Keith Kaziak

Keith Kaziak is an artist, educator, curator, and community art advocate. He received his BFA from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2004 and an MA-Art from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2021. Kaziak is currently pursuing an MFA degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as an Interdisciplinary Artist Research Cohort Fellow.

He is a board member of the Stevens Point Sculpture Park where he serves on the programing, grant-writing, and grounds committees. Kaziak actively exhibits his work regionally, nationally, and overseas, including most recently at The Valade Family Gallery, Detroit, MI, The Backspace Gallery, Madison, WI, The Quad City Art Center, Rock Island, IL, The Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI, and CICA, Gimpo-si, South Korea. His work is included in the collections of Acre of Art, The Stevens Point Sculpture Park, The Wausau School Foundation, and the Trout Museum of Art.

Kaziak was recently awarded the International Sculpture Center’s 2021 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award . Other awards include a 2021 Research Travel Grant-Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Funding in the Graduate School, the 2021 William J. Wartmann Graduate Sculpture Scholarship-UW-Madison Department of Art, the Interdisciplinary Artist Research Cohort Fellowship-UW-Madison School of Education and Department of Art 2019, 2020, and 2021, and a 2018 Professional Development Grant-UW-Stevens Point Office of Research and Sponsored Programs .