The event features a talk on Arts in Education by Art & Design professor Raoul Deal. Raoul will be introduced by Kim Cosier, head of the Art Education department. The event also includes a social hour, other guest speakers, music performances and a silent auction.
Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the door. All proceeds will benefit Milwaukee Public Theatre’s Cultivating Community public art projects in collaboration with Milwaukee Mask and Puppet Theatre: Make-A-Parade Workshops and neighborhood arts residencies, Milwaukee Latino Carnaval, Summer of Peace, Walnut Way Harvest Day Parade, Food for Thought Workshops and Residencies, “Out to Lunch--the Fresh Food Variety Show” and more.
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From the Milwaukee Public Schools web site.
In March, Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts teamed up with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Art Education program to integrate art education in a variety of classes. Three groups of UWM students visited Roosevelt to work in social studies, science and language arts classrooms. The goal was to integrate what was being taught in the classroom with the discipline of art, using a life-centered theme and essential questions.
One of the classrooms that participated in this program was Ms. Macchia's third-hour language arts class. The art education students from UWM, Ms. Gonyer, Ms. Stoewe and Ms. Dahlen worked with Ms. Macchia to support her lessons on persuasive and creative writing through art. Roosevelt students were introduced to and encouraged to explore the theme of identity. Students investigated contemporary artworks by Hank Willis Thomas, Banksy and advertisements to investigate how identity is formed and displayed to convey cultural understandings about people and groups. During lessons, students used writing to further explore the topic and describe their own identities. Once students had their own stories and messages to share, they created their own poster advertisements about their narratives, using printmaking techniques. Narratives spoke to how they could shape the world, making a positive impact on others.
After attending UWFox from 1964 to 1966, he continued his studies and earned a B.S. in English with distinction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1969. He went on to receive an M.A. in English in 1971 and a Ph.D. in English in 1980, both from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Having served UW-Milwaukee for over 30 years as a member of the faculty and administration, Rosenblum is presently Senior Lecturer at that campus' Peck School of the Arts & Music Department, where he also serves as Rock and Roll Certificate Facilitator, teaching Rock and Roll history of which, he, himself is a part.Read the full article at UW-Fox Valley.
By Tom Strini
Third Coast Daily
May 16, 2013
A picture of Ferne Caulker, at play on a beach in Sierra Leone as a little girl, hangs on a lobby wall over part of her late mother’s collection of ceramic figurines — salt shakers and such — that depict African Americans in stereotypical ways. A picture of her late father, looking sharp in a business suit, isn’t far away from a photo of Lorenzo Dow Turner, one of the earliest scholars of African-American history.
Those who attend the first of Caulker’s “Sweet Grass Project” shows Friday and Saturday (May 17) will see all that and more in an exhibit on the way into the Mitchell Hall Chamber Dance Theater at UWM. Within they will see 14 dancers, drawn from the African Dance track that Caulker pioneered in the UWM dance department and from her Ko-Thi Dance Company, perform a 40-minute piece steeped in the Gullah culture of the coastal islands of Carolina...
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Emmons has served as interim dean of the Peck School during the 2012-'13 Year of the Arts at UWM, a celebration of the Peck School’s 50th anniversary.
“Scott is a solid citizen of this university and has already demonstrated his commitment to UWM students, faculty and staff, and to the Milwaukee arts community,” UWM Chancellor Michael R. Lovell said in a prepared statement. “I have every confidence in his ability to lead the Peck School of the Arts forward.”
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The Drawing Box is an experimental socionomic drawing project connecting artists from all over the world. The Drawing box is a social network / facebook (secret group) founded on the 27th December 2012. The group was formed by Outland arts member Diane Henshaw to create an open 'but private by invite only' forum for circulatory discussion about contemporary drawing with artists Andrew Crane, John Crabtree and Patil Rajendra, all of which had a collective synergy within their artistic practice. Quickly the group grew to a membership through word of mouth of close to 100+ artists.
The group decided to experiment with a spontaneous drawing exhibition plan and many of its newly formed membership are now creating five new works each scaled to A5 and participating in this inaugural mail art project under the auspices of the Drawing Box, in whatever mode of drawing that might be.
Opens: May 16 from 8pm. Continues to June 4, 2013.
10am – 4pm Monday to Friday and 11am – 3pm Saturdays
The Higher Bridges Gallery
Clinton Centre, Belmore Street
Co. Fermanagh BT74 7BA
The photograph Joy’s Window by Film faculty Iverson White, and a digital photograph from Portia Cobb's Land Rich series, titled Booga's Hip Boots, will be included in Wisconsin 30, an exhibition in the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Schroeder Galleria from June 14-September 8. The exhibition features 30 works by Wisconsin African American artists and parallels the survey of contemporary art 30 Americans that will also be showing at the Milwaukee Art Museum at that time.
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades. This provocative exhibition focuses on issues of racial, sexual, and historical identity in contemporary culture while exploring the powerful influence of artistic legacy and community across generations.
For more information, visit the Milwaukee Art Museum online.