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Continuum 2018: After 25 years

September 5 - September 19

Continuum 2018: After 25 years Celebrating Associate Professor Emerita Kay Knight’s 25 year of teaching Wed. Sep 5 ~Wed. Sep 19, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, Sep. 7, 2018, 5-7 pm KSE Gallery  | Gallery Hours: Wed-Fri: 2-7PM/ Sat: 11-3PM Continuum…

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Chantala Kommanivanh

September 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Chantala Kommanivanh is a Laotian American Artist and co-founding member of the independent hip-hop duo Maintenance Crew. His work investigates cultural hybridity and tensions of identity, as a refugee from the 1964-1975 Secret War in Laos.

Woven Images 2018

September 14 - October 31

Woven Images 2018 showcases selected woven pieces from the Woven Structure and Introduction to Fibers courses in the Department of Art and Design.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Sky Hopinka

September 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Sky Hopinka, a 2017 Nohl Fellow in the Emerging category, is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin and a descendant of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. His talk will consider the production of these videos and their influences using selections from his work, as well as adjacent writings, responses, and problems around their existence.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Xavier Monsalvatje

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Xavier Monsalvatje’s work includes ceramic sculpture, painting, and installations mainly focusing on the study of industrial architecture, architectural recovery, and the aesthetic impact of these elements on the landscape.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Marianne Fairbanks

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Marianne Fairbanks is an assistant professor in the Design Studies department at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally in venues including The Museum of Art and Design, NY, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, The Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, and Museum London, Ontario.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Ian van Coller

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ian van Coller was born in 1970, in Johannesburg, South Africa, and grew up in the country during a time of great political turmoil. These formative years became integral to the subject matter van Coller has pursued throughout his artistic career.

Crossing Over 2018

October 18 - November 9

Crossing Over showcases works created by undergraduate students of the UWM Peck School of the Arts Department of Art and Design who are receiving scholarship in this 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: Emory Douglas

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Emory Douglas created the visual identity for the Black Panther Party and his iconic images came to symbolise the struggles of the movement. As the Revolutionary Artist and Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party from 1967 until the 1980s, Douglas’s work, described as ‘Militant Chic’, featured in most issues of the newspaper The Black Panther.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: John Hitchcock

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

Indigenous printmaker John Hitchcock uses the print medium with its long history of social and political commentary to explore relationships of community, land, and culture.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Cappy Counard

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cappy Counard creates jewelry and vessels that honor detail and interconnection. The content of her pieces reflect on memory, observation, potential and realization: what we notice, what persists, the things we hold and the things that hold us.

Object Contemporary Craft Sale

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2018 at 11:00am

Metals, Printmaking, Sculpture, and other UWM student organizations collaborate and showcase their work in a Contemporary Craft Exhibition and Sale.

UWM Summer Metals Workshops

Object Contemporary Craft Preview

November 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Jewelry and Metalsmithing student organization will be holding its annual sale to show the innovative student work in the art and design program

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Neil Horsky

November 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Neil Horsky is a community artist, educator, musician, and amateur people’s art historian working to cultivate creativity and solidarity among the young and young at heart. He creates clever and biting studio art and public art to protest injustice and to envision a more just world.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Ariana Vaeth

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ariana Vaeth, a 2017 Nohl Fellow in the Emerging category, is a representational painter focused on personal narrative. A graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Vaeth recently completed the first artist-in-residence program offered by her alma mater.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Cleo Barnett from Amplifier

January 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

With ten years experience curating art in public spaces internationally, Cleo Barnett now works as the Program Director of The Amplifier Foundation. As Amplifier’s first employee, Cleo has co-produced and co-curated multiple global public art campaigns including the iconic We The People Campaign, Women’s March on Washington, and March For Our Lives.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Ecological Aesthetics panel

February 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The 2018 book, "Ecological Aesthetics: artful tactics for humans, nature, and politics" by Nathaniel Stern, is poetic and scholarly collection of stories about art, artists, and their materials, arguing that ecology, aesthetics, and ethics are inherently entwined, and together act as the cornerstone for all contemporary arts practices.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Glenn Williams

February 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Glenn Williams explores constructs: political, social, or environmental in nature. He deconstructs, reconstructs, and sometimes simply reflects various accepted norms in an effort to expose and on occasion question their impact on varying social realities.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kevin Bradley and The Church of Type

February 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Church of Type is the new Letterpress Studio of Kevin Bradley, one of America’s most prolific letterpress printmakers.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Melissa Wagner-Lawler

March 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Melissa Wagner-Lawler's work explores the perception of landscape and place, documenting the moments before change and destruction through artist books and prints.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Claudia Hart

March 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Claudia Hart's work deals with issues of representation, and the role of the computer in shifting contemporary values about identity and what might be called the natural. Her project is to de-masculinze the culture of corporate technology by inserting the irrational and the personal into the slick, overly-determined Cartesian world of digital design.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lucy Derickson

April 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In the studio, Lucy Derickson transforms found pewter serviceware in order to dissect complex human relationships and the objects tangled in that mess. The environmental benefits of using found material is essential to her current studio practice.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Tomory Dodge

April 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tomory Dodge is an internationally recognized contemporary painter, much of this early work depicted scenes of wind blown detritus in desert-like settings, often exhibiting surreal or apocalyptic undertones while maintaining a sense of playfulness.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Jay Wolke

April 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Jay Wolke lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. He has had solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the St. Louis Art Museum, Harvard University and the California Museum of Photography.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Zachery Lechtenberg

April 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Zachery Lechtenberg is an artist who "appreciates the shelf ready object," as an avid collector of toys and other items. His highly stylized enamel works take the form of jewelry and narrative plates, with original packaging covered in hand drawn illustrations.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Mutope Johnson

May 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Mutope Johnson has a rich and diverse background in the visual arts. His practice has led him to consider his role as an artist and how creative thinking can serve as a useful tool to establish points of contact between artists and community.

DVC BFA: Senior Design Capstone Showcase

May 2, 2019 - May 18, 2019

The seniors in the Design & Visual Communication program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will be showcasing their work from the spring semester.

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