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Wed
Feb
22
UW-Madison's Anna Lehner was featured by Edge Effects for a discussion about "extinct languages, ice cores and ancient air, and her reintroduction of Morse code through tap dance." Lehner is a Master of Fine Arts student with the School of Education's Art Department. Edge Effects is a digital magazine produced by graduate students at the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE), which is part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.
Tue
Feb
21
Li Chiao-Ping's contemporary dance company has an upcoming show at the Overture Center for the Arts in a collaboration with Douglas Rosenberg's visual art. Li is a Vilas Research Professor and a faculty member with the School of Education’s Dance Department. Rosenberg is chair of the School of Education's Art Department. Li Chiao-Ping Dance (LCPD) will present "Landed" at the Overture Center, Promenade Hall, from March 9 to 11. The concert features Li's choreography and visual art from Rosenberg, as well as spoken text, to explore the immigrant experience from the late 1800's to the present day.
Thu
Feb
16
UW-Madison's Felice Amato will be delivering two upcoming Puppet Festival workshops. In the workshops, families will be able to create a small toy theater set and puppets to tell fun family stories together, such as "Remember That Time..." or "If We Lived On Mars." The workshops will take place on Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Studio, lower level, and on Sunday, April 2, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Promenade Hall, Overture Center for the Arts.
Thu
Feb
16
Did you know that images are central to conducting and communicating science? And such images are often just as artistic as they are instructive. To recognize the visual and exploratory value of scientific imagery, the 7th annual Cool Science Image Contest is currently seeking submissions. The contest offers an opportunity to show off compelling science images made by students, staff or faculty. Campus members may submit individually or as teams.
Wed
Feb
15
UW-Madison alumni Todd Anderson and Bruce Crownover are receiving national attention for their groundbreaking work capturing disappearing glaciers through art. Anderson and Crownover, along with Ian van Coller, recently finished a project called “The Last Glacier,” in which the artists worked on capturing the glaciers in Glacier National Park. The project is a collaboration of two different mediums of art: Anderson and Crownover both as printmakers; and van Coller as photographer. The resulting work is a collection of 15 specially bound books full of all original artwork.
Mon
Feb
13
UW-Madison’s Emily Arthur, a faculty member with the School of Education’s Art Department and co-­curator of “Re-­Riding History,” will be moderating a panel discussion of three guest speakers on Friday, Feb. 17 at Edgewood College. The topic is: “Justice in Native American Today: What does social justice/equity in Native America today look like from your professional point of view?” The event is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. at the Edgewood College Gallery The special guests who will be answering this question include Patty Loew, Chris Pappan and Wendy K. White Eagle.
Thu
Feb
02
UW-Madison’s Arts Institute recently announced that it is accepting submissions for the 2017 New Arts Venture Challenge. This competition awards money to students from any discipline to fund their entrepreneurial idea, such as an arts event, exhibition, series, commercial venture or other artistic project. Top prize is $2,000 and three $500 second prizes are available to the top four final proposals.
Mon
Jan
30
UW-Madison's Derrick Buisch and Faisal Abdu'Allah are Joan Mitchell Foundation 2016 Grant Recipients. Buisch and Abdu'Allah are two of 25 recipients of the 2016 Painters & Sculptors Grant Program in the amount of $25,000 each. The Grant Program was established in 1993 to acknowledge painters and sculptors creating work of exceptional quality through unrestricted career support.
Fri
Jan
27
A Dance on Camera panel discussion at New York's Film Society on Feb. 6 will feature several leading teachers and administrators, including UW-Madison's Douglas Rosenberg, the chair of the School of Education's Art Department. The panel discussion will focus on unique curricula and how it incorporates emerging technology in dance and the changing landscape of dance film.
Thu
Jan
26
The work of UW-Madison’s John Hitchcock is being featured in a printmaking exhibition that includes more than 40 prints by a dozen contemporary Native American printmakers. Organized by the International Print Center New York, “New Impressions: Experiments in Contemporary Native American Printmaking,” runs through June 15 at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hitchcock is the School of Education’s Associate Dean for the Arts, and a professor with the Art Department. He uses the print medium, with its long history of social and political commentary, to explore relationships of community, land and culture.
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