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 and drawing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her work has been included in national and international exhibitions, including the National … » More …
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
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 …
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!
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.
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 …
Kate Gilmore Gallery Talk and Performance – Audience Participation Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018 Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Location: Bruce/Floyd & Borth Galleries | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU
The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU is hosting a gallery talk and performance with artist Kate Gilmore. Join us Thursday, October 18 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Bruce/Floyd and Borth Galleries’ exhibition Kate Gilmore: In Your Way. Everyone is welcome! Audience participation is encouraged and ear/eye protection is provided. Reception with light refreshments to follow.
Crow’s Shadow Reception/Gallery Conversation with artistJames Lavadourand Dr. Rebecca Dobkins (Professor of Anthropology and Curator of Native American Art, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University) Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Location: Wright/Harmon and Smith Galleries | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU
The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU is hosting a reception & gallery conversation with Dr. Rebecca Dobkins and artist James Lavadour on Thursday, September 27 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Wright/Harmon and Smith Galleries. Everyone is welcome! Enjoy a lively dialog about the works in the exhibition Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25. Reception with … » More …
The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU is hosting a reception & gallery talk with Sean Elwood on Thursday, September 20 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Creighton Gallery. Everyone is welcome! This is a wonderful opportunity for visitors to become familiar with the Memento exhibition through the eyes of the collector who donated these collections to Washington State University. Enjoy a reception with light refreshments and an informal evening of art engagement.