November 15, 2018 – April 14, 2019

The Charles Allis Art Museum’s biennial Forward 2018: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now exhibition, is a state-wide juried exhibition of artwork created by Wisconsin artists.

Jurors Faythe Levine, Arts/Industry program manager and assistant curator at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, and Ariel Pate, assistant curator of Photography at the Milwaukee Art Museum will select works in a variety of artistic mediums, techniques, and styles to represent Wisconsin art today. They will select 40-50 works from the 458 works submitted by artists throughout the entire state, all the way from Cushing to Racine, Springbrook to Benton.

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Members’ preview 5:30-6:00 p.m.

Talk by jurors Faythe Levine and Ariel Pate and awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m.


The Grand Prize (1) – $1000

Awards of Excellence (2) – $500 each

Margaret Rahill Memorial Award (1) – $400

Director’s Choice Award (1) – $300

Viewer’s Choice Award* (1) – $100

All awards are generously provided by The Friends of the Charles Allis.

*Voting for Viewer’s Choice will take place at the opening reception and will be announced online on Monday, November 19th.