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Jacob Riddle Artist Talk & Reception

The Fine Arts Department presents an exhibition of work by Jacob Riddle, Assistant Professor, Career Track, in Digital Technology and Culture.

Jacob Riddle is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, and curator. Jacob’s work deals with ideas surrounding labor, class, automation, value, capital, physicality, virtuality, and the natural world. Jacob has exhibited his work and been Artist in Residence nationally and internationally including Flaggfabrikken, Bergen, Norway; Arteles, Haukijärvi, Finland; Rodbianco, Oslo, Norway; École Supérieure d’Art d’Avignon, Avignon, France; Tele Vision, Sydney Australia; Dom Funkcjonalny, Warsaw, Poland; Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, Babylon Contemporary, Kansas City, Missouri.. Jacob’s work is held in the collections of the … » More …

‘Body of Water’ Opening Reception

Exhibition: Body of Water – Dennis DeHart & Sarah Schorr
In this cross-sea collaboration, two artists visually explore their own physicality in water. Through individual approaches that run in dialogue between the united states and Denmark, this exhibition follows the body in water. Through installing work to emphasize the conversation between the two installation spaces, Sarah Schorr and Dennis DeHart chart their experience with the confines and expanses of the body above and underwater.

Opening Reception August 26 at 4:30pm

Fine Arts Gallery 2, Pullman Campus

Los Disparates and Goya’s Late Works: Triumphs of Caprice

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU Presents:

Los Disparates and Goya’s Late Works: Triumphs of Caprice

Livestreamed Lecture by Janis A. Tomlinson

Wed, April 21, 2021 4:00-5:00pm

At some point between his 70th and 75th year, the Spanish artist Francisco Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828) etched images published thirty-six years after his death as Los Proverbios.  Following that 1864 publication, impressions of the plates with titles in Goya’s hand that described the scenes as disparates, perhaps best translated as “irrationalities” came to light, justifying the title by which we today know these etchings. In this lecture, Janis Tomlinson will discuss how the intriguing imagery of … » More …

Follow the River: Portraits of the Columbia Plateau

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU Presents:

Follow the River: Portraits of the Columbia Plateau (exhibition opening March 1, 2021)

Livestreamed Opening Program with Michael Holloman and Other Guests

Wed, March 10, 2021 4:00-5:00pm

Follow the River: Portraits of the Columbia Plateau presents portraiture of Plateau tribal members as commissioned in the mid-1930s by former WSC President Ernest O. Holland. As a counterpoint, tremendous Plateau cultural materials are included from the Museum of Anthropology WSU, as well as the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture in Spokane. The overarching goal is to revisit these documentary paintings while demonstrating tribal permanence in the region. As many Nez Perce … » More …

Jeffry Mitchell Exhibition Lecture & Reception

Join us in WSU Fine Arts Gallery 2 for an exhibition organized by our 2019 artist-in-residence, Jeffry Mitchell.

Mitchell lives and works in Seattle and has been an Artist in Residence at the Archie Bray Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center, the MacDowell Colony, Zentrum für Keramik, a guest lecturer and critic at Harvard University and a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Award, the Neddy Artist Fellowship Award and the Contemporary Northwest Art Award.

Exhibition on view: October 24 – January 17 Fine Arts Gallery 2. Gallery Hours: M-F 8am-5pm.

Artist Lecture October 24, 4:30-5-30pm, Fine Arts Auditorium

Reception October 24, 5:30-6-30pm, … » More …

TRIBUTTE Reception

TRIBUTTE

A pop-up group exhibition of provisional art works created at Kamiak Butte and the Palouse 

 

For this show, MFA graduate students enrolled in FA 555 Critical Practices go to Kamiak Butte with minimal materials. Artists are asked to respond to the environment in an intuitive manner for approximately three hours, working mostly in groups. In the following days, artists edit and organize their ideas for installation. The result is a quirky and quick tribute to the Butte and surrounding landscape. Additionally, for this show artists will be presenting a collaborative zine: Hidden Gems of the Palouse for Contemporary Artists, Volume 1. Taken together, these … » More …

Palouse Performance Showcase

Join us in the Fine Arts building at Washington State University for the second annual Palouse Performance Showcase! Experience the body transformed through selected programming that will encompass video performance, live solo performance, parades, live music and interactive installations. This is a dynamic and participatory event with daily performances. Watch our website and Instagram for daily schedules during the week of October 7-11!

 

Schedule of Events:

 

Monday, October 7

Puppet Parade | 10am

Siri Stensberg | 10am-12pm

Richie Masias | 12-3pm

 

Tuesday, October 8 

Albert Miller | 1pm

 

Wednesday, October 9

Busted Reeds | 12pm

Errant … » More …

Exhibition: Kassie Smith

WSU Fine Arts ceramics technician and instructor Kassie Smith uses ceramic sculpture “as a vehicle for communication, as it fosters an approachable and accessible language…to open a gateway of empathy and desire to understand by those who don’t share the same experience.” Join us for and opening reception on Thursday, August 29, in Fine Arts Gallery 3.

Kassie Smith: Menstrual Soliloquy

Aug 19 – Sept 20 in Fine Arts Gallery 3, Pullman

Aug 29 | Reception 5:30pm

 

Visiting Artist: Tariqa Waters

October 4 – 12, 2018, Fine Arts Gallery 2
Visiting Artist Lecture, October 4, 4:30pm, Fine Arts Auditorium 5062
Opening Reception following lecture, October 4, 5:30pm, Fine Arts Gallery 2

Tariqa Waters manages a multi-faceted practice as a visual artist, alternative gallerist, curator and educator. Waters was born in Richmond, Virginia. She taught herself to be a painter, learning from other artists in her family and a period of time working as a muralist in Sicily. She exhibited her paintings in group exhibitions in the Metro D.C. area and in Atlanta where she lived prior to … » More …