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2022 Art Poster

Each year for over four decades, the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission's annual art poster has showcased a different, talented local artist. This tradition lives on in 2022. Poster donations help support the Commission's mission and programs: fostering public participation, increasing access, and forging alliances in support of local arts, culture, and history.

Molly Krolczyk, Summer Night, Indian Lake, acrylic on wood panel, 20” x 24”
Photo credit: Sunny Frantz

Headshot, Krolczyk

About the Artwork:

"Inspired by the Impressionists, I try to capture everyday moments in life worth holding onto, to bring JOY to a canvas and share it with others. I paint with a loose, quick brush and colorful palette. My work is energetic, bright, often spontaneous, and has a Modern Impressionistic feel. Helping the environment, being present with children, and celebrating seasons have been consistent passions throughout my 26 years of painting. 

Madison has been my home since 2002.  I’m grateful for our Dane County Parks and trails where I hike and draw regularly.  Visiting these magical places often leads to new paintings.  When a painting inspires someone else to hike, learn from, or protect nature...it feels complete. As Dane County residents, we are lucky to have so many different parks and natural areas to explore and learn from.  Painting these places is my best way to communicate that."   - Molly Krolczyk

Click here to see more of Krolczyk's work.

Where can I pick up a poster?

The 2022 art poster is available to the public by voluntary donation at locations throughout Dane County as follows beginning November 2021:

  • Municipal poster distribution sites include the city and village halls of Blooming Grove, Cottage Grove, Middleton, Monona, Mount Horeb, Verona, and the town hall of Westport.
  • The following Dane County framing shops are serving as poster distribution sites and in partnership with the Commission offering custom framing discounts for this year’s art poster:
    • Douglas Art & Frame - 3238 University Avenue, Madison (441-9948)
    • Monroe Street Framing - 1901 Monroe Street, Madison (255-7330)
    • Meuer Art & Picture Frame Company in Middleton - 8448 Old Sauk Road, Middleton (833-3337)

Dane Arts would like to thank Douglas Art & Frame for their generous support in annually framing the Dane County Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission poster! 

While you're here, don't miss our 2022 Art Calendar, featuring Dane County Artists!

Past Art Posters

Steve Wagner, Strolling, 2020 Art Poster

Karen Watson-Newlin, Pleasant Valley Conservatory, 2019 Art Poster

Reed Jones, Sunflower on Ely Place, 2018 Art Poster

John Ribble, Solitude, 2017 Art Poster

Judy Patenaude, Hide N' Seek, 2016 Art Poster

Brian McCormick, Lagoon, 2015 Art Poster

Kay Brothol-Hostvet, Steadfast, 2014 Art Poster

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