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By Kathleen Gallagher September 9, 2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel It never occurred to Erica Pliner, a swimmer since fifth grade, that she might craft a solution to one of the challenges in her sport. That changed when a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee challenged Pliner's class to come up... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Carl Bogner lgbtfilm@uwm.edu 29th Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival announces Opening and Closing Night Films Blackbird and 52 Tuesdays set to bookend city's long-running festival The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival is pleased to announce the two films that will bookend this year's Festival. Spanning 11 consecutive... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Ryan Mandell, Assistant Professor and Head of the Sculpture Area, currently has his complete body of photographic prints in a group exhibition at "Pirate: Contemporary" in Denver, Colorado. The series, titled "Dream Home," is displayed in the company of work from William Lamson, Tony Oursler and many other talented artists.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Anne Marie O'Connor PilatesStyle: ProZone March-April 2014 When Jennifer Morley moved to New York in 2001 with a dance degree from Hofstra University, trying to pursue a dance carreer while doing her Pilates teacher training at the same time was an incredible challenge... Read the full article, featuring two... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
The 2014 Wilson Center Guitar Competition took place on August 14-16 at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in Brookfield, WI. After three rounds of performances, UWM graduate student Gabriel Andrews was awarded first place, UWM senior Brock Camden second and UWM graduate Rachael Carlson third. Representing Australia,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Vocal performance student Kathryn Henry (BFA 2016) has been chosen to perform during the 9/11 Ceremony at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center at 7:30 a.m. on September 11, 2014. Congratulations to Katie on this significant opportunity to honor our country! Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Art & Design faculty Frankie Flood was featured on the Korean Broadcasting System's program KBS Panorama - Digital Future Economy Part 1: 3D Printing. The hour-long program (in Korean language) speaks with Flood from 20:45-23:00. Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Alison Gates Surface Design Journal Summer 2014 Kyoung Ae Cho speaks of her process as a collaboration between herself and her materials, which are drawn mostly from nature. Following a classic set of parameters that define and distinguish textile processes from others (repetition, building a greater whole from small... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Art & Design alum Jay Fox (MFA '14) has been chosen as the new coordinator for the Print, Letterpress, Books and Paper studio at the Penland School of Crafts in Bakersville, North Carolina. Congratulations to Jay on this promising new position! Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Art & Design alumna and faculty member Josie Osborne and Art & Design alumna Paula Schulze have been selected to be part of the Midwest Artist Studios project, established by Frank Juarez. The MAS team has toured the Midwest, visiting "contemporary visual artists who embrace the importance of Art Education,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Milwaukee visual artists Nathaniel Stern and Bryan Cera explore how we move and are moved with the world around us Two Third Ward exhibitions, MIAD and Tory Folliard, October – December 2014 Vital Technology, a duo exhibition at MIAD with Milwaukee-based artists Bryan Cera and Nathaniel Stern, uses digital media... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
July 7, 2014 OnMilwaukee Summerfest may have just ended, but there is happy festival-related news to report. This morning, the LGBT Film/Video Festival officially announced its return, along with the dates – as well as a few early selections – for this upcoming year's event. For the last four years,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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The String Academy of Wisconsin at UW-Milwaukee is now enrolling ages 4-18 and new students are accepted throughout the semester. Founded in 1990, SAW has become one of this country's model schools, offering students a comprehensive musical education with a focus on the violin, viola or cello. Highly qualified artist... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Congratulations to Logan Merry, Jewelry & Metalsmithing alum (BFA 2014) has accepted a three-month internship at the Smith Shop in Detroit! Smith Shop is a metalworking studio that produces quality metalwork, specializing in the custom fabrication of gold, silver, copper, brass and steel, as well as producing jewelry and architectual... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Alex Vagelatos July 23, 2014 Today @ UWM There was something of a friendly competition for views between the YouTube channels of UWM’s finger-style guitar performance program and one of its recent, youngest graduates, Macyn Taylor. Taylor reached a million views first. Taylor was the subject of publicity in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Troy Rhoades July 10, 2014 College Art Association's Art Journal In Interactive Art and Embodiment: The Implicit Body as Performance, Nathaniel Stern would like us to remember the body's potential for moving, thinking, and feeling in relation to digital interactive artworks. He wants this triumvirate of bodily activities—what he... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Art & Design professor Nathaniel Stern dives in with this truly unique project. "Rippling Images" opens in Johannesburg this week. Learn more. Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Trisha Bee July 15, 2014 Fox 6 Empowering people through dance. Laura Langemo hangs out with the dance organization Sole Matter to learn about their mission and to get a dance lesson. Watch the videos at Fox 6. Sole Matter's Artistic Director, Cedric Garner, is a former UWM Dance... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Congratulations to Guitar Performance student (MM 2014), Minh Nguyen, on winning First Prize at the Sierra Nevada International Guitar Festival Competition! Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Congratulations to Vocal Performance student Katie Henry on placing first in her category at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Student Competition! Katie traveled to Boston to compete in two rounds of the NATS competition in the Upper College Women category, which included women from across the country, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Brianna Borouchoff leads campers in a song. By Karen Stokes July 10, 2014 Urban Dial Milwaukee Julie Borouchoff, director of SuperStars Summer Arts Camp, loves clowning around…literally. She has been performing as a professional clown since the ‘80s. Borouchoff, who is holds a certificate in autism, was inspired to start... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Carl Bogner lgbtfilm@uwm.edu 29th Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival October 16-26, 2014 City's long-running film festival returns across 11 consecutive days The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival - one of the region's longest-running film events and a cornerstone gathering for the LGBT + communities - returns thisOctober... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Congratulations to String Pedagogy alumna Danielle Darrigo (MM 2014) on her recent acceptance of a job offer in Houston, Texas! Danielle will be teaching middle school strings in Cypress Fairbanks. We wish her the best on her new journey! Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Join us for an electrifying three-part series that will take you on a musical history tour exploring more than 60 years of Rock & Roll, in connection with the exhibit Jews Who Rock at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee! Tuesday, July 15, 7pm - Jews N Blues: Musicians Peter Roller, Jim... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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June 19, 2014 String Academy of Wisconsin The String Academy of Wisconsin at UWM is pleased to announce the hiring of Stefan Kartman as its newest cello faculty. Stefan Kartman is currently Professor of Cello and Chamber Music at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. In addition to solo performance,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts