Point of view by Lindsay Christians

Point of view by Lindsay Christians

The university may bring artists here, but it’s the community they find that makes them stay. The four artists in this week’s cover story — 4D grad student Anwar Floyd-Pruitt, queer artist and educator Alaura Borealis, new photography professor Tomiko Jones and...
An artistic appetite: Evan Gruzis by Lindsay Christians

An artistic appetite: Evan Gruzis by Lindsay Christians

Evan Gruzis [BFA ’02] underestimated Madison’s love of tie-dye. Last June, Gruzis and a group of artist friends pitched a few tents and set up big buckets of bold color at a ’60s-themed Madison Night Market. There’d been a little promotion for “We’re Dyeing,”...
Looking Backwards With a Smile by Catherine Jozwik

Looking Backwards With a Smile by Catherine Jozwik

Artist Tyanna Buie [MFA ’10] had an upbringing that sounds tough: she was placed in foster care at an early age, growing up on Chicago’s South Side. She recalls living in a household with her aunt and eight other children. Yet there is a cheeriness to her work...