The UW–Madison Division of the Arts has announced the recipients of the 2023 Creative Arts Awards, who will be recognized at an award ceremony on Tuesday, May 9. Among the award winners are 12 faculty and students from the School of Education.
These awards celebrate artistic achievement, recognize service to the arts, and support arts research. Applications and nominations were juried by a panel of seven committee members including Baron Kelly, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in the School of Education’s Department of Theatre and Drama; Darcy Padilla, an associate professor in the School of Education’s Art Department; and Marlene Skog, an assistant professor in the School of Education’s Dance Department.
Award recipients from the School of Education include:
Faculty Arts Research
Creative Arts Award
Douglas Rosenberg, Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Art
Project title: “The Sea”
Emily Mead Baldwin Award in the Creative Arts
Helen Lee, Associate Professor, Art Department
Project title: “Present Tense: A Decade of UW Glass”
Staff and Faculty Arts Outreach
Joyce J. and Gerald A. Bartell Award in the Arts
Spatula&Barcode: Laurie Beth Clark, Professor, Department of Art History, and Michael Peterson, Professor, Art Department and Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies
Edna Wiechers Arts in Wisconsin Award
Michael Velliquette, Assistant Professor of Art Foundations, Art Department
Project title: “Embodied Looking // Embodied Making”
Graduate Student Arts Research and Achievement
Lyman S.V. Judson and Ellen Mackechnie Judson Graduate Student Award in the Creative Arts
Matthew Francis Ludak, MFA student, Art
Graduate Student Creative Arts Award
Sophie Loubere, MFA student, Art
Project title: “Trespasses”
Praveen Maripelly, MFA student, Art
Project title: “Vasudaiva Kutumbham” (The World Is One Family)
Skyler Simpson, MFA student, Art
Project title: “Dream House”
Anamika Singh, MFA student, Art
Project title: “FIRE ON THE WATER”
Undergraduate Student Arts Research and Achievement
Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Arts Award
Maile Evelyn Llanos, Undergraduate, Art
Project title: “Plants of Wisconsin”
Maia Therese Rauh, Undergraduate, Textiles and Fashion Design and Certificate in Studio Art
Project title: “Exploring Structural Weavings Using Elastic Yarns”
Katie Ryann, Undergraduate, Dance and Environmental Studies
Project title: “The Renaissance Woman: THE BODY”
The Division encourages staff, faculty, students, and community members to attend the ceremony on May 9 at the Mitchell Theatre, Vilas Hall (821 University Avenue), which will feature student performances and showcase the arts on campus.
Donors that support the awards include the Joyce J. and Gerald A. Bartell family, Suzanne and Roberto Freund, Bassett and Evjue Foundations, Edna Wiechers Arts in Wisconsin Fund, Emily Nissley, and Joan Spero and C. Michael Spero.
Learn more about all of the 2023 Creative Arts Award recipients.