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Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene

March 26 - June 13

Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene explores sites of environmental change, sharply focusing on the profound impact human industry has made transforming Earth’s essential matter.

Artists Now! – Rosa Menkman: Beyond Resolution

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Menkman will discuss media protocols and ask the question, “Have we become bad at constructing our own resolutions, or are we just oblivious to resolutions and their inherent compromises?”

First Year Program Exhibitions

April 2 - 10

View the Department of Art & Design’s First Year Program Exhibitions.

Friday Night Figure Drawing

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Friday until April 17, 2015

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Open to artists of all skill levels!

Artists Now! – Bob Ebendorf: Jewelry as Personal Adornment

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ebendorf will discuss his conceptual approach to jewelry-making and the way it questions the nature of adornment itself.

MA/MFA Exhibition II

April 10 - 23

View the Department of Art & Design’s Spring MA/MFA Exhibition.

Artists Now! – Souther Salazar: Half Imagined/Half Remembered

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Through mixed media, found objects and layers of assemblage, Salazar’s work evokes the wonders and imagination that many of us abandoned in childhood.

Metals!15 Annual Juried Student Exhibition

April 16 - May 6

The Jewelry and Metalsmithing Department presents an exhibition of student work.

Kenilworth Open Studios

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Don’t miss this year’s highly anticipated Kenilworth Open Studios (KOS) event. Peck School’s annual celebration of interdisciplinary arts presented by Shepherd Express!

Artists Now! – Kryssi Staikidis: Two But Not Two: Artistry and Research as Personal and Cultural Narrative

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Staikidis’ lecture will focus on her studio practice informed by her scholarly work with Guatemalan Mayan contemporary artists.

Yevgeniya Kaganovich: Grow Workshop

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of a series of workshops with “Placing the Golden Spike: Landscapes of the Anthropocene,” artist Yevgeniya Kaganovich presents “Grow,” an interactive experience of plant-like, organic forms constructed from recycled plastic bags.

Artists Now! – Patricia Olynyk: The Mutable Archive

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Olynyk will discuss her creative work, which explores the dialectics of mind and body, human and artificial, and sensing and knowing.

Resolution 2015

May 1 - 2

The UWM Department of Design and Visual Communication presents its Senior Capstone Show.

Landfill Club: Workshop & Talk

May 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Marina Zurkow encourages us to get to know our plastics at the Landfill Club.

BFA & BA Spring Exhibition

May 6 - 16

BFA students from the Department of Art & Design showcase their work.

Arts+Tech Night

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arts+Tech Night showcases work from students in the Interdisciplinary Arts & Technology program, a collaboration between the Departments of Dance, Art & Design, Music, and Film. Students exhibit work in a variety of mediums, from digital prints to time-based media, electronic sculptures, and installations. These works investigate the role that evolving technologies play in our culture, psychology, and creative practices.

Friday Night Figure Drawing

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Friday until June 26, 2015

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses. Open to artists of all skill levels!

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