Creative Arts Awards

The Division of the Arts provides research support to faculty, staff and students in the arts. Each spring, the division recognizes achievements and professional service along with supporting future creative endeavors and research.

The Division of the Arts Announces Recipients of the 2022 Creative Arts Awards

Each May, the UW–Madison Division of the Arts celebrates artistic achievement, recognizes service to the arts, and supports arts research by bestowing the Creative Arts Awards. The call for applications and nominations was released in …

UW–Madison’s Division of the Arts Issues Call for Nominations and Applications for Creative Arts Awards from Faculty, Staff and Students

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts has issued a call for nominations and applications for the annual Creative Arts Awards. There is $117,000 available to award this year in support of all campus …

Soprano Sarah Brailey Wins Grammy Award

The world premiere recording of composer Dame Ethel Smyth’s 1930 masterwork, The Prison, released on Chandos Records, has won the Grammy Award for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album. The recording features soprano and doctoral student Sarah Brailey and bass-baritone Dashon Burton as soloists, and is conducted by James Blachly with his Experiential Orchestra and Chorus. The producer is Blanton Alspaugh and Soundmirror.

Division of the Arts Announces 2021 Creative Arts Award Recipients

A two-year long photographic essay project by Darcy Padilla (Art Department) examining the profound economic and social disparities experienced by Americans caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A contemporary art exhibition by Roberto Torres Mata (Art …