Lawton Gallery features artists for Art: A Virtual Connection

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.

Lawton Gallery’s ‘Promotion From a Distance’ features alumni Wysocki and Langen

The Lawton Gallery has started a new series to continue to highlight local art and artists:

Stephen Wysocki

Stephen Wysocki is a 1996 UW-Green Bay (Art) graduate with an emphasis in painting. Wysocki works primarily in oil painting, both in studio and plein air. He captures the amazing beauty in the ordinary through subtleties in light and contrasting tones. You can find more of his work on his website and on Instagram.

www.swysockiart.faso.com
@swysockiart on Instagram

Green Bay Print Shop

The Green Bay Print Shop, owned by UW-Green Bay alumnus Brandon Langer, is a small screen print and design shop that focuses on helping the community and local businesses with quality, sustainable, eco-conscious and comfortable garments that people will actually want to wear. GBPS promotes printmaking and educates the public with live printing events where event goers are encouraged to print their own prints and learn about the process. Visit its website to learn more about what is offered. Check it out on Instagram.

www.greenbayprintshop.com
@greenbayprintshop on Instagram

 

Jefreid Lotti Artist Talk is at Lawton Gallery, March 12

Come to Studio Arts Room 411 on Thursday, March 12. 2020 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for an Artist Talk with Jefreid Lotti. Lotti’s work from his exhibition “Knees Deep” is on display in the Lawton Gallery until March 26, 2020. Learn more about the concepts and process behind the work on display at this Artist Talk. Lotti received his MFA from the University of Florida-Gainesville in 2016. In 2019, he was awarded the artist in residency position at UW-Green Bay. He has participated in numerous solo, series-based and group exhibitions over the years. Lotti was born in Guanabacoa, Cuba and creates paintings reacting to personal experiences and reflecting on what it is like living in a tropical paradise like Florida.

‘Knees Deep’ opening reception at Lawton Gallery is March 5

On Thursday, March 5, 2020 the Lawton Gallery will host an opening reception for “Knees Deep” showcasing new works by current artist-in-residence Jefreid Lotti. Lotti, born in Cuba, received his MFA from the University of Florida. He creates paintings reacting to personal experiences and reflecting on what it is like living in a tropical paradise like Florida. Call 920-465-2916 for accommodations for a disability. “Knees Deep” will be at the Lawton Gallery from Thursday, March 5 to Thursday, March 26. Lawton Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m on Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Knees Deep Opening Reception at Lawton Gallery, March 5

The Lawton Gallery would like to announce the opening of the exhibition Knees Deep: Jefreid Lotti. This exhibition will showcase new works by current Artist-in-residence Jefreid Lotti. Lotti, born in Cuba, got his MFA from the University of Florida, creates paintings reacting to personal experiences and reflecting on what it is like living in a tropical paradise like Florida. The opening reception will take place Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery. The Exhibition will be open from March 5-26 during gallery hours. The Lawton Gallery would also like to invite students, faculty and community members to attend an artist talk by Jefreid Lotti on Thursday, March 12 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in SA 411. Lotti will discuss his process, concepts and past works. All Lawton Gallery events are free and open to the public. If you have a disability and would like to discuss accommodations, or would like more information about the exhibition, please contact the Curator of Art, Emma Hitzman, at hitzmane@uwgb.edu.

Artist Talk with Christine Style, Feb. 14

Christine Style

Prof. Emeritus Christine Style will be back on UW-Green Bay’s Campus on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Studio Arts Room 411 to give an Artist Talk on her Lawton Gallery exhibition. Style, who got her MFA in Printmaking from UW-Milwaukee, works primarily in printmaking and drawing, and pieces will be selected and curated for this exhibition by Annemarie Sawkins. At this talk, Style will be talking about her work on display in the exhibition “Christine Style Retrospective: A Passion for Prints and Drawings.”

Questions or concerns regarding the Lawton Gallery, as well as accommodation requests, can be directed to Curator of Art Emma Hitzman at hitzman@uwgb.edu.

‘Christine Style Retrospective: A Passion for Prints and Drawings’ coming to the Lawton Gallery, Jan. 30

Christine Style Retrospective Show PosterThe Lawton Gallery would like to announce the opening of the exhibition “Christine Style Retrospective: A Passion for Prints and Drawings.” This retrospective will showcase select works of Prof. Emeritus Christine Style, spanning over her 30+ year career. Style, who got her MFA in Printmaking from UW-Milwaukee, works primarily in printmaking and drawing, and pieces will be selected and curated for this exhibition by Annemarie Sawkins.

The opening reception will take place Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery (Theatre Hall, Room 230). The Exhibition will be open from January 30, 2020 to Feb. 28, 2020 during gallery hours (Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

The Lawton Gallery would also like to invite students, faculty and community members to attend an artist talk by Christine Style on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Studio Arts Room 411. Style will be talking about her work on display in the exhibition “Christine Style Retrospective: A Passion for Prints and Drawings.”

All Lawton Gallery events are free and open to the public. If you have a disability and would like to discuss accommodations, please contact the Curator of Arts, Emma Hitzman, at hitzmane@uwgb.edu. For more information, email Hitzman or visit the Lawton Gallery website.