Susan Baez
Madison, WI 53705

​Rachel Christopoulos
New Glarus, WI 53574

Graphic Designer:

Lorraine Ortner-Blake
Portage, WI 53901


Torin Childs
Madison, WI 53704


Matthew Andrzejewski
Madison, WI 53711


Onsite Coordinator:

Danielle Brown
Madison, WI 53711

Danielle Brown is a lover of the arts and she especially enjoys quilting, crochet and painting. She is an event planner by trade and loves coordinating and organizing events big and small. She lives in Madison with her husband, son and pets.


Cynthia Koshalek
Verona, WI 53593

Brady Lueck
Burlington, WI 53105

Scott Smith
Madison, WI 53704-1035

Executive Director:

Lezlie Blanton
Madison, WI 53704

Lezlie Blanton enjoys sorting and organizing, so directing artists suits them well. Their other interests are fiber arts, family, music, and nature.


Tom Lazar
Brookfield, WI 53045

Tom Lazar has been a professional freelance Artist/Photographer for over twenty-five years. He sells his limited edition prints at art fairs throughout the Midwest and online. His work has appeared in publications throughout the world. He lives with his wife and two children in Brookfield.​

Staff & Others:​

Wisconsin Alliance of Artists and Craftspeople, Inc.

2450 East Mifflin Street, Madison WI 53704

608-204-9129 •

“A Fabric of the Arts in Wisconsin”

Officers, Directors and Others
April 1, 2024 - March 31, 2025


Amy Carani
Monroe, WI 53566

Sometimes known as Amy SquarePaints, Amy Carani is a visual artist that lives in the Monroe area and draws inspiration from pop culture. Knowing visual art does not have the mass appeal of pop culture, she creates colorful paintings with precise geometric shapes that guide popular themes on square canvases. By connecting pop culture and her geometric painting style, Amy creates an easy accessibility for those that may not be familiar with visual art.


Mary Ellen Johnson
Madison, WI 53719

Mary Ellen Johnson is a fiber artist specializing in silk and silk velvet painting using fiber reactive dyes and various embellishment techniques.

Wisconsin Alliance of Artists and Craftspeople, Inc.