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Seniors cope with finishing final requirements virtually

Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter May 13, 2020

As the Class of 2020 reconciles with their last few weeks at Whitman, they are also finishing their final assessments under completely unexpected circumstances. Social distancing and online distance-learning...

Jesus Chaparro 13.  Photos by Devika Doowa.

Student Entrepreneurs Blend Art and Business to Create New Apparel Line

Mallory Martin February 14, 2013

He's an art and economics double major and the executive secretary for Phi Delta Theta, but somehow he still found time to start his own business. Sophomore Jesus Chaparro reminds us just how creative...

Senior art majors reveal thesis projects with metropolitan inspiration

Clara Bartlett April 19, 2012

For Whitman's visual art majors, a thesis is not made of paragraphs and footnotes, but of charcoal and pigment. The "Visual Art Majors Senior Thesis Exhibition" opens tomorrow, April 20 in Sheehan Gallery....

Illustration: Emily Johnson

Where did David go?

Mallory Martin October 6, 2011

For returning students passing the Fouts Center for Visual Arts, the front brick wall may seem unusually bare. The marble miniature of Michelangelo's "David" that once hung from the building by a lurid...

Installation by Jea Alford.  Photo Credit: Julia Bowman

Fouts joins Sheehan to accommodate record number of studio art thesis participants

McCaulay Singer-Milnes April 21, 2011

Friday, April 22 marks the beginning of the studio art major thesis exhibition at Sheehan Art Galley and Fouts Center for Visual Arts, an event that allows Whitman College seniors to fulfill the "written"...

Shannon Flood 11 works on her tea pot tops for advanced independent study ceramics. Credit: Kendra Klag

Art building availability

McCaulay Singer-Milnes March 3, 2011

Studio art at Whitman is both a hobby and an academic discipline, a fact that makes use of the art building and its studios a controversial issue, as some students feel they should have access to said...

Winter student art salon provides opportunity for non-majors

merrettkrahn November 17, 2009

The annual Winter Student Art Salon, which will run from Dec. 4 through 18 in the Sheehan Gallery, takes on new importance this year with the recent opening of the Fouts Center for the Visual Arts and...

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