Art Display: 1 W Wilson State Office Building
"Winter Scenes," crayon and finger paint, DHS Secretary Kitty Rhoades,
The current displays at 1 W Wilson feature an assortment of nature
photographers, an artist
who works with acrylics, and second graders at Lapham Elementary School,
who participate in a pen pal program with DHS staff.
1 W Wilson continues to display photos by the Friends of the
Arboretum group on Floor B1. The images in their exhibit are
either photographed at the Arboretum or at other natural areas in Dane
Nature and animal paintings by artist Effie Pollock-Guethlein are
displayed on the 7th floor. The Pollock-Guethlein works in the 1 W
Wilson building are acrylics, but the artist works with other mediums as
well. She has a long background of artistic work and study.
The display on the 6th floor is a collection of 60 paintings by second
graders at Lapham Elementary School. These Lapham
Elementary School students participate in a pen pal program
with DHS staff. The paintings feature fun wintertime activities the
"What a great collaborative project this has been. Thanks so much for
all the great work you've done with Lapham Elementary School. I know the
DHS pen pals and the winter scenes on display has made a significant
difference to our students.”
– Kimberly Wilson,
Lapham Elementary School Art Teacher,
What is on display?
Where are the art displays?
These art displays are located at the
Department of Health Services' (DHS) historic building at 1 W Wilson
Street in Madison, Wisconsin. You can view the art Monday through
Friday, 7:45 am to 4:30 pm. The displays are located on the following
- First Floor - custom-built
display cabinet (photo) near the central elevator lobby
- Floor B2
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- Floor B1
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- Floor 6
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- Floor 7
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The exhibit space was specifically
designed to showcase the work of Wisconsin artists who have a connection
to the Department of Health Services: DHS employees; residents or
patients of DHS-operated facilities; or family and friends of DHS
View background information on the Art Display Program.
How can I submit an artwork proposal?
My artwork is accepted, what do I need to do?
Who to contact?
If you have any questions regarding the art display program, please
contact the Art Display Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 28, 2014