Hatch Art House
Words and photos by Sara Gomach
Painter, jewelry maker and Wisconsin native Tammy Schreiter conceived a plan while living in Portland, Oregon: Move back to Wisconsin, settle into eclectic Madison and open a gallery where she and other emerging artists could sell their handmade wares. Out of that dream was born a warm and quirky space: Hatch Art House on Madison’s spirited east side destination locale, Williamson Street. Erected out of mismatched trinkets and artifacts, Hatch Art House reflects the essence of Tammy’s work. Her paintings, which have found themselves carefully brushed onto the backs of the old cabinet doors and the like, salvage past travels and show appreciation for the natural world and the importance of preservation. Her personal workspace, located in her two-story Isthmus home, is consistent with her warm and inviting vibe with multiple projects being pursued at once. Old canvases and doors are prepped and painted, awaiting new life as they lean gracefully against the wall. A new painting starts to take life on a sturdy wooden easel, while paintbrushes soak in pale, colored water.
For more information on Tammy and Hatch Art House, please visit hatcharthouse.com.