Harvest Park Crosswalk
September 2020-present, Railroad Street between the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce and Harvest Park
This crosswalk mural was designed by Baraboo-based artist Laura Annis and features an ear of ripe corn. It is a fresh take on an earlier crosswalk in the same location by Austen Weymueller. The artist was supported by 12 local volunteers. The project was completed with support from the City of Reedsburg Arts Committee.
20 Poems Project
September 2019 - Present
ArtsLink’s 20 Poems Project gathers poems submitted by Reedsburg area residents, or those with a strong connection to Reedsburg and features them as public art in Reedsburg’s downtown. After gathering poems from the community for consideration, 20 poems were selected and scattered throughout the downtown area to create a Poetry Scavenger Hunt with maps available through the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
Reedikulus Polychrome Wildflower
Reedikulus Polychrome Walleye
July-October 2018, City Park
The first in a series of two similar works by Wonewoc-based artist Peter Krsko, Reedikulus Polychrome Walleye was a temporary, participatory sculpture created for the 2018 Reedikulus Arts Crawl.
The foundation of the installation was a wooden fish skeleton 22' in length and 12 ' tall. Visitors added multi-colored twine to complete the "skin" of the fish during public events in the park.
Late in the summer of 2016, Texas-based artist Austen Weymueller returned to Reedsburg. Captivated with The Reedsburg Farmer's Co-op's rustic loading door, Weymueller crafted a site-specific mural combining elements of contemporary street art with a traditional agricultural scene. The mural is located downtown and just up the street from Harvest Park.
Austen Weymueller is a Texas-based artist who works in rural spaces with larger-scale processes. Her first introduction to Reedsburg was as a resident artist with the Wormfarm Institute during the summer of 2015. She returned in 2016 to create To re-Wild as a focal point for ArtsLink's 2016 Reedikulus Arts Crawl, a community arts event. This installation consisted of five 12' white concrete cowboys lounging alongside the park's mature trees.
Ahuchoga: Blue Wing’s Legacy Project
In the summer of 2016, ArtsLink partnered with the Little Eagle Arts Foundation (LEAF, Wisconsin Dells) for Ahuchoga: Blue Wing’s Legacy Project. The central activity was to create a community mural inspired by an important historical event in Reedsburg.
The Red Piano Project
The Red Piano Project began as a stop along the 2013 Farm/Art DTour. ArtsLink adopted a turn of the century upright piano, tuned it up, painted it bright red and placed in an alfalfa field adjacent to a cow pasture on a county road along the DTour route.
The Ruminant / Harvest Park Project
Ruminant, an ode to agriculture, is a John Deere combine outfitted with 34 stained glass panels created by Minnesota artist Karl Unnasch. Originally a temporary installation along the 2013 Farm/Art DTour route, a group of Reedsburg citizens decided the sculpture was important...