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Annual Juried Show to display student art

Samantha Lynn, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor

April 3, 2019

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...

Faculty, staff display creative achievements

photos courtesy of Michael Flanagan Director of Crossman Gallery

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

January 21, 2019

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

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 ...

Surreal innocents on display in gallery

October 21, 2015

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...

‘Hole’ new perspectives featured in the CA

Susan Messer explains her pinhole camera photograph prints to student Cody Reibold and friend at the ‘in Light We Trust’ exhibit reception held in the Crossman Gallery.

September 17, 2015

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

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...

Arts event fueled by the elements

Students look over long-term projects

March 11, 2015

By Abrielle Backhaus   Local high school students gathered at the Young Auditorium to challenge each other creatively through a theme of Earth, Wind, Fire and Art. “It’s going to be a great day for everybody,” said Doua Vue UW-Whitewater Alumnus and Milton High School teacher while offering a pep-talk before the Visual A...

Gallery showcases senior art


April 30, 2014

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

At the Annual Juried Art Competition Exhibition, reception attendees studied the Best of Show award portrait by Eric Hazeltine for “What’s Going Right” (far left portrait).

April 9, 2014

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

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...

Exhibit showcases BFA students’ work


May 8, 2013

  Bachelor of Fine Arts students will display their final senior project during the BFA Art Exhibit from 6 to 8 p.m. May 6 to 11 in the Crossman Gallery. In order to graduate with a BFA, students must go through two processes: an entry review and the upcoming final review. This semester,...

Crossman Gallery holds student competition

Crossman Gallery holds student competition

April 17, 2013

  Several students’ art is on display in the Crossman Gallery this week as they showcase their greatest work in an effort to win some money. The Juried Student Art Exhibition gives students’ outstanding work a chance to be viewed and admired by the community while also competing for a total...

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