Governance


Wisconsin Craft is committed to continuing the tradition of advocating and celebrating fine craft in Wisconsin communities and the broader region, just as our organizational predecessors did for over 105 years! 

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Wisconsin Craft Board of Directors

Kate Marotz
Marshfield, WI

 President

Jean Wells
Brown Deer, WI

President Emeritus


Ann Cook
Milwaukee, WI

Secretary


Sherri Sippel
Milwaukee, WI

Treasurer

Andrew Linderman
Arena, WI

Education & Programs


Kathy DeVries
Milwaukee, WI

Development Chairperson


Lyn Chevrier
Port Washington, WI
Membership Chairperson

Sarah Weh
Fort Atkinson, WI
Marketing Chairperson


Kate Salas
Ripon, WI
Member At-Large


Kippian Inglis
Lodi, WI
Member At-Large


Claire Konrath
West Bend, WI
Member At-Large


Are you interested in getting more involved in WI Craft to build support and interest for craft and craft makers around the state? Would you like to develop and share your leadership skills? If yes, we invite you to consider joining our WI Craft Board of DirectorsBoard of Directors commit to 2-year terms and run from April through March of the following year.

Current Openings on the Board are:

Member At-Large Position     (1 available)

  • Members at large-attend six Board meetings annually and are encouraged to join at least one committee. At-large members are encouraged to share their skills and services as needed throughout the year with the hopeful intention that they eventually become a Chairperson or Officer.

Attorney (1 available)

  • In our dreams, an Attorney familiar with non-profit organizations and love of the arts would attend our board meetings 6 times a year and give advice and assistance when needed.

If you would like to join the Board of Directors or have more questions, please reach out to Jean Wells: at info@wisconsincraft.org

WI Craft Committees

Development Committee

Kathy DeVries

Chairperson

Jean Wells
Ann Cook
Linda Vieth

Morning Glory Committee

Jan Raven

Director

Linda Franzblau
Jeannette Payne
Karen Higgins

Andrew Krueger

Kristopher Tryczak
Sarah Weh
Lyn Chevrier


Education & Programs Committee

Andrew Linderman

Chairperson

Rebecca Ikes-Carra
Geryn Roche
Kippian Inglis
Philip Ankney


Membership Committee

Lyn Chevrier

Chairperson

Maria Gehrke
Amanda Neal


MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour Committee

Jean Wells

Chairperson

John Bowers
Diane Evans
Lyn Chevrier
Cayla Mrnik
Kyle Hendrix
Rosemary Krause

Rebecka Nicholas

Kelli Greentree


Marketing Committee

Sarah Weh

Chairperson

GG (Green Goodies)

Cayla Mrnik

Kelli Greentree



Exhibitions Committee

Joan Kennedy

Chairperson

Kate Marotz
Pam Bronk
Claire Konrath
Lauren Marie Nitka

Lyn Chevrier

Kipp Inglis

Committee Descriptions

Development Committee

  • Oversees our organizations development and fundraising to ensure the WI Crafts efforts in carrying out our mission. 

  • Skills needed:  

    • Development ideas

    • Business connections

    • Grant writing

Membership Committee

  • Helps recruit new members and oversees member management. 

  • Skills needed: 

    • Social media

    • Organization

    • Computer software

    • Involved in your local art scenes

    • Connected with diverse communities 

Education & Programming Committee

  • Plans and implements member and community focused programing throughout the year

  • Skills needed:

    • Organization

    • Planning

Marketing Committee

  • Oversees promotions and advertising for WI Craft

  • Skills needed:

    • Social Media

    • Graphic Design

Exhibitions Committee

  • Organizes and runs our Biennial Exhibition and any other opportunities for exhibitions around the state.  Need to form a strong committee to start planning for the 2025 Biennial Exhibiton

  • Skills needed:

    • Connections to Art Gallery/Museum

    • Organization

    • Planning

    • Spreadsheets and Google documents

Morning Glory Art Fair Committee

  • Plan, organize and run our annual Morning Glory Art Fair

MKE Studio Tour Committee

  • Plan, organize and run our annual MKE Studio Tour

If you would like to join a committee or have more questions, please reach out to Jean Wells at info@wisconsincraft.org


Volunteering 

Wisconsin Craft is a volunteer organization. If you are interested in helping out on a committee, at one of our Fine Art Shows, or just get more involved overall, please fill out a google forms, linked below.

We'd love to hear from you!   

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Wisconsin Craft

8469 North 50th Street

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53223

info@wisconsincraft.org

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