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Art + Design

College of Arts and Humanities
We begin the week with an opening reception in the Provost Gallery on Monday with an amazing exhibit by Kiara Castro. The department's Halloween art making event, Zombie Babies returns on Friday. Applications for entry into the BFA degree are due by November 1st. The Student Art Club continues with Waffle Wednesday and Figure Drawing Friday. I hope to see you around the department.

Kiara Castro at the Provost Gallery
Kiara Castro: Hermosa Herencia
artist reception - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 22
Provost Gallery
302 Barge Hall
Kiara Castro is an American artist raised in Washington State in and around the Yakima Valley. Born from immigrant parents, a Mexican father and a Guatemalan mother, Castro creates work about her identity and experience as a first generation Latinx woman through the use and combination of photography, analog processes, mixed media, and sculpture. From a young age, Castro has been interested in the arts, though was never encouraged to pursue it. It wasn’t until she attended a higher education institution that she decided to pursue art as a career, even though she felt she lacked the experience.  
She received her BFA in Studio Art from Central Washington University in the summer of 2018 and has exhibited regionally around the Pacific Northwest. Now as an art teacher at Granger High School she hopes to encourage the next generation of artists by cultivating creativity and teaching career transferable skills.
The exhibition is open to the public 8 – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Zombie Babies is back for a 4th year! Friday, October 26th , noon to 5pm. Lots of prizes to be award! Guest judges! Free pizza! Supplies and baby dolls are provided and you are welcome to bring your own. Are you the next grand champion zombie baby creator?!
Randall Hall Rm. 133
Study African Shona Stone Sculpture
ART 498: Special Topics: Shona Stone
STUDENTS, there is one seat available!
A 2 credit, four-week lecture and studio course that will focus on a traditional Zimbabwe stone carving technique known as Shona Stone Sculpture.
Students will learn the fundamentals of Shona stone sculpture using the unique Zimbabwe serpentine stone.
This course will be taught by Alexander Chitungo a master stone sculptor from Zimbabwe. 
The class runs Monday and Wednesday
October 22 - November 19: 6:30 - 9 P.M.
Contact Gregg Schlanger for additional information.
The Student Art Club (SAC)
The Student Art Club
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 4PM
Breeze-Thru (second floor Randall Hall)
The Student Art Club holds it weekly meetings on Thursdays at 4 PM in the Breeze-Thru. It is never too late to join. Studio and Graphic Design students are all welcome to become members of this growing student club. Critiques this week, bring a piece of your art and/or design work.
This week we see the continuation of the highly recognized and award winning Waffle Wednesdays. Follow your nose on the first floor of Randall Hall. Sometime around 8:30am until there are no more.
Open Figure Drawing Fridays
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Randall Hall
Room 219
Waffle Wednesdays
morning time
Randall Hall
first floor
upcoming around the department
In the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery
November 1 – December 2, 2018
Laura Buchan
Opening Events, Thursday, November 1:
4:00-5:00 p.m., Artist Talk
5:00-7:00 p.m., Reception in the Gallery
(Gallery Closed: November 12, Veteran’s Day Observed; November 21-25, Thanksgiving Break)
Laura Buchan is a wood sculptor based in Stevenson, Washington, who investigates forms found in nature and anatomy. She unites various anatomical structures from different sources (plants, animals, insects, and humans) to create pieces that walk the line between fantastic and realistic.
CWU Student Holiday Art + Design Sale
Save your art and design work. Make new work. It is the first annual student Holiday Art + Design sale.
November 29 - December 1, 2018
Deadline November 1st
Now accepting applications for the BFA degree
download the application form at:
for Art + Design majors
Gallery One seeks interns for fall/winter/spring quarters 2018-2019
Gallery One seeks interns for fall/winter/spring quarters 2018-2019 to assist with exhibition installation, art unpacking/packing, data entry, and other light administrative duties. This position is 6-12 hours per week, unpaid. Graphic design students are also encouraged to apply to gain experience designing publications and posters for a busy nonprofit arts center.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest which can be dropped off at the gallery or emailed to: . This position will remain open until filled. Questions about this position can be emailed to the address above or call 509-925-2670 during gallery hours.
Skills required:
-       basic knowledge of Word and Excel
-       good organizational and communication skills
-       attention to detail and ability to safely handle artwork
-       installation experience helpful but not required
-       graphic design applicants must be able to use Adobe suite
Department of Art + Design
Central Washington University
Randall Hall on Dean Nicholson Blvd.
I hope to see you around the department!
Gregg Schlanger, Chair
Department of Art + Design
Central Washington University


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