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Compendium 2012: Art Department Faculty Exhibition

February 4 to April 1 | February 4 through April 1, 2012 | Chazen Museum of Art

February 4 through April 1, 2012
Rowland Galleries, Garfield Gallery, Mayer Gallery

About every four years, the museum hosts an exhibition of current work by the UW–Madison Art Department faculty, affiliates, and emeriti. Compendium 2012 represents the breadth and scope of contemporary art today and highlights the diversity of this dynamic faculty. Work by 34 current faculty, staff, and affiliates, as well as 12 emeritus faculty, showcases the vibrant talent and history of the department. Art faculty will also give 40-minute talks about their current work.

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Preview Reception – Friday, February 3, 2012, 5:30–7 p.m. Music by Green Means Go, refreshments, and a cash bar.

Faculty Gallery Talks
In this series of gallery talks, art faculty will speak for 40 minutes about their current work. The series provides a forum for students as well as the campus and broader communities to engage with the work and the artists. Gallery talks begin in the Chazen lobby.

Tues., Feb. 7, 12:30 p.m., John Hitchcock
Wed., Feb. 8, 12:30 p.m., Doug Rosenberg
Thurs., Feb. 9, 12:30 p.m., Paul Sacaridiz
Thurs., Feb. 9, 5:30 p.m., Matthew Bakkom
Tues., Feb. 14, 12:30 p.m., Leslee Nelson
Wed., Feb. 15, 12:30 p.m., Stephen Hilyard
Thurs., Feb. 16, 12:30 p.m., Tom Loeser
Thurs., Feb. 23, 5:30 p.m., Leslie Smith III
Tues. Feb. 28, 12:30 p.m., Gail Simpson
Wed., Feb. 29, 12:30 p.m., Fred Stonehouse
Thurs., Mar. 1 at 12:30 p.m., Jack Damer
Thurs., Mar. 1, 5:30 p.m., Laurie Beth Clark
Wed., Mar. 7, 12:30 p.m., Michael Connors
Thurs., Mar. 8, 12:30 p.m., T.L. Solien
Wed., Mar. 14, 12:30 p.m., Sarah FitzSimons
Wed., Mar. 21, 12:30 p.m.,  Lisa Gralnick

Demonstration and Discussion: Printmaking – Thursday, March 15, 5:30 pm, Chazen Museum studio art classroom (rm L185)
Jack Damer, an artist of lithography, will discuss the four primary methods of fine art printmaking. Covering relief, planographic (lithography), intaglio, and silkscreen processes, he will demonstrate one technique and discuss the special characteristics of the others. Space is limited to 30, reservations are recommended (263-2246).

Ossuary Series: About Bones
On four Fridays in March, speakers or performers from different disciplines and professions will discuss what bones mean to them. The talks are related to Ossuary, an installation by Laurie Beth Clark in the exhibition Compendium 2012. 12 p.m., Garfield Gallery.
March 2, talk by historian Florence Bernault
March 9, performance by Katrina Schaag and Andrew Salyer
March 16, talk by anthropologist Danielle Benden
March 23, talk by kinesiologist Scott Anderson

Art Department Faculty: Matthew Bakkom, Derrick L. Buisch, Laurie Beth Clark, Michael Connors, Kim Cridler, Jack Damer, Jim A. Escalante, Steve Feren, Sarah FitzSimons, Aristotle Georgiades, Lisa Gralnick, Stephen Hilyard, John Hitchcock, S. Driscoll Hixson, Tom Jones, Tom Loeser,  Michael Jay McClure, Dennis Miller, Meg Mitchell, Nancy Mladenoff, Frances Myers, Leslee Nelson, Douglas Rosenberg, Paul Sacaridiz, Elaine Scheer, Gail Simpson, Leslie Smith III, T.L. Solien, Fred Stonehouse

Affiliates and Academic Staff: Bruce Crownover, Tandem Press; Julie Ganser, academic staff; Freida High W. Tesfagiorgis, Afro-American Studies; Amy Newell, Tandem Press; Andrew Rubin, Tandem Press; Jason Ruhl, Tandem Press

Emeriti: David Becker, Bruce M. Breckenridge, Mel Butor, Warrington Colescott, Fred Fenster, Raymond L. Gloeckler, Phillip Hamilton, Marjorie Kreilick, Richard Lazzaro, Truman Lowe, Eleanor Moty, John Rieben

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

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