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Art Dept. | Visiting Artist Colloquium: Anwar Floyd-Pruitt

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Spring 2023 Visiting Artist Colloquium: Anwar Floyd-Pruitt

Anwar Floyd-Pruitt is an artist, curator, and puppeteer from Milwaukee. The Chazen Museum of Art, Edgewood College, Mount Mary University, and the Museum of Wisconsin Art recently hosted solo exhibitions of his collages, paintings, and abstract mixed-media self-portraits. In addition to leading puppet-making workshops, Floyd-Pruitt writes and performs a family friendly singalong called Hip Hop Puppet Party. Most recently, he was awarded a grant from the Jane Henson Foundation to engage LGBTQIA+ youth in puppetry. Anwar is an Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Wisconsin, and he maintains an active studio practice at the House of RAD (Resident Artist Doers) in the riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee. He has a BA in Psychology from Harvard University, a BFA from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and an MFA (2020) from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Spring 2023 Visiting Artist Colloquiums
Elvehjem L160
Wednesdays @ 5 – 6:15pm
Attend weekly lectures by the artists and members of the faculty in the Art Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison! See how they make their work, what inspires them, and learn how to sustain a professional art career.
The Art Department Colloquium is a series supported by the Anonymous Fund and the Brittingham Trust. Visiting Artist lectures are held every Wednesday during the academic year, and are free and open to the public.
Find the full Spring 2023 Colloquium schedule at: https://art.wisc.edu/public-programs/


Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L160
L160 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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