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Woven Images 2019 showcases selected woven pieces from the Woven Structure and Introduction to Fibers courses in the Department of Art and Design.
Barbara Hammer (1939-2019): In Tribute
Three rich programs or recent restorations and new 16mm prints celebrating the career of Barbara Hammer, the singularly pioneering, lesbian feminist experimental filmmaker, who we lost earlier this year. The three programs – with over 20 works to screen -- are but a sampling of this maker’s considerable and exuberant achievement, film and video work demonstrating an ongoing activist sensibility that encouraged an experimentation with the formal possibilities of her media and a representational and politically expansive reach to her subject matter.
Documentary photographer Alejandro Cartagena lives and works in Monterrey, Mexico but his photography is in museum and personal collections that span the globe. Cartagena joins us on the eve of the Society for Photographic Education midwestern chapter conference, where he will serve as a jurist and featured artist.
Educated in Hong Kong and in the American Midwest, artist Kee-ho Yuen looks at his work as an evolving collage of both the philosophy and the sensibility of the East and West. His work is an aesthetic investigation as well as a quest to whimsically comment on human emotions and interactions.
Master papermaker Drew Matott directs the Peace Paper Project, an international community-arts initiative that utilizes traditional papermaking as a form of trauma therapy, social engagement and community activism.
Lifelong penpals Makeal Flammini and Samantha Hunt join forces and focus for this intimate discussion of their experiences making art in a world where “women, children, and dreams are doubted.” Flammini is a painter, 2018 Nohl fellow and alumna of the Peck School of the Arts. Hunt is a novelist who also wrote the short story collection "The Dark Dark."
Handmade treasure and one-of-a-kind objects d'art are available for browsing and purchasing during the Peck School's Contemporary Craft Exhibition and Sale at Kenilworth Square East. Meet the artists (our students!) and buy local.
An exciting, eclectic annual exhibition that features artwork from some of the Peck School's most talented emerging visual artists across a wide range of mediums and covering a variety of topics.
Sculptor and public artist Kristin Thielking has a special interest in language as a material, creating work that inspires dialogue about the state of the environment and environmental stewardship.
Writhing with sorrow and anger, and yet so vividly alive to the loveliness of being, Derek Jarman's "The Garden" (1990) is a baleful and beautiful epistle from the brink of the beyond. Presented by the LGBT Film/Video Festival on World AIDS Day.
The UWM Department of Art & Design presents its biannual exhibition showcasing the work of its graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts (studio) students and projects by the Bachelor of Arts students.
Corinne Teed is an artist, activist and educator who utilizes printmaking, drawing, installation and time-based media, often incorporating participatory practices into their work on queer relationality, cross species empathy and the poetics of ecological thought.
African American history, identity, forced forgetting and reconstructed memory are conveyed through the art of filmmaker, educator and performance artist Portia Cobb. Look closely at some of her latest work, drawn from questions of survival and the radical black imagination and experiences of her Gullah-Geechee ancestors.
Iranian-born artist Nina Ghanbarzadeh works at the intersection of text and image, using text to create movement, texture and the possibility of abstraction.
Amanda Boetzkes is associate professor of contemporary art history and theory at the University of Guelph in Ontario. She works at the intersection of visual/creative practices and the biological sciences (particularly ecology and neurology).
Scholar Kate Mondloch researches media art and theory, installation art, feminism, new media, science and technology studies and the digital humanities. She is especially interested in theories of spectatorship and subjectivity, and in research methods that bridge the sciences and the humanities.
Provoked by place-telling, -mapping and -making, artist Kim Beckmann investigates the interconnectedness of physical, mental and ephemeral artifacts of place. Her prints can be likened to field guides, a collective narrative manifested by recording, transmitting and deciphering information about places.
Erin Loree is a Canadian artist who lives and works in Toronto, Ontario. She works intuitively with oil on panel to create vibrant and energetic paintings that continuously test and expand the ways in which a painting can come into being.
Architect/historian Arijit Sen shares lessons and artifacts curated through the influential, interdisciplinary Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures Field School -- chronicling the people, culture, heritage and history of Milwaukee’s oldest, often overlooked, neighborhoods.
Explore the intersections between visual art and the natural sciences with sculptor and installation artist Martha Glowacki.
A "best of" exhibition highlighting award winning jewelry and metalwork, sculpture and digital fabrication projects from rising student artists in the Peck School of the Arts.
Melanie Yazzie’s work draws upon her rich Diné (Navajo) cultural heritage. Her work follows the Diné dictum “walk in beauty" - creating beauty and harmony. See how this printmaker-painter-sculptor weaves it all together, using her art to serve as an agent of change.
Screen printing, community building and satire are just a few of the tools dynamic artist/educator Dewey Tafoya brings to youth groups in Watts, South Los Angeles, Boyle Heights and beyond.
Michael Ware has traveled extensively throughout the continental United States, and memories of those experiences and the American landscape serve as the basis for his abstract ceramic sculptures.
Art and Design MFA Exhibition with an opening reception and panel discussion with the artists.
See how integrated community artist Tia Richardson facilitates visual arts programs, from book-making to mural-painting, for Milwaukee youth and adults using a team-building framework.
Seniors of the the Design & Visual Communication program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts will be showcasing their capstone work from their Spring 2020 semester.