The digital exhibition is the culmination of two or more years work by the Master of Fine Arts graduate candidates and the first of its kind for the museum. It will be online from March 31–May 9.
The decision is part of WSU’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and in accordance with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s temporary statewide shutdown of public facilities and recreational centers, including museums.
Seventeen undergraduates in Reza Safavi’s introductory Digital Design and Fabrication course last spring worked individually and as a team to create a 7-by-7-foot interactive art installation composed of 22 precision-cut and fitted, wooden cogwheels bearing the names of Palouse Discovery Science Center’s generous benefactors.
Los Angeles-based artist Arshia Fatima Haq will deliver the 2020 Jo Hockenhull Distinguished Visiting Lecture in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at WSU Pullman.
The exhibition will feature a range of styles of art, including interactive and electronic sculptures, ceramics, photography, painting, drawing and more by 16 faculty and staff from across the WSU system.
Fine arts faculty member Joe Hedges’ latest artworks are oil paintings of beautiful landscapes but with a twist. They incorporate flat screen televisions, smart phones or other objects connected to the internet.
The murals, which will be dedicated to the Pullman elementary school on Oct. 21, were created this fall through a unique collaboration between WSU artists and chemists.
WSU will celebrate the public launch of the Center for Arts and Humanities with two workshops and a reception on Oct. 24.
More than 50 WSU and UI faculty and administrators are expected to attend the event this Thursday and Friday where they will work together to imagine new pathways for interdisciplinary research and teaching.
On view at the museum from Aug. 27 to March 14, the exhibition features unique prints of extraordinary complexity from the renowned American artist Polly Apfelbaum.