371 & 496 Field Trip to UBC, Fall 2015

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We had an incredible trip yesterday. And met with some amazing people:

Gareth James & Ines Dolic gave us a wonderful tour and overview at the UBC MFA Studios. Naomi Sawada & Chris Gaudet presented a fantastic summary of Rodney Graham’s Millennial Time Machine. Susan Rowley was amazing at the Anthro Musuem and presented a very comprehensive synopsis of the “c̓əsnaʔəm” exhibition. We ended the day with Naomi at the Belkin Musuem where she gave us the perfect walking tour of Maria Eichhorn’s work.

Flash Sale!

Western Students Host “A Series of Events” to Fund NYC Travel

Metro Art Access: NYC Art 497E Fundraising

Students fundraising are: Beaudry Allen//Bailey Carrell//Minerva Dimla//Melissa Hand//Rebekkah James//David Johnston//Julie McPheters//Ella Ordona//Kameron Peck//Hannah Pylate//Celeste Siebenbaum//Maxwell Singler

 BELLINGHAM – A group of Western Washington University students have scheduled a series of fundraising events, starting with a “Flash Sale” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in Western’s Fine Arts building, room 213.

This is the first of three very exciting fundraising events. Sale includes various works by students. Size and price depend on the work (cash or check).

The money being raised is to fund travel to for Art 497E Metro Art Access: NYC. Students will be traveling to New York City to visit commercial galleries, unique site-specific installations, and major institutions such as, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim, and The Frick Collection, New Museum, The Museum of Art and Design, MoMA PS1, DIA Beacon, The 911 Memorial Museum, and much, much more!

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The Traveling Eye: Auction & Exhibition

In conjunction with the 2014 SPENW Regional Conference, TRANSFIXED | TRANSMEDIA, there will be an exhibition and auction of donated works created by artists from Florida to Vancouver, B.C. In the spirit of the conference, the work featured will explore, embrace, and question the ever-expanding definitions of photography. There are no restrictions or limitation in terms of medium, theme, or concept.

See attached PDF for complete submission details.

SPENW Auction Prospectus


WWU SPE Thank You!

With the generous support of Western’s Art Department, the Dean’s office, Associated Students, and kindness of countless others, 11 photography students were afforded the opportunity to go to New York City and Balitmore for the National SPE Conference in March 2014. Garth Amundson and Pierre Gour were delighted to help out with the trip and look forward to SPE in New Orleans next year.

Thank You Card

Thank You Slideshow

*if you have trouble viewing the documents, please download them. They are small PDFs.