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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...

Kate and the Crocodiles Blends Genres

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2017

Two communities, the students and faculty of Whitman College and Walla Walla community members, filled Hunter Conservatory on Friday, Sept. 15. They were gathered to hear a live performance of Kate and the Crocodiles, a three person band from Portland, Ore. The band's singer, Kate Morrison, is a Wh...

Vancouver artist Joseph Wu challenges limitations of origami form

Origami figures by Joseph Wu with only one to two sheet of paper. A reception to showcase his work was held at the GAC on Tuesday October 26 from 4-6 pm.  Photo Credit: Marin Axtell

Nate Lessler

October 28, 2010

After Intercultural Center Program Advisor  Ben Wu '07 saw the PBS documentary "Between the Folds" over the summer, he was inspired to create a hands-on event on campus that would challenge commonplace views of origami. "I had never really done anything with origami, but the film really expanded my [view of it]," said Ben Wu."I kind of wanted to [create an event] that was interactive . . . I'm hoping that it will give people a differen...

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