.

Open Studio with Panmela Castro

June 9, 2017 - July 14, 2017

Synergy Coworking and Gallery Marzen are pleased to present this Open Studio event, an evening with Rio-based artist and change-maker Panmela Castro. Castro is a world renowned creative entrepreneur and human rights activist who's artwork spotlights the female body in dialogue with the urban landscape and questions of otherness and binary gender.

We are pleased to present The Soul of the Upper Midwest: Timestacking by Mark Weller. Each of Weller’s renderings are inspired by movement, some magnificently dramatic and some capturing motion imperceptibly subtle to the eye. This exhibition will feature both his unique landscapes and vibrant abstraction unlike anything seen in Madison before. Though his process starts through the lens of a camera, his aesthetic draws on both the world of traditional painting and highly technical photography.

The Soul of the Upper Midwest: Timestacking by Mark Weller

May 5, 2017 - June 2, 2017

We are pleased to present The Soul of the Upper Midwest: Timestacking by Mark Weller. Each of Weller’s renderings are inspired by movement, some magnificently dramatic and some capturing motion imperceptibly subtle to the eye. This exhibition will feature both his unique landscapes and vibrant abstraction unlike anything seen in Madison before. Though his process starts through the lens of a camera, his aesthetic draws on both the world of traditional painting and highly technical photography.

A collection of art exhibiting works of remarkable texture in various media and formats. This exhibition features a wide variety of artists and subjects, from such names as Sam Gilliam to prolific local artists such as Katherine Steichen Rosing and Rhea Ewing.

Textures

March 13, 2017 - April 6, 2017

A collection of art exhibiting works of remarkable texture in various media and formats. This exhibition features a wide variety of artists and subjects, from such names as Sam Gilliam to prolific local artists such as Katherine Steichen Rosing and Rhea Ewing.

FROM HERE TO HER Artist Collective's latest community art project, Mothers of Our Nations: Artworks Honoring Women Leading Positive Change. The project explores the unique role women play in instigating social change by shining a light on groups of women leading the way in their local communities.

From Here to Her Artist Collective: Mothers of Our Nations

December 2, 2016 - January 7, 2017

FROM HERE TO HER Artist Collective's latest community art project, Mothers of Our Nations: Artworks Honoring Women Leading Positive Change. The project explores the unique role women play in instigating social change by shining a light on groups of women leading the way in their local communities.

Marzen presents More Time Than Life, an exhibition spotlighting modern Mexican art grown from long-held, rich traditional folk mediums and imagery. Artists in this exhibition come from various backgrounds yet share a common thread as they relate their craft to their personal and cultural traditions.

More Time Than Life | Remembrance & Celebration

October 14, 2016 - November 19, 2016

Marzen presents More Time Than Life, an exhibition spotlighting modern Mexican art grown from long-held, rich traditional folk mediums and imagery. Artists in this exhibition come from various backgrounds yet share a common thread as they relate their craft to their personal and cultural traditions.

Gallery Marzen teams up with Next Door Brewing Co. to re-release the märzen bier, dubbed the Nextdoorberfest, for its fall debut! For every Nextdoorberfest beer sold on September 29th, NDBC will donate $1 to the art program at Lowell Elementary School!

Lagers for Lowell Fundraiser at Next Door Brewing

Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 11am-9pm

Gallery Marzen teams up with Next Door Brewing Co. to re-release the märzen bier, dubbed the Nextdoorberfest, for its fall debut! For every Nextdoorberfest beer sold on September 29th, NDBC will donate $1 to the art program at Lowell Elementary School!

Figuratively speaking is a solo exhibition featuring the portraiture of Jerry Jordan. Jordan's work is heavily influenced by classical representative portraiture while simultaneously capturing the essence of contemporary scenes in expressive oil strokes.

Figuratively Speaking: Portraiture by Jerry Jordan

September 13, 2016 - October 8, 2016

Figuratively speaking is a solo exhibition featuring the portraiture of Jerry Jordan. Jordan's work is heavily influenced by classical representative portraiture while simultaneously capturing the essence of contemporary scenes in expressive oil strokes.

During her reception on August 19th, Klingbeil's artwork will accompany the seasonal varieties of mead available and made at Bos Meadery.

