Weya Women Artists from Eastern Zimbabwe

By Estella Lauter The October UU Gallery exhibit comes all the way from Africa via the Zimbabwe Artists Project (ZAP), a non-profit organization that grew out of student trips sponsored by Lewis and Clark College in Oregon. ZAP supports Weya women artists by buying art directly from them and selling...

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Cryptic Messages

Christy Kelly-Bentgen: An Eclectic Mix

Having spent most of her career as an art teacher, Christy Kelly-Bentgen has experimented with a wide variety of media and techniques. Beginning with a BFA in painting, she later moved into ceramics, weaving and collage. Now she describes herself as a mixed-media artist using “whatever it takes” to translate...

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Crane by Dan Eggert

Photographer Dan Eggert Exhibits in UU Gallery

The UU Gallery is excited to feature photographs by Dan Eggert for the month of June. Dividing his time between Door County, Wisconsin and the wonderland of Lake Tahoe, California, freelance photographer Dan Eggert is in constant movement—always exploring, traveling, and striving to capture life’s unexpected moments. Photography has been...

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Mosaics for May in the UUFDC Gallery

By Estella Lauter Joseph Kaftan received his BA from UW-Madison and later studied graphic design at The American University. He has worked as a graphic designer in Green Bay and Seattle. He currently works from mosaic studios in Seattle and Door County. Kaftan is a kayak guide/instructor and fisherman. Thus,...

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In the UU Gallery: Washington Island Artists

Washington Island’s pristine land and water vistas offer endless subjects to inspire artists. The Washington Island Art Association (WIAA) will exhibit works during January and February at the UUFDC. The exhibit opens Jan 4th and closes on the last Sunday in February. The WIAA was formed in the early 1960’s...

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As One with Nature

Jan Forkert’s paintings, enamel wall pieces and jewelry (including her three-dimensional silver sculpture on a two dimensional background of watercolor painting or etching), and her forged silver and enameled copper jewelry will be in our gallery from December 7-29, with an opening reception on the Sunday, the 7th from 12 –...

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