Tag Archives: Art

Future Looks Bright for Local Artist, Yuliya Bay

Anyone who has stopped by Zest Bakery and Coffeehouse recently has probably noticed the fanciful artwork of Yuliya Bay for sale near the pick-up counter. The 22-year-old local artist started selling posters and stickers last year to help get her name out in the community. Bay had seen art there before and decided it was a good place for hers ... Read More »

Pointer Profile: Spamalot Scenic Designer Alesha Hollatz

There are many talented students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point who are doing incredible work. One of these students is Alesha Hollatz, who is the scenic designer for the Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of Spamalot. Hollatz is a fifth-year student at UWSP. She is double majoring in theatre design and technology and arts management. Hollatz has worked ... Read More »

SCULPT Continues Building the Art Community with Glass Pumpkins

On Saturday, Oct. 14, beautiful glass pumpkins were put on display by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student organization SCULPT and were available for purchase in front of the Noel Fine Arts Center. This fundraiser is held annually and, despite the windy conditions which made artists nervous for their pumpkins, the students were enthusiastic to talk about their lovely fall ... Read More »

What Goes Into Field Guide Illustrations

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point College of Letters and Sciences is hosting a monthly lecture series in the Pinery Room of the Portage County Public Library. The purpose of the lecture series is to give every person that comes some knowledge on a subject they may not know much about, regardless of education or background. October’s lecture was held on ... Read More »

Sculptures and World Renowned Artists

“A Sand County Bench” was removed from the Stevens Point Sculpture Park in Aug. 2017 due to safety concerns. It was installed in 2010 and was one of the five original works of art in the park. According to the Sculpture Park website, the Stevens Point Sculpture Park features artwork from local, regional and national artists on 20 acres of ... Read More »

A New Mural in Stevens Point

This summer a new mural was finished on the west-facing wall of Galaxy Comics & Games in downtown Stevens Point. The mural has been proudly on display since its unveiling on Aug. 23 of this year. It depicts the main ingredients of beer being poured into a Stevens Point Brewing Company pint glass.   Members of CREATE Portage County, a nonprofit ... Read More »

BFA Exhibitions Held at Carlsten Art Gallery

Graduating art majors present examples of their work in a variety of media at the Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition to fulfill their graduation requirement. The BFA Exhibitions were held in the Carlsten Art Gallery, located on the second floor of the Noel Fine Arts Center April 24 through May 3 with a closing reception April 30. Art 491 students ... Read More »

Student Sculptures Displayed at Central Wisconsin Environmental Station Connect Art with Nature

Last semester the natural landscape of the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station provided inspiration for a half a dozen student sculptures which are now displayed around the station’s grounds. The project was born when Tom Quinn, Central Wisconsin Environmental Station director, contacted Kristin Thielking, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point sculpture professor. Upon Quinn’s request, students from Thielking’s sculpture class were tasked with ... Read More »

System-Wide Art Under Attack

Public universities across Wisconsin are feeling the struggle of budget cuts, and the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point’s art department will again be under a new and smaller budget. Within the Noel Fine Arts Center, students can find unique architecture and student work displayed in the open lobby while music from an array of different instruments reverberates from the walls. ... Read More »