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Lawton Gallery

2016/2017 Exhibition Calendar

September 15 – October 27, 2016

Samuel Davis: Lagerstätte


Sam is interested in the history of photography as it relates to both truth and also historical constructs in the form of evidence used to support historical facts. He creates playful scenarios using a pinhole camera to get his viewers to think about the scientific discoveries that took place around the same time that photography was being discovered.

Recent work by Jonathan Dedecker & Joshua Hunt


Jonathan creates imagery that revolves around framing the viewer as if they were a character within the image. The graphic quality of his work functions theatrically, detached, and is affected by our digitized culture, advertising, and the way we see ourselves within the world. Jonathan will be painting a special piece directly on the wall of the Lawton Gallery.

Joshua is interested in themes involving color theory, contemporary culture, the history of abstraction, and screen culture. He will feature both paintings, sculpture and video installations in the gallery. Hunt is originally from Green Bay and now lives in Milwaukee.

Opening Reception: September 15, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

November 10 – December 20, 2016

Juried Student Exhibition


Opening Reception: November 10, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

February 2 – 23, 2017

Faculty Exhibition


Opening Reception February 2, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

March 2 – 30, 2017

Topographies: Work by Jessica Calderwood, Sarah Gross, Debbie Kupinsky, Michelle Tobia, and Valerie Zimany


The sculptural and ceramic work by these women artists from around the country explore the role objects and images have to provide meaning through the use of layering and narrative.

Opening Reception March 2, 4:30 – 6:30 pm