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Art Dept. | Visiting Artist Colloquium: Norman Teague

April 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Spring 2023 Visiting Artist Colloquium: Norman Teague

Norman Teague is a designer, educator, and founder of Norman Teague Design Studios who focuses on the complexity of urbanism and the culture of communities. He specializes in custom furniture design and designed objects that deliver a personal touch and/or function. Past projects have included consumer products, public sculpture, performances, and designed spaces. He takes pride in working within communities that offer ethical returns and human-centered exchanges.
Teague has participated in exhibitions and discussions at Chicago Architecture Center, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, Documenta 13, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Hyde Park Art Center. He and Fo Wilson co-founded blkHaUS studios to work on collaborative projects like Sounding Bronzeville, Connect Hyde Park, and South Shore and Back Alley Jazz. Teague was awarded the Claire Rosen and Samuel Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artists in 2015. Teague has worked with notable collaborators such as Theaster Gates, and acted as a consultant on The Barack Obama Presidential Center with the firm Ralph Applebaum. His work was in the 2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial. In addition to his studio practices, Teague is a professor in the school of industrial design at University of Illinois Chicago. He holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA from Columbia College Chicago.
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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