University of Wisconsin – River Falls Art Faculty Exhibition

Starting DateMarch 4, 2016

Ending DateApril 10, 2016

Event Description

Reception: Friday, March 4, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Special Event: Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 p.m.

Faculty members of The University of Wisconsin – River Falls Art Department will present their artwork and research in this special exhibition partnership. On view will be ceramics, printmaking, drawing, installation, fibers, sculpture, photography, glass and painting.

The mission of the UWRF Art Department is to provide in-depth and comprehensive exposure to and expertise in the visual arts, while providing a creative environment in which students develop aesthetic skills, conceptual thinking, visual awareness and technical expertise. Demonstrating this mission, artwork by UWRF Bachelor of Fine Arts students also will be on view at The Phipps.

Faculty members exhibiting their work are: Randy Johnston, Bernice Ficek-Swenson, Brett Kallusky, Dan Paulus, Peter Mak, Lyz Wendland, Tracy Krumm, Jan McKeachie-Johnston, Jeannine Kitzhaber, Ann Lawton, Eoin Breadon, Mary Rohl, Rhonda Willers, Jeffrey Stenbom, and Heather Delisle.

 

Special Event
UWRF Art History Faculty Presentations
Black Box Theater
Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public

In addition to the exhibition in the galleries, UWRF instructors and art historians Laura Sivert and Kaylee Spencer will present slide lectures on their recent research. Sivert’s talk will focus on representations of waterways in modern American art and visual depictions of the New Deal’s hydroelectric project of the Tennessee Valley Authority. Spencer’s presentation is titled “Activating Architecture: Performance and Experience in the Ancient Maya World.” High school students, college students, and lifelong learners are encouraged to attend.  

For more information, please contact the Art Department at (715) 425-3266.

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