Nocturne with tinfoil hats by Scott Gordon

Nocturne with tinfoil hats by Scott Gordon

People entering UW-Madison’s Stock Pavilion on the evening of Tuesday, May 29 first met a short plaster critter with a wooden back scratcher sticking up from its boxy, two-wheeled body. “Ah, the backscratcher greeter bot!” says artist Claire...
On View: ‘The Sixties Revisited’ by Robyn Norton

On View: ‘The Sixties Revisited’ by Robyn Norton

Georgia, Idaho, Washington, and Wisconsin artists responded to Overture Center Galleries’ invitation to answer the question: “How do I view the Sixties today?” Their interpretations are compiled into an exhibit, “The Sixties Revisited,” in the Playhouse Gallery on the...
The irresistibly curious art of Carrie Minikel by Cynthia Zanone

The irresistibly curious art of Carrie Minikel by Cynthia Zanone

Thoroughly inspired by nature, Oceanside artist Carrie Minikel [BS-Art ’00] has an instinct for transforming common objects into quizzical pieces of art that are at once representative and abstract, familiar yet wholly new. While she holds a bachelor of science...
Hooked on Comics by Kurt Anthony Krug, Illustration by Jeff Butler

Hooked on Comics by Kurt Anthony Krug, Illustration by Jeff Butler

Jeff Butler x’18 has always loved the company of superheroes, starting with Batman and Bart Starr. As a kid, he devoured comics. He read them over and over, studying the art. His mother, Bonnie, was convinced reading anything was a good thing and encouraged her...