Alumni adopt art from UWM Art Collection

Alumni from the 2012-2013 ARTHIST 703/704: Introduction to Museum Studies courses donated to the Adopt Art program to preserve two objects from their course exhibition, Fragments of Faith.  They adopted a 12th-13th century, silver gilt, German chalice from the Charles Bolles… Read More

Congrats to Summer 2015 MA Graduates!

The Department of Art History wants to congratulate the following Summer 2015 MA graduates!

Hendrickson and Wilcox Participate in “Grow” Project

Graduate students Kara Hendrickson and Leigh Wilcox attended Professor Yevgeniya Kaganovich’s grow workshop at UWM Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA) on Friday 24, 2015.

ARTHIST 101 Visits UWM Special Collections

Senior Lecturer Michael Ashenbrenner’s ARTHIST 101: Ancient and Medieval Art and Architecture discussion sections visited the UWM Special Collections this week to view facsimiles of famous 7th-9th century illuminated manuscripts with teaching assistants Leigh Wilcox and Kara Hendrickson.

Wilcox and Severson Judge Scholastic Art Awards

Leigh Wilcox, a third year graduate student and teaching assistant, and Jordan Severson, a third year graduate student and Advanced Opportunity Program Fellow, served as Wisconsin judges for the Annual Scholastic Art Awards Day in the Milwaukee area.

Rhyner Organizes Panel at CAA Conference

Stephanie Rhyner, a second year graduate student and teaching assistant, went with graduate students Anna Kupiecki and Leigh Wilcox, to the 103rd Annual College Art Association (CAA) Conference in New York from February 11 – February 14, 2015.

Undergraduate Orientation

On Thursday, September 18, the Department of Art History held its first Undergraduate Orientation hosted by Assistant Professor Elena Gorfinkel.

“Unbelievable Cities” Opening Reception

Unbelievable Cites: Etchings of Whistler, Haden, and Pennell opened on Thursday, September 11 in the UWM Art History. Graduate student and curator Leigh Wilcox gave a talk to almost fifty attendees.

Installing Unbelievable Cities

This past week, graduate student and student curator Leigh Wilcox and UWM Art History Gallery Graduate Intern Nora Jimenez installed the upcoming exhibition, Unbelievable Cities: Etching of Whistler, Haden, and Pennell. In the photo, the two students are seen putting… Read More