See our 2020 Exhibitions Online

Stay tuned for the in-person exhibitions at a later date!
2020 VIRTUAL MFA EXHIBITIONS2020 VIRTUAL BFA SENIOR EXHIBITION

See our 2020 Exhibitions Online

Stay tuned for the in-person exhibitions at a later date!
2020 VIRTUAL MFA EXHIBITIONS2020 VIRTUAL BFA SENIOR EXHIBITION

COVID-19 Campus Update, September 23, 9am: UW–Madison to resume some in-person activities, maintain strict health measures.

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Black background with white text image: "The UW-Madison Art Department stands for social justice. We stand against that which impedes the progress towards impactful policy change. We stand united against racism."

We wish to support and share this important letter from our colleague

Patrick J. Sims, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity & Inclusion

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement

#ICantBreathe

Thank you to Chair and Professor Douglas Rosenberg, Professor Leslie Smith III, and Deputy Vice Chancellor Patrick J. Sims for sharing your words and truth with our community.

Events

CATSTATE: A Virtual Exhibition

October 16 - 23 New artworks from graduate students in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s 4-D art department will be displayed virtually in a group show titled CATSTATE. The show will run online from October 16–23, 2020. The title CATSTATE references a thought...

ART 563 Graphic Design for Game Artist Talk by Chanee Choi

Wednesday, October 14 @ 10:30am Register at: forms.gle/R3v1JCCeffAXBabp7 Employing Orientalist aesthetics, Chanee Choi's work combines East Asian traditional crafts and new media, forming a hybrid genre focused on immersive experiences that explore the specific...

Spatial Graphic Design Artist Talk by Matthew D. Kim

Tuesday, October 27 @ 11:30-12:30pm Register at: forms.gle/mbEjNU6pdu47Zz9p9 With 10 years of professional experience, environmental graphic designer Matthew D. Kim has been creating impactful brand solutions that are both eye-catching and thought-provoking. He has a...

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Arts at UW

Did you know?

The UW-Madison Art Department is:

  • #1 in Printmaking
  • Ranked among the top 15 Fine Arts MFA programs
  • Founded the 1st collegiate Glass program in the U.S.
  • 1 of only 5 universities in the nation with a Neon program

Ranking Source: U.S. News & World Report


The University of Wisconsin-Madison ART DEPARTMENT is committed to teaching art in the context of a major research university and a vibrant intellectual community. Offering the following degrees: B.S., B.F.A., M.A., & M.F.A. in Studio Art, B.S. in Art Education, Certificate in Art Studio, and Certificate in Graphic Design.

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