African Art at the Western Gallery

Have you checked out this quarter’s exhibit at the Western Gallery? This intriguing and beautiful show is filled with textiles, sculpture, masks and more.

October 4 – November 24, 2010

“Spellbound: Selections from the Lehmann African Art Collection”

For more information, and the Western Gallery’s complete schedule: check out their website.

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COME HERE & Body Language

WWU art students Tim Kenney and Kendra Aldrich both currently have solo shows up in dowtown Fairhaven! If you haven’t checked them out, stop by sometime this month before they go down October 31.

COME HERE:
Colophon Cafe (Fairhaven Masonic Building)
(large wall by the entrance to Dax Alpaca!)

Body Language
Book Fare Cafe (also in Fairhaven Masonic Building)
(above Village Books)

Support your fellow students and check out these great bodies of work!

SPENW Photography Conference

A small group of WWU photo/art students will be presenting at the 2010 Society for Photographic Education Northwest Regional Conference in Portland, OR!

The conference is not only a great chance to see fellow students in action, but also to experience what a great organization like SPE is all about:

“The Society for Photographic Education is a nonprofit membership organization that provides a forum for the discussion of photography and related media as a means of creative expression and cultural insight. Through our interdisciplinary programs, services and publications, the Society seeks to promote a broader understanding of the medium in all its forms, and to foster the development of its practice, teaching, scholarship and criticism.”

The conference will be held at the Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, OR from November 5-7, 2010.

For more information, check out the SPENW blog!

Call for Art! Veteran’s Day Show

The Viking Union Gallery is releasing their first official Call for Art, with help from the Veteran’s Outreach Center, for an art exhibit surrounding the themes of war, veterans, and the armed forces!

Please turn in all digital submissions by Thursday, October 26 @ 5pm!

This is another great opportunity to get your artwork out there, and the exhibit is open to art students, Western students, community members, and beyond! Spread the word and submit! There are no media restrictions, no submission fee, just a chance to exhibit your art!

Questions? Contact coordinator Allie Paul at asp.vu.gallery@wwu.edu or 360-650-6534.