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The artist uses modern western materials, seen in the Coke can and box, and interweaves them with cultural patterns

Art exhibit shows Hmong culture

Keegan Carver, Arts & Rec Journalist September 3, 2023

Roberta’s Art Gallery, in the UC, is currently featuring Ger Xiong/Ntxawg Xyoo’s “Re/connections” from August 17 to September 15. “Re/connections” is a colorful Hmong artwork that is worth...

Pictured is the introduction to the exhibit entitled Letting Go by Ann Thomas.

Artistic sweet escapes

Sydney Wojcik, Arts & Recreation Editor April 17, 2022

Dreaming is associated with a wonderful night's sleep. There is no fault and no mistakes while providing us comfort and relaxation. As we awake, these vivid dreams feel real yet never a hundred percent...

Pictured on the far left is a piece entitled, Swimming Constellations, followed by another piece called, Moon Jellies.

Student exhibit gives visitors starry eyes

Sydney Wojcik, Arts & Recreation Editor March 27, 2022

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design student Ashlyn Bledsoe is presenting her beautiful star-crossed works in Robertas Art Gallery located in the James R. Connor University Center Mar. 2-30 2022. The...

Pictured on the far right is “Guardian Bridge,” an impactful piece from Palecek’s exhibit.

An enticing exhibit

Sydney Wojcik, Arts & Recreation Editor January 23, 2022
Inevitable Juxtapositions
“This Sentence Is Written In Two Languages” by visual artist Nina Ghanbarzadeh

Iranian Wisconsinite communicates across cultures through art

Peyton Rollins, Arts & Recreation Editor December 5, 2021

Nina Ghanbarzadeh is an artist from Tehran, Iran who moved to the United States in 2001. Her unique artwork integrates two very different languages and two very different cultures. Her pieces focus on...

The exhibit features a memorial for Sam Moermond

“Facing Addiction” exhibit expresses deep message

Peyton Rollins, Arts & Recreation Editor November 7, 2021

The “Facing Addiction” exhibit premiered on Nov. 5, 2021 at the Roberta’s Art Gallery in the University Center. The exhibit focuses on the struggles of addiction and the way that it can affect any...

Wall of framed pictures in the Say Their Names exhibit

“Say Their Name” art exhibit

Caleb Kahila, Assistant Arts and Rec Editor April 11, 2021

If there is one thing that will never fail to impress me, it is the impressive and insightful exhibits that will often be shown at Roberta's Art Gallery in the University Center. While a small gallery...

The painting Live in Bronzeville - Satin Doll by Multope J. Johnson is one of several paintings in his “Blue Through Brown Eyes” exhibit up for display online through Robertas Art Gallery until Feb. 26.

Artist paints a picture of Black history

Matt Ellis, Arts and Rec Editor January 31, 2021

Mutope J. Johnson’s “Blue Through Brown Eyes” exhibit is featured throughout Black History Month online via Roberta's Art Gallery. It features pieces showing historical events, such as the march...

Jackie Briggs, front right in purple, Director of Admissions, leads a tour in the University Center lobby. UW-Whitewater admissions staff visited with incoming and prospective students and their families and guided small tour groups around campus on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

University Center encourages creativity and engagement

Lexy Winchell, Journalist August 30, 2020

The James R. Connor University Center is thought of as the heart of campus by many. It is known as a common gathering place for students. So staff knew they had to adapt to conditions brought on by the...

Artist Cate Mahnkes exhibit Nostalgia is on display online through Robertas Art Gallery Aug. 14-Sept. 18.

“Nostalgia” exhibit by Cate Mahnke

August 30, 2020

Cate Mahnke’s grandparents raised her in the Cagayan Valley of the Philippines. In her childhood, she ran through rice fields, shared stories, and danced in the rain. Through her art exhibit “Nostalgia”...

University arts adapt to virtual environment

University arts adapt to virtual environment

Calahan Steed, Journalist April 20, 2020

On March 12 Governor Tony Evers declared a public health emergency for the state of Wisconsin. Subsequently, on March 18, UW-Whitewater announced that the rest of the semester would be online. But that’s...

Students paint planter pots and make macrame hangers at a crafting workshop sponsored by Roberta’s Art Gallery and the Sustainability Office.

Students go green painting planter pots

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor March 13, 2020

Roberta’s Art Gallery and the UW-Whitewater Sustainability Office teamed up March 11 at 4 p.m. to encourage students to paint planter pots. The workshop had a large turnout with all possible slots filled....

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