Posted 11:19 a.m. Monday, Dec. 7, 2020

“Love Grows,” a plaster, wood and spray paint work by Maria Landgraf, is one of the works featured in this fall's Senior Exhibition titled "Blind Date" that runs Dec. 7-March 31, 2021.

UW-La Crosse graduating seniors share artwork

The UW-La Crosse art students graduating in December will share their artwork online during a senior art exhibition.

The five artists, their hometowns and personal statements about their artwork:

  • Bailey Burgard, Waunakee, Wisconsin
    “The inspiration of my work comes from the curiosity and exploration of different media. In my ceramic pieces I explore the variation of scale, texture and color. As for my two dimensional work, there is a variety of style and technique used for each media.

    Works by Bailey Burgard —
    “Echeveria” — oil on paper
    “Leaf” — acquaint intaglio print
    “The Colors of White (Rework)” — oil on paper


“Echeveria” — oil on paper
“Leaf” — acquaint intaglio print
“The Colors of White (Rework)” — oil on paper
  • Cassidy Herman, Altoona, Wisconsin
    “My work fixes on the idea of things that cannot be repeated It plays on the imagination on what’s real and fantastical. It’s something you can maybe see once and never again.”

    Works by Cassidy Herman—
    “Inconclusive” — a series of black and white photographs.
“Inconclusive” — a series of black and white photographs by Cassidy Herman.
“Inconclusive” — a series of black and white photographs by Cassidy Herman.
  • Grace Hintze, West Bend, Wisconsin
    “My goal is to create art for art’s sake, creating something that is worth looking at and worth remembering. I wish for my art to create a positive emotion within others causing them to think they can do whatever they set their minds to.”

    Works by Grace Hintze —
    Pen and ink drawings on canvas or large pieces of paper.
Pen and ink drawings on canvas or large pieces of paper by Grace Hintze.
Pen and ink drawings on canvas or large pieces of paper by Grace Hintze.
  • Maria Landgraf, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
    “Throughout my artwork, I connect my pieces to nature. I enjoy connecting different mediums to the natural world.”

    Works by Maria Landgraf—
    “Love Grows” -  plaster, wood, spray paint
    “Colorful Reflections”  – oil on canvas
“Colorful Reflections” – oil on canvas by Maria Landgraf.
  • Elizabeth Leeck, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 
     “Art has always been a strong passion of mine, as well as a sort of therapy. I enjoy working with a wide array of different mediums, from quilting, painting and working with clay to many others.”

    Works by Elizabeth Leeck —
    “Carrie's Mug “ — Stoneware clay, underglaze transfer, glaze
    “Blue Bird” — stoneware clay, underglaze transfer, glaze
“Carrie's Mug “ — Stoneware clay, underglaze transfer, glaze by Elizabeth Leeck.
“Blue Bird” — stoneware clay, underglaze transfer, glaze by Elizabeth Leeck.

The exhibition “Blind Date” opens Monday, Dec. 7, and will be available through Wednesday, March 31. View it at: https://sway.office.com/O3gkFpUYhHPlOlIP?ref=Link

How to view—

Who: UW-La Crosse graduating seniors      

What: “Blind Date” a Senior Art Exhibition

When: Monday, Dec. 7, and runs through Wednesday, March 31

Where: https://sway.office.com/O3gkFpUYhHPlOlIP?ref=Link

Admission: Free