Photos: Creative Imperatives – Identity Matters

UWL student Rachel Rogahn demonstrates ceramics techniques on a potter's wheel.

UWL students put final touches on a crocheted coral reef that has been under construction for a year as part of a national satellite reef project.

UWL student Danelle Purcell demonstrates traditional blacksmithing techniques.

UWL student Ryan Send demonstrates non-ferrous metalworking.

Examples of non-ferrous metalwork on display in the metalsmithing studio.

UWL Professor Karen Terpstra talks about the history and use of color identity on pottery.

Students caption their photo booth prints with short messages about identity.

UWL faculty, from left, Karyn Quinn, Tammy Fisher and Jonathan Borja discuss the changing professional stereotypes in music.

UWL Professor Beth Cherne leads a discussion on how playwrights create characters with individual identities.

UWL Lecturer Daniel Green presents a collection of contemporary images that stereotypes Native American culture.

Native American Student Organization advisor Tracy Littlejohn leads a discussion about past and current Native American imagery.

UWL professor Joe Anderson demonstrates stage makeup techniques to alter a character’s identity.

A UWL student shows off her makeup skills during a stage makeup demonstration.

UWL Theatre students act out parts during a session on how playwrights create characters with individual identities.

UWL faculty Adrienne Loh and Nabamita Dutta talk about their personal experiences they have faced in a stereotypically male work environment.

Creative Imperatives guest speaker and author Kirstin Cronn-Mills reads from her book, “Beautiful Music for Ugly Children.”

Benjamin Golden, Theatre Arts, demonstrates how color, light intensity and focus of light can reveal a character’s identity on stage.