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If you didn’t realize the second floor of the City County Building housed an active youth detention center, you’re not alone. In a new art installation, Madison-based art duo Simone Doing and Max Puchalsky (professionally known as Simone and Max) are hoping to call attention to the fact that ...read more →
Pinned to a bulletin board in Douglas Rosenberg’s office in the Humanities Building is a white piece of paper with black, bold lettering that reads: “Art for the 21st Century.” It’s a simple reminder to the professor and chair of UW– Madison’s Art Department of his ongoing commitment to ...read more →
The fans of Martha Glowacki’s cabinet of curiosities titled “My Arcadia” — part of the permanent collection at the Chazen Museum of Art since 2000 — are in for a treat: The Chazen is devoting an entire gallery to the local artist’s work this spring. “Martha Glowacki’s Natural History, ...read more →
The ACC Emerging Voices Awards are awarded biennially in recognition and support of the next generation of makers and thinkers in the field of contemporary craft. Reflecting the multiple paths for emerging talent in the current craft climate, the awards recognize the talent of artists within five years of ...read more →
During this fast-paced period of political change it can feel difficult to find a space for reflection, especially around conversations about the environment. But for Anna Lehner, a glass artist and M.F.A. student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the need for reflection on loss and the environment has become ...read more →
Neurobiology course encourages students to look at science through an artistic, feminist lens by Katie Scheidt
Tuesdays and Thursdays on the second floor of Sterling Hall, students enrolled in Gender & Women’s Studies 533: Neurobiology & Traumatic Memory can be found doodling instead of taking notes. But, unlike other lectures, the instructor does not take away participation points for notebook margin art—she encourages students to ...read more →
Art professor saves National Park glaciers as woodcut prints, work acquired by national galleries by Clinton Colmenares
CLEMSON — With a heavy mug of coffee in one hand, Todd Anderson moves through his personal studio like a chef moving through a four-star kitchen: fluidly, efficiently, among the tools of his trade: neatly stacked cans of paint sorted by color, saws and drills tucked away without a ...read more →
Native American history and art are at the heart of a trio of exhibits at Edgewood College Gallery in The Stream, 1000 Edgewood College Drive. “Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay,” “The Art of Ho-Chunk Basket Making,” and “John Hitchcock: Protectors” will be on display ...read more →
UW-Madison’s Derrick Buisch and Faisal Abdu’Allah are Joan Mitchell Foundation 2016 Grant Recipients. Both are faculty members with the School of Education’s Art Department. Buisch teaches painting and drawing, and Abdu’Allah teaches printmaking. Buisch and Abdu’Allah are two of 25 recipients of the 2016 Painters & Sculptors Grant Program in ...read more →
UW-Madison Alumni Anna Hepler (MFA, ’94) is a sculptor based in Eastport, Maine. Her work, which is both hand-held and architectural in scale, overturns first impressions – wire forms flatten into drawings, clay impersonates metal, plywood coils like rope, plastic inhales and exhales. Hepler values embarrassment, uncertainty, blunder, and ...read more →
Women’s March: 8 great creative thinkers offer this advice for the sisters who follow in their footsteps by Michael Cavna
Leading up to Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington, The Post’s Comic Riffs asked eight great creative minds — including Chapman — what advice they might have for the rising generation of young female artists, storytellers and other creatives in a world that can still present them with unique obstacles. ...read more →
In the first ever summer workshop, with Tandem Press and the UW-Madison Printmaking area, 18 participants will work with the Tandem Press master printers, Art Department faculty, and fellow participants by collaborating on a 4 x 8 foot exquisite corpse image. Utilizing oversized print facilities located at both Tandem Press and the Art Department studios, 9 woodblock and 9 screen print artists will create a collaborative image during the course of this workshop. Screen printing will take place at the UW Art Department facilities while relief printing will take place at Tandem Press.
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March 25 - 30 Location: Gallery 7, Humanities Building, 455 N. Park. St., Madison, WI Reception: Wednesday, March 29, 6-8 pm Event...
March 27 - 30 Location: Gallery 7, Humanities Building, 455 N. Park. St., Madison, WI Reception: Wednesday, March 29, 6-8 pm Description: This exhibition consists of a series of large graphite and ink drawings paired with installation components. It is a multi-sensory...
April 1 - 6 Location: Gallery 7, Humanities Building, 455 N. Park. St., Madison, WI Reception: Saturday, April 1, 7-9 pm Event...
Faculty SpotlightAssistant Professor Lynda Barry (Interdisciplinary Creativity), is a famous cartoonist who hails from Wisconsin. She shares her passion and enthusiasm for nurturing creativity with the University of Wisconsin and the community. View Spotlight
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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, and B.S. in Art Education.