Directors:


Judith Durley
W9605 Ivan St
Cambridge, WI 53523
jmdurley@hughes.net
608-764-1498

Officers:

Onsite Coordinators:

Don Vasa
206 N. Brearly St
Madison, WI 53703
vasabrew@gmail.com
608-770-0882

Cynthia Koshalek
551 Hickory Ct
Verona, WI 53593
clkart@charter.net 
608-845-7605
608-438-7633

Cynthia L. Koshalek is a retired art teacher and  professional artist who works in a variety of media including Jewelry, Ceramics, Painting, and Glass. She is the owner of Artzy Studio in Ephraim, WI. She loves to travel, read, garden, and play cards. 

President:

Susan Baez
4308 Upland Dr
Madison, WI 53705
nindedesigns.sb@gmail.com
608-576-1348

Staff & Others:

Publicist:


Mary Ellen Johnson
818 S. Gammon Rd. #2
Madison, WI 53719
mejohnson1@charter.net
608-216-5240

Secretary:

Margit Moses
525 S. Segoe Rd.
Madison, WI 53711-1220
margitmoses@gmail.com
608-695-9305

Margit Moses works with silver, copper, pewter, and semi-precious stones.  Her favorite stones are turquoise, labradorite, lapis lazuli, and citrine.

Vice-President:
​Mary Ellen Johnson
818 S. Gammon Rd. #2
Madison, WI 53719
mejohnson1@charter.net
608-216-5240

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

Graphic Designer:

Lorraine Ortner-Blake
N6096 Hwy W
Portage, WI 53901
ortnerblake@gmail.com
608-742-0000 

Executive Director:

Lezlie Blanton
P.O. Box 3262
Madison, WI 53704
wiartcraft@gmail.com
608-204-9129

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

Carmen Zajicek
213 Pocahontas Ln.
DeForest, WI 53532
4elementsdesigns.com
608-445-4347

Art Fair Coordinator:

Cathy Lybarger
206 N. Brearly St
Madison, WI 53703
aardvarkartglass@gmail.com
608-886-2199

Wisconsin Alliance of Artists and Craftspeople, Inc.
PO Box 3262, Madison WI 53704
608-204-9129 • www.artcraftwis.org

“A Fabric of the Arts in Wisconsin”

Officers, Directors and Others
April 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019

Vivian Smith
2505 Fremont Ave #4
Madison, WI 53704
vsmith.revive@gmail.com
608-249-9687
608-556-5207

​Brady Lueck
8210 Summit Pl
Burlington, WI 53105
bradylueck@hotmail.com
262-949-6400

Wisconsin Alliance of Artists and Craftspeople, Inc.

Ex Officio
Bernie Tennis
1731 Baker Ave
Madison, WI 53705
bt@bernietennis.com
608-669-4601

Erika Koivunen
536 Algoma St
Madison, WI 53704
butterflyjester23@yahoo.com
608-239-9022

Judith Durley is a retired art teacher.  She earned her BA at UW Eau Claire, and MA at UW Madison.  Originally an avid potter, Judith’s artistic focus has expanded to needlecraft and fiber arts.  She combines the wool from her angora rabbits with locally sourced sheep and alpaca wools, creating hand painted, hand spun yarns and felted or woven artworks.  Although retired, volunteering in the Explorers Program at Olbrich Gardens fulfills her interests in continuing to work with children.

Treasurer:

Tom Lazar
Brookfield, WI 53045
tlazar@lazarart.com
262-352-6990

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.​