Edna Carlsten Art Gallery



New Exhibit


UW-Stevens Point

125 Years of
Higher Education
in Stevens Point

September 16-October 20

Located on the second floor of the Noel Fine Arts Center, The Edna Carlsten Art Gallery exhibits local, national, and international artists, hosts community events, and contributes to overseeing and maintaining a unique permanent collection of fine art and design works. The gallery is a beautiful space with three ceiling mounted projectors and a sound system that can be used through the entire gallery or specific spaces. Housed within the Carlsten Gallery is the Schneider Gallery, dedicated to show casing current and past student works, allowing experimentation, research, and real world gallery experience. If you have interest in using the space, or working with the Carlsten, please contact us. 

Gallery Manager: Amy Cannestra

Email:  ACannes@uwsp.edu or artdesign@uwsp.edu        Phone: 715-346-2669

Open Call for Art

OPEN CALL FOR ART! The Edna Carlsten Art Gallery is looking for work to exhibit at the 2019 Day of the Dead themed exhibition. Submissions are due September 22, 2019. Learn more here.

 2018-2019 Exhibitions

 

Seldom Seen: Selections from the UWSP Art Collection

June 27-August 17, 2019

 

 


 

Coming to a New Homeland:
German Migration and the American Midwest

September 10 - October 21, 2018

 


 

 

Dia de los Muertos

October 31 - November 5, 2018


 


 

Think + Make + Show

November 12 - December 3, 2018

The faculty and staff of the Department of Art and Design share their creative research.

 



2019 Juried Student Exhibition

December 10, 2018 - January 23, 2019 

 

  


 

Arts Bash
February 2, 2019

The annual fund-raiser for the Departments of Art& Design and Theater & Dance presents performances. Area restaurants provide samples of their best offerings and artwork by students and community artists is for perusal and for sale in the Edna Carlsten Art Gallery.

 

 


 

Man-Soo Lee

February 18 - March 10, 2019

 

 


 

Pinned Down: 
The Locking Up Of America

March 24 - April 14, 2019
 

 


 

BFA Showcase 1

April 21 - May 1, 2019

 

 


BFA Showcase 2

May 5 - May 15, 2019 

 

 


BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 10, 2019

 2017-2018 Exhibitions

The Eligible 5: Federal Duck Stamp Contest

Collection of Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

August 28 - September 24, 2017

 

 



NASAD Student Exhibition

October 2-18, 2017

 

 

 


Di De Los Muertos
Day of the Dead Celebration

October 25-November 5, 2017 


 




Susan Morrison
Sabbatical Exhibition 

November 13 - December 3, 2017

 




 

Juried Student Art Show

December 11, 2017-Janaury 21, 2018

 

 

 

 



Arts Bash
February 3, 2018

The annual fund-raiser for the Departments of Art & Design and Theater & Dance presents performances. Area restaurants provide samples of their best offerings and artwork by students and community artists is for perusal and for sale in the Edna Carlsten Art Gallery.




 

Kinesthetic Typography
Featuring work by Helen Lee

February 15-March 19, 2018

 


BFA Exhibitions

Graduating art majors present examples of their work in a variety of media.

April 23-May 2, 2018
May 7-May 17, 2018

 

BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 11, 2018

 2016-2017 Exhibitions

 

Viewpoints: Social In/Justice

 June 18- July 19, 2016

 

 

  


 

 

ARTSENSE

September 26-29, 2016

 

 

 


 

 

Day of the Dead Celebration

October 10 - 30, 2016

 

 


Topographies:
The work of Jessica Calderwood, Sarah Gross, Debbie Kupinsky, Michelle Tobia, and Valerie Zimany

 ​November 6 - December 4, 2016 

 

 


Juried Student Exhibition

UWSP students exhibit
recent work in all media.

December 11, 2016-January 22, 2017

 

 


Arts Bash
February 4, 2017

The annual fund-raiser for the Departments of Art& Design and Theater & Dance presents performances. Area restaurants provide samples of their best offerings and artwork by students and community artists is for perusal and for sale in the Edna Carlsten Art Gallery.
(photo by Zoro Photo)

 

 


Intermediary: Video Art From China

​February 13-March 5, 2017

 

 

 


COFAC Creates
terrain/territories: dreams of place

 

 

 


BFA Exhibitions
Graduating art majors present examples of their work in a variety of media.

