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Department of Art & Design

Helping one bowl at a time

By Elizabeth Perkins ’17Student Coordinator Pacific Lutheran University’s Department of Art & Design and Hospitality Services & Campus Restaurants are helping raise money for the hungry, one bowl at a time. PLU’s annual Empty Bowls event will be on Tuesday, November 15, from 4-6 p.m. in the Anderson University Center.

Martin Luther comes to life

By Kate Hall ’18 and Mandi LeCompte Making Marty is no easy task. Martin Luther sculpture at PLU, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (Photo: John Froschauer/PLU) Spencer Ebbinga, associate professor of art and design, has been busy working on a special project: 17-inch statues of Martin Luther. These colorful gems are

Spencer Ebbinga – “Office Hours”

In our new series, “Office Hours,” faculty open their doors and give you a look into their creative spaces. Join these faculty for their own office hours at PLU. Come in, sit down, have a conversation, you might just learn something new!Associate Professor Spencer Ebbinga Office: Ingram 138A Email: ebbingsk@plu.edu

Jp Avila – “Office Hours”

In our new series, “Office Hours,” faculty open their doors and give you a look into their creative spaces. Join these faculty for their own office hours at PLU. Come in, sit down, have a conversation, you might just learn something new!Associate Professor Jp AvilaOffice: Ingram 106 Email: jp.avila@plu.edu Courses

Textiles show Scandinavian history and culture in University Gallery exhibition

Textile artifacts from the Scandinavian Cultural Center (SCC) will be on display in the University Gallery exhibition entitled “Common Threads: An Overview of Scandinavian Textiles”
 February 3 – March 2, with an
 opening reception Wednesday, February 10, 5pm-7pm. The presentation of textile pieces will include a sampling of the SCC’s

Annual ‘Empty Bowls’ event fills empty stomachs

Pacific Lutheran University students and faculty have found the perfect recipe to fill empty bowls around Pierce County. The sixth annual Empty Bowls will be held from 4-6 p.m. November 18 outside Old Main Market in the Anderson University Center on the PLU campus. Each $10 ticket supports the hungry in