UW Art in the News
The work of the School of Education’s Felipe Gacharná and his brother, Carlos Eduardo Gacharná, is being showcased in the Academic Staff Art Gallery ...read more →
She stands stately and elegantly atop the Wisconsin State Capitol. Sun glints off her golden robes as she presides over her city, taller than ...read more →
Where some may see obstacles and controversy when it comes to climate change and art education, two University of Wisconsin-Madison professors and 2019 MacArthur ...read more →
Painting intricate scenes of live broadcasts, James Pederson turns to sport as his muse by Ayla Angelos
In world of catch-up television and information at your every beck and call, it’s hard to imagine a future without the digital. For artist James ...read more →
The School of Education’s Dance Department and Art Department will co-host Carrie Hanson as the Fall 2019 Division of the Arts Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence, with Kate Corby as lead faculty. Hanson ...read more →
Graphic novelist, cartoonist and creativity educator Lynda Barry of Madison is one of this year’s winners of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowship, commonly known as a ...read more →
Here are 2019′s MacArthur ‘genius grant’ winners, including cartoonist Lynda Barry and Chicago urban designer Emmanuel Pratt by Steve Johnson
Urban designer Emmanuel Pratt and cartoonist Lynda Barry are two of the 26 winners of the 2019 MacArthur Foundation “genius grants,” the no-strings-attached $625,000 ...read more →
Two UW-Madison professors were named 2019 MacArthur fellows, an award that comes with a five-year, $625,000 no-strings-attached stipend to pursue projects of their choosing. The ...read more →
Cartoonist and author Lynda Barry and geologist Andrea Dutton, both professors at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, have been awarded 2019 MacArthur Fellowships. The fellowships, ...read more →
Graphic Artist and University of Wisconsin-Madison professor are a few titles among many that are used to describe the acclaimed Lynda Barry, who gave ...read more →
Saturday, November 2 @ 12-6pm
12-3pm: Humanities Building, 6th and 7th Floors, 455 N Park St, Madison, WI
3-6pm: Art Lofts Studios, 111 N Frances St
Over 50 artist studios will be open to the public at this annual campus event! Meet the artists, see their work, and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their working process. Featuring art sales and demonstrations: all studios and events are free to visit.
Join us in celebrating the arts on campus!
Saturday, November 2 @ 12-6pm 12-3pm: Humanities Building, 6th and 7th Floors, 455 N Park St, Madison, WI 3-6pm: Art Lofts Studios, 111 N Frances St Over 50 artist studios will be open to the public at this annual campus event! Meet the artists, see their work, and...
Thursday, October 17 @ 11-1:30pm Humanities Building room 6441, 6th Floor, 455 N Park St Join us as Jen Hadley covers the history of motion typography to Typography in Augmented Reality for broadcast. A motion graphic designer at Wisconsin Public Television, Hadley...
Ceramics 3D Printing Workshop Tuesday, September 17 @ 11-1:30pm Humanities Building room 6441, 6th Floor, 455 N Park St Visiting Artist Colloquium Wednesday, September 18 @ 5-6:15pm Humanities Building room 2650, Ground Floor, 455 N Park St Typography Ring 3D Printing...
Arts at UW
Did you know?
The UW-Madison Art Department is nationally ranked:
#15 Overall Fine Arts Program
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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