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James Watrous Gallery

150 Years of the Wisconsin Academy
February 14, 2020 to April 5, 2020

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150 Years of the Wisconsin Academy
February 14, 2020 to April 5, 2020

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A collection of numbered  arrowheads awaits cataloguing

A conversation in the gallery centered on the ethics of collecting and exhibiting artifacts from Indigenous cultures.

SV Medaris, G.O.S. Sow (detail). Hand-colored and reduction linocut, 8 x 10 inches.

When people think of Wisconsin, they think of farms. While farms both large and small dot our pastoral lanscapes, images of cows, barns, and cornfields are almost as ubiquitous.

Kerry-Harlan in her home studio, 2019. Photo by TJ Lambert/Stages Photography.

Whether she’s working in textile, collage, or photography, Sharon Kerry-Harlan makes art that buzzes with life and energy.

While scientists are tracking how Wisconsin’s plant communities are affected by climate change, artists, too, are observing and recording these changes.

Maggie Sasso, Semaphore-1-Y (from Y.H.W.), 2018. Handwoven cotton, mahogany, photographic documentation, 6 x 5 feet. Photo by Ben Dembroski.

Milwaukee-based artists Maggie Sasso and Nathaniel Stern use somewhat unconventional means to achieve their artistic ends.

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1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
Phone: 608.733.6633

 

James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.733.6633 x25