Results tagged with 'miad'
Published Jan. 4, 2015
Last month, Var Gallery and Studios opened at 643 S. 2nd St. in a former aluminum foundry that had been empty for a couple of years. The gallery, artists' collective and bar showcases art shows, acoustic live music, comedy performances, workshops, open figure drawing, talk sessions, social gatherings and more.
Published Sept. 24, 2013
In a sense, the story of Frederick Layton is the story of art in Milwaukee. Not only was the English immigrant meat-packer one of Milwaukee's first serious art collectors, he was also among the first to pony up to build a civic art gallery - the Layton Art Gallery on Jefferson Street - to allow the public access to his collection. That gallery also had an important local art school attached and, while the gallery morphed into the Milwaukee Art Museum, strands of the school are woven into the history of Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.
Published June 21, 2013
Mike Brenner's new Walker's Point Brewery aims to support local artists while making creative brews.
Published March 17, 2013
Shorewood's Niki Johnson, a MIAD instructor and artist, recently finished a piece called "Eggs Benedict," a portrait of the pope made from 17,000 colored, non-lubricated condoms.
Published Dec. 22, 2011
Craig Thompson grew up in Wisconsin, attended MIAD and went on to dominate the graphic novel genre. His latest book, a 682-page graphic novel called "Habibi," is his most exquisite body of work to date.
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With Lela's Sixth Annual Fashion Show coming up next weekend, I knew there might be an elevated level of uber stress for my dear friend Shanel Regier. She will be the headlining fashion designer.
Lela, a boutique located in the Third Ward of Milwaukee, carries an eclectic line of clothing...
Last night I had the opportunity to visit MIAD's senior exhibition before it opens to the public because my cousin is graduating. I was blown away by the professional quality, artistry and ingenuity of some of the projects. The diversity of talents and ideas was really astounding. ...
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