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This week around the department of art (and there is a lot going on):


THURSDAY – April 30 – 6PM - 2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition
Sarah Spurgeon Gallery

The CWU Sarah Spurgeon Gallery will host the Department of Art’s 2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition. The opening events will take place on Thursday, April 30, with a reception from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The awards ceremony, where students are recognized for excellence in their artwork, will begin at 7:00 p.m. The exhibition will remain on display through May 21.

This annual exhibition is a showcase for outstanding undergraduate student artwork created during the past academic year. It is open to CWU students who have produced original artwork while attending studio art and graphic design classes in the Department of Art. This year’s jurors, who select the artwork for the exhibit and assign most of the awards, are David Hampton and Rie Palkovic. David Hampton is a graphic design instructor at Wenatchee Valley College and the creative director of his own corporate design company. Rie Palkovic is the head of the art department and a painting and drawing instructor at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Washington. Student awards for the 2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition have been generously donated by the following individuals and organizations: Jane Orleman, Professor Glen L. Bach, Shane L. Johnson Illustration, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, PUNCH Gallery, the College of Arts and Humanities, the Wildcat Shop, the Student Artist Collective (SAC), the Department of Art, and the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery.


Tonight! 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.

Student Artists Collective of CWU -

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.

Calling all Central Washington University artists! We're now accepting art submissions from any CWU student for the chance to be featured in the upcoming 420 Loft CWU Student Art Show for the month of June. Don't miss this great opportunity!
Submit 2-3 pieces (photographed) to by the deadline of MAY 5TH. If you have any questions contact Hannah Barclay at


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