Joe Hedges, painting and intermedia professor, is showing a new body of innovative intermedia art works, sponsored by the WSU New Faculty Seed Grant. These “hyper combines” include oil painting and new media objects such as flat screen televisions and tablets. These works obfuscate the physical and conceptual boundaries between media to make comments on specific challenges of the digital age. Joe Hedges will be giving an artist lecture on August 29 at 4:30pm in the Art Department.
Joe Hedges: Hyper Combines
Aug 19 – Sept 20 in Fine Arts Gallery 2, Pullman
Aug 29 | Lecture 4:30pm, Reception 5:30pm in the Fine Arts … » More …
New Work from JJ Harty, Michael Yellowbear Holloman, and Krista Brand
Layers, Land, and Labor investigates contemporary landscapes in layers revealing objects, detritus, spirit, and work. Each of the artists featured brings a unique perspective of observation, from the mundane to the metaphysical. JJ Harty’s sculpture looks to reconsider analog and mechanical objects perceived as obsolete as well as spaces found within our decaying infrastructure. Michael Yellowbear Holloman uses color and movement in landscape painting to engage the viewer’s own emotional relationship with the natural world, while invoking color schemes and compositions that reflect on … » More …
There will be a performance andreception event held on Thursday, March 21 from 4:30pm-5:30pm at WSU Fine Arts Gallery 2.
WSU Department of Fine Arts presents a juried exhibition exploring ideas around the theme of aimlessness, or to “aim less,” and its relationship to space, process, and representation. Aimlessness inherently speaks to the objectless, and action without purpose. These artists interpret the qualities of what is to be aimless while considering the subversive nature of aiming less in our contemporary culture. We offer a moment to explore a parallel path while investigating expectation, spontaneity, liminality, desolation, and liberation. Featuring … » More …
The Second Annual AbEx Redux Exhibition FA 321 Intermediate Painting
Reception January 31, 4:30pm Washington State University, Locker Gallery | On view January 31, 2019 through February 22, 2019
This is an exhibition of works created in Intermediate Painting FA 321. Students were asked to create a painting in the style of a well known modern or contemporary abstract painter. The painters the students drew from created wholly or mostly nonrepresentational (non-objective) works—works that do not have clearly recognizable subjects such as cats, people or walnuts. Rather, the subject of an abstract painting is largely the act of painting itself: and the formal … » More …
Social Space: Mark Bradford, Leonardo Drew, Julie Mehretu, and Wangechi Mutu
From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
EXHIBITION: January 15 – March 16, 2019 | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU RECEPTION & BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION: Thursday February 7, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Social Space brings together the work of four renowned American artists: Mark Bradford, Leonardo Drew, Julie Mehretu, and Wangechi Mutu. In their art, they share a commitment to abstraction, not only as a means of powerful image making, but also as a politically conscious act. In their depictions of labor, race, and conflict, these artists highlight sociopolitical markers and visual remnants … » More …
January 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Artist and Washington State University alumnus Michael Schultheis finds dynamic synergies between the languages of mathematics and art. An economist and mathematician, with experience in both academic and corporate worlds, Schultheis employs analytical formulae within his luminous paintings and sculptures. His art bends mathematical precision into imperfect visions, creating room for metaphor, storytelling, and beauty, connecting us all in its expression.