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Students go green painting planter pots

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. Kate Amerling, the public relations intern for Roberta’s Art Gallery, showed attendees how t...

Photo contest in Roberta’s Art Gallery

Olivia Enriquez, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor

March 9, 2020

Roberta’s Art Gallery and the Office of Global Experiences host the 7th Annual International Photo Contest featuring photographs from both faculty and students. The winners are on display at the gallery, which opened on March 6 and will continue until April 9. “The benefits of studying abroad, I ...

Exhibit showcases Afrocentrism

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor

February 24, 2020

Roberta’s Art Gallery hosted a reception for a new painting exhibit, “Bohemian Black”, by artist Sharon Bjyrd at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20. “Bohemian Black” celebrates the beauty and diversity among black women, depicting women of all ages and body shapes through acrylic paint and mixed...

Roberta’s Art Gallery crafts provide warmth

Roberta’s Art Gallery crafts provide warmth

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor

February 3, 2020

Students gathered outside Roberta’s Art Gallery to make Do-It-Yourself hand-warmers on Wednesday, Jan. 28. Students from all walks of life joined together on January 28 to create DIY hand warmers. The free event attracted a crowd of 10 at first and more students arrived after 5 p.m. The process was si...

Photo exhibit showcases unique perspective

Photo exhibit showcases unique perspective

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor

January 27, 2020

Roberta’s Art Gallery has a new exhibit this week titled Seek and You Will Find: Great Moments in Time, by photographer David Hall, that allows students to see the world through unique perspectives. With more than 60 aluminum printed photographs affixed on the walls of Roberta’s Art Gallery, Dav...

UW-W campus connects with local art community

UW-W campus connects with local art community

Scout Springgate, Managing Editor

September 24, 2019

The Cultivating Connections exhibit on display in Roberta’s Art Gallery of the University Center showcases the diverse artistic talents of the Whitewater community and shines light on artists beyond the campus’ limits. Artwork within the exhibit is provided by the Whitewater Arts Alliance a community...

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...

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