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Welcome to Task!
A space for artists that need space.

At Task, we provide a unique space for artists and art enthusiasts to unleash their creativity and bring their visions to life. Located in Cudahy (just South of Milwaukee, WI), our do-it-yourself artist studio offers a vibrant and inspiring environment where imagination flourishes and masterpieces are born.

Whether you're an emerging artist looking for a space to showcase your work in a pop-up exhibition, a seasoned creator seeking a place to bring your artistic visions to fruition, or simply someone who wants to document the art-making process, Task has you covered.

Our studio is fully equipped with all the tools and resources you need to create your art, including drills, ladders, hanging materials, and more. With flexible rental options, you can book the studio for a few hours, a day, or even longer to suit your schedule and artistic needs.

We believe that art is for everyone, and Task is designed to be inclusive and welcoming to artists of all skill levels and backgrounds. Whether you're a professional painter, a hobbyist sculptor, or just curious about exploring your creative side, you'll find a supportive community and a space to let your imagination run wild.

Get in touch today!

About me

I am Amy Cannestra, a contemporary artist who uses performance, multi-media installation, and drawing to navigate the journey of body acceptance, self-love, and the intricate dance between external influences and internal emotions.

I received my BFA in Communication Design from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2006 and my MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015. Since then I have been performing and exhibiting internationally, participating in events such as the 2016 TransArt Triennial in Germany, ChaShaMa pop-up at the One World Trade Center in New York City, the 2017 TRIO: Biennial in Rio de Janeiro, and, most notably, the 58th Venice Biennial in the Grenada Pavilion. In January of 2024 I exhibited two new bodies of work at the Bliss Gallery in Waukesha, WI and the Trout Museum of Art in Appleton, WI.

Alongside my studio practice, I am one-third of SPOOKY BOOBS, a feminist art collaboration with artists J. Myszka Lewis, and Maggie Snyder. I also am a graphic designer at the Milwaukee Art Museum, an aunt, and a dog mom.


Macaroni & Ed

These little love bugs are Macaroni (white and brown) and her little brother Ed (black and brown). Both pups were rescued and have been thriving ever since. Macaroni pretends she wants to help you install your work, then just sits on your lap and snuggles, so beware of those puppy dog eyes (unless you are looking to procrastinate). Ed (named after the Hyena in The Lion King) is a bundle of energy and will steal your snacks. Watch out!

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