April 24-May 3
May 8-18


BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 14, 2017

 2015-2016 Exhibitions


Guillermo Penafiel: Capitulos

September 21-October 25





Day of the Dead Celebration

October 29-November 1, 2015

 

 




A Look Back
Bob Erickson and the Pointer Press

November 8-December 3

 





Juried Student Exhibition

December 13, 2015-January 24, 2016


 

 





Arts Bash

The annual fund-raiser for the Departments of Art& Design and Theater & Dance presents performances. Area restaurants provide samples of their best offerings and artwork by students and community artists is for perusal and for sale in the Carlsten Gallery.

February 6, 2016

 



 

Owner & Operations Manager
at Akron & Macon
The Work of Adam Greene

February 13-March 6

 







Art and Design Faculty Exhibition

March 13-April 10

 

 


 



BFA Exhibitions

Graduating art majors present examples of their work in a variety of media. 

April 17-24
April 30-May 8
May 13-22

BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 13, 2015

 2014-2015 Exhibitions


Clare Verstegen 

and former students: Jeana Eve Klein, Nick DeFord,
Elise Deringer, Kelsey Wiskerchen

 

September 22-October 26,  2014




Day of the Dead Celebration

October 30-November 3, 2014




COFAC Creates

Beyond the Hive
November 10-December 7, 2014

 




Juried Student Exhibition

December 14, 2014-January 25, 2015

 




Arts Bash

January 31, 2015

 




Angela Franks Wells
Recent Work

February 8 - March 8

 




Jillian Noble
Ampersand

March 23-April 19, 2015

 




BFA Student Exhibitions

April 23-29
May 3-10



 

BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 8, 2015

 


Veteran Print Project
A collaboration between student printmakers and veterans.
Summer 2015

 2013-2014 Exhibitions

Anne Kingsbury: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Milwaukee artist, Anne Kingsbury, exhibits wood cut prints from earlier in her career along with more current beaded artworks.

September 22-October 27, 2013  


Day of the Dead Celebration

October 28 to November 3, 2013  

Debra Riffe: Holding the Line

Birmingham, Alabama artist, Debra Riffe commemorates the 50th anniversary of the March on Birmingham with large-scale wood cut prints of key players in the march as well as impressions of Birmingham.

November 10 to December 8, 2013  


Juried Student Exhibition

December 15, 2013 to January 26, 2014 


Arts Bash 2013

This major community fundraising event funds student scholarships in the Departments of Art & Design and Theatre & Dance

Saturday, February 1, 2014


I Collect, I Create: UW-Stevens Point Art & Design Faculty Exhibition

The UWSP art faculty presents objects they collect along with artworks influenced by those collections.

February 9 to March 2, 2014


A New Look at Glass

Works by Jennifer Halvorson.

March 9 to April 13, 2014


BFA Student Thesis Exhibition

April 17 to April 27 
May 1-11, 2014


BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 9, 2014


My Aesthetic Confession

works by Brian Borchardt

May 14-June 9, 2014


Art from Korea!

A collaboration with the Gail Art Museum in Gapyung Korea presents cutting edge Korean artwork. The work of well-known Korean artists is shown, curated by Korea’s Gail Art Museum.
Guest Curator: Jinman Jo

June 13-30


KiHwan Sun
Meditations on Inner Nature

July 2-September 15

 2012-2013 Exhibitions

Benjamin D. Rinehart: Recent Work
September 24 to October 28, 2012


Day of the Dead Celebration
October 31 to November 4, 2012


Metal Inkorporated

Metalsmiths and printmakers respond to each other’s work.

Inkmetal

Collaborations from sculpture and printmaking students from UWSP

November 11 to December 2, 2012


UWSP Juried Student Exhibition

Art made by current UWSP students.

December 9, 2012 to January 27, 2013


Arts Bash 2013

This major community fundraising event funds student scholarships in the Departments of Art & Design and Theatre & Dance

Saturday, February 2, 2013


Dennis Nechvatal: A New Direction

February 8 to March 10, 2013


Diana Black

Connecting to Place: Lake Michigan Song

March 17 to April 14, 2013


Combat Paper Installation

April 18 to April 23, 2013


Veteran Print Project
A collaboration between student printmakers and


Combat Paper Installation

April 18 to April 23, 2013


BFA Student Thesis Exhibition

April 27 to May 5, 2013
May 9 to 17, 2013


BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 10, 2013


Interaction Design Installation

​May 22- June 4, 2013


Monoprint 2013

May 30-June 6, 2013


Books as Aesthetic Objects: Types of Beauty

Guest Curator, Brian Borchardt​

through September 17, 2013

 

 2011-2012 Exhibitions

Animal as Metaphor
Recent alums investigate the role of animals as social metaphors.

