(from the CowParade Wisconsin event, Summer 2006):
Herrington Teddy Bear's On Wis"COW"nsin (left) at The University Bookstore & Cow
Bovine Bucky statuette at The University Bookstore
On WisCOWnsin collector's pin at the
These designs are on t-shirts, tanks, mugs,
etc. at CafePress.com. Just click on
any image or link below to go to The Dancing Dog.
to see that item in store)
In October, 2004, S.V. Medaris had her "One
Chick Show" featuring oils, etchings, and pastels of chickens.
The highlight was a 13' x 20' canvas painting of a Buff Orpington
cock (Big Tiny) on a stage, with a little dog (Dexter) looking up
at him. Here is a box and a tile featuring art from that painting.
About The Poultry Underground: Once upon a time,
not so very long ago, in Madison, Wisconsin, it was illegal to have
chickens in a coop in your backyard. Thankfully (in 2004) that has
changed. Here's a nostalgic design remembering those clandestine
times. These characters are printed on shirts, tanks, mugs, steins....see
them all at 'The Dancing Dog'.
the words of Grandma Moses: " If I didn't start painting, I
would have raised Chickens."...words that us chicken-ranchin'
artists (or any chicken ranchers) can relate to. See all of the
products available with this design at 'Squeezy's
Fowl Line Up' store. "I especially
like the large
mug," says Squeezy.
S.V. Medaris' rendition of the main character
in the nursery rhyme "Three Blind Mice." See her at Squeezy's
Madison, Wisconsin's own "mad" chicken
can be seen at madcitychickens.com
(site and logo designed by S.V. Medaris).This group educates the
public on raising backyard chickens within the city limits. Any
profits earned at the madcitychickens
store goes towards this nonprofit organization for site maintenance,
class materials, public education, and so forth.