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This week around the department of art:


Continuing through December 6th   – INTERSTATE: Where I-90 meets I-82 - a national juried exhibition - The juror for the exhibition is Jennifer Navva Milliken, Curator of Craft at the Bellevue Arts Museum, who selected work by 36 artists. The award winners include Laura Buchan from Portland, Oregon, whose untitled cherry wood sculpture received the first place award. Juventino Aranda, from Walla Walla, Washington, won second place for “Rollin’ in Peace (R.I.P.),” a conceptual sculpture that features a modified Radio Flyer wagon and a Nintendo 64 game console controller. David Friedman, also from Portland, Oregon, received third place for his meticulously hand-cut paper “Fire on the Mountain.”

Next week around the department of art:

MONDAY – NOVEMBER 30TH – Senior Exhibition – Gallery 231 – opening reception 5pm
Katelyn Switzer and Sam Pepper, BFA students at Central Washington University are mounting a senior art exhibition “Discovering the Boundary”. The exhibit is in recognition of their achievement in fulfilling all requirements for their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The exhibition will run from Monday, November 30th to Friday, December 4th. There will be a gallery opening reception on Monday, November 30th, 5pm to 7pm at Gallery 231 in Randall Hall.



Manastash Call for Student Submissions Opens
Start up the creative engines!! The “Manastash” student literary journal of Central Washington University is opening its call for submission Monday, Nov. 16 for student work. Each year, the journal showcases student poetry, short stories, creative nonfiction, academic writing, photography, graphic design and visual art. The submission period closes Friday, Jan. 15 in winter quarter.
This year, “Manastash” is looking for themed works that deal with mass incarceration and racial justice, in addition to the perspective that black and brown lives do matter.
Students can submit work via the “Manastash” website at
For more information about submitting work to “Manastash,” please contact Xavier Cavazos at 509-963-1573 or

EVERY TUESDAY– Attention art students! Join the best student club on campus.
The Student Artist Collective (SAC) 5pm in the Breezeway. BE A PART OF THE EXCITEMENT!

THURSDAY –  DEC. 3RD  – OPEN FIGURE STUDIO SESSIONS – 6 – 9 pm in Randall Hall rm. 219 - Your opportunity to paint, sculpt and/or draw from a live model. Free for CWU Student Artist Collective members. Open to the community for a $5 entry.



Graduate Teaching Assistant Philippe Kim had two pieces accepted into “Icebreaker 7: National Juried Exhibition”. This is the seventh annual juried exhibition sponsored by Ice Cube Gallery, a contemporary artist-run gallery located in the River North Arts District of Denver. The juror was Ivar Zeile, owner and director of Plus Gallery, in operation since 2001 and one of Denver Colorado’s most reputable programs for contemporary art exhibitions and artist representation. The exhibit dates: January 7-30, 2016 with an opening reception: January 8, 6-9 pm.

Professor Gregg Schlanger (hey, that’s me) was part of an artist panel at Wenatchee Valley College this past Saturday and also served as a juror for the North Central Washington Juried Art Exhibit at the Wenatchee Valley Museum. The exhibit opens December 4 and runs through February 5.


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