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Recycled iron to be transformed into art

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016 By Aleda Johnson Iron is essential to humans in many ways, it is necessary in our diet, it is used in household appliances and also can allow us to express our creativity. Wisconsin Makers Inc., and Theresa Lind, a UW-Whitewater lecturer in the area of sculpture, will be holdi...

WOTA misses mark for art education

Column by 
Aleda Johnson
Arts & Rec Editor

February 23, 2016

Feb. 23, 2016 As the Arts and Rec Editor for the Royal Purple, one might think that if anyone liked World of the Arts (WOTA) it would be me, but those people would be mistaken. The purpose of art, in my humble opinion, is to be appreciated, to inspire thought and feelings, to express political and social...

Workshop attendees turn cans into lamps

February 16, 2016

Feb. 16, 2016 By Aleda Johnson Turning a can into an unusual lamp sounds like something right off of a Pinterest board, but Roberta’s Art Gallery held a workshop to teach students how to do just that. The workshop was open for anyone with a beginners-to-advanced level of artistic ability; it w...

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