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"Alone & Together: The Tender Dissonance of Passing Through" by Teo Nguyen

"Alone & Together: The Tender Dissonance of Passing Through" by Teo Nguyen

WUD Art is proud to host "Alone & Together: The Tender Dissonance of Passing Through" by artist Teo Nguyen, featured at Gallery 1308!

This exhibition will feature Nguyen's paintings and work that "capture the quiet beauty" around you. Nguyen states, "these paintings are an interpretation of what I feel and see: moments in which we are alone even as we are connected to each other, connected to each other in our aloneness. I hope that my work will create for the viewer that moment as I see it... when ordinary things become remarkable and beautiful."

"Alone & Together: The Tender Dissonance of Passing Through" will be showing in Gallery 1308 at Union South from December 1st, 2017 through January 26th, 2018.

"Creative Power" Traveling Exhibition by VSA Wisconsin

"Creative Power" Traveling Exhibition by VSA Wisconsin

WUD Art is thrilled to present "Creative Power", VSA Wisconsin’s Traveling Exhibition. This will be the first exhibition to be displayed at the newly renovated Porter Butts Gallery in Memorial Union.

As VSA Wisconsin states, "Creative Power" is "a lively and original art exhibition, comprised of a total of 30 award-winning works of art by Wisconsin artists with disabilities. The exhibition offers a unique glimpse of the often under-recognized creative talents of people with disabilities. These objects of beauty and value are imbued with powerful meaning and reflect the distinctive journey of each artist. The exhibition includes popular Madison artists as well as established, emerging, and youth artists from across the state."

Please join us for the opening reception of "Creative Power" on Friday, December 8th at the Porter Butts Gallery in Memorial Union, 6-8pm. This will be a joint opening with the "Tropicalia" exhibition by Ben Orozco, located in the Class of 1925 Gallery. Light refreshments will be served.

"Creative Power" by VSA Wisconsin will be showing from December 8th, 2017 through February 2nd, 2018.


"Tropicalia" Exhibition by Ben Orozco

"Tropicalia" Exhibition by Ben Orozco

WUD Art is excited to present "Tropicalia", an exhibition by UW artist Ben Orozco.

"Tropicalia" features Orozco's artwork in neon imagery. "[Neon] conveys language and communication through manipulation of glass and light... The way I use neon often builds images that undermine how the image is perceived to both the mind and the eye: what appears to have depth may in reality be completely flat shapes against the wall," says Orozco. "I’m drawn to the visual vocabulary that hasn’t left me, comprised of philodendrons, birds of paradise, banana plants, and luscious overgrowth, simplified and imagined through the visual styles of illustrators, designers, and typographers."

Please join us for the opening reception of "Tropicalia" on Friday, December 8th at the Class of 1925 Gallery in Memorial Union, 6-8pm. This will be a joint opening with the "Creative Power" exhibition by VSA Wisconsin, located in the newly-reopened Porter Butts Gallery. Light refreshments will be served.

"Tropicalia" by Ben Orozco will be showing from December 8th, 2017 through February 2nd, 2018.