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This 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.

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 Ellensburg community for a $5 entry.


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.



Fall SEOIs Now Open: Students Encouraged to Provide Feedback through December 6th.
Please fill out your Student Evaluation of Instruction for all your classes. This is a valuable assessment survey for your instructor and the department.

Manastash Call for Student Submissions Opens
Start up the creative engines!! The “Manastash” student literary journal of Central Washington University is now accepting submissions. 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!

The Whitney Museum of American Art offers both academic year and summer internship programs for college students. Internships are geared toward juniors, seniors, and graduate students (no freshmen). Under the supervision of a department head or curator, interns learn about museum work and assist with regular departmental duties that range from research and special projects to administrative tasks.

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