Empty Bowls

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

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 the event.

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Empty Bowls - 4/17/19

– Photos by Kimberly Vlies, Marketing and University Communication

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Students throw clay for ‘Empty Bowls’

Art Agency students are convening regularly in the Studio Arts ceramics studio to ramp up pottery wheel production of handmade stoneware bowls in preparation for their annual Empty Bowls fundraising event. The bowls they make will be available for sale at the event along with chili or soup donated by local restaurants. All proceeds are donated to charity. Mark your calendars. This year’s Empty Bowls is scheduled to take place on April 17, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Phoenix Room C. Kieran Eli Krueger captured these photos of students who participated Monday, March 26, 2019.

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3/25/2019 Throwing for Empty Bowls

– Photos by Kieran Eli Krueger

Empty Bowls fundraiser raises more than $1,700

The Art Agency student organization raised $1,765 for Paul’s Pantry in under three hours and completely sold out of bowls and soup at its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on April 5. UW-Green Bay students and faculty make handmade ceramic bowls, which are then filled with chili or soup donated by local restaurants. Attendees pay a $10 donation and choose their own handmade bowl — theirs to keep. Local restaurants donating soup or chili for this year’s Empty Bowls event include Kavarna, Titletown Brewing Company, Golden Corral and Hagemiester Park. Art Agency is a student organization that connects art students, networks with visiting artists and engages in related community service projects and charitable events.

Reminder: Empty Bowls April 5

UW-Green Bay’s Art Agency student organization will host its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 in the lounge of the Studio Arts building. UW-Green Bay students and faculty make handmade ceramic bowls, which are then filled with chili or soup donated by local restaurants. Attendees pay a $10 donation and choose their own handmade bowl — theirs to keep. All proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to Paul’s Pantry.

UW-Green Bay’s Art Agency hosts Empty Bowls event April 5

Event showcases student/faculty art and raises funds for Paul’s Pantry

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Art Agency student organization will host its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 in the lounge of the Studio Arts building on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

For the annual event, UW-Green Bay students and faculty make handmade ceramic bowls, which are then filled with chili or soup donated by local restaurants. Attendees pay a $10 donation and choose their own handmade bowl — theirs to keep. All proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to Paul’s Pantry.

“Empty Bowls is a great event because it brings students together to make art for a cause,” said Art Agency President Samantha Delcambre. “It teaches students that art can make a difference.”

Local restaurants donating soup or chili for this year’s Empty Bowls event include Kavarna, Titletown Brewing Company, Golden Corral and Hagemiester Park.

Art Agency is a student organization that connects art students, networks with visiting artists and engages in related community service projects and charitable events.

Empty Bowls was started in Michigan in 1990. The concept later developed to allow participants to keep their handmade ceramic bowls as a reminder of the hunger persistent in the world. The event has been replicated in nations around the world with unique local opportunities for educators, artists and students. For general information about the project, visit www.emptybowls.net.

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Empty Bowls returns April 5

UW-Green Bay’s Art Agency student organization will host its annual Empty Bowls fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 in the lounge of the Studio Arts building on UW-Green Bay students and faculty make handmade ceramic bowls, which are then filled with chili or soup donated by local restaurants. Attendees pay a $10 donation and choose their own handmade bowl — theirs to keep. All proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to Paul’s Pantry.

Reminder, more details: Empty Bowls is Wednesday

We told you here last week about this year’s Empty Bowls event, which will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday (April 9) in the University Union. The ever-popular event will feature soup or chili from a variety of local businesses (this year’s lineup includes Regatta 220, Hagemeister Park, Titletown Brewing Company, White Dog Black Cat Café and Shorewood Golf Course) — attendees pay $10 for donated soup that is given away with student-and faculty-thrown handmade bowls. See our news release for more.

UW-Green Bay’s Art Agency to host Empty Bowls fundraiser April 9

1909383_10203584989970541_1842546552_oThe University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Art Agency student group will host its annual Empty Bowls charity fundraiser from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 in the Cloud Commons of the University Union on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

For the annual event, UW-Green Bay students and faculty members make handmade ceramic bowls, which are then filled with chili or soup donated by local restaurants. Attendees pay a $10 donation and choose their own handmade bowl, which is theirs to keep. All of the proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to Freedom House community shelter.

Local restaurants donating soup or chili for this year’s Empty Bowls event include Regatta 220, Hagemeister Park, Titletown Brewing Company, White Dog Black Cat Café and Shorewood Golf Course.

Art Agency is a student organization that connects art students, networks with visiting artists and engages in related community service projects. The group recently welcomed Minneapolis-based artist Michael Sommers for a 3-day workshop and culminating public performance.

Empty Bowls was started in Michigan in 1990, and the concept later evolved to allow participants to keep their handmade ceramic bowls as reminders of the persistent hunger in the world. The event has been replicated in nations around the world with myriad local opportunities for educators, artists and students. For general information about the project, visit www.emptybowls.net. Photos from last year’s Empty Bowls event are available at https://news.uwgb.edu/multimedia/photos/04/04/empty-bowls-gallery/.

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The return of Empty Bowls

On Wednesday (April 9) the student Art Agency organization will host the annual Empty Bowls charity fundraiser in the University Union from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Art students spend all year creating ceramic bowls for the event and local businesses including Regatta 220, Hagemeister Park, Titletown Brewing Company, White Dog Black Cat Café, and Shorewood Golf Course have donated soup or chili that is given away with the bowls. For a $10 donation you can have a student-thrown bowl and a delicious meal. All proceeds this year will go to Freedom House community shelter.