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Applications Open for 2017 Residencies

Dec 3, 2016
Applications Open for 2017 Residencies

We are now accepting residency applications for our 17th year of offering a unique farm-based artist residency. Immerse yourself in sustainable culture in beautiful rural Wisconsin. There is no deadline and we will review applications until the season (May- October 2017) is filled. A Wormfarm Institute residency is an opportunity to focus on your artistry while […]

Fermentation Fest – Past and Future

Nov 10, 2016
Fermentation Fest – Past and Future

This year’s sixth annual Fermentation Fest once again celebrated the work of artists, famers, poets, bakers, fermenters, chefs, dancers and many more,  in the beautiful working lands of Sauk County. It is impossible to capture all the live culture taking place, but a small selection of photos can be viewed here.   Fermentation Fest has […]

Acknowledged by White House

Oct 5, 2016
Acknowledged by White House

As we are in the midst of Fermentation Fest, it’s great to see our achievements are being recognised on a national level – The White House Rural Council has included our work as part of the United States Department of Agriculture results. You can read the full article here (we are mentioned about half way […]

2016 Artists in Residence Mid Season Show

Jul 27, 2016
2016 Artists in Residence Mid Season Show

Join us for a celebration of the work created by Wormfarm Institute’s, 2016 Resident Artists, at our at Woolen Mill Gallery at 28 East Main St  (2nd floor) in Reedsburg.  The show forms part of  Reedikulus Art Crawl  which takes place across Reedsburg on July 29 from 5 to 9pm. This group show will include work by […]

Another Link in the Food Chain

Jul 26, 2016
Another Link in the Food Chain

As part this year’s Reedikulous Day and just before the Art Crawl on July 29, Wormfarm Institute will convene a gathering of Roadside Culture Stands from 3-7 PM in City Park. Called a Food Chain, it is described as a marketplace of food, art and ideas. Among the featured vendors will be Farm/ Art DTour […]

Resident Artists 2016

Jun 2, 2016
Resident Artists 2016

  Molly Costello (Residency Program Manager), Chicago IL Joni Clare (singer/ songwriter), Portland, OR Cherie Sampson (environmental/ performamce/ video) Canton, MO Pallavi Sen (fiber/performance), Mumbai, India Peter Makela (painter), Brooklyn, NY Banke Abioye (ceramics), Chicago, IL Rachel Krivichi(writer/ installation), Milwaukee, WI Alex Arzt (installation/ mixed media), Richmond, VA Nicholas Rigger (fiber), Poukipsee, NY Vatina McLaurin […]