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ThreadBenders showcases fiber art

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor

February 10, 2020

The ThreadBenders came to the Whitewater Arts Alliance on Jan. 30 to display their unique artistic expression. In 2016, ThreadBenders came together to form a group of women who specialize in fiber art. The exhibit features 14 participating fiber artists and 45 quilts. On Jan. 30, the Whitewater Arts...

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...

Public art project kicks off

photo courtesy of Whitewater Arts Alliance

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

January 29, 2019

The Whitewater Arts Alliance kicked off the annual Public Art Project with a presentation by local historian Carol Cartwright at the Cultural Arts Center on Sunday. Cartwright, who is full of anecdotes, spoke of the history of Whitewater with the aim to inspire prospective public artists for this year...

From architecture to art

Artist Jason Miklik describes his process behind his portrait paintings at an exhibit feature his artwork in the Whitewater Cultural Arts Center.

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

March 23, 2018

Jason Miklik stood inside an art gallery decorated with various portraits he’s painted over the years, reminiscing the processes that went into each work of art on display. The gallery was hosted by the Whitewater Arts Alliance, a local art committee that periodically brings artists into the area t...

WAA promotes cultural and artistic diversity

Hannah Maes, Arts and Rec Editor

October 3, 2017

The Cultural Arts Center (CAC) is an important part of the art community in Whitewater, as they promote cultural diversity and host a variety of creative events. The CAC is the historical building located at 402 West Main Street where many art exhibits and workshops take place. However, this hub of cultural di...

Exhibit spreads message of body peace

Exhibit spreads message of body peace

November 6, 2014

By Jake Prinsen   A local photographer is tackling society’s standards of beauty towards women with an exhibit that promotes acceptance and self-love. Katy Daixon, owner of Katy Daixon Photography in Whitewater, will be exhibiting a series of photographs at the Whitewater Arts Alliance’s...

Fundraiser held to bring back third show of Summersound

May 11, 2011

Senior Hoops plans event as part of BFA degree Summeround Theatre has been a tradition in Whitewater for over 30 years.  Last year, because of budget cuts, UW-Whitewater’s Theatre / Dance Department has been forced to cut the number of summer shows from three to two. “I think it’s tremendou...

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