Meet Brandon: Featured artist 2016

We’re back this week with another Black Cat Alley artist for you to meet: Brandon Minga, who is (as I type this) preparing for a crazy wild trip to Burning Man. Here’s to getting your creative juices flowing for your return to Milwaukee, and the BCA...

Meet Tia: Featured Artist 2016

Hi everyone! Last week we introduced you to Adam Stoner, one of the artists we’ll be featuring in the Black Cat Alley in Fall 2016. Today we would like to introduce you to the fantastic Tia Richardson, another great Milwaukee talent....
Why the East Side?

Why the East Side?

The Black Cat Alley was born on the East Side of Milwaukee for a reason. The East Side neighborhood has a proud legacy of arts, music and community programming. We are a community unlike any other area in Milwaukee. You’ll find old school mixed in with new. We...
BLICK Art Materials: Give ‘n Get for BCA!

BLICK Art Materials: Give ‘n Get for BCA!

Now through the end of August! You can help us achieve our goals to get 12 new murals for the Black Cat Alley Mural Festival in September by helping to provide materials for artists. So many people have offered to help, but not everyone can write a big fat donor...

We Need More Than Money

Do you have access to any of these things? Could you or your company donate goods, services? Maybe you have some Starbucks gift cards but you aren’t a coffee person? (OK well… can we at least have that old bucket in your garage?) Email us at...
Surfaces and size considerations

Surfaces and size considerations

The alley is almost two blocks long, and contains a variety of surfaces, mostly painted brick (see photo below). We have divided the space (roughly) into several possible mural areas, such as the one pictured. The choices we are giving people are: XLARGE: 30′ x...