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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.

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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: Sky Hopinka

December 5 @ 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: 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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

February 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

February 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

February 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

February 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

April 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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.

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

May 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

June 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

June 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

June 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

June 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until June 28, 2019

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels! Bring your own supplies. Drawing horses are available.
Instructor: Mario Nissen
Fees payable at the door
$10* per single session – Cash & Credit Card (Visa, MC) only
*This price includes Box Office Fees

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