"Make Milwaukee": Week 7 | Della Wells
Listen: Last year's Make Milwaukee campaign was a series of interviews with working artists that hop scotched around Milwaukee's arts community without a definite direction. This year, we handed editorial control over to folks invested in Milwaukee's creative community. So what did those two approaches have in common? As it turns out, Della Wells.
The first time around, Della's name chanced across our desk. This year, our tour guide for Week 7, Mike Brenner, brought me to Della's living room to chat about art. While our conversation touched on a wide range of interesting topics, I found the stories from young-artist Della to be most compelling. Listen, as Della shares her early career:
-More! The continuation of Della's art career. Above, you heard that she left art-making at the age of 18. Almost 25 years later, she got back on the scene with some encouragement from the right places: