UW Art in the News
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) — A trio of artists are brightening the Madison-area by turning blank wall spaces into a work of art. “We just biked ...read more →
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (May 22, 2020) – Fiber artist Amanda Browder will be coming to Milwaukee this summer to create a unique, large-scale fabric public art installation to ...read more →
On Friday, February 28, I woke up to the email: In accordance with UW-Madison’s international travel policy, university-sponsored programming in Italy is cancelled due ...read more →
As Madison greets springtime, the city feels a bit less alive than it did during the long, cold months we’ve just weathered. Streets are ...read more →
Drive-thru art exhibit at Garver Feed Mill explores themes of social distancing, isolation by Howard Hardee
Many of the art pieces on display in a drive-thru exhibit outside Garver Feed Mill are directly influenced by aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic ...read more →
This week’s Questions with an Educator features Tomiko Jones. Tomiko is a photographer, as well as Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She ...read more →
The Giant Snorflaggle, resplendent in a fantastic top hat, wings to fly and a pointed tail, is on the job to help children understand ...read more →
MADISON, Wis. — A local artist teamed up with staff at University of Wisconsin — Madison to create coloring pages for kids that deal ...read more →
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
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.
The annual University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition presents the refined art portfolios of our new Class of 2020 cohort of BFA graduates and experts in creative problem solving, visual communication, teamwork and...
Illumination is excited to be showcasing ON HOLD: An Advanced Painting Workshop Show. The students of APW have been working all semester, and like many art students at universities across the country, had their studio access cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic....
Wednesday, April 15 @ 12 - 1pm ONLINE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Typographer, maker, and design educator, Taekyeom Lee, will present a virtual artist talk of his artwork, students’ works, and recent works produced during the pandemic while working in a home studio,...
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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