Chazen Museum of Art


Art Department Faculty Quadrennial Exhibition 2016

January 29 to April 17 | Pleasant T. Rowland Galleries and Leslie and Johanna Garfield Galleries

January 29 through April 17, 2016

Art Department Faculty Quadrennial Exhibition 2016

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 from current and past faculty and affiliates of the art department.

The forty participants 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.

Reception Thursday, January 28, 6–8 p.m.
Refreshments, live music by the Ben Ferris Trio and a cash bar

A high-resolution version of the catalogue can be viewed here:


Artists will speak about their work in the exhibition

Tuesday, February 9 at 12:30 p.m.
Gerit Grimm

Wednesday, February 10 at 12:30 p.m.
Helen Lee

Thursday, February 11 at 12:30 p.m.
Tom Loeser

Thursday, February 11 at 5:30 p.m.
Matthew Bakkom

Wednesday, February 17 at 12:30 p.m.
Derrick Buisch

Thursday, February 18 at 5:30 p.m.
Jeffrey Clancy

Tuesday, February 23 at 12:30 p.m.
Fred Stonehouse

Wednesday, February 24 at 12:30 p.m.
Lisa Gralnick

Thursday, February 25 at 12:30 p.m.
Leslee Nelson

Thursday, February 25 at 5:30 p.m.
Meg Mitchell

Wednesday, March 9 at 12:30 p.m.
John Hitchcock

Thursday, March 10 at 12:30 p.m.
Leslee Nelson Memory cloth workshop. The memory cloth workshop will take place in the Chazen lobby. No fee, preregistration, or 
materials are required. Participants may bring a cloth handkerchief or napkin to embroider.

Thursday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m.
Jason Ruhl

Tuesday, March 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Faisal Abdu’Allah

Tuesday, April 5 at 12:30 p.m.
Jack Damer

Wednesday, April 6 at 12:30 p.m.
Michael Connors

Wednesday, April 13 at 12:30 p.m.
Emily Arthur

Generous support for this exhibition has been provided by the Chazen Museum of Art Council, the Anonymous Fund and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

IMAGE ABOVE: Lynda Barry (American, b. 1956) Pariedolia–Catch Me and Claim Your Reward, 2015, ink drawings on coffee stains, 9 x 12 in.

PREVIEW IMAGE: Fred Stonehouse (American, b. 1960) The Price of Privelege, 2015 Acrylic on wood, 36 x 24 in.



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