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Past Exhibitions

Art Department Faculty Quadrennial Exhibition 2016

Jan 29–Apr 17, 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 […]

Richard Haas: The Madison Projects

Nov 13, 2015–Jan 10, 2016

Spring Green, Wisconsin, native Richard Haas first made his name in the 1970s in New York. His murals covered blank urban walls with appealing trompe […]

Roger Ballen Photography

Sep 4–Nov 1, 2015

Exhibition Overview Roger Ballen is one of the most original image makers of the twenty-first century. This exhibition features recent black-and-white photographs from Asylum of the […]

Print Tsunami: Japonisme and Paris

Jul 3–Aug 23, 2015

Exhibition Overview With the opening of Japan in the 1850s, Japanese art became more readily available to Europeans, and in France it sparked Japonisme. For […]

Kill the Idiot, Save the Fan

Apr 25–Jun 7, 2015

Working in glass and neon, Rory Erler Wakemup draws on his Native American culture, his own experience in the Lakota Sun Dance ceremony, pop culture […]

Apertura: Photography in Cuba Today

Mar 6–Jun 21, 2015

Apertura: Photography in Cuba Today explores the way photography is used, understood, and experienced in Cuba in times of transition. It includes photography-based installations, digital photomontage […]

Illuminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible

Dec 19, 2014–Mar 15, 2015

Exhibition Overview The Saint John’s Bible is a hand-written and illuminated bible commissioned by the monks of Saint John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota. Celebrated calligrapher Donald […]