Everyone had to take an art class in school, right? Oftentimes, these classes served as a stepping stone for today’s artists, allowing them to develop the skills they need to do what they love doing today. So I asked everyone I interviewed so far: What was your favorite art project in school? Learn more about […]
Go behind-the-scenes at the Chazen Museum of Art in this week’s installment of Staying Artful. After closing its doors to the public as a result of COVID-19, museum staff had to think of a way to bring the museum to the people. Enter Our Kind of Happy Hour, a Facebook Live event curated by Jamie […]
Vidar & Hans is a comic book by Nathan Peterson and Gary Nauman. They speak to Staying Artful about creating a comic book during COVID-19 and the benefits of collaboration. Learn more about Vidar & Hans here: vidarandhans.wordpress.com/ Image by Gary Nauman and Nathan Peterson. Featuring the steeple of the Stougton Opera House.
When quarantine started in mid-March, what did you do? Did you pick up an old hobby? Did you sit in a corner and worry? This edition of Staying Artful features encouraging advice for beginning artists from local artists. Join the conversation by giving your own advice in the comments. LaShawn M. Wanak is a speculative […]
The City of Madison and its boosters spend a lot of money and time singing the praises of the city’s arts and culture scene. Supporters point out that Madison punches above its weight for arts for a city its size, the City continues to put substantial subsidies into the Overture Center, and the Chamber of […]
Join Master Printer & Studio Manager Jason Ruhl at Tandem Press for a special two-day course that provides an introduction to letterpress printing on a Vandercook press using photopolymer plates. Participants will be shown images that have employed this technique to help generate ideas for their own designs and will learn how to mix inks, […]