Curated by recent alum, Travis Lester

June 13-September 18, 2011


Descanse en Paz: The Homemade Grave Marker in the Southwest

Photographer Dick George has spent years finding isolated graves with hand-made markers and documenting them.

September 25-November 3, 2011


Day of the Dead Celebration
October 28 to November 3, 2011


Visions of War: Artists as Veterans, Veterans as Artists
Art made by artists who served and by veterans who became artists after service.

Guest Curators: Susan Brewer, Robert Erickson and Michael Butcher

November 10-December 4, 2011


UWSP Juried Student Exhibition

Art made by current UWSP students.

December 11, 2011-January 29, 2012


Arts Bash 2012

This major community fundraising event funds student scholarships in the Departments of Art & Design and Theatre & Dance

Saturday, February 4, 2012


​Xu Bing

Chinese artist Xu Bing shows recent work.

February 12-March 12, 2012


Print with Legend Amos Kennedy, Jr.

Amos Kennedy will set up a press and print his posters, assisted by students,
for a week in the gallery

March 26-30, 2012


​Cabinets of Curiosity - UWSP Faculty & Staff Exhibition

Current work by Art & Design Faculty & Staff

April 8-22, 2012


BFA Student Thesis Exhibition

April 26-May 2, 2012
May 6-13, 2012


BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 11, 2012


​Dual Lives: Chinese Opera in New York City

photographs by Alan Govenar

June-August, 2012

 2010-2011 Exhibitions

Spirits Present

Paul Baker Prindle & Becky McDonah

May 30-September, 2010


Central Wisconsin Artists

Don LaVier Turner: Metal Point Drawings
Ellie Honl: Prints​

September 12-October 3, 2010


Day of the Dead Celebration
October 28 to November 5, 2010


Giving Voice

Caren Heft: The Arcadian Press

November 8-December 5, 2010


UWSP Juried Student Exhibition

Art made by current UWSP students.

December 12, 2010–January 30, 2011


Arts Bash 2011

This major community fundraising event funds student scholarships in the Departments of Art & Design and Theatre & Dance

Saturday, February 5, 2011


​Night/Ocean

Charles Hobson: Pacific Editions
Jim Lee: Blue Moon Press
Gaylor Schanilec: Midnight Paper Sales

February 13-March 13, 2011


Another Voice: Political Illustration of the Late 20th Century

March 28-April 24, 2011


BFA Student Thesis Exhibition

May 2-21, 2011
May 6-13, 2011


BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 13, 2011 

Monoprint

May 26 - June 2, 2011

 2009-2010 Exhibitions

August 16-September 14, 2009


Thielking/Stolzer Exhibition

New Glass Sculptures by Thielking and Recent Paintings by Stolzer​

September 21-October 18, 2009 

The Floating World: Japanese Woodblock Prints
From the Collection of the Chazen Museum of Art

October 25-November 25, 2009


UWSP Juried Student Exhibition

Art made by current UWSP students.

December 6, 2009-January 31, 2010


Arts Bash 2011

This major community fundraising event funds student scholarships in the Departments of Art & Design and Theatre & Dance

Saturday, February 6, 2010


Graphic Exposure

Midwest Regional Juried Student Graphic Design Exhibition

February 14-March 14, 2010


Mapping Language

Hindsight is Always 20/20 - R. Luke DuBois,
Maps - Amos Kennedy and 100 Tee Shirts - Cynthia Marsh​

March 20-April 25, 2010


BFA Student Thesis Exhibition

May 2-21, 2010

BFA Graphic Design Exhibition

May 7, 2010

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The gallery will also be open a half hour before, during, and remain open a half hour after NFAC events.

If you would like to visit the gallery in our off hours, please contact us to set up an appointment.

Faculty and staff, please contact us if you would like to bring classes in. We will open and have docents present to give tours and answer questions about the exhibition.

If you would like to use the gallery for special events, or would like to submit an idea for a show, please contact us for details.

Gallery map can be downloaded as a PDF here.