This week around the department of art (and there is a lot going on):
RIGHT NOW!!! TODAY – ARTS DAY - ARTS ARE CENTRAL DAY
There will be flyers on the proposed arts fund passed out from 9am to 5pm on the East Patio of the SURC. This is meant to be a celebration of the Arts.
Then there will a presentation on the details of the Student Arts Fund and Free Pizza at 5:00PM in the SURC Pit.
Visual Arts - 9 am to 4pm Wheel Throwing/ Handbuilding - 9 am to 1pm Still Life Drawing - 1pm to 3pm Clothed Model Drawing
Theatre - monologues, songs, costuming, and sword combat
MONDAY – April 27 – 5PM – Through My Eyes, A Senior Installation by Jamie Wall – Gallery 231, Randall Hall, Room 231
Jamie Wall is presenting her work for her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree. The opening reception will be Monday the 27th of April at 5pm to 7pm; with a fiery demonstration at 5:30pm. The gallery will also be open from 1pm to 4pm Tuesday through Thursday April 28th - 30th. The Event will be held at Central Washington University, in Randall Hall at Gallery 231.
WEDNESDAY – April 29 – 4PM - "Democracy and the Suburbs" lecture presentation by our very own Dr. Ellen Avitts – Black Hall Room 150 – part of the CAH Speaker Series.
Ellen Avitts received her PhD from the University of Delaware, specializing in American art and architectural history. She completed her MA at Rice University where her research focused on art of the 19th century and the art and architecture of ancient Rome. She also holds a BFA in Environmental Design from the University of Houston.
Ellen has published articles and presented papers nationally and internationally on a wide range of topics, from the landscape paintings of Thomas Cole to the art of Abraham Walkowitz, a member of Alfred Steiglitz’ circle, to ways in which cultural values are embedded and transmitted in house merchandising literature. She has received numerous awards and fellowships including a National Endowment for the Humanities Residential Fellowship and a McNeil Dissertation Fellowship.
WEDNESDAY – April 29 – 5PM - Jen Vaughn – Black Hall room 151
Come hear Jen Vaughn speak about her career in the comics industry. Jen Vaughn has published various works as a cartoonist and illustrator and is known for Avery Fatbottom: Renaissance Fair Detective, Cartoon College documentary, Cartozia Tales, and Menstruation Station. She has also worked as the GN Librarian at the Schultz Library, the Marketing and Events Manager at Fantagraphics Books, and has done freelance work with impressive imprints including Vertigo Comics. Jen Vaughn's talk will also address the specific challenges faced by women in the comics industry and should be of special interest to students interested in pursuing a career in illustration or in the comics industry. This event is sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies, The Department of Art, and the Center for Diversity and Social Justice.
THURSDAY – April 30 – 6PM - 2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition
Sarah Spurgeon Gallery
The CWU Sarah Spurgeon Gallery will host the Department of Art’s 2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition. The opening events will take place on Thursday, April 30, with a reception from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The awards ceremony, where students are recognized for excellence in their artwork, will begin at 7:00 p.m. The exhibition will remain on display through May 21.
This annual exhibition is a showcase for outstanding undergraduate student artwork created during the past academic year. It is open to CWU students who have produced original artwork while attending studio art and graphic design classes in the Department of Art. This year’s jurors, who select the artwork for the exhibit and assign most of the awards, are David Hampton and Rie Palkovic. David Hampton is a graphic design instructor at Wenatchee Valley College and the creative director of his own corporate design company. Rie Palkovic is the head of the art department and a painting and drawing instructor at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Washington. Student awards for the 2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition have been generously donated by the following individuals and organizations: Jane Orleman, Professor Glen L. Bach, Shane L. Johnson Illustration, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, PUNCH Gallery, the College of Arts and Humanities, the Wildcat Shop, the Student Artist Collective (SAC), the Department of Art, and the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery.
ATTENTION ART STUDENTS!!!
Tonight! The Student Artists Collective is hosting open Figure Drawing sessions - April 27th, May 11th & 25th from 4:30 to 6:30 Randall Hall Rm 220.
Student Artists Collective of CWU - https://www.facebook.com/SACCWU
First Fridays- SACs is organizing Friday Art walks for the whole department! 4:30pm Potluck outside the Art office, visit the Sarah Spurgeon, the upstairs gallery and after carpool to downtown. First Fridays are May 1st & June 5th.
Calling all Central Washington University artists! We're now accepting art submissions from any CWU student for the chance to be featured in the upcoming 420 Loft CWU Student Art Show for the month of June. Don't miss this great opportunity!
Submit 2-3 pieces (photographed) to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline of MAY 5TH. If you have any questions contact Hannah Barclay at email@example.com.
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