Final week: Summer art at UW-Parkside
This is it!
The art galleries at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside have been busy this summer with community and student exhibitions. But now the photos, the multimedia, and the work of emerging artists is about to come down after a special art filled Saturday.
Chalk Talk Kenosha: In the UW-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery, this exhibition shows photographs taken by students at Harborside Academy, Kenosha's Bradford and Tremper high schools, and during workshops at the Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha, the university, and the Kenosha Literacy Council. Each photo uses artist Wing Young Huie's "chalk talk" technique in which people are asked to write their answers to open-ended questions using white chalk on black paper.
Lemon St. Gallery's "There's Power in Unity:" In the Emile H. Mathis Gallery, artwork in a broad range of media including paintings, metals, textiles, ceramics, and more, each piece measuring 12-by-12 inches, is on display.
"Emerging Talent: UW-Parkside Student Work:" in the Foundation Gallery, this exhibition showcases the wide range of artistic approaches of our best graduating seniors from the past academic year.
The exhibitions are open daily through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with special Saturday hours July 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free.Details and photos are available on the university web site.