University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

The 2012 Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mary L. Nohl Fellowships Exhibition

September 28 – December 15, 2013
Opening Reception September 27, 6-9 PM
Exhibition walkthrough at 7 PM Colin Matthes’s Green Mini Demo Derby at 8 PM

Tyanna Buie

Tyanna J. Buie, Preparatory study for Father Figure, 2013

This annual exhibition honors the seven Milwaukee-area artists who were awarded fellowships in 2012 through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund: Danielle Beverly, Faythe Levine and Colin Matthes (established artist category); and Lois Bielefeld, Tyanna J. Buie, Brad Fiore and Paul Kjelland (emerging artist category). INOVA’s exhibition includes photography, film, printmaking and sculpture, and emphasizes new projects that the artists completed during the fellowship year.

Funded by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund and administered by the Bradley Family Foundation, the Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists provide unrestricted funds for artists to create new work or complete work in progress. For more information visit:

Artist Mary L. Nohl of Fox Point, Wisconsin, died in December 2001 at the age of 87. Her $9.6 million bequest to the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. The Fund, by supporting local visual arts and arts education programs, keeps Nohl’s passion for the visual arts alive in the community.

The panel of jurors included Lisa Dent, Director, Grants & Services at Creative Capital in New York; Astria Suparak, Director and Curator, Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh; and Irene Tsatsos, Chief Curator/Director of Gallery Programs at Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, California.

Exhibition Programs:
Oct. 9 Artists Now! Lecture with Faythe Levine, UWM Arts Center Lecture Hall, 7PM
Oct. 10 Green Mini Demo Derby with Colin Matthes, INOVA, 6 PM
Oct. 12 Screenprinting Workshop with Tyanna Buie, INOVA 1-4 PM
Oct. 19 Lois Bielefeld’s trailer for Ladies Night Out, Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video
Festival, UWM Union Theater, 7 PM
Oct. 23 Artists Now! Lecture with Lois Bielefeld, UWM Arts Center Lecture Hall, 7PM
Oct. 24 Talk by the 2013 Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships jurors Naomi Beckwith, Evan Garza and Gretchen Wagner, INOVA, 6 PM
Nov. 2 Brad Fiore, The Karabekian Center’s Quiet Reading Group, INOVA, 12-5 PM
Nov. 6 Locally Grown: Danielle Beverly’s Old South (work-in-progress), UWM Union Theater, 7 PM
Nov. 14 Colin Matthes, Green Mini Demo Derby, INOVA, 6 PM
Nov. 21 Paul Kjelland, Night School, panel on segregation and community organizing, INOVA, 6 PM
Dec. 4 Locally Grown: Faythe Levine’s Sign Painters, UWM Union Theater, 7 PM