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 (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 …
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 …
This workshop will focus on how to prepare 3D and 2D work for display. Meet in the Fine Arts Wood Shop. Limited space available – sign up in the Fine Arts Office. Open to WSU faculty, staff & students.
Nov 11-Dec 13 | Collections Study Center, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU – Fine Arts room 5092
Nov 14 | 4:30pm Presentation and Viewing, Reception 5pm
Then and Now: From Andy, with Love is a collaborative research project by two MFA candidates who, under the direction of Clinical Assistant Professor of Art History Hallie G. Meredith, explore cross-temporal approaches to process. Kelsey Baker and Chadchom Cheskhun use a variety of mediums to revisit, interrogate, and expand upon works by Andy Warhol from the permanent collection of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. This project is both an artistic interpretation of Warhol’s vernacular photography and an … » 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 …