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Crossing Over 2016

UWM Peck School of the Arts Undergraduate Art & Design Awardees

By - Oct 7th, 2016 12:48 pm

MILWAUKEE, WI (October 7, 2016) — From October 20 through November 11, the UWM Union Art Gallery hosts an exhibition in honor of undergraduate Art & Design students of UWM’s Peck School of the Arts who received scholarships, awards, and fellowships for the 2016-2017 school year. This exhibition is free and open to the public. Opening reception will be held on Thursday, October 20 from
5-8 PM.

Crossing Over 2016’s participating students entered work last spring in a program wide competition that was juried by faculty members. The jurors granted scholarships and awards to students who showed progress and success in the Art & Design Program.

For this exhibition, awardees will display two to three of their finest pieces that have been chosen in consultation with a faculty member. Several dozen undergraduate artists will display their work in a wide range of mediums and subjects. Join us in supporting our fine developing professionals and celebrating all of their hard work.

Union Art Gallery hours are Monday thru Friday 12-5pm and Thursday 12-7pm. If you are interested in bringing your school or group, call or email at least a week ahead of time to set-up a viewing. The Gallery is located in the UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd, on the Campus Level of the Union in room W199.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Union Art Gallery (UAG) is an art space dedicated to the exhibition of diverse, contemporary art. The UAG presents a broad range of visual art by exhibiting work in all mediums by local, regional, and national emerging and established artists. In addition, the Union Art Gallery prides itself on being an accessible space for UWM student artists to exhibit and learn.

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One thought on “Crossing Over 2016”

  1. Christina Zawadiwsky says:

    This is always a good show, renewing our faith in the artists of the future! I’m planning to attend the opening reception.

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