Faculty Associate and UW-Madison alumni Michael Velliquette’s exhibition at Edgewood College Art Gallery literally jumps off the wall. His cut paper assemblages are paired with text by Quan Barry. If you were unable to visit the exhibit when it was installed, take a moment to see photos of the Loose Strife exhibition at this link.
Archived entries for Alumni News
Henry David Thoreau, the American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and leading transcendentalist turns 150 years old this year. In 1993 Baraboo Artist and UW-Madison printmaking alum Ann Parker produced and installed 18, 30”x 50” prints to fit together to create a continuous image, 54’ long, that winds around the the entry area of the school. You can see the prints on AnnPerryParkerPrints, a site that I designed to help promote sales.
The College Book Arts Association conference took place at Indiana University, in Bloomington, Indiana January . The CBAA is an organization dedicated to promoting Book Arts in Colleges and Universities. This year University of Wisconsin-Madison Alum Julie VonDerVellen took first place in the student section. Click on this link to see more photographs of Julie VonDerVellen’s artwork.
Kathleen O’Connell speaking to the Art 446 Artists’ Book class about her exhibit in the Rockford College Art Gallery, Rockford, Illinois. The show, is titled “Observations from the New World”. Kathleen currently live in Lima Peru. Her exhibition combines the disciplines of printmaking and book arts in her show. The work is inspired by her relocation to Peru. We enjoy having her participate in an informal class critique.