Pas de Deux to Birds in Art 2015


Pas de Deux linocut, detail of rooster head

Got the email today that Pas de Deux, a hand-colored linocut that I did the summer before last) made it into Birds in Art 2015! I still can’t believe it. Continue reading

Upcoming shows: Food & Salvage (what a combination!)


red shiny cabinet decoupaged with pieces of Dog & Pony Show woodcut broadside by S.V. Medaris

Dog & Pony Show Cabinet • 14in x 7in x 4in • Salvaged materials: cabinet, thrift shop t-shirts

Opening Reception at Artisan Gallery this Friday night, April 11, 5-9pm (for multiple shows!)

Here’s the skinny on the 2 separate shows (actually, there’s 3 shows; I have work in 2 of them) at Artisan Gallery….

Artisan Gallery • 6858 Paoli Road, Paoli, Wisconsin 53508 • 608-845-6600

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Tonight: CLUCK talk at Overture

green cover of book featuring chicken portrait“Presentation with author Susan Troller and artist S.V. Medaris, this is an illustrated talk about Troller’s new book ‘CLUCK: From Jungle Fowl to City Chicks,’ which is beautifully illustrated with art by Medaris. Troller is a reporter with The Capital Times.”

“This 45-minute illustrated talk will include Susan Troller’s colorful critter stories and S.V. Medaris’s amazing artwork, followed by Q & A for both. S.V. Medaris’s relief prints are on display in ‘Beastly Prints: Modern Interpretations of the Art of the Bestiary‘ in Overture Gallery I.”

Wed, Jun 1, 6 PM
Wisconsin Studio, free
More info at the Overture and publisher Itchy Cat Press.

New book coming soon!

New book coming soon: CLUCK: From Jungle Fowl to City Chicks.

Very exciting! The book design is gorgeous (Caroline Beckett from Itchy Cat Press) and it features artwork from the One Chick Show all the way up to current work. I’ll have a preview copy (hard cover) at my May 7 MFA show (A Pattern of Processing).

book cover shows chicken painting, title: CLUCK: From Jungle Fowl to City Chicks

Cluck: From Jungle Fowl to City Chicks

By Susan Troller
Art by S.V. Medaris
$25.00 • paper • Full color • Midwest

Funny, poignant, wry look at the backyard phenomenon of raising chickens for eggs, meat or just plain pets. Additional stories by Jane Hamilton, Michael Perry, and Ben Logan. Stunning artwork by S.V. Medaris. For animal lovers, pet owners, and art enthusiasts.

Itchy Cat Press
Read more about Cluck.