UW Art in the News
The University of Wisconsin Art Department is showcasing the class of 2021’s art portfolios online. The portfolios, which display pieces ranging from sound to ...read more →
Award-winning sculpture inspired by pandemic staple: “Tower of Boxes” August 13, 2021 By Ila Schrecker
At the start of the pandemic, Keith Kaziak found an unusual inspiration for a new sculpture. The UW–Madison art graduate student and sculptor had ...read more →
In spring, it was clear to UW–Madison art professors and artists Laurie Beth Clark and Michael Peterson that come summer, life still wouldn’t be back ...read more →
Keith Kaziak, MFA ’22, winner of the International Sculpture Center’s 2021 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award
Congratulations to Keith Kaziak of Madison, Wisconsin, who has been awarded the prestigious International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for ...read more →
Faisal Abdu’Allah, an internationally acclaimed artist and professor with the School of Education’s Art Department, has been chosen as UW–Madison’s next recipient of the ...read more →
The arts collaborative Spatula&Barcode has launched “Home Stretch,” a “distributed festival” of small artistic acts taking place in Madison, Wisconsin, between the summer solstice (June 21) ...read more →
Vicki Meek never thought she’d be anything but an artist. The Philadelphia native started taking art lessons when she was 8 years old and ...read more →
MILWAUKEE — The Portrait Society Gallery of Contemporary Art and The Warehouse are exhibiting fiber art tapestries by artist Shari Urquhart. The Racine native grew ...read more →
Q&A: Artist Rita Mawuena Benissan captures her Ghanaian heritage under one big umbrella by Lindsay Christians
Rita Mawuena Benissan takes a “big tent” view of family and culture. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say “big umbrella.” Benissan, 26, is ...read more →
September 24 – October 15
Closing Reception: Friday, October 15 @ 5 – 8pm
Location: Art Lofts, 111 N Frances St, Madison, WI
Artists: Yoshinori Asai, Noël Ash, Autumn Brown, Anwar Floyd-Pruitt, Abrahm Guthrie-Potter, Max Hautala, Kyle Herrera, Derek Hibbs, Maryam Ladoni, Ashley Lusietto, Kel Mur, Guzzo Pinc, Lucas Pointon, Solarpunk Surf Club, Cate Richards, Jodi Robertson, Pranav Sood, and Kayla Story
Homecoming reunites the MFA Class of 2020 over a year after their time at UW was cut short. The artists have gone on to make the most of their first year out of the program despite the circumstances and are returning now to celebrate. The exhibition brings together video, painting, photography, sculpture, and more into one space.
September 24 - October 15 Closing Reception: Friday, October 15 @ 5 - 8pm Location: Art Lofts, 111 N Frances St, Madison, WI Artists: Yoshinori Asai, Noël Ash, Autumn Brown, Anwar Floyd-Pruitt, Abrahm Guthrie-Potter, Max Hautala, Kyle Herrera, Derek Hibbs, Maryam...
The University of Wisconsin Art Department is showcasing the class of 2021’s art portfolios online. The portfolios, which display pieces ranging from sound to glassblowing, are available to see on the department’s website. Though having the exhibition online did have...
Thursday, December 9 @ 5 - 6:15pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Online at Zoom: go.wisc.edu/uw-art-talks Professors Michael Peterson and Laurie Beth Clark work together under the collaborative identity of Spatula&Barcode. Spatula&Barcode is a “social practice...
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