“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.
“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.
Milwaukee Sculpture has named PSOA alum John Riepenhoff (MFA 2004) as its new Executive Director.
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.
Sculpture Milwaukee’s 7th season, “Actual Fractals, Act I,” showcases a diverse collection of sculptures by seven artists curated by UWM PSOA alum John Riepenhoff.
The Milwaukee Arts Board has announced Ben Tyjeski and Paul Druecke as the 2023 Mildred L. Harpole Artists of the Year.
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
Sculpture Milwaukee is growing with a new exhibition called “Dear Nature,” curated and designed by students and faculty from local colleges. This student-led showcase explores the relationship between humans and nature.
Krislyn World, a talented dancer who recognized her calling at a young age and performed across the globe, has returned to Milwaukee as an educator and lecturer of dance at the UWM’s Peck School of the Arts. Discover more about… Read more
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.