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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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Senior Art Majors Prepare for Exhibition in the Sheehan Gallery

Isabel Mathy, Campus Life Reporter April 11, 2024

Sheehan Gallery will be bursting with senior art of all styles and forms beginning April 19 for the Senior Thesis Art Exhibition. All the senior art majors' senior projects will be on display, full...

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Embrace the Gutter Space with HYPERSPATIAL

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter February 29, 2024

The Sheehan Gallery drips with vibrant colors and characters, both on the walls and in an audience meandering through the gallery space. A few straggling art students sketch the images playing on the...

Invisible Art Exhibit at Sheehan Steals The Show

Arham Khan, Unpaid Intern February 15, 2024

In an unprecedented move that has the art world baffled and oddly impressed, Whitman College’s Sheehan Gallery has introduced its latest exhibit: ‘The Emptiness of Perception,' which, true to its name,...

Photo by Chloe Collins.

“Mapping India” exhibition takes history fanatics on a new route

Sam Patterson, Campus Life Reporter February 9, 2023

Maxey Museum is now showcasing an abundance of Indian maps. You may walk by and see one map after another, thinking that they’re just the same picture with different dimensions. If you take a closer...

Campus exhibits enter final week of the semester

Charlie Hunter, Campus Life Reporter December 8, 2022

What’s going on in Sheehan Gallery? You may walk by the Sheehan Gallery every day on your way in and out of Olin classrooms, but this tucked-away space holds much more than a few art installations for...

Contributed Photo by Audrey Horner.

Celebrating seniors at the Sheehan Gallery

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter April 28, 2022

Entering the Sheehan Gallery, it is difficult to find just one piece of work to focus your attention on, as the graduating seniors' art calls to you with color, sound and unfamiliar form. Walking...

Photo by Nathaniel Martin.

Chávez entrances audience with turntable performance

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter April 14, 2022

After a three-year sabbatical, artist Maria Chávez returned to the world of public performance by sharing her musical work with the Whitman community on April 6. Chávez has left a profound impact...

Photo by Michael Lans.

“Its own kind of little world”: Maria Chávez brings multidisciplinary art to the Sheehan Gallery

Marian Sandoval Lemus, Campus Life Reporter February 17, 2022

Beginning Feb. 1, 2022, and extending until Apr. 8, 2022, Sheehan Gallery is welcoming the "Paperworks, 2008-2022 (paper, sound, motion)" exhibit by Peruvian abstract turntablist and sound artist Maria...

Photo by Michael Lans.

“Still Life” exhibition in Sheehan Gallery displays senior art thesis work

Leo Polk, A&E Reporter April 29, 2021

  Whitman's senior art majors have worked tirelessly to create a physical exhibition of their thesis projects at the Sheehan Gallery. The finished exhibition, titled “Still Life,” opened...

Alumnus artist Erik ReeL explores abstraction and mixed media in lecture

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter March 18, 2021

Strong colors and lines stand out on “Technicolor Tobey,” an art piece donated to Whitman by artist Erik ReeL. On March 11, the Portland-based Whitman alum who graduated in 1973 lectured over Zoom...

Photo contributed by Ben Murphy.

“Arts, Objects, Archives” explores intersections between art and race

Heleana Backus, A&E Reporter October 1, 2020

From sculptures to sheet music, each presenter in the Art, Objects, Archives webinar on Sept. 21 showcased the abundant materials available at Whitman for instructors to teach this year’s academic theme...

Tara Graves is Sheehan Gallerys newest assistant.

Tara Graves joins the Sheehan Gallery team

Kaitlin Cho, A&E Reporter December 12, 2019

Tara Graves is many things: a former corporate worker who resigned after 10 years to go to art school, a photographer, an art studio owner. On Oct. 28, she also became the Sheehan Gallery assistant. Graves...

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