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UW–Madison Art Department Faculty Quadrennial Exhibition 2016

January 29–April 17, 2016

Pleasant T. Rowland Galleries
Leslie and Johanna Garfield Galleries  

Works of painting, printmaking, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, metalsmithing, glass, furniture making, papermaking, photography, digital media, video, and performance will fill the temporary galleries of the Chazen Museum of Art for the Art Department Faculty Quadrennial Exhibition 2016. Mounted every four years since 1974, the exhibition features recent work by current and past faculty and affiliates of the art department.

Those participating in Quadrennial 2016 are working artists, teachers, and mentors to undergraduate and graduate students. This exhibition highlights the extraordinary talent and broad scope of the department. Often ranked among the best in the nation, the UW–Madison Art Department has a distinguished history of providing exceptional education in the visual arts within the context of a major research university and a vibrant intellectual community.

Opening Reception: Jan. 28, 6–8 p.m.

Gallery Talks:
Artists discuss their work in the gallery. See schedule below.

Workshop:
March 10, 12:30 p.m., Leslee Nelson's memory cloth workshop will take place in the Mead Witter Lobby. Participation is free, open to the public.

Gallery Talks
February 9, 12:30 p.m.  Gerit Grimm
February 10, 12:30 p.m.  Helen Lee
February 11, 12:30 p.m.  Tom Loeser
February 11, 5:30 p.m.  Matthew Bakkom
February 17, 12:30 p.m.  Derrick Buisch
February 18, 5:30 p.m.  Jeffrey Clancy   
February 23, 12:30 p.m.  Fred Stonehouse
February 24, 12:30 p.m.  Lisa Gralnick
February 25, 12:30 p.m.  Leslee Nelson
February 25, 5:30 p.m.  Meg Mitchell
March 9, 12:30 p.m.  John Hitchcock
March 10, 12:30 p.m.  Memory cloth workshop
March 10, 5:30 p.m. Jason Ruhl
April 6, 12:30 p.m.  Michael Connors
April 13, 12:30 p.m.  Emily Arthur

High-resolution images for media use are here.
Media contact: Kirstin Pires • kpires@chazen.wisc.edu • 608-890-4469
Photograph of the Art Lofts building above by Jeff Weyer.

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