Katherine E. Martin received a BFA in sculpture from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and an MA and MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in InterMedia Studies. She is a senior lecturer at UWM, serving as coordinator of 3D design and recruitment for Peck School of Art. With found forms she makes instinctive, calculated decisions to dissect, interpret, repeat and re-assemble inspired parts into new, often times immersive sculptural landscapes. She has exhibited extensively throughout the country, and is proud to be the recipient of several public art commissions in the state of Wisconsin and numerous private commissions.
Geryn Roche created her first pinch pot in kindergarten and has been working with clay ever since. She received a BFA in ceramics and a teaching certificate from the University of Iowa in 2009. She graduated with an MFA in ceramics from the University of North Texas in 2013 and has exhibited work nationally and internationally. Currently, Geryn lives and works in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and teaches ceramics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
2021 ART AWARD WINNERS
BEST OF SHOW Karla Fuller (Mixed Media 2D)
BEST OF CATEGORY Ceramics – Ed Brownlee Drawing/Pastels/Printmaking — Robin Lauersdorf Fiber/Leather — Andres Arango Glass — Alan Sievers Jewelry — Regina To Mixed Media 3D — Daryl Harwood Painting — Michael Steddum Photography — Steve Wewerka Sculpture — Chad Anderson Wood — Jonathan Glowacki