2345 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704
Mon - Fri | 9 am - 5 pm or by appointment
Marzen, Integrated Art Group’s Fine Art Showroom & Gallery,
brings you innovative exhibitions and cutting-edge artwork by contemporary artists.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
Meditations on Nature: Encaustic Works by
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Wonderland: Works by Sarah Aslakson and
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.