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Art + Design

College of Arts and Humanities
Residency Reflections opens this Thursday in the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery. The opening events begin with a panel discussion at 4pm followed by the gallery reception at 5pm. The department is inviting all Art + Design students to gather in the Breeze-thru on Tuesday at 4pm to talk about your experiences during and after Wednesday's reports of an active shooter on campus. The Student Art Club continues with their Waffle Wednesday and Figure Drawing Friday, the weekly meeting is canceled. Department scholarship applications are due February 22nd.
a ceramics invitational exhibition
The CWU Sarah Spurgeon Gallery will host Residency Reflections a ceramics invitational exhibition curated by Stephen Robison, Associate Professor of Ceramics.
The opening events will take place on Thursday, February 14 , beginning with a panel discussion at 4:00 p.m. in Randall Hall, room 117. The talk will be immediately followed by a reception in the gallery from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
The exhibit features work by an international group of twelve ceramic artists: Amanda Barr, Amanda Bury, Ben Carter, Seth Charles, Iva Haas, Rain Harris, Yoonjee Kwak, Stephanie Lanter, Soe Yu Nwe, Amanda Salov, Jamie Bates Slone, and Tzyy Yi Young.
During the panel discussion four of the artists, Amanda Bury, Seth Charles, Iva Haas, and Amanda Salov, will share their personal experiences with artist residencies. A residency is an opportunity, sponsored by a host organization, for artists to work in a different environment where they are free to explore new ideas and focus on developing their work. The panel will be moderated by Ben Carter who, in addition to his studio work, is the creator and host of Tales of a Red Clay Rambler podcast, where he interviews artists about their craft, creativity, and lifestyle.
Art + Design gathering this Tuesday in the Breeze-thru following the crisis this past Wednesday
The Department is hosting a gathering of Art + Design students, faculty and staff this Tuesday, February 12 th at 4PM in the Breeze-Thru. This is an opportunity for you to talk about your experiences during and after Wednesday's reports of an active shooter on campus . A chance to process everything that took place on Wednesday. Cindy Bruns, the Director of the Counseling Center will join us for the discussion and to provide support.
In recognizing the stress and anxiety that can occur in such a situation, and how this can continue later as we process the experience, there are many resources on campus for you.
We now have a student building monitor in Randall Hall every evening as the building closes. The monitor checks the building between 9:45 – 10:30 pm to verify who is in Randall working and ensure you feel safe as you continue to work.
The  Counseling Center  is located across from the SURC parking lot. Counselors are available by drop in or appointment, 509-963-1391.
The 24/7  Local Crisis Line , 1-509-925-4168.
You can reach  Campus Police  24/7 at 509-925-8534.
The  Courtesy Assistance Team (CAT)  is a student assistance program utilizing students as members. The primary mission of CAT is to provide walking companions for students, staff, and visitors; primarily during hours of darkness to midnight. They are trained and managed by University Police services. They assist the University Police by checking buildings to ensure they are secure as well as reporting on-view suspicious or criminal activity while they walk around the campus. This service is provided daily when school is in session during the evening hours and is free of charge. You can call 963-2950 for a CAT walking Companion.
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After review of his teaching and professional portfolio, Professor David Bieloh was invited to be a part of the lecturers' team of the project TYPE UNITE 2019 as a representative of the United States.
TYPE UNITE is a typography project for university students which aims to bring together students’ works from ten participating countries: China, Denmark, Ecuador, Indonesia, Mexico, Poland, South Korea, Turkey, UAE and the USA.
In partial fulfillment of their Senior Capstone course requirements, BFA Studio Art majors are required to publicize, prepare and mount a Senior Exhibition of their work. The following exhibitions will be in Gallery 231 this quarter.
February 19 – 22 – Brock Owen & Ben Moser
February 25 – March 1 – Trinidad Oribio
March 4 – 8 – Amanda Ontiveros
continuing in the Provost Gallery
Cameron Wilson & Max Volkman
artist reception - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 29
Provost Gallery - 302 Barge Hall
The Student Art Club (SAC)
The Student Art Club
The regular meeting is canceled this week. They say, see you at the opening events for Residency Reflections opens this Thursday in the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery with a panel discussion at 4pm in Randall 117.
Waffle Wednesdays
10AM - 1PM (breakfast or lunch!)
Randall Hall 
first floor
Open Figure Drawing Fridays
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Randall Hall
Room 219
Art + Design Scholarship
Applications Due Feb. 22
The Department of Art + Design is pleased to offer a wide variety of scholarship opportunities to our current students who are majoring in Art + Design. This includes scholarships designed specifically for Art + Design students. These scholarships range in amounts from $500 to $6,047 (full tuition) and their individual requirements can be viewed  here . You must apply through  Scholarship Central  and you must up fill out the form and upload your digital portfolio here .
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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