UW Art in the News
The son of undocumented Mexican farmworkers, Diego Marcial Rios is a Chicano artist with more than 30 years of practicing his craft. Born ...read more →
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus are among dozens of fixed and mobile sites nationwide that will be ...read more →
MADISON, Wis. — The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is partnering with University of Wisconsin-Madison campus to host a series of election-year themed artworks ...read more →
CELEBRATED CARTOONIST LYNDA BARRY AWARDED CARTOONING’S HIGHEST HONOR The recipient of the cartooning profession’s highest honor, the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the ...read more →
There’s no doubt that the Arts Department at the University of Wisconsin is top notch. With our #1 national ranking in printmaking and #31 ...read more →
The Badger State’s rich cartooning history will be celebrated in an exhibit opening Aug. 8 at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. “Wisconsin Funnies: 50 Years of ...read more →
West Bend, WI – The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) announces the opening of Wisconsin Funnies: Fifty Years of Comics, its first major exhibition ...read more →
On May 31, the day after violence first broke out on State Street in Madison during demonstrations in response to the death of George ...read more →
Arts community trying creative alternatives: Online platforms delivering art, music and theater by Robyn Norton
Art galleries, museums, music venues and theaters may have closed their doors during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they have opened access to art, music ...read more →
How Madison transformed from scenes of destruction to a picture of community in 5 days by Allison Garfield
The plain brown slats lining State Street, the ones that will eventually be taken down, are now filled with color. Both artists and the ...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.
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...
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...
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...
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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