See our 2020 Exhibitions Online

Stay tuned for the in-person exhibitions at a later date!
2020 VIRTUAL MFA EXHIBITIONS2020 VIRTUAL BFA SENIOR EXHIBITION

See our 2020 Exhibitions Online

Stay tuned for the in-person exhibitions at a later date!
2020 VIRTUAL MFA EXHIBITIONS2020 VIRTUAL BFA SENIOR EXHIBITION

September 9, 2020, 8pm: UW-Madison has paused in-person classes from Sept. 10-25 and made other changes to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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UW Art in the News

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Black background with white text image: "The UW-Madison Art Department stands for social justice. We stand against that which impedes the progress towards impactful policy change. We stand united against racism."

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

#ICantBreathe

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.

Events

Visiting Artist Colloquium: Krista Franklin

Wednesday, September 23 @ 5 - 6:15pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Online at Blackboard: bit.ly/uw-art-talk Krista Franklin is an African American poet and visual artist, whose main artistic focus is collage. Her work, which addresses race, gender, and class issues,...

Visiting Artist Colloquium: Laylah Amatullah Barrayn

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...

User Experience for Graphic Design Artist Talk by Eden Lew

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,...

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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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