Sandra Klingbeil at Bos Meadery

Friday, August 19, 2016 | 6- 9pm | Bos Meadery

During her reception on August 19th, Klingbeil's artwork will accompany the seasonal varieties of mead available and made at Bos Meadery.

Rhea Ewing and Michael Velliquette bring together colorful, socially relevant and introspective works at Marzen in this one of a kind exhibition.

Many Lives to Wonder

July 8, 2016 - September 2, 2016

Rhea Ewing and Michael Velliquette bring together colorful, socially relevant and introspective works at Marzen in this one of a kind exhibition.

Catch Barbara Walton's unique encaustic work at the Meadery. Barbara Walton's mastery of the encaustic medium and her interest in sustainability has launched a unique collaborative project between herself and the science department at the University of Iowa.

Meditations on Nature: Encaustic Works by
Barbara Walton

June 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Catch Barbara Walton's unique encaustic work at the Meadery. Barbara Walton's mastery of the encaustic medium and her interest in sustainability has launched a unique collaborative project between herself and the science department at the University of Iowa.

This exhibition may be a little peculiar, delightfully unexpected, and executed with pristine simplicity. Both Jason Ruhl and Molly Carter have unique reductive processes in the way they work. Whether in a computer, with a blade or a pencil to paper, they distill their subjects and reincorporate them into contemplative, spacious compositions.

Dolls & Deviants: Molly Carter and Jason Ruhl

May 6, 2016 - July 1, 2016

This exhibition may be a little peculiar, delightfully unexpected, and executed with pristine simplicity. Both Jason Ruhl and Molly Carter have unique reductive processes in the way they work. Whether in a computer, with a blade or a pencil to paper, they distill their subjects and reincorporate them into contemplative, spacious compositions.

Gustavo Fares and Madison local, Katherine Steichen Rosing bring their work together in a unique exhibition that's as tranquil as it is stunning. Both artists express a conceptual interpretation of the timeless nature and beauty of Earth's natural places.

In Omni Terra: Gustavo Fares and Katherine Steichen Rosing

Mar 11, 2016 - April 29, 2016

Gustavo Fares and Madison local, Katherine Steichen Rosing bring their work together in a unique exhibition that's as tranquil as it is stunning. Both artists express a conceptual interpretation of the timeless nature and beauty of Earth's natural places.

Marzen welcomes the new year with two award winning painters who capture fleeting moments in various rich settings with their flowing range of colors and bold, impressionistic brushstrokes. From still life to plein air Dohm and Duemler successfully invoke feelings of familiarity in their stylized scenery.

Moments Impressed

January 8, 2016 - March 4, 2016

Marzen welcomes the new year with two award winning painters who capture fleeting moments in various rich settings with their flowing range of colors and bold, impressionistic brushstrokes. From still life to plein air Dohm and Duemler successfully invoke feelings of familiarity in their stylized scenery.

This striking group exhibition gives art a chance to shine like never before at Marzen! Luminous Flux explores lighted sculpture and conceptual art forms ranging from neon, large scale installation pieces to sculptural glass works. Featuring some of Madison's most notable artists working in light, this illuminated collection of work brightens the dark days of winter.

Luminous Flux

November 24, 2015 - January 2, 2016

This striking group exhibition gives art a chance to shine like never before at Marzen! Luminous Flux explores lighted sculpture and conceptual art forms ranging from neon, large scale installation pieces to sculptural glass works. Featuring some of Madison's most notable artists working in light, this illuminated collection of work brightens the dark days of winter.

This exhibition is inspired by altar making traditions in Mexico for the Day of the Dead but community and personal altars of remembrance are created all over the world. Building upon last year’s celebration at Edgewood College Gallery, Marzen and Edgewood invite Madison community members to honor a community or person by creating and displaying personal altars of remembrance and celebration. Participants are invited to share the stories and memories of those they are honoring at the gallery celebrations.

Remembrance and Celebration Community Altars | Memoria Viventis

October 9, 2015 - November 7, 2015

This exhibition is inspired by altar making traditions in Mexico for the Day of the Dead but community and personal altars of remembrance are created all over the world. Building upon last year’s celebration at Edgewood College Gallery, Marzen and Edgewood invite Madison community members to honor a community or person by creating and displaying personal altars of remembrance and celebration. Participants are invited to share the stories and memories of those they are honoring at the gallery celebrations.

