UW-Green Bay alumni mentioned as contributors to making Green Bay a better place | Green Bay Press Gazette

UW-Green Bay alumni Elizabeth Feldhausen ’15 (Psychology and Human Development) and Beau Thomas ’16 (Art and Design) were highlighted in the Press-Gazette’s People of the Year. Feldhausen is mentioned for her work with Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary, and Thomas is an honorable mention for his mural and art contributions to the city. More via Meet the Press-Gazette’s 2019 People of the Year | Green Bay Press Gazette. 

Student Art Exhibition

Photo gallery: 47th annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The 47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at the Lawton Gallery runs through Dec. 12, 2019. This exhibition features artwork submitted by UW-Green Bay enrolled students and is juried by Professor Emeritus Carol Emmons. For the 47th year, the Lawton Gallery is showcasing the talented art and design students of UW-Green Bay and will provide $1,000 in awards. All Lawton Gallery events are free and open to the public.

Congratulations to these students on their awards:
Savannah Mikle, Kress Award for Excellence in 2D
Tommy Mlodzik, Kress Award for Excellence in 3D and Contemporary Ceramic’s Award
Libby Gill, Lawton Award for Excellence in 2D and Northeast Wisconsin Watercolor Society Award
Lindsey Beseler, Lawton Award for Excellence in 3D and The Provost’s Award
Katie Bauer, Chancellor’s Award, the Contemporary Painting Award, and the Business Entrepreneurship Award
Kassie Corroy, College of Science, Technology and Engineering Purchase Award, Excellence in Printmaking Award
Brittany Meyer, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Purchase Award
Andrea Cornett, College of Education, Health, and Social Welfare Purchase Award and Contemporary Textiles Award
Beth Schauffner, Business Entrepreneurship Award
Lydia Delikat Mitchell, Business Entrepreneurship Award
Asavir Nadeem, Contemporary Drawing Award and Union Purchase Award
Zeyu Yan, Contemporary Craft Award
Charity Meier, Northeast Wisconsin Watercolor Society Award
Molly Gwitt, Northeast Wisconsin Watercolor Society Award and Contemporary Woodworking Award
Ya-Ching Kuo, Art and Visual Design Purchase Award and Design Award for Excellence
Logan Maedke, Design Award for Excellence

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47th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

Photos by Sue Pischke, Marketing and University Communication

UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery opens: A Photographic Exhibition by Lennart Larsen

Sheboygan, Wis. —“The Sheboygan Files & Assorted Mysteries: A Photographic Exhibition by Lennart Larsen,” will be on display in the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery from Dec. 6, 2019 through Feb. 14, 2020. Lennart Larson is a multi-media artist whose images entice the viewer to investigate the seemingly ordinary and mundane to discover underlying curious mysteries. Larson, who lives and works in Roskilde, Denmark, will be also serve as a visiting artist during the first two weeks of February 2020. The closing reception and “meet the artist” will be Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 in the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery. Funding for the guest artist travel and exhibition is provided in part by the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Student Government Association.

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New exhibit at UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery

“The Sheboygan Files & Assorted Mysteries: A Photographic Exhibition by Lennart Larsen,” will be on display in the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery from Dec. 6, 2019 through Feb. 14, 2020.

Lennart Larson is a multi-media artist whose images entice the viewer to investigate the seemingly ordinary and mundane to discover underlying curious mysteries. Larson, who lives and works in Roskilde Denmark, will be our visiting artist during the first two weeks of February, 2020. The closing reception and “meet the artist” will be on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 in the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery. Funding for the guest artist travel and exhibition is provided in part by the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Student Government Association.

 

UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery presents The Sheboygan Files & Assorted Mysteries

The UW-Green Bay Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery will present a new photographic exhibition titled “The Sheboygan Files & Assorted Mysteries” from Dec. 6, 2019 to Feb. 14, 2020. The exhibition will feature photos by Lennart Larsen. It is free and open to the public during gallery hours, that being Mondays to Fridays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The closing reception will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information about the show or the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery, please contact Gallery Director Dan Smith at smithd@uwgb.edu.

Art Agency makes call for art, announces Dec. 2 sale

Members of the Art Agency, the UW-Green Bay visual arts advocacy student group, put out a call for art on the Art Agency Facebook Group for the Art Sale they host each semester. The group is again extending an invitation for students, faculty/staff and alumni artist to participate in their fifth biannual art sale to take place on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 in the University Union Phoenix C from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sale is both an opportunity for UW-Green Bay artists to sell work while generating a small profit to help fund Art Agency. Commission will be 5% for students and 10% for alumni and faculty/staff participants. All mediums are welcome. There is no need to be present the day of the event, Art Agency students will be staffing the sale. Reserve a spot by Friday, Nov. 22 with Art Agency via email at soa2@uwgb.edu.

 

Artist Reni Gower visits UW-Green Bay art students

Visiting artist Reni Gower presented a slide lecture, “Sacred Geometry: The Perfect Proof,” to UW-Green Bay art students during her visit from Oct. 29-31, 2019. In addition, she hosted a paper cutting workshop for the students. See the original event posting for Gower’s artist biography.

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Visiting Artist Reni Gower - Oct. 29-31, 2019

– Photos by Professor Kristy Deetz (Art), originally shared to the UW-Green Bay Art Program Facebook group.

Egg Harbor’s PAI Opens Natural Inspiration at Kress Pavilion – Door County Pulse

The Egg Harbor Public Arts Initiative (PAI)—in collaboration with the Kress Pavilion and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery and Cofrin Center for Biodiversity—is opening Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artists Explore the Richter Collection, an exhibition on loan from the Lawton Gallery. It will remain on display through February 2020. An opening reception with refreshments will take place Nov. 5, 4-7 pm. Dan Meinhardt, curator of UW-Green Bay’s Richter Museum of Natural History, will introduce the exhibit at 5:45 pm, and Open Door Bird Sanctuary will show live raptors, 5:30-6:30 pm, with a presentation at 6 pm. See more via Egg Harbor’s PAI Opens Natural Inspiration at Kress Pavilion – Door County Pulse.