Last Saturday, Nov. 14, the TRIO Office and student Vets 4 Vets club hosted an official card-making party in the Phoenix Rooms in the University Union. It was an awesome turnout! In addition to 57 Upward Bound high school students and staff, another 33 people attended including UW-Green Bay students, veterans, local Boy and Girl Scouts, UWGB staff and TRIO summer resident assistants. In addition, many members of SASU also contributed their time and effort to the project. Over 100 people volunteered at least an hour or more of their time.
Student artist Adam Fulwiler was honored for his work, “Windows” selected to be featured on this year’s holiday card. UW-Green Bay graduate Tammy Resulta documented the event through photos.
UW-Green Bay student artist Adam Fulwiler was honored for his work, “Windows” a layered, large-scale acrylic painting chosen for display as the Chancellor’s Holiday Art Scholarship selection for 2015-16. Fulwiler was joined by art faculty and others at a reception hosted by Chancellor Gary L. and Georgia Nix Miller, Sept. 24.
Fulwiler, a graduate of West De Pere High School, has a double major in Art and Design Arts and expects to graduate in spring 2017. His painting was selected by Chancellor and Mrs. Miller from a range of student pieces submitted for juried consideration. Fulwiler will receive a monetary award provided through the Holiday Art Scholarship program established by the Millers.
With its selection, “Windows” will be the featured art on the 2015 year-end holiday cards the Millers and the privately funded UW-Green Bay Foundation Inc. will share with campus and community friends of the University. Additionally, the piece will be publicly displayed for one year in the UW-Green Bay Chancellor’s Office, Suite 810 of the David A. Cofrin Library.
Art Prof. Kristy Deetz says Fulwiler “is a diligent worker who sets a standard of excellence in the quality of the work that he produces and in his commitment to growing as an artist.”
In his artist’s statement accompanying “Windows,” Fulwiler describes how his large-scale paintings explore the elements of form including line, shape, value, color and texture. “I build up surfaces by scraping, layering and dragging paint across the entire canvas with the goal of forming visual passages and ‘doorways’ to spaces that often suggest landscapes,” he writes. He uses five-foot-long squeegees, brooms, metal trowels and oversize brushes to create the paintings.
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Photos by Tammy Resulta
Hundreds of faculty, staff and friends of the University shared in the holiday spirit at receptions hosted by UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller and his wife, Georgia, last week at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. University photographer Eric Miller and student photographer Lauren Hlvaka captured the festive events.
Local 5 Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds highlighted upcoming Weidner Center performances in two Wednesday (Dec. 17) columns on holiday entertainment in our area. The first profiles the large-scale Holiday Pops concert that features the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, Dudley Birder Chorale and Birder Studio of Performing Arts presenting a program of Christmas carols and holiday favorites. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, Dec. 19) and 2:30 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 20) at the Weidner Center. In a separate column, Gerds previews holiday entertainment including the Oak Ridge Boys Hits and Christmas Show, which will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 21), also at the Weidner. Tickets remain for both shows; you can check out more info.
UW-Green Bay’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will take the stage at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 for a semester-end concert in the Cofrin Family (main) Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is part of the Chancellor’s Holiday Gathering, meaning faculty and staff can obtain complimentary tickets through the Chancellor’s Office. Our news release has additional information.
UW-Green Bay’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will take the stage at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 for a semester-end concert in the Cofrin Family (main) Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The groups will perform the works of Mozart, Strauss (Johann Jr. and Sr. and Eduard) together during the first half of the concert, and the Wind Ensemble will go it alone after intermission. The ensemble will conclude the concert with several numbers from the beloved “Nutcracker Suite,” including Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Waltz of the Flowers. The concert is part of the Chancellor’s Holiday Gathering, meaning faculty and staff can obtain complimentary tickets through the Chancellor’s Office. Our news release has additional info.
Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston and UW-Green Bay vocal students spread some holiday cheer with office-to-office caroling on Dec. 13, the Thursday of final exams week. At one of their stops, the carolers were treated to applause and cookies by the Office of the Chancellor, with Chancellor Tom Harden delivering the goodies.
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