UW Art in the News
To follow up on our top 20 Madison records 0f 2019 list list, Tone Madison‘s writers looked back on a wide range of other ...read more →
MADISON, Wis. – People made their own ornaments Sunday with the help of University of Wisconsin-Madison art students at the sold-out UW Glass Lab. The ...read more →
UW’s Mia Boulukos provides empowering female lens to nude photo culture with art project by Georgia Ansley
Nude photographs have been a subject of human artistic pieces for centuries, but University of Wisconsin Art student Mia Boulukos’ project entitled “SEND NUDES” ...read more →
Though none of the crew knew whether or not Goliath was going to come back for a third season, five scripts had been written ...read more →
It’s always a surprise to see whom the MacArthur Foundation selects to receive its annual fellowships — the six-figure awards known as Genius Grants ...read more →
Moving from one section to another in artist Dakota Mace‘s show Nihá (For Us), up through December 21 at Arts + Literature Laboratory, requires ...read more →
How MacArthur ‘genius’ Lynda Barry is exploring brain creativity with true artists: Preschoolers by Michael Cavna
When word came this fall that she was receiving an honor worth $625,000, Lynda Barry knew what she would do with it: spend money ...read more →
More than an ‘open’ sign: UW’s Paulina Eguino breaking boundaries with neon art by William Lundquist
Paulina Eguino is a third year art major concentrating in neon and cartoon art, and is one of only two students at the University ...read more →
Dakota Mace, Jennifer Angus named as first two $10K winners of Forward Art Prize by Lindsay Christians
Two years ago, Bird Ross and Brenda Baker came up with the idea for an art prize to support Dane ...read more →
Lynda Barry’s “Making Comics” is one of the best, most practical books ever written about creativity by Cory Doctorow
I’ve been a fan of cartoonist, novelist and memoirist Lynda Barry for decades, long before she was declared a certified genius; Barry’s latest book, Making Comics is an ...read more →
January 21 – February 21
Locations: Art Lofts Gallery, 111 N Frances St
Gallery 7, Humanities Building 7th Floor, 455 N Park St
We are excited to announce the new 2020 Masters of Arts Exhibition season at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on view January 21 – February 21, 2020. Each week new graduate students will present their work to the public!
The MA in Studio Art solo exhibitions are presented by graduate students during their fourth semester as the evaluation review of their creative work to qualify for advancement in the MFA program. Come view the work and research by our newest cohort of developing artists!
January 20 - 30 Reception: Wednesday, January 29, 6-8pm Location: Backspace Gallery, Art Lofts, 111 N Frances St, Madison, WI Through the process of deterioration and the mishandling of paintings and abstraction, Eric Hazeltine searches for proof of existence in the...
January 17 - 24 Reception: Wednesday, January 22, 6-8pm Location: Gallery 7, Humanities Building 7th Floor, 455 N Park St, Madison, WI Through printmaking, Jonathan Byxbe uses traditional techniques in metal or wood or on stone to inscribe and give life to sigils of...
January 17 - 23 Reception: Wednesday, January 22, 6-8pm Location: Gallery 7, Humanities Building 7th Floor, 455 N Park St, Madison, WI Vivirito uses reclaimed wood in his large installation art, utilizing light, curves, and repetition to allow the viewer to reflect on...
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, and Certificate in Art Studio.
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