Nohl Fellows probe transracial adoption, visual perception in Haggerty Museum show

Where you stand affects what you can see. The work by this year’s Nohl Fellows on display at the Haggerty Museum of Art explores perceptions both inward and outward.

Each year The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund grants no-strings-attached monetary awards to two established and three emerging artists. The annual Nohl Fellowship show exhibits work from recipients of that year’s prestigious awards to emerging and established artists.

The exhibition is on view at the Haggerty Museum of Art on the Marquette University campus through Sept. 17.

Deeply personal works by Brooke Thiele and Rose Curley are autobiographical, both chronicling their transracial adoptions. Their works of varying media offer emotional reflections on understanding their own identities.

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