UWM Clinic Day for State Honors Project Auditions

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Auditioning for the 2020 WSMA State Honors Music Project in woodwind, brass or percussion? Let faculty artists in the Peck School of the Arts help you prepare, practice and perfect your audition pieces during our UWM Clinic Day, exclusively for ambitious, WSMA-bound high-school musicians.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Portia Cobb

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Nina Ghanbarzadeh

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Iranian-born artist Nina Ghanbarzadeh works at the intersection of text and image, using text to create movement, texture and the possibility of abstraction.

*CANCELED* Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Amanda Boetzkes

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

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).

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kate Mondloch

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kim Beckmann

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Erin Loree

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

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.

*CANCELED* Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Arijit Sen

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

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.

*CANCELED* Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Martha Glowacki

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Explore the intersections between visual art and the natural sciences with sculptor and installation artist Martha Glowacki.

*CANCELED* UWM Piano Festival: The Art of Teaching Beethoven

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Join Peck School of the Arts piano faculty and guest speakers for a festive day celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth and performing his piano compositions!

*CANCELED* Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Melanie Yazzie

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

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.

*CANCELED* Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Dewey Tafoya

Arts Center Lecture Hall Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Peter Antor

Peter Antor received his MFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2016 and his BFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from Grand Valley State University in 2011.

*CANCELED* UW-Milwaukee 20th Annual Double Reed Day

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Join Katherine Steele and Beth Giacobassi, the UWM music department’s double reed faculty, and your fellow players for a day of master classes, workshops and faculty and student ensemble performances.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Gina Litherland

Gina Litherland’s fantastical figurative paintings combine memory, the imprint of childhood, the natural world and cultural experiences that often converge and recombine in a passing moment in our daily experience.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: William Estrada

William Estrada grew up in California, Mexico, and Chicago. His teaching and art making practice focus on addressing inequity, migration, historical passivity and cultural recognition in under- represented communities.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Rain Harris

Milwaukee, WI
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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: David Antonio Cruz

Milwaukee, WI
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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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Jessica Thornton

Milwaukee, WI
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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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lara Shipley

Milwaukee, WI
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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.