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Renowned Artist Kiki Smith Speaks at Whitman

Renowned Artist Kiki Smith Speaks at Whitman

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

December 8, 2017

Whitman was granted an extraordinary opportunity to hear artist Kiki Smith speak in Maxey Auditorium on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Smith is a prominent contemporary artist in printmaking and sculpture. Through a partnership between the Walla Walla Foundry and the Whitman Art Department, funded by the Robert...

Dia de los Muertos Festival Brings Students and Community Members Together

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

October 23, 2017

Although clouds occupied the sky, the atmosphere was sunny in downtown Walla Walla as music played and people walked around the fifth annual Dia de los Muertos Festival. The festival went from Saturday, Oct. 21, where a procession and concert kicked off the celebration, to Sunday, Oct. 22, a day of various...

Students Print With Studio Articolore

Students Print With Studio Articolore

Zuhra Amini, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2017

In a town full of tasting room gallery hybrids and coffee shop showcases, the printmaking gallery Studio Articolore sets itself apart. Entering into its second year, Studio Articolore has planted its roots wide and deep through community engagement within Walla Walla. For co-owner Ann-Marie Cunningham,...

Internationally Renowned Public Artist Paul McCarthy Visits Campus

Photo by Anna Dawson

Hannah Bartman, Feature Editor

February 18, 2016

On Tuesday, February 16 Paul McCarthy gave a lecture in Maxey Hall.

Second-annual Day of the Dead festival draws crowd for art

An artist makes some last minute touches to her block. Photo by Marra Clay.

James Kennedy

October 30, 2014

Last weekend, Walla Walla's Day of the Dead printmaking event showed the community both the iconography and culture surrounding the tradition as well as the talent of Whitman's printmaking students. Attendees of the second annual event could see finished students' woodblocks inked up and pressed o...

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