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Latasia Dhami

She’s not in Kansas anymore. Jenie Gao has become one of Madison’s most well-known printmakers and muralists. Read more

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A new exhibit at the James Watrous Gallery is the result of artists working with scientists to depict how climate change affects Wisconsin plant species. Read more

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Threshold, the colorful coworking and event space on Atwood Avenue, is hosting a five-day celebration of interdisciplinary arts, all related to protecting the Earth. Read more

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Artist Tyanna Buie had a rough start to life, shuttled in and out of different foster homes in Chicago and Milwaukee. An upcoming exhibit at MMoCA revisits the past and reckons with her future. Read more

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An essential stop on May 3 Gallery Night is West High School’s Colucci Gallery, where longtime ceramics instructor Phil Lyons has a retrospective. Lyons’ storied career includes visual art, music, building and coaching. Read more

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Jim Escalante

“Secrete, Augment, Testify” is an exhibit of fungus photos and metalwork by Chloe Darke, winner of the 2019 Russell and Paula Panczenko MFA Prize. It’s at the Chazen Museum of Art through June 16. Read more

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Eric Baillies

There’s a psychedelic exuberance to “Evocative Mechanisms of Art,” a three-artist show on display in the atrium of Promega BioPharmaceutical Technology Center. Read more

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“Postmadison” is a powerful new exhibit at Arts + Literature Lab, featuring artists who studied at UW-Madison and have moved on — or stayed. Read more

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The James Watrous Gallery displays a collection of works by Gaylord Shanilec, an internationally known color engraver and creator of fine art books. Read more

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Peter Krško

Artists Peter Krsko and Robert Anderson explore the repeating patterns of nature in “LOOK: Tropical Tessellations,” an exhibit opening Feb. 16 at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Read more

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Stephanie Masaros-Briggs

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a mother-daughter art exhibit at Bloom Bake Shop is made up of accidental hearts. Read more

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Gillian Laub

“Southern Rites,” a photography exhibit at the Chazen Museum of Art by UW alum Gillian Laub, documents the segregation practices of a Southern town. Read more

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Renowned early childhood educators and students from Reggio Emilia, Italy, are the stars of “The Wonder of Learning,” a traveling multimedia exhibit coming to the Central Library and Overture Center. Read more

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Five of Madison’s mayoral candidates met Wednesday night for a public forum on how the city can better support a vibrant arts scene. Read more


A joint show at Paoli’s Abel Contemporary Gallery displays work of handbuilding and woodblock printing. Read more

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Liaizon Wakest

The Church of Anarchy helped define Willy Street in the ’80s and ’90s. Andy Moore catches up with poet, performer and now winemaker mIEKAL aND, the unconventional co-founder who moved west to create Dreamtime Village. Read more

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Multimedia artist Helen Hawley’s multimedia exploration at Arts + Literature Lab draws, in part, on her recent residency in Senegal. Read more

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Since the Inferno closed in 2015, aficionados of the alternative arts have been spread out at one-off events throughout the city. Crucible wants to bring them under one roof. Read more


JKX Comics started as friends drawing in a bar. Now a group of UW scientists is creating comics that illustrate complicated scientific concepts. Read more

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The Chazen Museum of Art displays 16 prints from the late great printmaker Warrington Colescott, who died in September. Read more

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