Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Dakota Mace

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As a Diné (Navajo) interdisciplinary artist and scholar, Mace focuses on translating the language of Diné history and beliefs. Through alternative photography techniques, weaving, beadwork, and papermaking, her work draws from her heritage to explore family lineage, community, and identity.

Sum Total 2023: Department of Art & Design Faculty Exhibition

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

Celebrate the vibrant artistic community at Peck School of the Arts with this unmissable, biennial exhibition featuring the work of faculty and teaching staff from the Department of Art & Design.

Peck School of Arts Fall Student Welcome

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

Please join us in the Theatre lobby (near the PSOA Student Services office) on Friday, September 8th, from noon-1:30 for our annual Fall Welcome Event. New and returning students are invited for pizza, activities, and a chance to meet representatives from many Milwaukee area arts organizations.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Alayna N. Pernell

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An award-winning visual artist, writer, and educator from Heflin, Alabama, Alayna N. Pernell (2023 Mary L. Nohl Emerging Artist Fellow) examines the harsh realities and complexities experienced by Black American women and creates space for productive dialogue by enacting an ethic of care, respect, and grace.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Melanie Yazzie

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As a printmaker, painter, and sculptor, Yazzie’s work draws upon her rich Diné (Navajo) cultural heritage. She works to serve as an agent of change by encouraging others to learn about social, cultural, and political phenomena shaping the contemporary lives of Native peoples in the United States and beyond.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Anna Natter

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Natter is a Hungarian designer currently living in Germany. After studying fine art and animation, she worked for the largest commercial television company in Hungary before transitioning to freelance work. Natter currently works as head of design at Meetingbox and is active in the NFT community. 

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Brian Wagner

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Primarily a lithographer and book artist, Wagner’s work often focuses on the queer existence and memory, as well as their interest in queer domesticity and what it’s like living in and occupying these spaces. Wagner is a trained Tamarind Collaborative Printer and Lithographer.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Regina Harsanyi

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As MoMI's Associate Curator of Media Arts, she empowers artists working with technology as a key aspect of their practice, whether it's through facilitating exhibition in alternative spaces or thinking through the preventive conservation needed to enable future engagement.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Rachel Hayes

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Weaving color and form into both built and natural environments, Hayes creates intricate fiber-art installations that cover sand dunes, cross rivers, and billow over mountains, as well as galleries. Exhibited globally, her work is inspired by abstraction, fashion design, and the natural landscape.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Rafael Francisco Salas

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A Wisconsin-based artist and educator, Salas blends landscape, portraiture, architecture, and country music into artwork evoking a strange, rural poetry. He holds board positions with the Wisconsin Arts Board, Museum of Wisconsin Art, and the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Allison Grant

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An artist, writer, curator, and educator, Grant’s artworks have been exhibited nationally and internationally and are held in collections across the country. She has won numerous awards and grants, including being named on the Silver Eye Center for Photography’s 2022 Silver List.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Fatima Laster

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A self-taught interdisciplinary visual artist, curator and gallery owner-operator, Fatima Laster (2023 Mary L. Nohl Emerging Artist Fellow) broaches social-political subject matter from a Black American vantage point. Her goal is to produce resistance art imbued with humor or irony to disarmingly reveal rejected or overlooked perspectives and people.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Annika Pettersson

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As a Swedish jeweler with intimate material knowledge, Pettersson identifies and isolates preciousness. This is done not with the tense precision of a goldsmith, but rather with the gut reaction of a laborer. Her contemporary explorations embody the sublime and transcendent nature of jewelry.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Mary Tremonte

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An artist, educator, and DJ based in Pittsburgh, Tremonte is a member of Justseeds Artists' Cooperative. She works with "printmaking in the expanded field," including printstallation, interactive silkscreen printing in public space, and wearable artist multiples such as queer scout badges.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Oliver Ressler

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An Austrian-based artist and filmmaker, Ressler produces installations, public projects, and films on economics, democracy, migration, the climate crisis, forms of resistance and social alternatives. He has exhibited internationally and has completed forty-one films that are screened widely.