Remembering the pioneering UW printmaker and art professor.
Peter Deming ’80
WAA recognizes the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.
Where the campus community gets creative.
If you were looking for Lester Graves Lennon ’73 back in the late ’60s, chances are you found him at …
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During more than four decades as a photographer, Michael Kienitz ’74 has worked in some of the most beautiful spots in the world — …
Illustrator Jeff Butler x’18 draws the height of popular culture, from Dungeons & Dragons to Marvel superheroes.
Been awhile since you've visited the UW's hometown? Consider an itinerary made up of beautiful views, a raft of restaurants, and a less-traveled path on campus.
Susan Barribeau ’77, MA’91 had no time to waste when she came across a listing for 25 sketchbooks that had belonged to Margaret and …
The planning took months. For a brief moment, when emotions ran high, …
Steve Miller x’65 reflects on how his time on campus, being an English major, and growing up with a famous godfather affected his music career.
Music is tied up in the fabric of campus life. Some concerts — including these — are highlights from the university’s history.
This isn’t your typical henna design — and it’s not intended to be. Students created the henna body …
In the moments before the music begins, the nervous energy is palpable.
Nearly three dozen student models line up along a …
No one …
A new documentary tells the story of a legendary Madison recording studio.
UW music professor Christopher Taylor debuts the new instrument he developed on campus.
“There are way too many artists and way too few galleries,” says Barry Carlsen MFA’83. That’s why he started Big Ten(t), an alliance connecting …
The portrait painter’s roster includes four U.S. presidents and several celebrities, such as George Clooney and Paul Newman.
When we start staging things, if you don’t know your lyrics, you are going to get killed
Lauren Groff MFA’06 had a year most aspiring novelists can only dream of, writing a bestseller that President Obama named his favorite book of 2015.
A former Daily Cardinal cartoonist, first inspired by Charles Schulz's Peanuts, reflects on his years at UW-Madison and pays tribute to fellow artists in an original comic strip.
Not your average wallpaper.
The UW holds a piece of Hollywood history.
Kandis Elliot’s work tells a beautiful big fish story.
Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda’s work is massive, but the overall size is only a small part of his unique vision.
Longtime friends Phil Davis ’76, MA’81, Butch Vig ’80, and brothers Pete ’76 and Frank Anderson hatched an unconventional plan to record their successful first album.
Amid news of normalization efforts between the United States and Cuba, Apertura [Opening]: Photography in Cuba Today has made a timely debut at the Chazen Museum of Art.
Since the late 1970s, the Jack Archibalsd has created more than sixty stained-glass installations.
This is perhaps the most casual-looking canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen. Granted, he’s the only canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen.
West wing, Memorial Union, September 11, 2014.