See diverse work from students in UW–Madison’s Art Department, now online

Despite the coronavirus, the School of Education’s Art Department has hosted a number of exhibitions this fall, featuring student work in a variety of disciplines.

Painting by Isabella Covert at "No Call No Show"
A painting by Isabella Covert at the Advanced Undergraduate Painting Workshop’s exhibition, “No Call No Show”

Though the department’s galleries are not open to the public currently, the work shown in many of these exhibitions can be viewed via social media and other online sources.

Check out some of these opportunities to see what UW–Madison art students have been up to:

  • Sculptur-ween,” which was on display at Gallery 7 in the Humanities Building, features the work of students in the department’s Sculpture program. Through this exhibition, you can see how the program encourages students to develop their voices as artists, addressing a broad spectrum of professional practice and possibilities from objects to projects, including public art through a balance between diverse and inclusive concepts, context, and processes.
  • Students in the department’s Printmaking program welcome you to view individual images their of work at their group exhibition, We Hope This Show Finds You Well,” featuring the work of graduate student printmakers Ash Armenta, Jacob Bautista, Jonathan Byxbe, Juan Dehoyos, Cullen Houser, Maeve Leslie, Monty Little, Sophie Loubere, Roberto Torres Mata, Lesley Numbers, Carley Schmidt, Katelyn St. John, and Derick Wycherly.
  • The recording of the group Glass Lab exhibition and drive-through screening, “Acedia: The feeling of uncertainty,” is now on display via the UW Glass Instagram account. Titled after an ancient Greek term describing a state of listlessness, undirected anxiety, and uncertainty, this exhibition showcases work by Lauren Aria, Aaron Bossen, Jocelyn Chan, Carla Christenson, Jessalyn Mailoa, Annika Neidinger, Noah Siegel, Bre’Annah Stampley, and Brittany Waldinger in a ten-minute video originally shown at the Art Lofts loading zone and outside the Backspace Gallery.
  • The fall graduate painting exhibition, “Sticks and Stones,” is on display via the uwmadisonpaints Instagram account, featuring work by Megan White, Anthony Duvall, Caitlin Bradford, Caeli Carr-Potter, Oliver Gruebel, Seth Headdy, Claire Kellesvig, Tag Matumbi, Eric Hazeltine, Jamie Jacobson, and Eva Gabriella Flynn.
  • Also hosted at uwmadisonpaints is “No Call No Show,” the Advanced Undergraduate Painting Workshop fall semester group exhibition. Featuring the work of Erin Coron, Isabella Covert, Madison Lecher, Teague Neschke, Lexie Olson, Ryan Prehara, Madeline Rasmussen, Rebecca Turk, Lia Vellardita, and Chris Zak, the exhibition is the culmination of their combined effort and exploration.
  • Curated by the students of Art 576: Advanced Photography, the group exhibition “Photography Exhibition 2020” reflects the diversity of photography and visual culture at UW–Madison, offering a platform for exchange of ideas, artistic expression, and engagement with photography in all its forms from fine art and conceptual, to documentary and photojournalism. The exhibition PDF catalogue is available for download, here.
  • The Graphic Design area will be hosting their annual end of the fall semester group exhibition soon at, with a special reception via Zoom scheduled for Monday, Dec. 21, at 5 p.m. Watch the program’s Facebook page for further details.

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