Lawton Gallery announces exhibition schedule for Fall 2019

The Lawton Gallery has announced its exhibition schedule for Fall 2019.

The Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artists Explore the Richter Collection

September 5, 2019 through October 3, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30pm
In collaboration with the Richter Museum of Natural History, artists have created artwork inspired from the Richter Museum’s collection of specimens. These specimens will be displayed alongside the artwork they have inspired in a true partnership of art and science.

Oskar Ly

October 10, 2019 through October 31, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Contemporary fashion inspired from traditional Hmong patterns and clothing. Ly’s work has contributed to the Hmong American fashion movement and communities by embracing Hmong identity and exploring cultural narratives through conceptual and wearable art pieces.

47th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

November 14, 2019 through December 12, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Annual exhibition opportunity for UW-Green Bay students.

Lawton Gallery announces 2019 exhibitions

The Lawton Gallery (UW-Green Bay Campus) would like to thank everyone for an amazing semester. This semester, the Lawton has been honored to host Barbara Diener, who explored the paranormal through her photography, show off the some of the University’s own collection including work from the branch campuses and present the UW-Green Bay Juried Student exhibition. Watch for these upcoming exhibitions:

2019 Faculty Exhibition, January 31 through February 28, 2019
Featuring artwork from our very own Art and Design faculty including, for the first year, faculty from Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses.

(Wood): Explorations in Woodworking
March 7 through March 28, 2019
Exhibition of wooden sculptures and furniture by Minkyu Lee and Mark Sauter

Senior Exhibition
April 13 through May 16, 2019
UW-Green Bay Art and Design students exhibit the final accumulation of their artwork made during their undergraduate careers.

46th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition features work from four campuses

GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery is proud to present the 46th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, an art exhibition feature work of a variety of mediums and styles from UW-Green Bay students including, for the first time, students from our branch campuses: UW-Green Bay campuses at Manitowoc, Marinette and Sheboygan. This year we are honored to have curator Frank Juarez of Frank Juarez Gallery in Milwaukee, WI as our juror. The opening reception will be Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with an award ceremony at 5 p.m. The exhibition will be open from Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 through Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 and can be viewed during gallery hours of operation, Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, contact Emma Hitzman at hitzmane@uwgb.edu or Kayla Bauer at bauerk@uwgb.edu.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

Opening reception for the 46th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition to be held Thursday, Nov. 15

The opening reception for the 46th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will be taking place on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with an awards ceremony at 5 p.m., in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Artwork from the 46th Annual Juried Student Exhibition will be on display at UW-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery from Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 to Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Juried by Frank Juarez, Curator of Frank Juarez Gallery in Milwaukee, this exhibition features work in a variety of mediums by UW-Green Bay students from all campuses. Learn more.

Call for UW-Green Bay student art!

Please pass along to student artists… UW-Green Bay’s Lawton gallery put out a call for participation in the 46th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. Any student enrolled at any of the four UW-Green Bay campuses during the 2018 fall semester is eligible to present, regardless of year in school or major. Any media or combination of media including, but not limited to: painting, drawing, print making, photography and photo-derived processes, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry/metals, textiles and handmade paper is accepted.

For more information, see the exhibition details (pdf).

To participate, complete and submit the Juried Exhibition Entry Form (pdf).

Save the date:

46th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
Nov. 15 to Dec. 13, 2018

Juror’s Lecture: Wednesday, Nov. 8
Juror: Frank Juarez, Curator, Frank Juarez Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Opening Reception: Thursday, Nov. 15, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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44th annual juried student art exhibition

This year marks the 44th year of the annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The opening reception and awards ceremony will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 in the Lawton Gallery, and the exhibition will be on public display to Dec. 20. UWGB students submit art for consideration. Leslie Vansen, a UW-Milwaukee painting professor, is the guest juror. The exhib will feature work by student artists in all mediums including ceramics, design arts, drawing, fibers, painting, photography, printmaking, metalwork and sculpture. Gallery hours are 10a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The Lawton Gallery is always free and open to the public.


Reception today for 43rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition


The Lawton Gallery in Theatre Hall will host the opening reception for the 43rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition today (Thursday, Nov. 12), from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with award announcements at 5 p.m. Consisting solely of student work in a variety of media, the exhibition was guest juried by Kendra Bulgrin, director of the James May Gallery in Algoma. Food and refreshments will be available. All Lawton Gallery events are free and open to the public.

Student work takes center stage at Lawton, opening today


Fifty-four of UW-Green Bay’s talented student artists will have their work displayed during the Lawton Gallery’s 42nd annual Juried Student Art Exhibition, which opens today (Thursday, Nov. 13) and runs through Thursday, Dec. 4 (please note that the gallery is closed Nov. 27-30 for Thanksgiving). An opening reception will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m., with awards announced at 5 p.m. Kristina Coopman and Laura Schley, two UW-Green Bay students in the Gallery/Museum Studies program, coordinated the exhibition’s installation and design. The guest juror for the exhibition is Katie Ries, assistant professor of Art at St. Norbert College. As always, Lawton Gallery events are free and open to the public. For more.

UW-Green Bay Lawton Gallery to present 42nd annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery will present its 42nd annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Nov. 13-Dec. 4 (closed Nov. 27-30 for Thanksgiving break) at the gallery in Theatre Hall on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

An opening reception for the show will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, with awards announced at 5 p.m. Fifty-four UW-Green Bay student artists submitted 133 works to the show, and the final exhibition consists of 67 of those works. Works in all media are featured in the final selection and more than 20 awards will be presented during the awards ceremony.

Kristina Coopman and Laura Schley, two UW-Green Bay students in the Gallery/Museum Studies program, coordinated the exhibition’s installation and design.

The guest juror for the exhibition is Katie Ries, assistant professor of Art at St. Norbert College in De Pere. In her Juror’s Statement, Ries praised the caliber of work the students put forth.

“Across the board, the work submitted revealed a body of student artists and designers who make lots of things and make them well,” she wrote. “The work was thoughtful, engaging and well crafted. Even pieces made in response to specific assignments showed an engagement with ideas and materials that went beyond satisfying requirements and making the grade.”

Located in Room 230 of Theatre Hall, the Lawton Gallery is open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday during fall and spring semesters (but will be closed Nov. 27-30 for Thanksgiving break). All gallery events are free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Curator of Art Stephen Perkins at (920) 465-2916 or via email at perkinss@uwgb.edu or visit the Lawton Gallery website, www.uwgb.edu/lawton. You can also find “Lawton Gallery” on Facebook.

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