Sculpture Milwaukee presents “Dear Nature,” an exhibition curated by Whitney Moon and Jennifer Johung, featuring works from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee School of Engineering, UW-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts, and UW-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning. Students and faculty developed artwork in response to Sculpture Milwaukee’s 2022/23 exhibition “Nature Doesn’t Know About Us,” guest curated by Ugo Rondinone, that explores multiple dimensions of our human intersections with nature. This exhibition will be held at The Avenue starting April, 21st 2023, and ongoing until late 2023.
Art-in-Buildings is pleased to announce the second public art installation at 310W by Milwaukee-area artist Jaime Brown. Activating the storefronts of 310W, downtown Milwaukee’s iconic blue tower, artist Jaime Brown will bring her bold, colorful style to the space with an installation from her most recent series of paintings. The new pieces will be on view throughout the Spring, visible from the outdoor plaza and brightening the space for passersby. Jaime Brown is a Native American and Muslim artist with public art that can be found around the world from Dubai to Morocco and everywhere in between. Her love of bold colors and integrating symbols into her shapes are expressed in her designs for the public to enjoy.
Mutual Terrains is an Earth Day-themed group exhibition of handmade prints from Milwaukee artists. Join us at Anchor Press, Paper & Print, or AP3 for short, inside the House of Rad artist collective. AP3 is a non-profit that provides access to equipment for experienced printmakers as well as workshops for those wishing to learn. While you’re here, check out the rest of the House of Rad space!
Tomás Saraceno activates projects aimed towards rethinking the co-creation of the atmosphere, with the goal of eliminating carbon emissions. The artist states that “It is crucial to think of new practices among the disciplines that help re-imagine the air, beyond the privileged breathing of the few.” This exhibition aligns with the research of Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Somesh Roy.
The Create Gallery at Milwaukee Area Technical College will be featuring a posthumous exhibit of photography work by MATC student Xaiver Casanova Davis. Xaiver was killed on August 28, 2022, by a still unidentified hit-and-run driver while walking on the corner of 6th Street and Juneau Avenue near MATC.
The exhibit contains curated selections from Xavier’s emerging talent as an urban street photographer. His finished work was brought to life through a collaborative effort by Xaiver’s family, the Dean of the Creative Arts, Design & Media programs at MATC, and faculty from MATC’s Photography and Graphic Design programs. Donations are being accepted and will benefit the Xaiver Davis memorial scholarship fund.
Nō Studios is featuring five Milwaukee artists as part of its series exploring community-based and diverse artistic voices.
Objects of Substance features contemporary handmade works of art in clay, glass, wood, fiber, and metal from WAM’s permanent collection. With work by internationally renowned artists who have defined new approaches to their mediums, this significant collection includes elegantly crafted functional objects along with pieces that push the boundaries of “decorative arts” while honoring their roots in traditions of useful objects made well.