• International art and media exhibition featuring work by PSOA artists on view at UWM 
    Nine Peck School of the Arts students, recent alumni, and a faculty member are currently displaying their work in the Cross Connections 2024 International Exhibition and Competition of Visual Communication Design and Emerging Media Design. This juried exhibition is a global event that showcases top talent from higher education institutions worldwide, including the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. The artworks represent a wide variety of visual art forms that transcend borders, cultures, and disciplines.


  • Florentine’s ‘La Bohème’ leverages extensive research and dramaturgy by Sheri Williams Pannell
    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the Florentine Opera's production of "La Bohème," which will be set in Milwaukee's Bronzeville neighborhood in the 1940s, has enlisted the help of Sheri Williams Pannell (Assistant Professor and Area Head of Musical Theatre). According to the article by Jim Higgins, stage director Nadja Simmonds is …
  • PSOA alumni and faculty well represented at 2024 Wisconsin Film Festival
    The Wisconsin Film Festival will feature the work of several PSOA faculty and graduates. The following individuals have PSOA connections:  Americans Smell Good, Emir Cakaroz, Lecturer (MFA 2009, Film)  Patient, Lori Felker (Associate Professor, 2015-23)  Natura Artis Magistra, Kate Balsey (Associate Lecturer, 2009-15)  Electric Moonlight & the Language within the Leaves, …
  • Kathryn Henry ’16 returns to Florentine Opera next season
    Kathryn Henry (BFA 2016, Music) will be featured in Florentine Opera’s 2024-25 season. Henry will sing Micaëla in their production of Bizet’s “Carmen” on May 16 & 18 next year, reports Jim Higgins for the Sheboygan Press. A native of Wisconsin, Henry received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from …
  • PSOA alumni receive recognition at Music Education Awards Showcase
    Music educators throughout Milwaukee have been recognized for their excellence at the Civic Music Milwaukee Educator Awards. The 2024 ceremony provided teachers with a well-deserved moment in the spotlight. Among them were several Peck School of the Arts alumni, building on the Department of Music's long history of graduates who …

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