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The phrase “Cinderella story” tells us immediately that it’s a narrative about someone in unfortunate circumstance who rises to to unexpected success, just as Cinderella won the glass slipper. But where did the story first come from? No, it wasn’t first told by the Disney film in the ‘50s, or... Continue reading
Posted 20 minutes ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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As part of Kenilworth Open Studios, its annual celebration of its students, faculty and alumni, the Peck School of the Arts is excited to bring back the Arts Marketplace. The marketplace will include food -- both for sale and for free -- as well as exciting information and give-aways from... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
The 2012 production of Milwaukee Ballet's Peter Pan will premiere on PBS at 8pm on Friday , April 18. It features the set design of Peck School's Rick Graham. Rick Graham will also be at the Peck School of the Arts Kenilworth Open Studios on Saturday, April 19 from 11am-2pm! Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Grant to support an intense focus on renowned choreographer Trisha Brown's creative process during the 2014-15 academic year Milwaukee, WI (April 17, 2014) - The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa has announced that University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Department of Dance is one of 886 nonprofit... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Traffic stops. The bridge goes up. Boats pass by. The bridge goes down. traffic resumes.Southshore Connecting Caring Communities and UWM's Department of Theatre in the Peck School of the Arts are teaming-up to do this with people. That is to say--people will carry colorful sails as they stop traffic and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Composer, performer, improviser and instrument builder Cheryl Leonard will be on WUWM between 10-11am on April 18 to discuss all that she will be doing on campus later that day. She will hold lab hours where others are able to play her instruments. People can even bring their own items... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
On Friday, April 18 at 3pm on the second floor of the east wing of the UWM Golda Meir Library in room E272, there will be a Digital Arts and Culture (DAC) program talk. The guest speaker, Dr. Kia Ng, is the Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Research... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
By Justin Jagler on Media Milwaukee Classical music doesn’t usually receive notoriety in pop culture. It doesn’t make money on a grand scale like pop music. But for UW-Milwaukee music professors, Tanya Kruse Ruck and Elena Abend, the music itself is what really matters. Kruse Ruck and Abend are recording... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Congratulations to music student Minh Nguyen for receiving the third prize at the Walnut Creek International Guitar Competition in California on April 11. Photos from the festival and competion will be posted on their Facebook page soon! Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Professor Kyoung Ae Cho of the Fibers Department currently has a solo exhibition at Lyden Sculpture Garden in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that runs through July 13. Her artwork involves the collecting of items over a long period of time like M-a-r-k-i-n-g, which is a Korean custom for collecting one's own hair... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Milwaukee Bucks star power forward John Henson recently worked with students in the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee's (UWM) Peck School of the Arts Film Department to create videos that showcase Henson's passion for the city that he now calls home. In this video, Henson dribbles around Milwaukee and showcases... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Milwaukee Bucks star power forward John Henson recently worked with students in the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee's (UWM) Peck School of the Arts Film Department to create videos that showcase Henson's passion for the city that he now calls home. This video shows Henson, an avid and accomplished topwater... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Tom Nawrocki, a graduate of UW-Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts received a top award at the Delray Beach, Florida, Center for the Arts National Juried Art Exhibition at the Cornell Museum of Art and Culture in March. Out of over 250 entires, 99 were selected for the exhibition that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Nicolas Lampert was recently on the KPFA show "Against the Grain" which is based out of Berkeley, California. "Against the Grain" aims to provide an in-depth analysis on a number of issues: political, economical, social and cultural. Lampert's program, titled "The Art of Politics," covers Art and Labor in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Discover All About Life with Wild Space Dance Company in a new evening-length work by Artistic Director Debra Loewen and collaborating choreographers Mauriah Kraker, Monica Rodero and Dan Schuchart. In this exhilarating tangle of full-bodied dance and clever wordplay, the company encounters disasters, love, loss, barking lessons, surprise cameos and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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One of the Henson films has been accepted for the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival. MILWAUKEE, WI , April 8, 2014 - Milwaukee Bucks star power forward John Henson has partnered with the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee's (UWM) Peck School of the Arts to create films that showcase Henson's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Nina Ghanbarzadeh graduated UW-Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts in 2013 with a BFA in Fine Arts and Graphic Design. Her paintings are works that represent her culture and background while trying to keep memories of subjects from Iran to Wester viewers alive and fresh. On April 7 of this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
The Fine Arts Quartet closed their season Sunday afternoon at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Zelazo Center. The quartet, which includes violinists Ralph Evansand Efim Bocio, cellist Robert Cohen and interim violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez, once again showed their mastery of a vast range of the standard repertoire in their handling of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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British artist Lisa Selby is elegantly defiant. On view at the Inova gallery in her first US solo show, her ceramics are restrained in physical form but loaded with psychological tension and activated by terse, evocative titles. While much of her work has been described as addressing domesticity and gender... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Foundations/ Painting and Drawing Faculty Member Allison B. Cooke will be part of a group show in Bologna, Italy where she will exhibit five, small scale drawings. This exhibit is curated by The Drawing Box which started out as a secret Facebook group in December of 2012. This group created... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
When nine-year-old Shea Stollenwerk asked for a hand for Christmas, her parents hoped to find someone to make the parts, fully envisioning assembling a mechanical hand for their daughter themselves. The third grader from Mukwonago was born with a partial palm and no fingers on her right hand, but YouTube... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
On Wednesday March 25 and Thursday the 26, the graphic design students, along with Kim Cosier and Amy Decker, will be at their two booths in the poster exhibition for the 2014 Sustainability Summit and Exposition at the Wisconsin Center. The 10 students (Matt Blake, Jake Holly, Luke Summers, Jessica... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
There will be a three-day Yiddish Theatre Workshop March 27 – 29 involving the group Digital Yiddish Theatre Project. The group is comprised of scholars and librarians exploring the uses of Digital Humanities tools as methods to study the preservation of Yiddish theatre and drama. Some of the day-time sessions... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Nina Mueller, an alumna from the Art and Design program received a promotion to a Computer-Aided Design position for the Custom Jewelery Department at Diamond Nexus. She was able to apply what she learned at the Peck School of the Arts and nail her interviews! Congratulations! Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Contemporary conceptual artist, curator and double UWM alumna Michelle Grabner returns to INOVA on March 31 to discuss one of the biggest moments of her career so far. It’s three stories tall and it opened on March 8, yet it’s consumed much of Grabner’s last 18 months, drawn her into... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2014 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts