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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 not stopping the arts on campus from sharing their wonders with the world. If people still want...

Students go green painting planter pots

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

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

Two small hand-warmers made by Danielle Klais at the DIY hand-warmer event.

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

Works on display in Cultivating Connection exhibit.

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

The current exhibit at Roberta’s Art Gallery features works by artist Kristin Quackenbush, who 
utilizes different colors of broken glass to create visual depth in her pieces.

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

Senior Quade Rodriguez and sophomore Jordyn Schmidt discuss artwork featured in “Road of the Warrior: Life of the Ho-Chunk Military Service.” The exhibit is open from Nov. 9 to 20.

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...

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