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College of Arts and Humanities
 
Greetings!
 
Eddy Pelayo's senior exhibition opens this Friday in Gallery 231. The Gallery Management class presents a pop-up exhibit in the SURC pit on Friday beginning at 1pm. The exhibition by Laura Buchan, CORPORA continues in the Spurgeon Gallery. The Student Art Club's regular meeting is Thursday and it is the last week for Open Figure Drawing on Fridays. Next Tuesday, Zimbabwe Shona Stone sculptor, Alex Chitungo presents an artist talk and demonstration.

 
Eduardo Pelayo, BFA Exhibition
Inevitability
Gallery 231
opening reception: Friday, Nov. 16th - 6PM
 
Eduardo Pelayo presents Inevitability on Friday November 16, 2018. The gallery opening reception will be at 6pm in Gallery 231 in Randall Hall on the campus of Central Washington University. The exhibition will run through November 21, 2018.
 
Inevitability represents how Eduardo’s greatest fear in life is to become like the men he has grown up observing, the men that take advantage of women, abuse them, and belittle them. Eduardo has been made a victim to the atrocity’s men commit. He inevitably sees the connection to these men. In his art he creates wire figures to illustrate the power that men have over women. His oil paintings, while representing various men are intended to demonstrate they will all fail in a relationship, if they follow the examples of the men in his family. His photographs represent the struggle that women have to carry while they nurture men.
 
“Men can all look different but at the end of the day we are all men and represented as men will always do what men do.” Eduardo explains. “Using representational material and postures I challenge my viewers to process the meaning to what they see.”
 
Let It Out - A Pop-Up Exhibit
Let It Out
Friday, Nov. 16, 1 to 7 p.m.
SURC Pit
A Pop-Up Exhibit Organized by the Art 298, Gallery Management Class
 
Everyone has a secret that they want to share, but not everybody has the courage to let it out. Don’t let that secret eat you up inside, create an anonymous card containing your secret and exhibit it for the world to see. Materials and snacks will be provided. Once the event is over your secret will be ripped to pieces and gone forever!
 
Please note that this exhibit is 18+, not suitable for children.
 
Next Week: Nov. 20
Artist talk and demonstration
Alexander Chitungo
Zimbabwe Stone Sculptor: Alexander Chitungo
Artist Talk and Demonstration and temporary exhibition
 
SURC PIT
4pm - 6pm - TUES., NOVEMBER 20, 2018
 
A display of stone sculptures of the students from the Shona Stone class
 
Visiting artist Alexander Chitungo is a stone sculptor from Zimbabwe. He is currently teaching a Shona Stone Sculpture workshop.
 
Alexander was born in a small town in Marodera, Zimbabwe. Alexander completed his Ordinary Level at Prince Edward School in 1986, in Zimbabwe’s capital of Harare. In 1990 he began apprenticing under his friends Tonderai Marezva and Lincoln Muteta, renowned Shona Sculptors. After two years Alexander set out on his own to develop his unique style, which he calls “shadows in the stone” (Mumvuri mudombo). His work reflects the theme “Voices of Reality”. Alexander has been sculpting stone in Zimbabwe for more than 20 years.
 
Alexander lives in Chitungwiza, near Harare, with his wife and children. His work is exhibited around the world, from South Africa to The United States. Alexander travels every year to share his passion in sculpting workshops.
 
SPONSORED BY: Africana and Black Studies, Center for Leadership and Community Engagement AND THE Dept. of Art + Design.
First Annual Holiday Student
Art + Design Sale
First Annual Holiday Art + Design Sale
 
An opportunity for students in the Department of Art + Design to sell their artwork, and for members of the community to support emerging artists by purchasing one-of-a-kind holiday gifts.
 
Submit Student Work:
November 19 and 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.:
Bring your work to the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery (Randall Hall, room 141). There is no limit to how many works you can submit. The gallery will retain a 30% commission on all sales, so please remember to increase your sale price accordingly.
 
Sale Information:
Gallery 231, and Room 100 in Randall Hall:
November 29, 30:      10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
December 1:              10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
Questions? Please contact Heather Horn Johnson, Gallery Manager
 
SARAH SPURGEON GALLERY
continuing:
CORPORA Exhibition by Laura Buchan
 
Sarah Spurgeon Gallery
 
CORPORA will remain on display through December 2. The Sarah Spurgeon Gallery is located in Randall Hall on Dean Nicholson Boulevard and is open weekdays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and on weekends, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The gallery will be closed November 12 in observance of Veteran’s Day, and November 21—25 for Thanksgiving break. Admission is free.
 
The Student Art Club (SAC)
The Student Art Club
The regular meeting is on Thursday at 4pm in the Breeze-thru.
This Friday is the last Open Figure Drawing session of the quarter.
Don't miss Waffle Wednesday!
 
Watch for the Nook Gallery opening this week on the first floor of Randall Hall.
 
 
 
Open Figure Drawing Fridays
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Randall Hall
Room 219
Waffle Wednesdays
mornings 'till they are all gone!
Randall Hall
first floor
 
SAVE THE DATE
upcoming around the department
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
 
Kiara Castro continues in the Provost Gallery
Kiara Castro: Hermosa Herencia
Fall quarter exhibition
Provost Gallery
302 Barge Hall
 
The exhibition is open to the public 8 – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
 
Department of Art + Design
Central Washington University
Randall Hall on Dean Nicholson Blvd.
509-963-2665
I hope to see you around the department!
 
Gregg Schlanger, Chair
Department of Art + Design
Central Washington University
 

 

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