Grand Opera House

Author: Kristina Verhasselt

Exhibit exploration: Lawrence University seniors create stunning art for final gallery showing

Where: Wriston Art Gallery What: “Senior Art Majors and Minors Exhibition” When: Now – July 5 Cost: Free The hype: After four long, tedious years working endlessly in Lawrence’s art studio, the studio art majors and minors of Lawrence University finally present their final college masterpieces. Between the majors and minors, almost every possible medium READ MORE

New brand, new Appleton

After almost eight years, Appleton Downtown Incorporated has finally announced a major brand change reflective of the greatness that is Downtown Appleton. Polished aspects of the brand include an updated promotional logo, as well as a new slogan — “One great place.” With this new logo and slogan, ADI hopes to emphasize Appleton’s passion for READ MORE

Avocados and studio art classes

In a mysterious white-brick building, nestled behind College Avenue, is an art studio full of metal and wooden sculptures. The creator of these sculptures is Rob Neilson, Frederick R. Layton professor of art and associate professor of art at Lawrence University. Neilson successfully balances being a well-known sculptor, public artist and professor — at the READ MORE

Examining watercolor done right

Anyone who has seen a watercolor painting before can recognize that it is one of the most abstract mediums out there. Adding too much water to the paint causes a runny mess, and not adding enough water makes the paint unusable. Watercolor artist Lynn Artz is able to balance the fine line between watery and READ MORE