PULLMAN, Wash. — The Compton Union Gallery at Washington State University will open its fall displays with “Sweep of the Marshes” by Pullman artist Brenna Helm Aug. 27.
Helm has created a series of works based on mysterious objects in strange environments. “Sweep of the Marshes” will be displayed through Sept. 15. The gallery will be closed on Sept. 3 but open Sept. 15.
“Not As Briefed,” the World War II art and memoirs of Col. C. Ross Greening, will be displayed Sept. 17-Oct. 6. The WSU fine arts graduate documented his experiences from the Doolittle Raid to life in a German stalag in watercolors and sketches. The WSU Alumni Relations office and WSU Press cosponsor the display. The gallery also will be open Sept. 22 and Oct. 6.
Oct. 8 is the opening day of “Testing the Current.” Daryl Herbison has created sculptures of form and fantasy made of driftwood. The exhibit runs through Oct. 27.
Area photographers will share their outdoor experiences through pictures of nature, wildlife and people in the Outdoor Photography Exhibit Oct. 29-Nov. 17, cosponsored by the Outdoor Recreation Center and WSU Parents Program. The gallery will be open Nov. 3 and 17 but closed Monday, Nov. 12, for Veterans Day.
Ending the fall semester displays is “Pastimes from Past Times,” an exhibit of folk toys, puzzles and games by Dick and Kay Shew. Running Nov. 26-Dec. 14, the display features handcrafted wooden toys that have withstood the test of time, whether inspired by the monasteries of the Middle Ages or the pioneer settlements of 18th-century America.
The Compton Union Gallery highlights work by local and visiting artists, special traveling exhibits and displays of an educational and informative nature. The gallery is located at the CUB’s east end on the first floor. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday and noted Saturdays.