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October 2019

Jeffry Mitchell Exhibition Lecture & Reception

October 24, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Center, 1615 NE Wilson Mall
Pullman, WA 99164 United States
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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:…

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November 2020

Lien Truong Artist Talk

November 19, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Lien Truong’s art practice examines the social and cultural influences that shape belief systems and heritage. Landscapes symbolizing violence and tragedy; and significant American icons in the civil rights movement are translated through oil paint and painting on silk. Through a type of blended narrative painting, the work is created through a hybridity of painting materials, techniques and philosophies, embedding in it, the complex cultural histories that mirror the Asian American lens. Lien Truong is an associate professor of painting…

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March 2021

Kori Newkirk Artist Talk

March 18, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Kori Newkirk creates mixed media artworks often inspired from cast-off objects found in his local environs of downtown Los Angeles. By using unpredictable materials such as pony beads, pomade and hair extensions, Newkirk astounds us by articulating complex ideas about our cultural memory. Newkirk’s provocative works, inflected and informed by his African-American heritage, poignantly remind us of our racist inhumanity. Newkirk continually reinvents his practice, rethinking cultural notions of beauty, exploring issues of narcissism, celebrity and spectacle in the political…

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Victoria Fu Artist Talk

March 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Victoria Fu is a visual artist who received her MFA from CalArts, MA in Art History/Museum Studies from University of Southern California, and BA from Stanford University. Her art installations, both individual and collaborative with artist Matt Rich, have been exhibited in solo shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ; California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA; DeutscheBank Commission at Frieze Los Angeles; The Contemporary, Baltimore, MD; University Art Gallery at UC Irvine, CA; Orange County Museum of…

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April 2021

Edie Overturf Artist Talk

April 1, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Edie Overturf lives in Portland, Oregon, and teaches printmaking and drawing at Mount Hood Community College. Edie has a home studio and prints letterpress at Independent Publisher's Resource Center.  She is a member of Blackfish Gallery in the Pearl District of Portland, and her book work is represented by Passages Bookshop in Portland. Edie is a recipient of numerous awards and grants, including a Jerome Emerging Artist Fellowship, and two Minnesota State Arts Board grants. She has attended several residencies, including those at Kala…

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

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

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…

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September 2021

Alonsa Guevara Virtual Artist Talk

September 16, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Alonsa Guevara is a New York-based artist born in Rancagua, Chile. Her paintings blur the lines between fantasy and reality while celebrating the connection between humankind and nature. A big part of her inspiration derives from her childhood spent living in the Ecuadorian rainforest with her family, growing up surrounded by tropical landscapes and a diverse wildlife. Alonsa's work has been published in Forbes Magazine, Time Out NYC Magazine, VICE and more. Virtual Artist Talk on September 16th at 4:30pm Pacific…

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October 2021

Jacob Riddle Artist Talk & Reception

October 7, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Fine Arts Center, 1615 NE Wilson Mall
Pullman, WA 99164 United States
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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;…

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November 2021

Robyn O’Neil Virtual Artist Talk

November 4, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

  The Fine Arts Department presents an artist lecture with Robyn O’Neil, supported by the Forst Endowed Visiting Artist Program. O’Neil is known for her large-scale graphite on paper drawings. She also hosts the weekly podcast “ME READING STUFF.” Originally from Omaha, NE, O’Neil currently lives in Washington State. Robyn O’Neil’s work was included in the 2004 Whitney Biennial. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, an Artadia grant, and the Hunting Prize. O’Neil has had several…

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January 2022

Cannupa Hanska Luger Virtual Artist Talk

January 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Cannupa Hanska Luger is a New Mexico based multidisciplinary artist who uses social collaboration in response to timely and site-specific issues. Raised on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, he is an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold and is of Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, Lakota and European descent. Luger produces multi-pronged projects that take many forms—through monumental installations that incorporate ceramics, video, sound, fiber, steel, new media, technology and repurposed materials, Luger interweaves performance and…

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