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Summer art exhibits slated at WSU Vancouver
June 22, 2005

VANCOUVER — Washington State University Vancouver this summer will feature exhibits by Northwest artist Allen Greene and a group exhibition by Print Arts Northwest of Portland, Ore.A collection of watercolors from Greene, featuring scenes from the mountain and desert country of Washington and Oregon, will be on display in the WSU Vancouver Student Services building gallery July 5 through August 29.Greene is influenced by his love of the outdoors and much of his work is done in the plein-air (outside using natural light) tradition. He resumed painting after retirement from a lengthy career as an architect. His artistic studies began at Central Washington University and … » More …

Exhibit to grace walls of WSU Vancouver galleries
January 27, 2005

The work of Portland artist Poppy Dully will be on display in Washington State University Vancouver’s Student Services Building gallery from Feb. 4 through March 31.Dully’s exhibition “My Favorite Places” features pastels, oil and acrylic paintings, producing vibrant and colorful work. This exhibit shares with the viewer Dully’s favorite subjects: Sauvie Island, the Columbia River Gorge, the changing skies in the Pacific Northwest and her frequent travels. Working in landscapes, the pieces become more abstract as the artist captures the image.Dully describes her paintings as “an expression of a life intentionally lived; one that is grabbing every precious moment to discover what is next and … » More …

Recollection, rumor mingle in new exhibit
September 3, 2004

“Family Fables,” mixed media paintings by Sally Graves Machlis, will show at the CUB Gallery through Sept. 18. Admission is free. Gallery hours are Mon., Wed., Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and Tue., Thu. 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.“Artistic expression often begins with personal recollection,” says Machlis, who holds joint faculty appointments at the University of Idaho in the Department of Art and Design and the College of Education/Art Education. “Many of the images in these mixed media pieces are family photographs, records, notes and letters. The text is a combination of memory and imagination — family fables, whispered rumor, traditions and fictions are mixed.”Machlis is the co-author … » More …

Sculpture displayed across Pullman campus
August 20, 2004

Artist Jim Dine with one of his artworks at WSU’s Museum of Art.Sculpture created by internationally renowned artist Jim Dine and a variety of other artists at the Walla Walla Foundry will be shown by the WSU Museum of Art from Aug. 20 to Oct. 17.Curated by Chris Bruce, museum director, and Keith Wells, museum curator, the indoor and outdoor exhibitions will comprise the most ambitious display of artworks in the museum’s 30-year history. A selection of works by Dine will be in the museum gallery, while 11 works by him and eight other artists, all of whom work with the Walla Walla Foundry, will … » More …

Student art exhibit features digital printmaking
May 21, 2004

The WSU Vancouver Student Services Building Gallery is featuring student work from Fine Arts 471: Digital and Photo Processes for Printmaking. The technique makes use of the computer at some stage, but includes hand-pulled intaglios, lithographs, collographs, pigmented inkjet prints, as well as cross-hybrids of these print processes. The exhibit will be on display through the end of June. Galleries are open during building hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art museum receives grant from the Allen Foundation
May 7, 2003

The Washington State University Museum of Art has received a $50,000 grant from the Allen Foundation for the Arts in support of a performance/installation exhibition “Still Live” in the fall of 2004, according to museum and Washington State University Foundation officials. The Allen Foundation for the Arts, founded in 1988 in Seattle and administered through Vulcan Inc., has created the momentum for the WSU Museum of Art staff to work with multiple talents and artistic styles that will be featured in this unique, multi-media exhibition, combining the visual and performing arts. The exhibit will be a part of the benchmark of excellence established by past … » More …

Fashion meets ethnic dress
March 28, 2003

Compton Union Gallery Of Washington State University Closes Out Its Spring Exhibition Schedule With A Special Display From Wsu’s Historic Textiles And Costume Collection. “Ethnic Dress And Contemporary Fashion” Opens April 12 For Mom’s Weekend And Will Continue Monday – Friday Through May 9.The exhibit provides a look at how contemporary designers of clothing and jewelry draw inspiration from ethnic textiles and designs. Traditional clothing items are displayed along with articles of more recent manufacture, thus providing examples of how modern fashion attempts to capture the flavor of other worlds and cultures.One of the traditional garments on display is a chapan from Uzbekistan given to … » More …