Tag: Art

Season 2 of ‘Bird in the Wings’ podcast kicks-off with alumnus, artist Beau Thomas

Season 2 of Bird in the Wings kicks-off with Executive and Artistic Director of the Weidner Center, Kelli Strickland, sitting down to chat with local artist and UW-Green Bay alumnus, Beau Thomas ’16. Listen as they take us through his journey from train graffiti and brushes with the law, to degrees in Art and Design, […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Galley exhibit

In Warren Gerds’ columns this week… “In Sheboygan, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Fine Arts Gallery will present the exhibition “Process Art Pur Sang: Artwork by Chrisje Sanders.” According to a press release: An artist reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 7. Sanders migrated from Helmond, The Netherlands, to […]

Ceramic students have fun and fiery end to the semester

Intro to ceramics students raku firing.

Students in Introduction to Ceramics (Art 230) ended the semester with a raku firing on Thursday (May 9, 2019). Raku is a glazing technique in which pieces are removed still-glowing hot from the kiln and shut in combustible material to create unpredictable glaze effects from the temperature shock, smoke and oxygen deprivation.  Each student chose […]

‘Empty Bowls’ Raises $1,000+ for Paul’s Pantry

Empty Bowls

Art Agency, UW-Green Bay’s arts advocacy student organization, sold more than 100 bowls at its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser held last Wednesday (April 17, 2019). The event raised upwards of $1,000, which the organization plans to donate to Paul’s Pantry. Each bowl was handmade by students and was sold with soup or chili donated for […]

Reminder: Senior Art Exhibition at Lawton Gallery though Thursday, April 25

The 2019 Senior Art Exhibition will be on display in the Lawton Gallery, located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall, through Thursday, April 25, 2019. This exhibition includes artwork by art and design students of senior status created throughout their undergraduate careers. The Lawton Galley is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn more.

Reminder: Senior Art Exhibition Opening Reception on Saturday (April 13)

The opening reception for the 2019 Senior Art Exhibition will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery, located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall. This exhibition will include artwork by art and design students of senior status created throughout their undergraduate careers. The exhibition will be on display from Saturday, April […]

Video: Former director of the Milwaukee Art Museum, Daniel Keegan, shares his Phoenix story

Daniel Keegan ’72 (Art) was ready for the opportunity to explore, experiment and create, and UW-Green Bay provided him with all of those opportunities. He says that the University gave him permission to be himself. The cultural leader, Keegan served as director for the Milwaukee Art Museum from 2008 to his retirement in 2016.

Faculty note: Prof. Emerita Carol Emmons to present lecture on Saturday (March 16)

Prof. Emerita Carol Emmons (Art and Design) is presenting the lecture “Five Difficult Pieces: You Call That Art?” at the Trout Museum in Appleton on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 1 p.m. The talk is in conjunction with the “Guild Hall: An Adventure in the Arts” exhibition that features over 70 works by artists including […]