Stuart Keeler and Michael Machnic
Commission, Wisconsin Arts Board Percent for Art Program
Keeler and Machnic are a collaborative team who focus on artwork in the built environment. Keeler is a sculptor, writer, curator and has been a visiting lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s art department. His conceptual studio artworks often cross the threshold into the public realm. Machnic’s artwork is frequently participatory. He has been an artist in residence at the John Michael Kohler Art Center. Together, Keeler and Machnic have public artworks located throughout the country.
Driving Force is located in the central lobby of the Mechanical Engineering building.