NSP ALUMNI active in the field!

Date Of Event * Friday, August 25, 2017
Time *
7:00pm – 9:00 pm
Location *
The Yellow Wallpaper Project 1126 E. Wright St.
Cost *
free
The Details *
Prompted by the short story The Yellow Wallpaper, written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Lure Near is a collaborative inquiry by Grace Mitchell & SolAh Do (MIAD ALUM) involving both the physical and psychological collision of the perception, projection and experience of mental illness.

SolAh Do is a multidisciplinary artist currently residing in Milwaukee from Seoul, South Korea. Her artistic process entails aspects of photography, installation, performance, video, theatrical set designing, and props. Applying her photographic tools and skills, much of her practice embraces contextualizing her personal experiences into a narrative.

Grace Mitchell is a video artist and writer whose work is often inspired and facilitated by writing and language — body-language, spoken language, and other communicating forms. She recently graduated from UWM and resides in Milwaukee, WI.

More About The Yellow Wallpaper Project, curated by Jenna Knapp (MIAD ALUM):

The Yellow Wallpaper Project is a domestic art space located in a neighborhood attic that invites artists who identify as women to respond to the 1892 short story, The Yellow Wallpaper, loosely or literally. This project challenges both the stigma against mental health and the norm of white-box galleries showing predominately white men. The Yellow Wallpaper project encourages the production of personal work and is excited to hold space for conversations surrounding mental health.

Contact Email * naomishersty@gmail.com
Event Coordinator * Jenna Knapp
Website https://www.facebook.com/events/1513846302008058/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%222%22%2C%22ref_dashboard_filter%22%3A%22upcoming%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22dashboard%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22main_list%5C%22%2C%
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Van Bier Salon Student and Staff Discount

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Van Bier Salon is happy to offer an ongoing 20% discount for all services at our Walkers Point Salon for students and staff of MIAD! Please visit our website vanbier.com to book online or call 414-488-8307. We look forward to meeting you.
Contact Email * tom@vanbier.com
Contact Name * Tom Bieringer
Website Link http://vanbier.com
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First Student Party Meeting of the Semester

Date Of Event * Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Time *
11am
Location *
Student Union
Cost *
FREE
The Details *
Come out and see what Student Party is all about!

Whether new to MIAD or returning – it’s important to get involved!
Find out what’s planned for this semester, and we’re also looking for new ideas!
Free food/snack at every meeting!

Contact Email * studentparty@miad.edu
Event Coordinator * Student Party

New This Year At MIAD Cafe

New Soda Fountain which dispenses flavor shots.  Flavor shots are Vanilla, Cherry, Lemon, and Strawberry.  Shots can be added seltzer water or soda dispensed from the fountain.  Dr. Pepper has also been added to the new fountain replacing Sobe Pomegranate Lifewater.
New Conveyor Toaster.  Conveyor Toaster toasts bagels and/or bread which comes with complimentary cream cheese, jelly, and/or butter.
 
New Meat and Vegan Entrees added to the hot lunch menu served from renovated hot bar line.
New Evening Special Sandwiches.
 
New Evening Grill Items Including Deep Fried Twinkies & Fried Pot Stickers

Get Involved In The Welcome Back Street Festival !

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Interested in getting the word out about your activity, club or group you are involved in?
The best way to kick this off at MIAD is being involved in the Welcome Back Street Festival. Would you like a table? or to be present in some way at this event?

Let us know and we will reserve a space for you and help you get your group started.

Contact Email * mariannehonrath@miad.edu
Contact Name * Marianne Honrath

Milwaukee Bucks Call for Local Art Submissions for New Arena

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MILWAUKEE BUCKS LOOKING FOR LOCAL ART SUBMISSIONS FOR NEW DOWNTOWN ARENA
Artists with Wisconsin ties being sought to showcase their creative talents

The Milwaukee Bucks are seeking submissions from artists with Wisconsin ties to showcase their creative talents at the new downtown arena. The team has partnered with Sports & The Arts (SATA) to source and acquire art and photography for the new arena scheduled to open in the fall of 2018. The partnership seeks to create a one-of-a-kind, museum-quality art collection for the arena that incorporates artwork created by local artists and showcases Bucks and regional history.

“We’re excited to showcase art that is intended to reflect our commitment to strengthening the cultural connections between the new arena and our great city and state,” said Bucks President Peter Feigin.

Local artists and muralists of all levels and experience who are interested in being considered for the new arena collection may submit a short bio, sample images of artistic pieces indicating the style of their work and any other relevant information via PDF to bucksart@sportart.net.

PDF submissions should be no larger than 5MB and contain up to eight visual samples of past pieces created by each artist. Upon selection, artists will be notified and commissioned for specific works commencing this winter. All artists will be paid for their work in addition to promotion by both the Milwaukee Bucks and SATA through traditional and social media.

Mediums for submission include paintings (oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media), sketches/drawings (pen and ink, charcoal and pastels), mixed media (found objects, digital, assemblage and collage), photography, sculptures, murals, digital art and graphic arts.

Deadline for submissions is August 30 and artists will be notified of their acceptance in November.

Contact Email * bucksart@sportart.net
Contact Name * Tracie Speca-Ventura
Website Link http://www.nba.com/bucks/release/milwaukee-bucks-looking-local-art-submissions-new-downtown-arena