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This week around the department of art:

THURSDAY – April 23 – 4PM – Jurors’ Lecture: David Hampton and Rie Palkovic
Randall Hall, Room 117

David Hampton and Rie Palkovic are this year’s student art exhibition jurors.
David Hampton is a graphic design instructor at Wenatchee Valley College. He received a BFA in Graphic Design in 1975 from the University of Washington. David established his career for several years with some international firms as a corporate art director. In 1983, he opened his own creative graphic design company, Corporate Design, a visual communications firm. He specializes in corporate and brand image design, print communications, package and label design and web site development.
Rie Palkovic is the head of the Art department at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Washington. She teaches the 2-D art classes such as design, drawing, and painting. Rie was born and raised on Okinawa, Japan and came to the U.S. at the age of 18. She attended Bakersfield College (a community college) and transferred to California State University at Bakersfield for her B.A. in studio art and a minor in philosophy. Graduate school was in Las Cruces, New Mexico at New Mexico State University. Her Master of Fine Arts is in painting and drawing.

THURSDAY – April 23 – 7PM - Dinner and a Movie – Randall Hall room 200
It's potluck, no RSVP needed, and everyone is welcome even if they can't bring food. Movie is "I Shot Andy Warhol".

*Time for Dinner and a Movie has been corrected to 7 PM. Please make a note on your calendars.


Free entries! Over $1500 in Awards!

Submissions to be collected in the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery this week,  Monday – Wednesday, April 20 – 22. Monday and Tuesday, 10am – 3pm and Wednesday, 10am – 5pm.

Student Artists Collective of CWU -

SACs is organizing an exhibit of student work at Wine Works- go to the next SAC meeting for additional information. Heck, why not join the group if you aren’t a member. They need all pieces in by April 27th.

First Fridays- SACs is organizing Friday Art walks for the whole department! 4:30pm Potluck outside the Art office, visit the Sarah Spurgeon, the upstairs gallery and after carpool to downtown.  First Fridays are May 1st & June 5th.

The Student Artists Collective is hosting open Figure Drawing sessions - April 27th, May 11th & 25th from 4:30 to 6:30 Randall Hall Rm 220.


The Wellness Center will be hosting the 7th Annual Rock Against Rape on April 29th. Rock Against Rape aims to break the silence associated with sexual assault by raising awareness to students on our campus. We have a couple events coming up that pertain to art students and we’re wondering if you could please pass this information along:

The first event will be the Art Battle, which is held during Rock Against Rape from 4-6pm. The art is another way for us to bring attention to sexual assault to our campus. Attached is the registration form with all the information and must be filled out and submitted no later than April 24th. The Wellness Center will be supplying the canvas, but each participant must provide their own medium, easel, and other supplies. People will be able to watch the Art Battle during the event and vote on a winner. There will be a prize offered to winners. 

The second event is the Silent Art Auction. All art will go up for auction that night at Rock Against Rape. Participants will fill out a form of a price value they believe their piece is worth, as well as their name and title of the art. All of the proceeds will go to ASPEN ( a local non-profit supporting victims of Domestic Violence), Rock Against Rape and other future sexual assault awareness programs. Besides the art painted at Rock Against Rape, ANY pieces of art of any type may be donated to the Wellness Center to be sold through the Art Auction. Donation forms are available in the Wellness Center and are due by April 27th  at 5pm. Those who paint the night of Rock Against Rape will be given the donation form to fill out the night of the event.
For more information, you can email the Wellness Center at, call (509)963-3213, or visit us in SURC 139.


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