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Jewelers and metalsmiths of all levels are invited to expand their skills with the exciting and challenging summer workshops. Investigate a variety of techniques and processes and learn new ways to solve problems while exploring your creative potential. For a…
An unmissable, biennial exhibition by Art & Design faculty & staff, Sum Total 2021 brings diverse and delightful, multimedia and Milwaukee-made works of art to the KSE Gallery.
Monica Trinidad is a queer, Latinx artist and organizer born and raised on the southeast side of Chicago.
Rain Harris is a sculptor and installation artist who was born in Oakland, CA and currently lives in Kansas City, MO. She received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from The Ohio State University.
Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Panel Discussion – Nirmal Raja with Portia Cobb, David Niec, Heidi Parkes, Valaria Tatera, & Della Wells
Nirmal Raja examines global movement, the cultural and material legacies of colonialism, and the lingering traces of memory from the perspective of one who has lived in several places before calling Milwaukee home.
David Antonio Cruz is a multidisciplinary artist and a Professor of the Practice in Painting and Drawing at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.
Jessica Thornton is an artist, illustrator, printmaker and community organizer based in Palmer, Alaska. She was born in Åbo, Finland and raised in Huizen, the Netherlands.
Lara Shipley is an American photographer. Her work has appeared in notable exhibitions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, GuatePhoto International Photography Festival in Guatemala, the Benaki Museum in Greece and a recent solo exhibition at the international photography festival Cortona on the Move, in Italy.
Shannon Molter holds a BFA from the Peck School of the Arts in both Fiber Art and Art Education, with an Honors College certificate in Philosophy.
David Clemons was born in El Paso, Texas and spent much of his life in Austin, Texas. Initially he began his undergraduate career attending Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, pursuing a degree program for Biology Art.
Valaria Tatera is a visual artist whose work investigates the intersection of ethnicity, gender, commerce, and the environment. A member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Tatera explores self- identity and contemporary Indigenous issues such as the environment, sovereignty, and the co-opting of imagery.
This event will feature handmade student work from across many disciplines within the Peck School of the Arts, including jewelry and metalsmithing, print and narrative forms, ceramics, photography and imaging, fibers, sculpture, digital fabrication and design, and design and visual communications.
Ck Ledesma is a transdisciplinary artist from San Juan, Puerto Rico, living in the diaspora in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Besides art practices, they are passionate about serving their community and the liberation of all BIPOC people.
Lorena Molina is a Salvadoran multidisciplinary artist and educator. She is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Cincinnati. Through the use of photography, video, performance, installation art, she explores identity, intimacy, pain, and how we witness the suffering of others.
Carlos Barberena is a Nicaraguan self-taught Artist / Printmaker based in Chicago, where he runs the printmaking projects: Bandolero Press & La Calaca Press. He is also a member of the Instituto Grafico de Chicago.
Kynita Stringer-Stanback is an Information Activist / Sociology Librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara where she provides engaging liaison services in collaboration with the BlackStudies/Sociology departments and to students in support of developing their awareness of the complex scholarly information environment.
Angela Piehl is a cross-disciplinary artist whose work addresses luxury, accumulation, and alienation from Nature. Piehl has exhibited widely, in national, international, juried and invitational exhibitions.
Mary Flanagan has exhibited internationally at venues such as The Guggenheim New York, Tate Britain, Museu de Arte, Arquitectura e Tecnologia Lisbon, the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing, NeMe Arts Center, Cyprus, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Spain, Museum of Fine Arts Cologne, and the 2002 Whitney Biennial of American Art.
Arijit Sen is an architect and vernacular architecture historian who writes, teaches and studies urban cultural landscapes. His research includes studies of South Asian immigrant landscapes in North America.
Melanie Ariens is multi disciplinary artist, environmental advocate and volunteer community coordinator with a diverse knowledge-base and creative skills set that allows her to design and manage projects in organized, creative and upbeat manner.
Hiroko Yamada is a Japanese born studio artist and owner of the HYART Gallery in Madison, Wisconsin. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied art metal and jewelry and currently serves as an honorary fellow.
H. C. Dunaway Smith is a mixed reality artist that blends storytelling, illustration, animation, sound design, and the physical world into immersive art experiences. Her paintings combine with lyrical branching narratives to create otherworldly interactive experiences that blur the line between art and audience.
Antonius-Tín Bui (they/them/theirs pronouns) is a spontaneous shapeshifter and poly-disciplinary artist with roots all over the country. They play in the realms of hand-cut paper, community engagement, performance, and soft sculpture to visualize hybrid identities and histories that confront the unsettling present.
Ricardo Levins Morales (he/him pronouns) is an artist and organizer based in Minneapolis. He uses his art as a form of political medicine to support individual and collective healing from the injuries and ongoing reality of oppression.
Cobi Moules is a painter whose work focuses on personal narrative relating to his queer and transgender identity. Reflecting on art historical representation of both portraiture and 19th century American landscape painting, his work often disrupts the historical narratives while seeking inclusion and creating a space for personal significance and a queer presence.