Anthropocene and Thousands of Poppies

Anthropocene and Thousands of Poppies


Watkins Gallery, Winona State University

Please join us for the Opening Reception and Artist’s Talk

Artist’s talk: February 10, 4-5pm in Science Lab Center 120
(corner of Winona and 7th Streets, northwest side of campus)

Reception with the artists: February 10, 5-6pm at the Watkins Gallery
(61 to Huff St and two blocks into campus across from 9th street in Watkins Hall)

Anthropocene in the Watkins Gallery: February 8 – March 3
Artist Kathleen Hawkes presents artworks exploring emotional responses to the precarious future of our planet

Thousands of Poppies in the Weber Gallery: February 8 – 16
An installation by artists Misha Solstad and Kathleen Hawkes of over 4,500 flowers constructed out of paper is paired with algorithm-generated poppy works by mathematician and artist Karl Kattchee. Together these works raise questions of excess, overgrowth and formulation.

Kathleen Hawkes, Misha Bolstad and Karl Kattchee are all professors at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

WSU Arts Administration is a member of the River Arts Alliance


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