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


​Rachel Christopoulos
New Glarus, WI 53574
rachel@rachelsshoppe.com
608-577-0452

Graphic Designer:

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

Webmaster:

​Torin Childs
Tor.WChilds@gmail.com

President:
Matthew Andrzejewski
Madison, WI 53711
nakomahardwoods@gmail.com
608-772-1027

Directors:

Onsite Coordinator:

Danielle Brown
Madison, WI 53711
Dbrownwiartcraft@gmail.com
608-443-7723

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.

Officers:

Cynthia Koshalek
Verona, WI 53593
clkart@charter.net 
608-438-7633


Brady Lueck
Burlington, WI 53105
bradylueck@hotmail.com
262-949-6400


Scott Smith
Madison, WI 53704-1035
enVeejewelrydesign@gmail.com
608-220-4043

Executive Director:

Lezlie Blanton
Madison, WI 53704
wiartcraft@gmail.com
608-204-9129

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

Treasurer:

Tom Lazar
Brookfield, WI 53045
tlazar@wi.rr.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.​

Staff & Others:​

Wisconsin Alliance of Artists and Craftspeople, Inc.

2450 East Mifflin Street, Madison WI 53704

608-204-9129 • www.artcraftwis.org


“A Fabric of the Arts in Wisconsin”

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

Secretary:

Secretary:
Amy Carani
Monroe, WI 53566
amy@amysquarepaints.com
608-324-466

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.

Vice-President:
Mary Ellen Johnson
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.

Wisconsin Alliance of Artists and Craftspeople, Inc.