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Souper Supporters: Wheelhouse Artists Create Bowls for UW–Madison Habitat for Humanity
Nov15

Souper Supporters: Wheelhouse Artists Create Bowls for UW–Madison Habitat for Humanity

As their hands sculpted soft clay into beautiful bowls, Wheelhouse Studios artists, hobbyists and students helped shape the future of a local family on Oct. 9 by crafting handmade bowls. Their donated creations will be sold as a part of a fundraiser for the University of Wisconsin–Madison chapter of Habitat for Humanity. The event, titled the Souper Bowl, is the chapter’s largest annual benefit to raise money toward the construction...

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Show Your Badger Pride at Wheelhouse Studios
Oct13

Show Your Badger Pride at Wheelhouse Studios

Hours of research, testing, formulation and staff input gathering led to a brand-new glaze available exclusively at Wheelhouse Studios at Memorial Union: Bucky’s Bucket. It joins a lineup of Wheelhouse exclusive, house-made glazes. Who doesn’t want a bucket of Bucky? Now, artists can take home a bit of Badger pride from Wheelhouse Studios! For years, Wheelhouse used commercially made red glazes, but this came with a host of...

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Get Artsy on the Terrace – Member-only Opportunity
Jul13

Get Artsy on the Terrace – Member-only Opportunity

Making art can be difficult–it takes time, money and effort. But have no fear! The Union makes it easier than ever to get crafty and create something great this summer. Art Tapas on the Terrace, an upcoming series of member-only art courses offered by Wheelhouse Studios, will consist of four unique and affordable classes throughout the month of August. Each class will take place on the Terrace at sunset, and participants will do...

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How to “Art”: Wheelhouse Studios Unites Action and Creativity
Jun01

How to “Art”: Wheelhouse Studios Unites Action and Creativity

While crowds of people line up every day to enjoy food at Der Rathskeller, not many realize that there’s an entire artistic community right beneath their feet. In the lower level of Memorial Union, Jay Ekleberry and his group of devoted students create artwork in Wheelhouse Studios. Walking down to Wheelhouse feels like entering an art exhibit, with large murals and pictures covering the vibrant walls of the main lobby. I got a...

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Why We Love Free Art Friday
Feb11

Why We Love Free Art Friday

Students joined Wheelhouse Studios to get into the Valentine’s Day spirit last Friday by creating a giant card for Madison, along with 3D crafts. Wheelhouse Studios Director Jay Ekleberry said that it was great to see so many students collaborating on the project in a carefree environment, as students were able to relax after their long school week. The inspiration for the giant valentine was for students to gain an appreciation for...

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