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Rick passed away on Jan. 26, 2020. He taught in the art department at Whitman from 2012 to 2020. Photos contributed by Whitman Communications

Whitman community mourns loss of art professor Rick Martinez

Emma Fletcher-Frazer, News Editor February 20, 2020

Whitman College Associate Professor of Art Rick Martinez unexpectedly passed away on Jan. 26. Rick was hired in 2012 and promoted to an associate professor in 2016. He also served as the chair of the art...

Maia Watkins 17 displays her photographs in Fouts Center for the Visual Arts. Photo by Emily Volpert.

Diversity dialogue continues in art

Linnaea Weld October 23, 2014

While the initial upset to the findings on Whitman's economic diversity have died down, sophomore Maia Watkins has recently installed an art piece in the Fouts Center for the Visual Arts. Installed last...

Artists Cooperate in Walla PopUp Gallery

Artists Cooperate in Walla PopUp Gallery

Hannah Bartman May 1, 2014

The Walla PopUp Gallery is a collaborative and economically innovative concept: a communal art gallery that opens for only a month in which all artists involved work for the gallery and profit from the...

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