UW-Milwaukee professor combines art with social justice work


For the past 15 years, artist Nicolas Lampert has focused on connecting local artists to social justice issues in Milwaukee.

“Movements need art and art helps make the message clearer,” said Lampert.

Lampert, a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor, works with organizations such as Voces de la Frontera and ReciproCity on designs and artwork to support their causes. Lampert has designed fliers and other pieces for the May Day marches organized by Voces for the past five years. The marches call attention to immigrants’ rights in the U.S. This year, Lampert organized other artists to design artwork for the march.

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