The watermark imaging system takes detailed images of artwork and then extracts information about the paper’s internal structure. That's compared to images of other documents to see if they came from the same batch of handmade paper.
Visitors got to tour art studios, meet student artists and get a behind-the-scenes look at how art is created during UW–Madison’s annual Open Studio…
UW–Madison project combines art, policy and science to create plant-based plastics and benefit marginalized communities
A team led by University of Wisconsin–Madison scholars has a plan to turn paper mill waste into plant-based plastics, slashing greenhouse gas emissions and other pollution and creating economic opportunities in ways that benefit marginalized communities.
Ojibwe birchbark canoe returns to Lake Mendota after 10 years, connecting to 1,000s of years of art and culture
Ten years after it first cut through Lake Mendota, a traditional birchbark canoe returned to the water, paddled by its maker, Wayne Valliere, who shared the experience with members of a first-year experience group focused on Indigenous arts and science.
Winning submissions were created with a variety of equipment and techniques, including digital cameras, transparent cellophane, cutting-edge microscopes and geographical maps.
“Effigy: Bird Form” is meant to evoke the effigy mounds that have since disappeared. The sculpture is located on the eastern edge of Observatory Hill just north of Van Hise Hall.
Twenty-seven groups from different student organizations affiliated with the Multicultural Student Center performed a mix of stepping/strolling, dance routines and a capella singing for new students seeking to join student organizations.
Researchers have shown that combining climate data with visually engrossing art can make data more meaningful to viewers and bridge political divides related to climate science.
Now in its third year, the Flow Project highlights not only the value of art as a tool to communicate science, but also as a way to inspire new science across University of Wisconsin campuses.
Members of the UW–Madison community may enter up to three images by the June 15 deadline.
In celebration of Black History Month, students came together at the Black Cultural Center to learn the rich history of the Black quilting tradition and, together, to make a quilt of their own.
Glass artist Machiko Ito plays with the boundaries of glass and textile, crocheting and weaving delicate strands of industrial fiberglass into kiln-fired works of art.
From paintings to pottery to sculpture to photography, creativity was out in full force at the Nov. 5 Open Studio Day hosted by the UW Art Department.
Since opening Sept. 12, the Public History Project's Sifting & Reckoning exhibit has already engaged more than 10,000 visitors in person and online.
A multilayered mural painted in bold colors now hangs in the atrium of the Discovery Building, depicting the many facets of STEM research and inspiring new generations to engage in science. Painted QR codes make the mural interactive, drawing the viewer into the stories of renowned and lesser known Wisconsin scientists whose contributions have shaped society.
Lowe was celebrated for his sculpture and large art installations, which were often constructed from natural materials and explored Ho-Chunk culture and history through a contemporary lens.