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Gail Simpson

Artist, UW Madison in Madison, WI United States

Gail Simpson is a sculptor and public artist who works individually and as part of Actual Size Artworks, a collaborative team. Her public art projects can be seen in Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin, Kansas, North Carolina, California, Nevada, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and other locations nationally. She has also exhibited temporary projects around the United States and Europe. She has an MFA in Sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is originally from Chicago. Her home and studio are outside Stoughton, WI and she teaches at UW-Madison.

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Artwork in Public Places

BY GAIL SIMPSON
@ VOL 26 ON APR 12, 2018

Gail Simpson makes sculpture for public spaces as part of the collaborative team “Actual Size Artworks.” She's committed to the idea of artist as citizen, and she believes in the transformative potential of artwork in the community. She thinks public spaces should be meaningful, memorable, and dynamic. Her goal is to contribute to the common good by making the built environment more intentional. This presentation includes images of recent permanent and temporary projects.

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PAST VOL 26

Madison, WI @ Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Apr 12, 2018