Artspire’s Inspired by La Crosse art competition highlights the beauty of our area. The 2020 winners are featured below; the original artwork is on display in the lobby of La Crosse’s City Hall.


Fourth Street by Burt Hammons

 “I have always liked this view approaching downtown La Crosse, but I had to make several trips in the rain to take photographs and observe the reflections.”

Goose Island with Egrets by Jensine Wing

 “Goose Island, when I think of you in my minds eye, I see those magnificent Egrets that live so abundantly in your waters.”



Roots by Jacquelline Olson

Roots is an 18×24″ oil painting on canvas inspired by my experience living on the banks of the Root River during the Summer of 2019.”