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Making a Home in Stevens Gallery

Making a Home in Stevens Gallery

Michelle Foster, Managing Editor

January 31, 2019

The idea of home means different things to everyone. For many students, Whitman may become a second home, and for many, it’s impossible to forget where they came from. In a recent exhibition in the Stevens Gallery, Shelby Cutter ‘19 and Izzy Dunn ‘19 displayed photographs they had taken of places that a...

A Talk with Artist Paul Valadez

A Talk with Artist Paul Valadez

Emma Chung, Staff Writer

September 16, 2017

"Selections from the Great Mexican-American Songbook" by Paul Valadez graced the walls of the Stevens Gallery from July 17 to September 16. The exhibit consisted of a series of collages printed on music sheets with layers of images and language that explore the presence of Mexican-American culture...

Stevens Gallery hosts “Women’s March on Walla Walla” exhibit

Stevens Gallery hosts “Women’s March on Walla Walla” exhibit

Zuhra Amini, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

With hot pink fabric against white walls, the Women’s March Exhibit opened up in the Steven’s Gallery in Reid Campus Center on Feb. 11, where it will remain until Feb. 24. The exhibit centers on the march that occurred in Walla Walla on Jan. 21, a sister march in support of the Women’s March on Washing...

“I Too Am Whitman” gives voice to marginalized students, identities

“I Too Am Whitman” gives voice to marginalized students, identities

Missy Gerlach, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016

Stepping into the Stevens Gallery in Reid, one is faced with an interesting set of images and writings. To the left, pieces of poster paper are taped to the wall, each one with a short statement. To the right, portraits of Whitman students, each one holding their respective piece of paper, allow vie...

Artist John Powers Creates Installation Piece in Stevens Gallery

Artist John Powers Creates Installation Piece in Stevens Gallery

Halley McCormick

October 16, 2014

During the week of October 6, artist John Powers set up a temporary studio in Reid Campus Center's Stevens Gallery where he constructed a futuristic art piece out of foam rods. Videographer Tywen Kelly brings us a look into the artist's work, mind, and process. ...

Futuristic artist to take over Stevens Gallery

Daniel Kim

October 3, 2014

On Oct. 5, artist John Powers will be coming to Whitman College. Powers will be on campus for one week showcasing an exhibit called "Operational" at the Stevens Gallery for one week. Powers will also be giving a lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 8 about his recent essay, "Star Wars: A New Heap." Instead...

PostSecret’s Frank Warren encourages students to share secrets

PostSecret’s Frank Warren encourages students to share secrets

Emily Lin-Jones

December 1, 2011

On Friday, Nov. 18, Whitman students were greeted with a blank index card in their mailboxes along with a note urging them to write down a secret and submit it to WEB's annual PostSecret Gallery Show. This year the show coincided with a lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 30, by Frank Warren, creator of the original...

Postsecret brings community art to Whitman Campus

Postsecret brings community art to Whitman Campus

Sean McNulty

February 17, 2011

On Sunday, Feb. 6, notes were posted in Stevens Gallery at Reid Campus Center. "I'm superficial," read one. Another: "I'm not mature." These notes were posted, but not written, by gallery curator senior Liz Hockett. They were sent to her anonymously as part of a community art project running through the end of the month ent...

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