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Closing Reception, with Emily Arthur and Heather Swan

Emily Arthur Webslide
April 1, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
James Watrous Gallery • Overture Center for the Arts, 3rd floor • Madison
Friday, April 1, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


James Watrous Gallery
201 State St Overture Center for the Arts, 3rd floor
53703 Madison , WI

Join the Wisconsin Academy at our James Watrous Gallery for a reception celebrating the paired exhibits Emily Arthur: Re-membering and Contemporary Indigenous Printmaking. Beginning at 6:30, Emily Arthur will offer a talk about the exhibitions and Heather Swan will read several of her poems. The cover of Swan’s book A Kinship with Ash features one of Arthur’s prints, and her recent poetry shares many of the concerns expressed in Arthur’s artwork.

This is an in-person event. Please come prepared: Overture Center requires all visitors to present proof of vaccination or a recent negative test. Face masks will be required throughout the building. To learn more about acceptable proof of vaccination or test results, please read Overture's health guidelines

Thank you for helping us all stay healthy!

Emily Arthur: Re-membering"/"Contemporary Indigenous Printmaking" are featured exhibits held in conjuction with the Southern Graphics Council International (SGCI) Annual Meeting. The conference runs from March 16-19 and features many public exhibitions held across the city throughout March and April. Click here to view a full list of SGCI-associated events and exhibitions that are free and open to the public.


Image: Emily Arthur, No Where Left to Go (Water Birds), 2021. Color lithograph with chine collé on Somerset paper, 34 x 24 in. Editioned by Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts.


Emily Arthur is a printmaker whose work has expanded into sculpture, installation, and sound, and often incorporates historical documents as a response to the relationship people have to loss, displacement, and land.

Heather Swan is a poet, nonfiction writer, and teacher. Her nonfiction has appeared in Aeon, Belt, Catapult, Emergence, ISLE, Minding Nature, The Learned Pig, and Terrain. Her book Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories from the Field (Penn State Press) won the Sigurd F.

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3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.733.6633 x25