Adria Willenson, Milwaukee, WI Member Since September 2009 Artist Statement Adria Rosenthal Willenson, resident of Bayside, Wisconsin has worked in graphic/web design for over 15 years specializing in Web Design/Development, E-mail Marketing as well as custom artwork for residential and commercial properties.
Adria draws on her inspiration from nature and life experiences which include travels to Chile and Israel. Carlos Hermosilla Alvarez, her uncle and accomplished Chilean printmaker's artwork, has also been an inspiration since childhood. She grew up in a home filled with his prints and artwork. The early Mexican artists and muralists, with their use of rich texture, strong colors, and expressive style and subject matter, have also influenced her work.
Adria and her husband Neil Willenson currently reside in Bayside, Wisconsin with their beautiful daughter, Alanna Rose and son, Joshua Ryan in a home within walking distance to Lake Michigan, where she is surrounded by her 2 greatest inspiration - nature & family.