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This week around the department of art: 



Jurors Lecture, Thomas O'Day and Gregory Stiles
Thursday, April 24, 4:00 p.m., Randall Hall, Rm. 117

Please join us for a public presentation by Thomas O'Day and Gregory Stiles the jurors for this year's 2014 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition. Both jurors are faculty at Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC). Gregory Stiles is an instructor in graphic and web design, and O'Day is the director of the SFCC Fine Arts Gallery.

2014 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition:
Opening Reception and Awards, Thursday, May 1, 6:00-8:00 PM (Awards Ceremony at 7:00 PM)

Monday, April 14, Visiting Scholar talk, Dang Rui - 4:00 PM - Randall 117

Please join us for a public presentation by Central Washington University visiting scholar, Dang Rui. Visiting Graphic Design Scholar, Dang Rui is spending the academic year at CWU to learn more about American culture, graphic design, visual identity and packaging. Rui comes from the School of Fine Arts, Shaanxi Normal University, Shaanxi, P.R. of China.

Tuesday, April 15 – 4PM – Matting and framing demonstration – Randall 208
Professors Glen Bach and Allyson Klutenkamper are presenting a demonstration on window matting, framing and wiring work for exhibition (two different ways).
Why:  Because professionalism and craft is essential to art marking and you need to get your artwork ready for entry for the upcoming student art exhibition.



Mighty Tieton  Internship!

Mighty Tieton (MT) is a business incubator located in the small orchard town of Tieton, Washington. MT helps artisan businesses develop in Tieton by connecting creative professionals to underutilized resources and national markets. Supporting this economic growth, the Tieton-based not-for-profit, Tieton Arts & Humanities, produces cultural and artistic events with the aim of increasing tourism to Tieton and contributing to the vitality of the city.

Internship Description:

The ideal Mighty Tieton intern is interested in community development and the Arts. Internship candidates might enjoy planning concerts, organizing and giving art lessons, creating websites and apps, pickling things, brewing beer, or baking bread and selling it from home. The ideal candidate likes to make things, and likes to make things happen.

Application Due: April 25th.


Get your artwork ready! Entries for the 2014 ANNUAL JURIED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ART EXHIBITION will be April 21, 22 and 23.



 Announcements & Congratulations!

 CWU Art History Professor Ellen Avitts  is heading to Chicago this week for the Popular Culture Association's annual conference.  She will be part of a panel presentation/discussion on how to conduct a successful writers workshop for scholarly writing.


CWU Professor of Photography, Allyson Klutenkamper currently has work exhibited in Lens 2014, an international photography exhibition at the Perspective Gallery in Evanston, Illinois.  Juror Martha Schneider of the Schneider Gallery in Chicago, Illinois selected her work as First Runner Up.  The work was also granted the Perspective Members Choice award.  Lens 2014 has a catalog available for purchase and is on display from February 27-March 30, 2014. 

Professor Klutenkamper was also selected by Dornith Doherty, professor of photography at University of North Texas for inclusion in PhotoSpiva, the 38th Annual National Competition and Exhibition.  The exhibition runs from March 8-May4, 2014 in Joplin, Missouri, and has a catalog available for purchase.Klutenkamper was also awarded the Columbus College of Art and Design "A+ Art Educator" award for 2014.



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