Artist Michael Velliquette creates minutely detailed installations constructed from thousands of cut pieces of paper, each textured and layered over the next.
When an exhibition closes, though, these large, painstakingly made artworks may not have another home. Some could be lost, documented only in photos Velliquette, an associate faculty member in the University of Wisconsin-Madison art department, has taken himself.
So Velliquette decided to create another piece of art. Read More
Michael Velliquette: What We Are Looking For is What is Looking
January 11 - February 21, 2016
Artist Talk and Reception Thursday February 4, 2016 5-7pm
Mount Mary University
2900 North Menomonee River Parkway
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222-4597
Mount Mary University presents a solo exhibition by Michael Velliquette, a mixed media artist known for his elaborate collages and sculptures made from cut paper. Read More
Michael Velliquette currently has a piece on view at the Madison Children’s Museum created during a collaborative workshop he facilitated in April. Participants of all ages cut patterned and painted paper into creative shapes inspired by feathers, leaves, and fur. The pieces were then used to cover a pair of large paper faces and which currently hang in the Hamilton street-side window galleries. The work, titled “Happy Heads” will be up through the summer.” Read More