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Von Hess Artist in Residence Jennifer Angus completes permanent installation

While in residence at UArts, Angus completed a series of prints incorporating handmade paper and additionally completed a large-scale wall installation utilizing the offset lithography prints she executed under the direction of master printer Amanda D’Amico. The permanent installation is exhibited on the second floor of Anderson Hall.

Angus is a professor in the Design Studies department at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She received her BFA at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and her MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited her work internationally including in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and Spain. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council and Wisconsin Arts Board grants. At the University of Wisconsin – Madison, she has received annual grants from the Graduate School, as well as the Vilas Associate Award, the Emily Mead Baldwin-Bascom Professorship in the Creative Arts, the Romnes Fellowship and most recently the UW Arts Institute Creative Arts Award. The Ontario Association of Art Galleries selected her exhibition “A Terrible Beauty” at the Textile Museum of Canada as “Exhibition of the Year” in 2006. In 2013, Albert Whitman and Company, Chicago, published her first novel, In Search of Goliathus Hercules. She maintains a comprehensive website of her work at jenniferangus.com.

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