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Sculpture Surveys: Of Balance and Animals

Geoffrey Leach

October 9, 2014

(Part 1 of an ongoing series) Whitman's outdoor art makes campus sometimes feel like a sculpture garden. Many different sculptures embody a variety of subjects and histories. This article will be part of a recurring series that examines the sculptures on campus, exposing both the sculptures' history...

“Styx” artist Deborah Butterfield visits Whitman

Credit: Allie Felt

Emily Lin-Jones

October 6, 2011

Whitman students and local sculpture enthusiasts had the opportunity on Tuesday, Oct. 4 to meet world-renowned sculptor Deborah Butterfield, creator of the beloved Whitman campus fixture "Styx." Butterfield delivered an hour-long lecture at Maxey Hall about her artistic career and vision. Butt...

Alumnus Mark Anderson fosters innovative art installations at Walla Walla Foundry

Credit: cade beck

Clara Bartlett

September 29, 2011

Two miles west of the Whitman bubble lies the Walla Walla Foundry. Functioning as an outdoor sculpture garden, gallery and wood shop as well as art and photography studio, the Foundry continues to prosper after 31 years of business: thanks to Whitman alumnus Mark Anderson '78. Meeting The Pioneer a...

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