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Chancellor’s Art Exhibit at WSU Tri-Cities
December 1, 2009

RICHLAND – More than 30 works of art by 13 regional artists are on display through Dec. 18 in the Chancellor’s Art Exhibition Series at WSU Tri-Cities.


This is a semi-annual juried exhibition series designed to showcase the remarkable art of the Columbia Valley. 


At the opening reception, Chancellor Vicky L. Carwein presented a special award to one of the artists at the reception.


The paintings, metal sculptures, large-format scenic photographs, screen prints, dolls and more will be on display through fall semester in the East Building administration corridor. … » More …

Abstracts accepted beginning Dec 8
December 5, 2008

Abstracts for the 2009 Academic Showcase will be accepted Dec. 8-Jan. 30 ONLINE @, as WSU looks toward its annual celebration of excellence — Showcase 2009 on Friday, March 27.


The 2008 Academic Showcase featured more than 390 displays highlighting the original research of WSU faculty, staff and students.


Besides honoring the achievements of faculty and staff, Showcase 2009 also provides employees the opportunity to learn about the areas of academic expertise of their colleagues.


Events for the day will include:
9 a.m.-noon, Academic Showcase
12:15-1:45 p.m., Distinguished Faculty Address luncheon
3:30-5 p.m., Legacy of Excellence … » More …

Lawn display created by art integration class
November 5, 2008

PULLMAN – Students in the teacher preparation course created a Safe Space symbol out of leaves on Nov. 3.The lawn display can be seen from the windows and patio of Cleveland Hall and the Education Addition building.


Students chose the Safe Space symbol to display their commitment to providing an atmosphere of acceptance and assistance at the WSU College of Education.


Shanti Scutt- Norman, art teacher at Pullman’s Lincoln Middle School helped students in assistant professor Pauline Sameshima’s art integration class, to create the Safe Space Symbol with leaves.


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Dale Chihuly blankets on display at Museum of Art
September 15, 2008

PULLMAN – The Museum of Art at WSU will exhibit “Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of Native American Trade Blankets,” Oct. 3 – Dec. 19.


“Wrapped in Tradition” includes 80 vintage Native American trade blankets from the personal collection of the master of glass, Dale Chihuly. Also on view will be numerous pieces of original art from Chihuly’s Blanket Cylinder series, which vividly invokes the blankets’ unique texture, patterns and colors. A third component of the exhibition showcases vintage examples of Native American baskets from WSU’s Museum of Anthropology. The resulting display conveys a rich cross-cultural dialogue between an innovative contemporary artist, commercial … » More …

University library displays children’s art
December 13, 2007

Vancouver – Artwork made by preschool children in the Child Development Program at WSU Vancouver will be on display the university library from Dec. 7 to Feb. 15.

“The artwork created by the CDP children shows their curiosity and creativity,” said Erin Dengerink Madarang, director of campus galleries. “The children have used both traditional and non-traditional art media in unique ways, always exploring and experimenting as they go. There are a number of pieces created by individual children as well as collaborative pieces and two fabulous three dimensional castles that were made by the entire … » More …

AIDS Memorial Quilt displayed at pavilion
December 4, 2007

(Photos by Jessica Fitts, WSU Today intern).


The AIDS Memorial Quilt, which is on display at WSU’s Ensminger Pavilion from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday until Dec. 7, is the largest WSU presentation of a quilt since 1997. 


The Cougar Health Awareness Team, Health and Wellness Services, and the CUB Gallery on the Move are hosting the display, which consists of 160 panels. 

The AIDS Memorial Quilt began with just one … » More …

WSU Vancouver Diversity Council seeks art work
February 7, 2007

VANCOUVER– Washington State University Vancouver seeks proposals for individual or group art shows to be displayed in nine Diversity Council display cases in the campus library. Artists should submit an artist statement, exhibition resume, proposal including how the exhibition supports the diversity council mission and no more than three digital jpeg images of the work. Contact Erin Madarang for specific dimensions. The deadline for the next group of exhibitions is March 15, although the search is ongoing throughout the year for future showings. Exhibitions will last two to three months. The council will consider any artwork with themes illustrating issues of identity, heritage or cultural … » More …

Architecture contest entries on exhibit
October 13, 2006

Building drawings and models by 34 School of Architecture and Construction Management students are on display through Oct. 21 in the Main Gallery on the first floor of Carpenter Hall. Building hours are 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m. daily.The students are competing in a regional contest to build a hypothetical library across the street from Reaney Park near downtown Pullman. The Northwest Concrete Masonry Association (Seattle) and Masonry Institute Promotional Group (Spokane) are sponsoring the competition. An awards luncheon is planned Oct. 18 at the Fireside Inn in Pullman.

Photos by Dorothy
April 28, 2006

College of Nursing Dean Dorothy Detlor has done photography for years, but her first show is on display at the college in Spokane through mid-May.Detlor plans to pursue her passion for photography more intensely after her retirement on Sept. 1. Her show at the college in Spokane includes scenes taken in various parts of the United States and Canada, including Washington, British Columbia, Ontario and the Maritime Provinces.

Children’s Center shows creativity with art display
April 6, 2006

Artwork created by children from the WSU Children’s Center is on display in the Lighty Student Services building this week.Michael Chapman, a preschool teacher at the WSU Children’s Center, and Joyce Leonard, an infant teacher at the WSU Children’s Center, hung paintings, drawings and 3-D fish from the walls and ceilings of the second and third floors of Lighty on Tuesday. Additionally, a paper mache dragon perches atop a platform, a collective piece of art to commemorate Chinese New Year. The display will stay up until Friday.The art, which is displayed annually in Lighty, represents work by children of all ages, and even … » More …