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Addressing social justice through art
June 15, 2017

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – A graduation cap, winding stairs, prison bars, open books, a happy family, a dangling key — these and many other meaningful images play across a vibrant mural created by social-justice minded WSU students to convey a transformative message.

May 2-4: WSU Tri-Cities students showcase research, art
April 28, 2017

RICHLAND, Wash. – Students will deliver presentations on their research, classroom projects and art noon-1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, May 2-4, as part of the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

April 4-5: Human trafficking experience at WSU Tri-Cities
March 29, 2017

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Visitors will use MP3 players and smartphones to step into the life of a human trafficking victim for the multisensory exhibit, “SOLD: The Human Trafficking Experience,” 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4 and 5, in Consolidated Information Center 120/120A at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

April 4-May 6: Thesis exhibit, reception at Museum of Art
March 28, 2017

By Debby Stinson, Museum of Art

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition at the Washington State University Museum of Art will be April 4-May 6. A reception will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 7, in the museum gallery. Admission to the museum is free.

March 22 reception opens women’s exhibit at WSU
March 21, 2017

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Before 1900, women were denied entrance to many eastern colleges; but in the West, with fewer people, many colleges were coeducational. This included the small, land-grant Washington Agricultural College and School of Science, today’s Washington State University.

Reception Feb. 2: Art conveys utopia/dystopia
January 31, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Artists from the region and nation will explore the ideas of utopia and dystopia in an exhibit Feb. 2-March 3 in Gallery 2 of the Fine Arts Building at Washington State University. An opening reception will be at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2.

Through May: Native American Rick Bartow art retrospective
January 19, 2017

By Debby Stinson, Museum of Art

PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 120 paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints will be displayed in “Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain,” a retrospective representing 40 years of work by the prominent, contemporary Native American artist at the Washington State University Museum of Art Jan. 24-March 11.

Jan. 20 reception: Animal art exhibit runs through May
January 19, 2017

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University veterinary student Zena Hemmen painted a tribute to the victims of one of the country’s most horrific animal massacres. Called “49 Lives,” the painting shows exotic animals like those killed in 2011 in Zanesville, Ohio.

Dec. 8-13: ‘Bordered’ multimedia show at WSU Tri-Cities
December 6, 2016

bordered-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Interactive electronic sculptures will be among the multimedia art on exhibit free to the public Dec. 8-13 in the Washington State University Tri-Cities Art Gallery in the Consolidated Information Center (CIC). An opening reception will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday.