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Annual Juried Show to display student art

Samantha Lynn, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor

April 3, 2019


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The Crossman Gallery will be hosting its Annual Juried Students Show that displays students’ art work. The work shown within this exhibit can range from many different mediums such as paintings, sculptures, graphic design and so many more. Students who choose to enter to have their artwork displayed...

Sexism challenged through art

Sexism challenged through art

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


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The Crossman Gallery will feature a feminist exhibit, The Pervasive Curse, produced by three Wisconsin-based artists known as Spooky Boobs March 4 through March 22. Spooky Boobs is made up of Amy Cannestra, Myszka Lewis and Maggie Snyder. The mission of the collective is to use art, language and des...

Faculty, staff display creative achievements

Faculty, staff display creative achievements

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

January 21, 2019


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UW-Whitewater faculty and staff will be given the opportunity to reveal scholarly research and other creative achievements in The Crossman Gallery. A reception will be held Jan. 29, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. making it the 31st annual recognition reception for the Scholarship & Creative Achievement Exh...

Campus welcomes Kiki Smith

Campus welcomes Kiki Smith

Ashley McCallum, Co Editor-in Chief

March 8, 2017


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Kiki Smith is a world-renowned artist who admits she has friends who will not let her paint portraits of them, for fear she will make them look ten years older. Smith shared that thought, as well as others, with a nearly-packed Young Auditorium for her opening lecture on March 6, the first day of ...

Alloy aligns students for jewelry making

Alloy aligns students for jewelry making

December 9, 2015


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By Shakeva Oliver Dec. 9, 2015 Necklaces, bracelets and rings all take mere moments to put on, but there isn’t always much thought put into how long it takes to create a piece, especially one made by hand. The Alloy art group of campus can be found working on their jewelry pieces from 9 a.m....

Surreal innocents on display in gallery

October 21, 2015


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By Mary Davisson Oct. 21, 2015 While artwork sits in stacks against the walls, Kamie Hoover, a UW-Stout artist exhibited in “In the Realm of Innocents,” drills through a section of false wall already adorned with small copper flowers. The installation must be complete for the opening on...

Exhibit focuses on student perception

Exhibit focuses on student perception

September 24, 2015


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By Abrielle Backhaus   It’s one thing to look at artwork, it’s another to create it. In the exhibit “Perceptions of Light” the works intend to challenge viewers to engage with art on an emotional level so it becomes about what the audience perceives rather than what the artist saw. The...

‘Hole’ new perspectives featured in the CA

‘Hole’ new perspectives featured in the CA

September 17, 2015


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By Abrielle Backhaus   Imagine a time where the “traditional” camera didn’t exist. For some this may be the scariest thing since “Insidious.” On Sept. 8, the Crossman Gallery opened an exhibit that focuses on the time before the time of the simple click of a camera to take a visible...

Passion pulled from Storage

Passion pulled from Storage

May 6, 2015


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Bachelor of Arts senior uncovers ideal career path while finding herself and dream job.   By Abrielle Backhaus To have walked into the Center of Arts as a freshman with a determination to land a dream job before graduation, originally uncertain of what that dream was, would have seemed...

Gallery showcases senior art

Gallery showcases senior art

April 30, 2014


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Annual BFA exhibit displays students’ growth and creativity April 30, 2014 By Nat Edson   The Crossman Gallery of UW-Whitewater will hold an exhibition to showcase the work of its students. The gallery will contain the works of six students showing a body of work that will be their...

Students compete in annual art exhibit

Students compete in annual art exhibit

April 9, 2014


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April 9, 2014 By Lauren Piek   A variety of student art projects will be on display during the annual Juried Art Competition Exhibit, from April 7 to 19 at the Crossman Gallery. Crossman Gallery Director Michael Flanagan said many art mediums are featured in the exhibit, such as paintings,...

Sitting Bull, queens, a truck: Warhol art arrives

Sitting Bull, queens, a truck: Warhol art arrives

February 26, 2014


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Feb. 26, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus   It all started with a letter. Crossman Gallery Director Michael Flanagan said the Andy Warhol Foundation of New York City sent a letter to UW-Whitewater a few years ago offering a variety of color Polaroid pictures. Flanagan said he responded yes...

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