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Woven Images 2017

September 14 - November 9

The exhibition of selected woven pieces from the Woven Structure and Introduction to Fibers courses in the Department of Art and Design

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September 15 - November 9

This biennial exhibition features the work of faculty and academic teaching staff.

Crossing Over 2017

October 19 - November 10

An exhibition showcasing work created by students who are receiving scholarship in the 2017-2018 school year. This exciting annual event includes artwork produced by these emerging artists in a wide range of mediums and covering a variety of topics.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Deborah Jojola

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Deborah Jojola’s creative practice connects her tribal lands and history by reviving images from the past and transforming them into symbolic forms for the future.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 10, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Della Wells

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Milwaukee native Della Wells is a self-taught, multi-faceted artist. Born in 1951, Wells has deep roots in the city's art community. In 2016 she, along with Dasha Kelly, were named 2016 Artists of the Year by the City of Milwaukee Arts Board.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 10, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Maggie Michael

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wrestling control of her inherently fluid medium, Maggie Michael's work can be seen as reckoning with painting's dual nature, at once dynamic and still. Within individual works she achieves an exquisite tension between those states, but the arc of her career more generally can be seen as a back-and-forth between them

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until November 10, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses.

Student Org Contemporary Craft Sale

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Metals, Printmaking, Sculpture, and other student orgs collaborate and showcase their work in this Contemporary Craft Sale.

Object Contemporary Craft Sale

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Jewelry and Metalsmithing student organization Object holds its annual Sale innovative student work.

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Fall 2017 BFA Exhibition and BA Project Session

December 6 - December 16

The graduating students of the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts programs will be presenting their projects in the UWM biannual showcase.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Rose Curley

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Rose Curley will speak on her recent work, a graphic memoir examining the issues surrounding her transracial adoption.

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UWM Design Entrepreneur Showcase 2017

December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Design Entrepreneur Showcase presents its annual fall event featuring the innovative products and services developed by senior students in Design & Visual Communication at UWM.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Michelle Angela Ortiz

January 31, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Michelle Angela Ortiz is a visual artist/skilled muralist/community arts educator who uses her art as a vehicle to represent people and communities whose histories are often lost or co-opted.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Simon Levin

February 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Simon Levin is a visiting artist, lecturer and kiln builder at The China Academy of the Arts in Hangzhou, where he and his apprentices have been bringing a technology that originated in Asia and has evolved in the incubator of the United States back to Asia.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Sang-Mi Yoo

February 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Korean-born, Sang-Mi Yoo’s print media and installations obscure the distinction between perception and reality, past and present, revealing the contradictions of our fixed ways of seeing everyday life and values.

Radical Jewelry Makeover Kick Off

February 24, 2018

The Union Art Gallery and the Jewelry and Metalsmithing program host a one day symposium features speakers and serves as an official start of the project, which will culminate in an exhibition involving multiple UW programs at the Union Art Gallery April 13-May 11, 2018.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Shane Walsh

February 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

By considering technology, 90’s underground youth culture, and art history, Walsh works to re-construct an image of abstraction that feels appropriate to his time and place.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kyoung Ae Cho

March 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cho has been exhibiting her work extensively in various venues nationally and internationally and is the recipient of numerous awards.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lori Talcott

March 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Talcott's work projects explore the role of jewelry as a rhetorical device, and in this capacity, how it functions as an agent in rituals that negotiate social, temporal, and spiritual boundaries.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Meg Mitchell

March 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Meg Mitchell has shown her work in numerous group and solo exhibitions, at venues such as the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Conner Contemporary, the DC Art Center, the Museum of Applied Art (MAK) in Vienna and the International Waldkunst Zentrum in Germany.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Susie Ganch

April 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ganch's most recent solo exhibitions include TIED at Richmond Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA and Land and Sea at Sienna Patti Contemporary.

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Metals!18 Annual Juried Student Exhibition

April 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - April 22, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Peck School of the Arts' Department of Art & Design presents: Metals!18, a juried exhibition of student work in jewelry and metalsmithing.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Greg Martens

April 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Gregory Martens shakes off the pressure to conform, tapping into his early joy of drawing, and filling his prints, artists books, and drawings with the absurd, the demonic, the historical, the political, and cool cars.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Josh MacPhee

April 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Josh MacPhee is a designer, artist, archivist, and a founding member of both the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and Interference Archive.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Plug-in Studio

May 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Plug-In Studio (Steve Ciampaglia + Kerry Richardson) is a socially engaged new media art collective that collaborates with adults and youth in diverse Chicago communities.

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DVC BFA: Senior Design Capstone Showcase

May 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - May 10, 2018 @ 9:00 pm

The seniors in the Design & Visual Communication program at UWM will be showcasing their work from the spring semester.

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