Professor’s landscape exhibit opens Jan. 23 at Furlong Gallery
January 23, 2014
explores the meaning of landscape in an art exhibit at University of
Wisconsin-Stout's Furlong Gallery.
The exhibit "Painting
the Personal: Landscape as Allegory" opens with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 23, and runs through Sunday, March 16, in the south gallery.
associate professor, is director of the School of Art and Design at UW-Stout.
She created the six large-scale, oil-on-canvas paintings during a 2013
Initially, she was
searching for a way for her paintings to communicate transition and identity.
"The work has transitioned into a reflection of Midwestern sensibilities,
identity and aging through allegorical representations of weather systems,
growth cycles and seasonal transitions," Brantmeier said.
Brantmeier also will
give an artist talk at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, at the gallery.
Admission to Furlong
Gallery, 178 Micheels Hall, is free. Hours during the semester are 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. Monday through Wednesday and until 7 p.m. Thursday. Gallery hours are noon
to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Parking is free in all UW-Stout lots after 4