Featuring John C. Traynor and Samir Sammoun

Opening Reception:
Friday, September 1st
5pm - 8pm

Work on View:
08.29.2023 - 10.29.2023

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Past Exhibitions:


June 27 – August 27, 2023 Back in 1851, Wisconsin adopted Forward as its motto to reflect the state’s continuous drive to be a national leader. Since Lily Pad | West first opened almost seven years ago, it too has strived to be a leader and bring great art to Milwaukee. As the gallery continues to grow…

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Tonalism Now

The tradition of Tonalism has permeated American landscape painting for centuries. Championed by masters George Inness, Wolf Kahn, James McNeill Whistler, and Birge Harrison, the genre has been carried on by those who have studied their techniques and approaches, like contemporary painter John MacDonald (b. 1957).  A student and mentee of Tonalist master Curt Hanson…

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France Jodoin: In a Place of Dreams

Lily Pad | West is pleased to present “In a Place of Dreams” a solo exhibition of Canadian artist France Jodoin. “Nothing I paint is real. I like to say the buildings, places and people are like actors without the script. I leave the rest to the imagination of the viewer.” -France Jodoin France Jodoin’s…

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H.M. Saffer II - Moon Sparkle

Into the Night

  On View October 31, 2023 – January 7, 2024      Opening Reception: Friday, November 3, from 5pm to 8pm  The turn of the 20th century witnessed a surge in the creation and popularity of nocturnes and night landscapes in American art. Nocturne painting is a term coined by James Abbott McNeill Whistler to describe…

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