Author Archives: Mads Layton

disslove/ressolve: Alumni showcase past year of work

Two 2020 Lawrence graduates, Tanner MacArthur and Callie Kiesow, visited with Lawrence community members via Zoom on Thursday, Feb. 25 to discuss their joint show “dissolve/resolve,” which is on show now at the Wriston Art Galleries. The two were scheduled to show their senior exhibitions in the spring of 2020, but after Lawrence went online

Art director Debrah Brehmer discusses Portrait Society Gallery

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Debra Brehmer joined Lawrence community members over Zoom to discuss her career in the art gallery and the world of art at large. Currently, Brehmer holds the director position at the Portrait Society Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Milwaukee, which prides itself on representing both academic and self-taught artists regionally

Male presenting person with shoulder length hair in mask wearing coat looks into camera on cement block background.

Student Spotlight: Matthew DeChant

Pictured: sophomore Matthew DeChant Photo by Sebastian Evans Sophomore Matthew DeChant released his debut folk album, “Out the Hollow Tree” on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Of it, he says, “When you live in a suburb, it can be easy to think that there’s nothing mythical, nothing folkloric about where you are — that it’s all

A pianist, violinist, and cellist play together masked on a stage.

Fryxell’s junior recital success

Sarah Wheeler ’06 (left), junior Beth Frycell junior (center), and junior Alex Lewis (right) preform on stage. Photo by Sebastian Evans. Beth Fryxell’s junior year violin recital was held on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. As well as being open to a very limited audience in Harper Hall, the recital was livestreamed. For the