Wednesday, March 8 @ 5:00 – 6:15pm
Elvehjem L160
Online at Zoom:

Anwar Floyd-Pruitt is an artist, curator, and puppeteer from Milwaukee. The Chazen Museum of Art, Edgewood College, Mount Mary University, and the Museum of Wisconsin Art recently hosted solo exhibitions of his collages, paintings, and abstract mixed-media self-portraits. In addition to leading puppet-making workshops, Floyd-Pruitt writes and performs a family friendly singalong called Hip Hop Puppet Party. Most recently, he was awarded a grant from the Jane Henson Foundation to engage LGBTQIA+ youth in puppetry. Anwar is an Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Wisconsin, and he maintains an active studio practice at the House of RAD (Resident Artist Doers) in the riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee. He has a BA in Psychology from Harvard University, a BFA from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and an MFA (2020) from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.