Located on the second floor of the Noel Fine Arts Center, the Carlsten
Gallery exhibits include rotating artists of note, student artists, fundraisers
as well as a permanent collection that the gallery oversees. Please click here
current exhibition schedule.
The Permanent Collection of the Department of Art and Design serves as a
resource for students and faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point,
for the extended community of Stevens Point, the state of Wisconsin and the
Dorothy & Jacque Vallier Early American Pressed
Glass Goblet Collection
Arguably the premiere pressed glass goblet collection in the country, this
collection was given to the university in 1984 and contains over 1,000
individual goblets and 100 additional glass articles. Displayed in cases that
span the exterior walls of the gallery, the Vallier
Collection enables students, scholars, collectors, as well as community
members to experience the extraordinary breadth of this special collection. It
is one of the truly unique treasures here at UWSP.
Golay Print Collection
Given to the Department by Janice and Jean-Pierre Golay, this collection
features prints by nationally known artists including: Robert Cottingham, Emmi
Whitehorse, Robert Stackhouse, and Karen Kunc. Prints from this collection are
regularly exhibited in the Carlsten Gallery.
Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Portfolio
This collection was made possible by a generous gift from Richard and Myrna
William C. Bunce Artists' Book Archive
This collection, devoted to honoring the traditions of artist books, was made
possible through a donation by the estate of Bill Bunce, the late director of
the Kohler Arts Gallery at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Susan Murphy Piotrowski Ceramics Collection
This collection is of student ceramic works was established in 1979 in memory
of former student, Susan Piotrowski. It documents the development of ceramics by
UWSP students from 1979 to the present.
Caren Heft, Carlsten Gallery Director.