Painting Us Forward highlights community members as a way to connect

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – A local artist is finding ways to help the community connect during the pandemic.

UW-La Crosse art professor Jennifer Williams is creating painting throughout the community.

The project titled ‘Painting Us Forward’ is an the effort is highlight community members and local business owners.

Williams stopped at Le Chateau Thursday morning to create her latest painting.

The simple mission is a way to connect and show what matters to people in our area.

“With the places that I miss and missed right away, when restaurants couldn’t be open. So I wanted to really aknowledge the importance of these special places in our community,” said artist Jennifer Williams.

You can check out some of the works on Facebook and Instragram.