• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
April 6 - Jun 27

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Jun 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Jun 24

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
February 2 -23

Three Windows into Writing and Revising a Poem with Kathleen A. Dale

exhibitions
February 11 - Apr 5

Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

readings & workshops
February 26

Poetry Reading: Jennifer Elise Foerster + Zoë Johnson

readings & workshops
February 26

Seeing in Invisibility: Poetry as revelation at UWM Libraries Special Collections

readings & workshops
February 27

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
February 29

Visionary Narratives: A Workshop in Drawing Inspiration with Laurence Ross.

exhibitions
February 29

Reception for Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

readings & workshops
March 1 -29

On the Front Lines, Behind the Lines: Writing Protest Poetry with Margaret Rozga.

film & video
March 6

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
March 12

Creative Confluence: Research for Hybrid Writing, a conversation with Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 12

Poetry Reading: Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 14

Poetry & Pi(e) featuring Vida Cross + Chuck Stebelton

performances
March 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
March 20

Poetry Reading: Mark Bibbins + Elizabeth Hoover

readings & workshops
March 26

Poetry Reading: Eli Goldblatt + Charles Alexander

readings & workshops
March 28

Poetry Reading: Tara Betts + Jennifer Steele

Archived exhibitions
Sep 20 September 20 - December 31
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

Opening Reception—Saturday, September 20, 1-4pm

Jane Dalrymple-Hollo, digital photography installation
Anselm Hollo, collage

Impossible machines and games with no rules are recurring motifs in Jane Dalrymple-Hollo's work. They hint at control, but they ultimately insist that control is not possible. They are balanced and methodically composed, and they aspire to be beautiful. Yet they are vaguely disquieting—not necessarily intentionally. "It is simply what happens when I do what I do: create two dimensional forms with one dimensional lines, make assemblages from found and collected objects, stack things on top of one other, take photographs of all the above, knit them together on the computer, etc. The result is what looks more and more like a parallel universe and I offer it to the everyday, in gratitude and awe."
– Jane Dalrymple-Hollo
 

Jane Dalrymple-Hollo grew up in rural Mississippi, earned an MFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and apprenticed in Conservation Bookbinding at Johns Hopkins University while earning a Master of Liberal Arts. After a short career in Library Conservation she has focused her efforts for the past ten years primarily on art-making. She wrote a regular column for a now-defunct art newspaper in Boulder, CO, where she now lives, designed book covers for poets, including her husband, Anselm Hollo, volunteered for schools, and contributed drawings and collaborations to print and on-line magazines such asChain, How2, Not Enough Night, and Big Bridge. She has most recently shown her work at Naropa University in a solo exhibition entitled "Site-Lines." Images from this show along with other work may be seen on her website, http://www.janedalrymplehollo.com.

Anselm Hollo: "These [Anselm Hollo's] rag-tag collage works have no pretensions to Art (with a capital "a"). They are occasional, everything but theory-based, and, one hopes, mildly amusing and/or irritating."

Anselm Hollo, poet and literary translator, is a Professor in the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. His most recent books are Notes on the Possibilities and Attractions of Existence: Selected Poems 1965-2000 (Coffee House Press) which won the San Francisco Poetry Center's Best Book Award for 2001, and Guests of Space, also from Coffee House Press 2007. Hollo's translations from Finnish, Swedish, German and French include works by Paavo Haavikko, Pentti Saarikoski, Gunnar Harding, Bertolt Brecht, Blaise Cendrars and others.