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Jewelers and metalsmiths of all levels are invited to expand their skills with the exciting and challenging summer intensive workshops.
This unmissable, biennial exhibition by Art & Design faculty and staff brings diverse and delightful, multimedia and Milwaukee-made works of art to you. Free and open to the public.
Woven Images 2019 showcases selected woven pieces from the Woven Structure and Introduction to Fibers courses in the Department of Art and Design.
Handmade treasure and one-of-a-kind objets 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.