UW Art in the News
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 →
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 →
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.
Wednesday, September 16 @ 5 - 6:15pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Online at Blackboard: bit.ly/uw-art-talk Laylah Amatullah Barrayn is an award-winning documentary and portrait photographer born and based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work explores social bonds and...
Monday, September 21 @ 2 - 3pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Online, Register at: forms.gle/YBR5ueiZ6h6dygvE6 Eden Lew is an interdisciplinary designer from Texas with a broad body of work consisting of graphic design, UX/UI, packaging, furniture, architecture,...
Wednesday, September 16 @ 2 - 3pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Online, Register at: forms.gle/YBR5ueiZ6h6dygvE6 Andrew Shea is a designer, writer, and educator. He is the principal at MANY Design, a studio that designs strategies and artifacts that support...
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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