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Author: Sarah Wells

Fox Cities Dates: Volunteering

Posted on Oct. 13, 2018 by Sarah Wells

Hello Passionate People of the Fox Cities and Beyond, Let’s talk about volunteering. It might be a helpful tool on your resume for getting into college or showing a prospective employer how altruistic you are. For others, it could already be apart of their schedules. However much or little you volunteer, it’s time to look READ MORE

Fox Cities Book Festival 

Posted on Oct. 6, 2018 by Sarah Wells

The 11th annual Fox Cities Book Festival is hosting 60 authors participating in over 70 events from October 8-14. Connecting readers to the writers they love, the festival focuses on a wide range of genres for everyone. Vice President of the Board of the Fox Cities Book Festival Ashley Thiem-Menning says, “We try to make READ MORE

Lakeshore Artists Guild Hosts First Art Slam Manitowoc 

Posted on Sep. 7, 2018 by Sarah Wells

Art Slam Manitowoc, hosted by the Lakeshore Artists Guild, will debut September 14-16 and 21 with artists in all medias creating pieces inspired by downtown Manitowoc. Artists will have only two days to make their works outdoors in downtown Manitowoc.  “[The event] creates that energy and urgency of getting artwork done that weekend,” says Cheryl READ MORE

Fox Cities Dates: Introduction

Posted on Jul. 30, 2018 by Sarah Wells

Dating. Did you get scared reading that word? Did you break out in a nervous sweat? Or rather, did you smile as you thought of a special person in your life? Or remember great memories? Maybe you read it, chuckled and thought, “Dating, what’s that?” Ah, the many feelings and questions about dating. One thing READ MORE

Intern Intro: Sarah

Posted on Jun. 28, 2018 by Sarah Wells

Name: Sarah Wells Age: 20 Hometown: Frederic, WI School attending/graduated from and year: Lawrence University 2020 Tell us about your background: I was born and raised in Frederic, WI and attended Frederic High School. I’m the youngest in my family, and no I wasn’t spoiled…that much. I was really involved in the music scene with READ MORE

Carissa Sosnowski

Posted on May. 1, 2019 by Sarah Wells

For self-taught Appleton collage artist Carissa Sosnowski, intuition has played a major role in her art career. Having enjoyed arts and crafts since childhood, Sosnowski found her interest in collage through a daily journaling class in high school. Students had the option to either write or create a collage about their day in their journals. READ MORE

Todd Richardson

Posted on Jan. 31, 2019 by Sarah Wells

“I always wanted to be in the art world; I didn’t know how exactly. I turned it into teaching my junior or senior year [of high school], and I decided I wanted to do that. That’s what I went to school for, to be an art teacher. And that’s what I’ve been doing for 10 READ MORE

Old Items, New Look

Posted on Jan. 2, 2019 by Sarah Wells

Transform your space with salvaged architectural pieces Architectural salvage is the artful reuse of historic elements that were once part of an old structure. By incorporating them into a new space, these pieces can create a unique statement in a home. When an aged object or material that was destined for the dump or demolishment READ MORE

Bowled Over

Posted on Dec. 1, 2018 by Sarah Wells

Five bowl dishes to try this winter  Featuring ingredients conveniently nestled in the confines of a bowl, “bowl foods” are a hot dining trend. Bowl dishes offer both convenience and comfort, and they even made an appearance on the menu at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. On this side of the READ MORE

Artisan Kitchens

Posted on Oct. 1, 2018 by Sarah Wells

Adding personal touches to the heart of the home  Fox Cities homeowners are modernizing their kitchens with artisan features such as customized cabinetry, handmade tile backsplashes and reclaimed light fixtures. These bespoke details reflect the personal tastes of the inhabitants and infuse an element of artistry into the heart of the home.  Design Meets Function  READ MORE