ART

FOR LOVE OF PEOPLE AND PLACE

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The once spare area is transforming into a spectacular green space highlighting the beauty of Lake Mendota, the Memorial Union and the Red Gym and recognizing the broad contributions from UW Madison’s storied history: Its alumni.

EMOTIVE VERSE

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“As the saying goes, you can’t swing a dead cat in this city without hitting a writer,” poet Rita Mae Reese says, chuckling. Her light drawl and candid demeanor, and a dose of Southern charm, reflect her upbringing in Charleston, West Virginia.

Ashley Robertson

AMPLIFYING WITH ART

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Ashley Robertson’s work is driven by emotion, with portraits guided as much by her heart as by her hands and heavily influenced by the women in her life.

DALE KUSHNER

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By Rachel Werner | Photographed by Kaia Calhoun Instinctively drawn to writers who explore the inner lives of women, Dale Kushner’s debut novel “The…

Kelly Harms

KELLY HARMS

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By Rachel Werner | Photographed by Kaia Calhoun Penning the types of books she likes to read, Kelly Harms nails the North Woods’ romantic…

Erin Celello

ERIN CELELLO

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By Rachel Werner | Photographed by Kaia Calhoun A thought-provoking combination of self-reflection and social commentary, Erin Celello’s second novel “Learning to Stay,” about…

SIMONE DOING

SIMONE DOING

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By Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Kate Bast, Lisa Bauer, Shelby Deering, Elle Duncombe-Mills, Jenie Gao, Emily Leas, Marni McEntee, Candice Wagener & Rachel Werner  | Photographed…