Leslie Iwai and Anna Lambrini Moisiadis collaborate to create a truly unique exhibition at Marzen. Their use of unconventional materials creates an environment in which their installations come alive and interact within the space, elevating them from simply being displayed to a provocative, engaging experience.

Leslie Iwai and Anna Lambrini Moisiadis

September 1, 2015 - October 3, 2015

Leslie Iwai and Anna Lambrini Moisiadis collaborate to create a truly unique exhibition at Marzen. Their use of unconventional materials creates an environment in which their installations come alive and interact within the space, elevating them from simply being displayed to a provocative, engaging experience.

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the classic children's story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Artists Sarah Aslakson and Elsie Berget pay visual homage to the internationally recognized novel in this adventurous show.

Wonderland: Works by Sarah Aslakson and
Elsie Berget

July 7, 2015 - August 8, 2015

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the classic children's story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Artists Sarah Aslakson and Elsie Berget pay visual homage to the internationally recognized novel in this adventurous show.

Marzen’s photographers bring their unique styles together to masterfully demonstrate the evocative breadth of photography through technique and form. This show is a synthesis of new and seasoned talent depicting subjects varying from majestic landscapes to avant garde abstraction. Featured in this exhibition are Alex Connelly, Todd Klassy, Brent Nicastro and Mark Weller.

Depiction: The Photgraphy of Alex Connelly, Todd Klassy, Brent Nicastro and Mark Weller

June 2, 2015 - June 27, 2015

Marzen’s photographers bring their unique styles together to masterfully demonstrate the evocative breadth of photography through technique and form. This show is a synthesis of new and seasoned talent depicting subjects varying from majestic landscapes to avant garde abstraction. Featured in this exhibition are Alex Connelly, Todd Klassy, Brent Nicastro and Mark Weller.

Join Marzen in celebrating the prints of Madison printmaker Paula Schuette Kraemer. Paula's work is a sort of memoir of her life experiences in that her images reflect nostalgia, passage of time, love of nature, anxieties and so on, while simultaneously instilling a familiarity that her audience is able to recognize as their own.

Encore! Prints by Paula Schuette Kraemer

Apr 28, 2015 - May 23, 2015

Join Marzen in celebrating the prints of Madison printmaker Paula Schuette Kraemer. Paula's work is a sort of memoir of her life experiences in that her images reflect nostalgia, passage of time, love of nature, anxieties and so on, while simultaneously instilling a familiarity that her audience is able to recognize as their own.

Rhea Vedro is a metalsmith and educator who enjoys an active studio practice in both steel sculpture and jewelry.  She is fascinated by the trajectory of  humankind’s relationship with metal -- sourcing it from the earth and learning to refine it into objects of beauty, war, value, infrastructure, ceremony and industry.

Peregrination: The Work of Rhea Vedro

March 10, 2015 - April 18, 2015

Rhea Vedro is a metalsmith and educator who enjoys an active studio practice in both steel sculpture and jewelry. She is fascinated by the trajectory of humankind’s relationship with metal -- sourcing it from the earth and learning to refine it into objects of beauty, war, value, infrastructure, ceremony and industry.

The body of work represented in The Weight of Weather depicts landscapes of the mind, inspired by Antoni Gaudi, Frank Gehry, Saul Steinberg and Ben Shahn. These new works are rooted in abstracted architecture, blocks of stackable shapes, and repetitious doodles that develop into landscapes, buildings and clouds.

The Weight of Weather: Works by Andy Rubin

January 12, 2015 - February 28, 2015

The body of work represented in The Weight of Weather depicts landscapes of the mind, inspired by Antoni Gaudi, Frank Gehry, Saul Steinberg and Ben Shahn. These new works are rooted in abstracted architecture, blocks of stackable shapes, and repetitious doodles that develop into landscapes, buildings and clouds.

Come celebrate a collaborative art experience featuring a wide range of local artists and mediums at Marzen’s bazaar this upcoming holiday season.

Festivus Bazaarus

January 12, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Come celebrate a collaborative art experience featuring a wide range of local artists and mediums at Marzen’s bazaar this upcoming holiday season.