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Sun
Jan
31
UW-Madison alumni Tyanna Buie and Claire Stigliani are recipients of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant. The program recognizes painters and sculptors who are creating exceptional work through unrestricted career support. Through a nomination process, the program selects 25 artists to receive $25,000.
Sat
Jan
30
UW-Madison alumnus Rory Wakemup was selected to receive the Emerging Artist Project Grant. The Emerging Artist Project Grant, funded by the Jerome Foundation, supports publicly accessible artwork by emerging Minnesota-based artists. Recipients are selected from all disciplines, including photography, film, painting, storytelling, dance and more. Wakemup will collaborate with the Native American comedy group "1491's" for a performance at the Minneapolis American Indian Center on Indigenous Peoples Day.
Fri
Jan
29
A solo exhibition by UW-Madison’s Michael Velliquette is being hosted by Mount Mary University’s Marian Gallery in Milwaukee through Feb. 21. The event is titled, “What We Are Looking For is What is Looking.” In preparation for the exhibition, Velliquette painted and drew unique surface treatments on over 100 large rolls of drawing paper. Over the course of the installation the paper rolls were cut, layered and pinned to the walls in vibrant, abstract arrangements. Velliquette will host an artist talk at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, with a reception to follow.
Mon
Jan
25
UW-Madison’s Morgridge Center for Public Service is celebrating its 20th anniversary during 2016 and is kicking off recognition of this milestone with a “Campus and Community Summit,” on Friday, Feb. 5. This event, which runs from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, is an opportunity for UW-Madison faculty, staff and students to highlight and share past or ongoing community partnerships, while also looking towards the future. Several with links to the School of Education will be featured guests and speakers at the Campus and Community Summit.
Fri
Jan
22
The UW-Madison Art Department Faculty Quadrennial Exhibition 2016 is getting underway with a reception on Thursday night, Jan. 28 at the Chazen Museum of Art. The reception runs from 6 to 8 p.m., and will include refreshments, live music and a cash bar. The exhibition then runs Jan. 29 to April 17 in the Pleasant T. Rowland Galleries and Leslie and Johanna Garfield Galleries. Mounted every four years since 1974, the exhibition features recent work from current and past faculty and affiliates of the Art Department, which is housed in the School of Education.
Tue
Jan
19
The UW-Madison School of Education’s Career Center has moved and is now located in the lower level of the Education Building on Bascom Hill. The Career Center, which was previously located in the lower level of the Educational Sciences building, is dedicated to assisting students and alumni from across the School’s 10 academic departments in developing their career and professional identity. The center will be hosting two upcoming open house events: on Feb. 3 for faculty and staff; and on Feb. 24 for students.
Sun
Jan
17
UW-Madison’s Arts Institute (presenter), the Art Department (host), and departments of Design Studies, Horticulture and Community and Environmental Sociology (co-sponsors) welcome Amy Franceschini as the Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence for the spring 2016 semester. In 1995, Franceschini founded Futurefarmers, an international collective of artists, activists, researchers, farmers, scientists and architects who work together to propose alternatives to current social, political and environmental systems.
Fri
Jan
15
The work of UW-Madison’s Fred Stonehouse is currently being featured at the Halle Saint Pierre ​art museum in Paris. Stonehouse's art is part of an exhibition titled, “HEY! modern art & pop culture –- ACT III.” The show runs through March 13. To help preview the art show, HEY! produced a video interview with Stonehouse. In the report, Stonehouse explains how his works are a mix between fiction and real-life.
Tue
Dec
22
UW-Madison’s Arts Institute recently announced its 2016 recipients of the Awards in the Creative Arts, and three people from the School of Education’s Art Department received top honors. Professor John Hitchcock is the recipient of the 2016 Emily Mead Baldwin Award in the Creative Arts. Professor Nancy Mladenoff is the recipient of the 2016 Creative Arts Award. And MA candidate Koala Choi-Fung Yip is the recipient of the 2016 David and Edith Sinaiko Frank Graduate Fellowship for a Woman in the Arts.
Sun
Dec
20
UW-Madison's School of Education celebrated with its newest class of graduates by hosting its annual pre-commencement celebration Sunday morning, Dec. 20, at the Gordon Dining and Event Center. Before heading over to the Kohl Center to walk across the stage at the university’s Winter 2015 Commencement ceremony, students from the School of Education enjoyed breakfast, heard from Dean Diana Hess, and hung out with faculty and staff, family and friends.
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