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Connecting the community with crafts

Connecting the community with crafts

Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

Roberta’s Art Gallery will show a strong campus connection with the community in the University Center. The exhibit will be showcasing crafts done by seniors at Fairhaven with UW-Whitewater students over the past two years. Avery Jenks is currently the exhibit lead in the Gallery and has had the honor...

Creating depth

Creating depth

Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

The “Look at What Can Happen When You Play with Broken Glass” exhibit is on display in Roberta’s Art Gallery, following a reception held Sept. 26 for artist Kristin Quackenbush, who stood before her art and the Whitewater community to answer questions. Much of the artwork on display depicts natu...

Colorful gallery entices viewers

Lauren Fedorovich, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

“Parsing Charm and Romancing Sameness” by Robert Zondag showcases a variety of techniques this week on wall-hangings in Roberta’s Art Gallery in the University Center. Zondags work showcases a variety of beautiful painting techniques to portray landscapes and floral portraits. Zondag was born i...

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...

Gallery commemorates Ho-Chunk warriors

Gallery commemorates Ho-Chunk warriors

November 11, 2015

By Mary Davisson Nov. 11, 2015 During Veterans Day, Roberta’s Art Gallery will continue its tradition of celebrating the soldiers who have made their sacrifice for the United States. This year the highlight is upon the warriors of the Ho-Chunk Nation, a Native American tribe who are native...

Workshop solves headphone tragedy

October 21, 2015

By Alexandria Goodwin- Salas Oct. 20, 2015 Imagine a perfect world where headphones did not tangle the moment you put them into your bag or pocket. The Wrap Your Headphones workshop taught attendees the joys of that perfect world. Senior Hannah Schliesman and sophomores Cassie Meyer, Annie Kail...

Look beneath the surface at Roberta’s Art Gallery

October 15, 2015

By Abrielle Backhaus Oct. 14, 2015 It may seem like talent is the key to being featured in permanent collections across the country, but artist Michael Hopkins said this is just the start to success. Hopkins said while talent is useful, artists must have more. “Having talent in and itself...

Exhibit focuses on student perception

Exhibit focuses on student perception

September 24, 2015

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...

Involvement Fair showcases 150 orgs

September 16, 2015

By Mitchell Wackett Assistant News Editor   Tables and colored posters lined the Wyman Mall from Goodhue Hall to the University Center for this year’s Student Involvement Fair.   The Career and Leadership Development event hosted around 150 organizations, each offering a unique opp...

Students display photography to inspire travel

Students display photography to inspire travel

March 11, 2015

  March 11, 2015 Brenna Larson   Senior Megan Stevens, one of the featured photographers in the International Photo Contest, studied abroad in Burkina Faso, Africa. One of her photos in Roberta’s Art Gallery is of three little African girls holding swords made of sticks. “The...

Gallery mends art and care together

Gallery mends art and care together

February 4, 2015

We Care Quilts exhibit features much more than a love of quilting, it shows a passion for giving back to the community. The quilts were made through a variety of outlets. While most of them were created for the artist’s own pleasure, others by a quilt store, a select few were designed by an organization...

Gallery exhibit wants students to ‘LEAP’ in

Gallery exhibit wants students to ‘LEAP’ in

April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 By Lauren Piek   In college students choose a major to study so that a dream job can be achieved after graduation. UW-Whitewater’s LEAP initiative was created to help students understand what employers are looking for. LEAP is hosting an exhibit April 16 to 30 at Roberta’s...

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