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Sheehan challenges Orientalism with “Scenes and Types”

Sheehan challenges Orientalism with

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Whitman sophomore William Monico had not attended any of the previous exhibitions in Olin Hall's Sheehan Gallery, but what he saw last Friday, at the reception for the Gallery's new "Scenes and Types" exhibit, had him captivated. "I was fascinated by how much history each picture contained," said...

Local artist redefines landscapes with graphite

Hannah Bartman

May 7, 2015

"I've always known I was an artist, whether I wanted to be or not," said Augusta Sparks Farnum, a local artist who is currently showing her work at Brasserie Four on Main Street. Farnum's new set of works entitled "Beside the Garden" consists of two groups of eight-foot murals and seven other smaller...

Big Art showcases blue moon at new venue

Nate Lessler

November 11, 2010

Whitman College's annual literary arts magazine blue moon will be having its largest annual publicity event this Friday, Nov. 12. The event, known as Big Art, will occur at a new venue and involve live music, refreshments and a gallery of student artwork. "It's basically a publicity event; at the...

Walla Walla art galleries remain local while nurturing expansive mediums

Skyline Gallery. Photo Credit: Ethan Parrish

McCaulay Singer-Milnes

November 11, 2010

Walla Walla contains a strong arts community, expanding in tandem alongside the ever-growing wine industry. Here are a few galleries to consider visiting when getting your "art fix" downtown. The Skylite Gallery features various artistic works in a series of rooms upstairs and a wine tasting room...

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