Early 2020 Art Exhibits at UW Health

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Mandy Kron

Art Coordinator


A number of UW Health patient care locations feature rotating art exhibits that contribute to the healing environment we want to provide for our patients and their friends and families.


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The following exhibits are on display throughout early 2020:




Photo Midwest


Photo Midwest Michael R Anderson-Ore Boat and PelicansWhere: C5/2 Surgical Waiting and Hospital Main Entrance

When: February - April 4

Website: www.photomidwest.org/current-upcoming-exhibits

Image: Photo Midwest Michael R Anderson-Ore Boat and Pelicans


The PhotoMidwest Annual Member Show at UW Hospital is a great Spring event allowing our members to show an image of their choice to the public. This years show runs from February 29 to April 4 at the UW Hospital in our usual gallery space in the C5/2 Surgery Waiting Area and E5/2 Main Entrance. Our reception is Sunday March 8th from 1-3pm. PhotoMidwest is a volunteer organization providing a rich mix of educational programs, including formal classes and workshops, lectures, exhibitions, and regularly-scheduled meetings of members and guests to discuss myriad photography topics.






Michelle Masson Photography


MichelleMassonWhere: G5/1 Corridor

When: March 4- March 29

Website: Instagram: michellemasson

Image: MichelleMasson


Originally from North Carolina, I had the good fortune to move to Wisconsin in 2013. Since my move, I have fallen in love with Wisconsin. The name of this show is WisCarolina after the two best states; an unbiased opinion, of course. The larger black and white photographs were taken in North Carolina. These were primarily taken with 35 mm black & white film or infrared film. The Wisconsin photos are mainly in color and have been taken with an I-phone.

Since I was treated at the UW Hospital, I wanted to donate sales of my photographs to the Carbone Cancer Center and to thank Dr. Wisinski and the folks at the breast center for the compassionate work that that they do.

This show is dedicated to the memory of my beloved mother, Barbara Masson.






Jewelry by Kerri Shannon


Curve Gold Ball Earrings Kerri ShannonWhere: Display Cases

When: March 4 - April 2

Website: https://www.kshanjewels.co

Image: Curve Gold Ball Earrings Kerri Shannon


I use hand fabrication tools (rolling mill, hammers, torch), and techniques (forge, form, texture) precious metals (18L, fine/sterling silver) and gem/stones to create uncluttered, elegant designs.





















Diane Ramthun Photography


Harbor #3 by Diane Ramthun Where: J5/1 Cafeteria Corridor

When: March 3 - March 30

Website: Instagram: dianeramthun

Image: Loon Harbor #3 by Diane Ramthun


I photograph Lake Superior from the vantage point of a sailboat. My photography began as a visual diary of summers my husband and I spend sailing in the Lake's remote, northern regions, a stretch of islands, coves and solitary anchorages in both the United States and Canada. The camera served as a tool to capture my experience of this wilderness. As the sailing seasons passed, I saw that in the dark nights away from city lights the Milky Way illuminated the Lake. I began photographing the reflections made by the Milky Way to find the connection of light between night sky and earth. Through the images in this exhibit, the viewer can experience scenes and places seen by few people but which should not go unnoticed. I learned photography through coursework at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. For the last several years, I have studied astrophotography under Brad Goldpaint, overall winner of the 2018 Astronomy Photographer of the Year by the Royal Museums of Greenwich, England. Additionally, I learned the art of printing photos from John Gregor, a renowned fine art photographer who lives on the north shore of Lake Superior. When not sailing on Lake Superior, I make my home in Middleton, WI. There I take photos with a large format film camera and develop/print the photos in my darkroom.









Watercolors by Anne Urso



Autumn in Madison by Anne UrsoWhere: The American Center (TAC)

When: January 30 - April 23

Website: anneurso.com

Image: Autumn in Madison


I'm a life-long resident of Madison and have enjoyed creating art all my life. I recently retired from basketry after teaching this art form for 20 years. I currently teach watercolor and enjoy painting on a daily basis. The beauty of our world gives me plenty of subjects to explore, and Wisconsin has so much to offer. I hope you enjoy my paintings. 



















Xicanx Institute Program


Where: Hospital Atrium

When: January 28 – April 22




Jody Baird



Jody BairdWhere: University Hospital J 3/1 Corridor

When: January 3- March 31

Image: Jody Baird


Jody Baird is a Michigan native who has lived in the Madison area for over 25 years. He enjoys making art from discarded/left over items and giving things a second life.  He works at UW Hospital as a surgical technician and lives in Middleton with his wife and two children.
















Embroidery by Hanna Braaten


R U Kidneying Me? by Hanna BraatenWhere: School of Nursing Enroth Hall

When: January 27 – April 27

Website: hannanicholeart.com

Image: R U Kidneying Me? by Hanna Braaten


Come explore the intricacies of nursing with me by means of needle and thread!  From Florence Nightingale to fundamental physiological concepts, this collection follows my journey through nursing school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 


Date Published: 01/09/2020

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