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Fine Arts House shelters creativity, passion

Mallory Martin October 13, 2011

The Fine Arts House offers a haven for some of the creative, artsy kids running around Whitman's campus. Two of the current residents, sophomores Zoe Randol and Russell Sperberg, talked about life...

Various artists working out of the Walla Walla Foundry use wax models as intermediates for their sculptures.  The floating bust is Kanye West. Credit: Kendra Klag

Foundry enriches Walla Walla’s artistic identity

Kate Robinette March 10, 2011

The Walla Walla Foundry, established in 1980 by Mark Anderson '78, casts and fabricates contemporary fine arts. Offering digital operations, casting, fabrication and design services, the foundry employs...

Museum in Use: The Davis Collection of Asian Art finds home, benefits students

Kate Robinette March 3, 2011

When Whitman students learn about the history of Japanese sculpture, or enroll in a tea ceremony course, they don't just look at pictures in a book or trek to the library. They use genuine historical artifacts,...

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Spotlight: Book Arts push artistic boundaries

Kate Robinette February 3, 2011

Aside from the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, there aren't many galleries that allow you to reach out and touch the art. But in Whitman's book arts classes, students push that norm. "Book...

Pirouette.  Photo Credit: Isabel Hong

Sculptures on Campus

Nate Lessler September 30, 2010

Because students have become so accustomed to the 20+ sculptures on Whitman Campus, it's easy to take the artwork for granted. Yet, these sculptures are some of the very features that make Whitman...

Winter student art salon provides opportunity for non-majors

merrettkrahn November 17, 2009

The annual Winter Student Art Salon, which will run from Dec. 4 through 18 in the Sheehan Gallery, takes on new importance this year with the recent opening of the Fouts Center for the Visual Arts and...

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