Kox Retrospective postponed: ZINE collection coming to Lawton Gallery

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.

Video: See ‘Transcend’ and Lawton Gallery schedule

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.

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.

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.

@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.

@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.