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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

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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

 

Between Us: David Janssen, Jr.

January 14-February 1 | Gallery 2

Closing Reception: January 31, 4:30-5:30pm | Gallery 2

WSU Fine Arts instructor and UI MFA alum, David Janssen, Jr, presents text-based paintings exploring the power of words and the residual effects that words have on memory and relationships.

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 …

Kate Gilmore: In Your Way | Gallery Talk and Performance

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.

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Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts at 25

Crow’s Shadow Reception/Gallery Conversation with artist James Lavadour and 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 …

Memento: Selected Works from the Elwood Collections

Memento: Reception & Gallery Talk with Sean Elwood
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Creighton Gallery | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU

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.

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Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition – Self•ish: Doug Gast, Joe Hedges, and Io Palmer

Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition Self•ish: Doug Gast, Joe Hedges, and Io Palmer

EXHIBITION: August 21 – October 6, 2018
RECEPTION: Tuesday, September 11th, 12:00-1:30 pm

LOCATION | The  Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU is located in the Crimson Cube (on Wilson Road across from Martin Stadium and the CUB) on the WSU Pullman campus. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., closed Sunday and Monday. For more information please contact the museum at 509-335-1910.

Self•ish features the work of Doug Gast (WSU Tri-Cities), Joe Hedges (WSU Pullman), and Io Palmer (WSU Pullman). Though varied in process and mediums, all three artists have assembled an exhibition reflecting … » More …

Visiting Artist: Jiemei Lin

Jiemei Lin
August 20 – September 25, 2018, Fine Arts Gallery 2
Opening Reception August 23, 4:30pm
Visiting Artist Lecture, September 13, 4:30pm, Fine Arts Auditorium 5062

Jiemei Lin is an artist, designer and curator born in Hangzhou, China, currently living and working in the Inland Northwest, Washington State.  Lin works with both digital media and traditional media such as painting, drawing, ceramics and embroidery.  Lin’s works frequently take on themes of individual and cultural identity with a keen eye for design and color.  She is committed to combating social injustice through exploring themes in her work, and through promoting the fine … » More …

Side Street Exhibition

WSU Fine Arts Locker Gallery presents Side Street, a collection of Instagram images exploring everyday observations along urban spaces. The exhibition is curated by recent WSU Master of Fine Arts graduate, Krista Brand, and features fourteen artists across five continents, connected only through social media. Side Street considers the possibility of the extraordinary in the ordinary, the presence/absence of the figure, and social media sharing as community art practice. This exhibition bridges between the 2017-18 Fine Arts programming theme of ‘Shifting Landscapes’ and the 2018-19 theme of ‘The Body: Power, Meaning & Representation in Contemporary Art.’

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