Join the Lawton Gallery for the first Lawton Small Talks of the Spring Semester! Lawton Small Talks is a series hosted by the gallery where Curator Emma Hitzman has a brief discussion with current showing artists about their artwork. There will be two Lawton Small Talks for the show Emerging Independence, the first being on February 9th, and the second being on February 23rd. They will run from 12:30pm-1pm on a Zoom call for your viewing pleasure.
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021
12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. via Zoom Call
Meeting ID: 819 1670 2288 Passcode: 976528
Lawton Gallery Location and Hours
The Lawton Gallery is located in the Theatre Hall building (Room 230) on the UW-Green Bay campus.
Open Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The gallery is open during the Fall and Spring semesters, and closed during the summer months (June, July, & August).
“Emerging Independence,” a student show presented by the Lawton Gallery, can be enjoyed virtually or in person. The online exhibit is open from Jan. 28 to Feb. 25, 2021. The Senior show features UW-Green Bay seniors and graduates in Ceramics, Painting, Printmaking, Textiles, and Sculpture.
Exhibiting artists include Andrea Cornett, Lydia Delikat Mitchell, Tommy Mlodzik, Beth Schueffner, Dane Schumacher, Raven Storm and Nora Wesner.
To view the exhibition virtually, visit the Lawton Gallery webpage. On Feb 9 & 23, 2021 from 12:30 to 1 p.m. a Lawton Small Talk will be featured.
Can’t make it in person? See some of the works in this video:
**During COVID-19 the Lawton Gallery is open to the public during normal gallery hours. Extra precautions are being taken including restriction of the number of people in the gallery at a time, social distancing, and cleaning. If you have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact the curator at 920-465-2916.
The results are in for the 48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition! Awards for the student artists that have work displayed, were recently announced and are listed below. Thank you to everyone who has been apart of this show. If you didn’t have a chance to see the show in person, there is still time! The exhibition will be up until December 12th, or you can view the entire gallery and the work featured in it from the comfort of your own home on the Lawton Gallery Flickr account. Keep your eyes peeled for the Spring 2021 exhibition schedule!
Can’t make it to the Green Bay Campus? At least you can see the incredible work of UW-Green Bay students at the 48th annual Juried Student Exhibition. Students from any and all of the four UW-Green Bay campuses were invited to submit their work . The juror is Kate Mothes, an independent curator, founder of Young Space, and co-founder/editor of Dovetail Magazine. Watch the video:
Location & Hours of the Lawton Gallery
Monday – Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm
The Lawton Gallery is located in the Theatre Hall building (Room 230). The gallery is open during the fall and spring semesters, and closed during the summer months (June, July & August). For further information, please call the curator at 920-465-2916.
The Lawton Gallery is proud to present “ZINE (Rhymes with Quarantine)” an exhibit of zines from the University’s collection. The exhibit will be on display from Oct. 8 through Nov. 5, 2020. Associate Prof. Sarah Detweiler will give a presentation about the collection on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom. The gallery is still open with social distancing in place including a restricted number of people in the space at once. The Gallery is open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This week the Lawton Gallery was scheduled to open its Norb Kox Retrospective. Unfortunately, the gallery must postpone this show for a later date. While this show is postponed, the gallery will be hosting an exhibition titled “ZINE (Rhymes With Quarantine)”. This exhibition will showcase the University’s very own zine collection that is currently displayed in the Cofrin Library. More information will be available in the following days, and until then you can still view Rae Senarighi’s work on the Lawton Gallery website.
The Lawton Gallery will be holding both physical and virtual exhibitions, the virtual exhibitions will open at the same time as the physical ones. In addition, for the time being there will be no receptions due to Covid-19.
TRANSCEND Rae Senarighi
Sept. 3 – Oct. 1, 2020
Rae Senarighi is a transgender artist currently based in Madison, WI. His portrait series, TRANSCEND, celebrates transgender and non-binary individuals throughout the world who are living their lives openly, choosing integrity over safety.
Norbert Kox Retrospective
Oct. 8 – Nov. 5, 2020
Contemporary religious painter Norbert Kox was one of Wisconsin’s most important outsider artists. His work utilized powerful symbolic metaphors aiming to shake modern man from his spiritual malaise and clear away centuries worth of mistranslations of the Bible.
48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Nov. 19-Dec. 10, 2020
Exhibition features artwork by UW-Green Bay’s art and design students.
While its doors are closed, the Lawton Gallery is still presenting art through virtual means. Art: A Virtual Connection is a virtual exhibition of performance art, artist talks, demos and more by local artists. Featured this week is Cristian Andersson, a visual artist from Appleton, Wis. See his featured work and listen to his Artist Talk at the Lawton Gallery Website. Also featured are Josh Fields and Frank Korb. Their work is featured on the Lawton Gallery’s Facebook and Instagram pages.
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