Teacher Spotlight If there’s someone who loves art, it’s Mr. Edwin Shelton . Mr. Shelton is the art teacher at Marquette and teaches ...read more →
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MFA student transforms ‘cold’ scientific reality into ‘poetic’ cry for help in current work by Morgan Grunow
Adriana Barrios, a graduate student, is currently working towards her Master of Fine Arts at the University of Wisconsin, with an emphasis in printmaking ...read more →
When he was 26 years old, Colville tribal artist Joe Feddersen had worked at the Rocky Reach Dam in Wenatchee for close ...read more →
Winter Park artist Barbara Sorensen has work displayed at Orlando International Airport by Tim Freed
One Winter Park artist now gets to see one of her creations every time she hops on a flight out of Orlando. Sculptor Barbara ...read more →
Artists are able to pull inspiration in all types of different things. For University of Wisconsin masters of fine arts student Mariah Tate Klemens, inspiration ...read more →
On Feb. 1, Lynda Barry spoke to the Colorado College community for Cornerstone Arts Week. For those unaware of who this woman is, she is ...read more →
The canvas is waiting Artists and educators weigh in on how to improve Madison’s public art by Chelsey Dequaine
With nearly 100 life-size Bucky Badgers ready to be painted and paraded around Madison, we know Dane County has the means to support public art. And ...read more →
Madison artist Kelly Parks Snider sees potential locations for public art everywhere in Madison. “I’m just driving through town, and I think, ‘There should ...read more →
Visual art is rarely an active medium; works sit on pedestals or hang on walls to be observed, not witnessed. Creation so often happens ...read more →
Faisal Abdu’Allah, a UW-Madison associate professor of art and Creative Arts Community faculty director, spoke Tuesday night about the representation of transformation, identity and ...read more →
It all started with a single poster. Local artist, and now curator, Peter Kursel , was attending a party in the Riverwest neighborhood ...read more →
The first session begins May 21, many courses are open to beginners, non-art majors and special students.
Online courses are available, learn wherever you happen to be.
Top Reasons to Attend Summer Term
- It saves you money to complete your degree in four years with two Summer Terms, rather than taking a fifth year.
- Lighten your load now and gain more time for internships or other opportunities down the line.
- Not on campus? No problem, enroll in online courses and get an outstanding UW–Madison experience earning credits wherever you happen to be.
Wednesday, April 4 @ 6p Location: UW-Madison Humanities Building, 455 N Park St, Madison WI
March 17 - 23 Reception: Saturday, March 17, 6-8p Location: Art Lofts Gallery, 111 N Frances St, Madison WI
The Art Department is pleased to be in the exciting process of hiring new Professors in Photography and Graphic Design. The public presentations begun last week with Jason Reblano and Yeohyun Ahn but you still have the opportunity to hear five more artists and...
Tour the UW-Madison Art Department
We’re glad that you’re considering UW–Madison to pursue your art education! Tours occur Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons during the Spring semester and include viewings of both the Humanities and Art Lofts buildings. All tours leave at 1pm sharp from the Art Office Room 6241, 6th Floor Humanities Building, 455 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706 and are approximately 1 1/2 hours. To schedule a tour of our department please complete and submit the following form:
Arts at UW
Did you know?
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, B.S. in Art Education, and Certificate in Studio Art.