Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Victoria Roth

Virtual or Hybrid
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A contemporary New York-based artist, Roth has exhibited paintings and drawings at key galleries and museums, such as Kate Werble Gallery. Her work has been featured in articles for HYPEBEAST and WHITEWALL, as well as the Selected Gallery Guide NYC published by Two Coats of Paint.

Peck School of the Arts Involvement Fair

Theatre Building, Mainstage Theatre 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Learn about Peck School of the Arts resources, student organizations, programs and classes. This opportunity is available to all UWM students.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Rhea Myers

Virtual or Hybrid
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An artist, hacker and writer who places technology and culture in mutual interrogation to produce new ways to see the world. Collaborating with blockchain pioneers, Myers has been making blockchain art, writing blockchain art theory, and composing blockchain stories.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Virgil Ortiz

Virtual or Hybrid
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Ortiz moves into a new era combining art, décor, fashion, video, and film. One of the most innovative potters of his time, Ortiz’s exquisite works have been exhibited in museum collections around the world including the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Evelyn Patricia Terry

Virtual or Hybrid
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A widely collected and exhibited professional artist, Terry’s figurative and non-objective artwork includes paintings, assemblages, book art, installations, and public art. She has exhibited internationally, authored art articles and won commissions, fellowships, and exhibition awards.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Emily Wiethorn

Virtual or Hybrid
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A Cincinnati artist and educator, Wiethorn’s work is rooted in familial experiences and how those relationships reflect our identities. They have attended the New York Times Portfolio Review, presented at the Society for Photographic Education Conferences, and had their work published online by Vogue Italia.

Art & Design First Year Program Exhibition

UWM Union Art Gallery 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

The First Year Program in Art & Design at UWM’s Peck School of the Arts prepares students to be creative, engaged, and ready to advance in their chosen areas of study. The first year is a time of artistic and personal development during which students choose their areas of concentration and begin to see themselves becoming practitioners in their field. The Union Art Gallery’s First Year Exhibition is an opportunity for these students to showcase the work they have created during this process. Join us in celebrating the work of these talented artists!

Makers! 24 + Sculpture 24 + Focus!24 Student Exhibitions

Kenilworth Square East Gallery 2155 N. Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

These “Best of” Exhibitions feature student work from all levels of Jewelry & Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Photography, and Digital Fabrication & Design courses taught during 2023-24 academic year at UWM.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Melis Agabigum & Josh Kosker

Virtual or Hybrid
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Agabigum’s work in jewelry/metals and sculptural textiles examines how emotional weight affects perceived connection to others, bodies, and space. Kosker is a contemporary jeweler and visual artist who explores impermanence and counterintuitive methodologies, while examining craft and materiality.

Viewsheds

Jim Shields Gallery of Architecture & Urbanism 2131 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee

Bringing together architects, landscape architects, theorists, activists/organizers, artists, and students across a series of panels, dinners, workshops, and screenings hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Viewsheds will be presented in conjunction with the Site Unseen exhibition and the “territorial” scale studio in SARUP’s new core studio sequence, framing the importance of new, speculative aesthetics within emerging pedagogies and practices, particularly as architecture schools around North America increasingly contend with the climate crisis within their curricula.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: AYDO (A young Yu & Nicholas Oh)

Virtual or Hybrid
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AYDO is a collaborative duo based in New York. They have both exhibited extensively throughout the world, including the Museum of Art and Design, Christie’s Inc, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Time Square Space, the Jewish Museum, and the Smithsonian.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: MFA Candidates Eric Skadson & Andrew McConville

Virtual or Hybrid
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McConville is an artist, designer, and programmer who applies design thinking methodologies to build digital and physical experiences. Skadson is a Navy veteran and educator-turned-artist who uncovered his ancestral Punjabi roots during a backpacking adventure through Nepal and India.

Art & Design MFA Exhibition: Determinant Reflections

Kenilworth Square East Gallery 2155 N. Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Celebrate with our graduating MFA artists, who exhibit their finest work and share their creative journeys. Featuring work by Lilly Dyer, Emmanuel Guerra, Kristy Lisle, Thomas C. Romero and Eric Skadson.

2024 BA/BFA Spring Exhibition

Kenilworth Square East, 4th Floor Gallery 2155 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Join the Department of Art & Design in celebrating the incredibly talented BA and BFA graduating class of Spring 2024.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Erica A. Meier

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As a resident designer and frame builder at Waterford Precision Cycles, Meier created internationally renowned and award-winning bicycle frames. A Wisconsin-based artist and educator, she has taught jewelry and metalsmithing at many universities and exhibits her work nationally and internationally.

Visions Unveiled: Contemporary Photography Showcase

Arts Center Gallery Theatre Building 2nd Floor | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Visions Unveiled: Contemporary Photography Showcase is an exhibition that highlights the works of contemporary Milwaukee artists who are making thoughtful and engaging photographic-based work from a broad range of diverse perspectives, thematic elements, and expressions. This exhibition is collaboratively curated by UWM students in the Spring 2024 Contemporary Issues in Photography course— a course created to address critical issues, theories, and practices surrounding contemporary photography and how photographers have worked to challenge, expand, and reinvent the medium. Join us in celebrating the works of artists in our community!

Kenilworth Open Studios

Kenilworth Square East 2155 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Immerse yourself in creativity when Peck School of the Arts student and faculty artists open their studios to the public. From exhibitions and studio visits to live performances and family-friendly art activities, you’ll find something to excite you at Kenilworth Open Studios.

Design & Visual Communication BFA Capstone Exhibition

Kenilworth Square East, 3rd Floor Gallery 2155 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Join the 2024 Design & Visual Communication BFA Students in an interactive exhibition of their Capstone Thesis projects.

Convocation

Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Room 250 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
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You are cordially invited to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts graduation convocation for Fall 2023, Winterim 2024, Spring 2024 and Summer 2023 baccalaureate and master’s degree recipients.