General Contact Information

University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts

B136 Lathrop Hall | 1050 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53706
608-890-2718 |

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Office of the Director


Kate Hewson

Interim Associate Director

Lisa Spierer

Interim Director of Operations

Emilie Schada

Sponsorship, Grant and Development Manager

Integrated Marketing & Communications

Kate Lochner

Integrated Marketing & Communications Strategist

Gwen Rice

Writer and Communications Specialist

Heather Owens

Audience Development & Communications Specialist

Amanda Sweno

Digital Marketing Specialist


Ben Reiser

Wisconsin Film Festival Outreach & Community Engagement Manager

Terry Kerr

Wisconsin Film Festival Volunteer Coordinator

Kathy Ricci

Wisconsin Film Fest Sponsorship Coordinator

Angela Richardson

Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program Interim Director

Cheryl Bensman-Rowe

Madison Early Music Festival Artistic Director

Sarah Marty

Madison Early Music Festival Program Director

Faisal Abdu'Allah

The Studio Faculty Director

Dominique Haller

The Studio Program Coordinator

Student Staff

Maryam Ladoni


Brette Olpin

Arts Recruitment & Student Engagement Program Assistant

Junlin Ou


Duncan Slagle

Student Assistant