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The Alverno College Art and Cultures Gallery will feature a director’s invitation exhibition called WOW! Women of Wisconsin September 3 through October 9. This biennial exhibition will feature the work of women artists from all media including painting, photography, sculpture, metal work, mixed media and drawing. Located in the Alverno Art and Cultures Gallery, the powerful exhibit celebrates established and emerging women artists from diverse backgrounds and the limitless ways in which they express themselves artistically.
The gallery will host an opening reception on September 10 from 4:30-8 p.m. At the beginning of the opening reception, there will be a panel discussion in the studio adjacent to the gallery. The discussion is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Artists featured in the exhibit include:
- Ian Baker Johnson – painter
- Blanche Brown – mixed media
- Agnes Chwae – metalsmith, sculpture
- Nova Czarnecki – painting, panelist
- Jan Falk – fibers
- Pamela Ferderbar – photography
- Marna Goldstein Brauner – fibers
- Rozalia Hernandez Singh – painting, muralist
- Hai Chi Jihn – metalsmith, sculpture
- Teresa Lind – sculpture
- Jessica Meuninck-Ganger – printmaking, bookmaking
- Colette Odya Smith – pastels
- Rosy Petri – multidisciplinary
- Angela Pierro – abstract painting
- Nirmal Raja – interdisciplinary
- Tia Richardson – painting, muralist
- Katerina Sanerib – sculpture
- Jill Sebastian – sculpture
- Denise Schanz – sculpture
- Maria Tammi – sculpture
- Evelyn Patricia Terry – interdisciplinary, panelist
- Colleen Volland – ceramics
- Julie VonDerVellen – paper, sculpture, panelist
- Jean Wells – ceramics, panelist
- Lynn Whitford – metalsmith, sculpture
The Alverno College Art and Cultures Gallery is located in Alexia Hall, 3901 South 39th Street. Free parking is available.
About Alverno College
Founded in 1887 by the School Sisters of St. Francis, Alverno College promotes the academic, personal and professional development of its students in a collaborative and inclusive environment. Undergraduate programs for women are offered in more than 60 areas of study, and graduate programs in education, nursing, community psychology, school psychology, music therapy, music and liturgy, and business are open to women and men.
A leader in higher education innovation, Alverno has earned international accolades for its highly effective ability-based, assessment-as-learning approach to education, which emphasizes hands-on experience and develops in-demand skills. The college, Wisconsin’s first Hispanic-Serving Institution, ranks among the top schools in the Midwest for its commitment to undergraduate teaching and innovation by U.S. News & World Report. For two years, The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education named Alverno the country’s most inspiring college.
Based in Milwaukee, Wis., Alverno College is a four-year independent, Catholic, liberal arts college.