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Renowned Artist Kiki Smith Speaks at Whitman

Renowned Artist Kiki Smith Speaks at Whitman
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...

Homemade and From the Heart

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya
December 7, 2017

The eigth annual Winter Craft fair took place this past Monday, December 4 in Reid Ballroom. As attendees sipped hot cider, they were able to appreciate and purchase art, handmade items and baked goods...

Art Department Provides Printmaking for Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Photo by Madaline Stevens
Printmaking students and community members took advantage of festivities to create holiday-themed designs on large and small prints.
October 28, 2015

Last Sunday, Walla Walla residents were invited to the Gesa Power House Theatre to partake in the town’s third annual Día de los Muertos celebration. During this event various community members, including...

Printmaking Students Question, Learn From Poster Removal

Printmaking Students Question, Learn From Poster Removal
October 30, 2014

Political posters typically have a short lifespan around the Whitman campus, due to a combination of vague policies on where materials can be posted and the rapid removal of posters with political messages. The...

Walla Walla Celebrates with Colorful Community Events

Walla Walla Celebrates with Colorful Community Events
October 31, 2013

This Halloween season, Walla Walla is filled with events, including a festival, a fundraiser and a family tradition. One of the events is the very first Day of the Dead Festival, which was held at the...

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2013

This week, The Pioneer went to the first annual Día de los Muertos community festival to check out the student artwork. We also chatted with alumnus Stanley Wilson '66 about his 2004 thriller novel...

Print Ad Artpiece

Print: Mare Blocker
May 9, 2012

Sam Alden takes comic art to next level, draws picture of success

Sam Alden takes comic art to next level, draws picture of success
February 23, 2012

A graphic designer and comic illustrator with many diverse projects under his belt, Whitman senior and KWCW Art Director Sam Alden took a moment to chat with The Pioneer  about his recent endeavors,...

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