Lois Bielefeld is a conceptual photographer and filmmaker who splits her time between fine art and commercial/fashion photography. She was born in and currently resides in Milwaukee, WI with her girlfriend and daughter. Lois has her BFA in photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology and from 2003-2010 she lived and worked in New York City. She is a 2012 recipient of the Nohl Fellowship and has shown at Inova, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, ArtStart, Portrait Society Gallery, and the Museum of Wisconsin Art. Lois is the recipient of the Luxembourg Artist Residence through the Museum of Wisconsin Art, which will begin in February 2015. Bielefeld is represented by Portrait Society Gallery in Milwaukee.
2pm: Artist Lecture, Fine Arts Gallery
Lois Bielefeld will give a presentation on her professional fashion photography and creative work.
3pm: Panel Discussion on Gender, Fine Arts Gallery
Farida Khan, UW-Parkside Professor of Economics
Heather Kind-Keppel, UW-Parkside Diversity and Inclusion Manager
Dale Weiss, Milwaukee Public Schools third grade teacher
Melissa Joy Bollow Tempel, Editor and Writer for Rethinking Schools
Lois Bielefeld, Conceptual Photographer and Filmmaker
Tom Parker, Queer Guy Native to Milwaukee
Linda Crafton, UW-Parkside Co-Director of the Center for Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Professor of Communication
4pm-830pm: Opening Reception, Fine Arts Gallery
Amy Misurelli Sorensen
Gallery Director and Curator