PSOA Student Recognized by TMJ4 as one of the Best Classical Guitarists in the World

“He’s one of the best guitarists in the world right now. I’m talking about from all generations to young generations to my generation. He’s definitely one of the best,” Rene Izquierdo, a professor of guitar at UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts, told TMJ4 in a feature about graduate student Kevin Lo.

PSOA Alum’s Exhibition and Gallery Featured on TMJ4

“My main concentration is painting and drawing, but I consider myself an interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary artist. I like to create and combine different ideas together,” Nadia Alkhun (BFA 2022) told TMJ4 on a recent feature about her gallery and upcoming exhibition. She described the show as Islamic inspired work as having specific characteristics or elements like calligraphy, flowers and plants, and geometric detail.

PSOA Alum Speaks to WUWM about Milwaukee’s Creative Sandbox

Michael Lagerman (MFA Art 2021) talked with Creative MKE host Elisabeth Gasparka about “the magic of collaboration, the challenges of inhabiting the space between emergent and establish artist, and Milwaukee as a creative sandbox.” Lagerman recently joined Imagine MKE as Development Coordinator, but he’s also an accomplished artist, collaborator, and programmer within Milwaukee’s art scene.

PSOA’s “Sweat” Production Integrating ASL Interpreters

Ralph Janes, the Theater Education program director at PSOA, is a strong advocate for the integration of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters in theater productions, as he believes it enhances the experience for all audiences. This inclusive approach aligns with… Read more

Geraud Blanks Recognized as Graduate of the Last Decade

Geraud Blanks, a friend of Peck School, co-founder of Black Lens, chief innovation officer at Milwaukee Film, and recipient of the 2023 UW-Milwaukee Alumni Association Graduate of the Last Decade award, discusses his journey and accomplishments in promoting underrepresented filmmakers and fostering community connections through initiatives like Black Lens and the development of the Blackistory app.