Student artists display work in culmination of degree program

The Spanish word, Duende (du-end-ay), has come to refer to the mysterious power that art has to deeply move a person. Soon-to-be graduates in the Department of Art and Design chose this word to rally around for their senior exhibition in the University Gallery, opening…

Migration exhibition offers room for reflection

For Matthew Olds, being an artist wasn’t just a choice, it was incorporated into his life from the moment he was born. Olds grew up surrounded by creation. His new exhibit, Migration , in PLU’s University Gallery will be on display March 15 through April…

Reflective Viewing: Finding the Divine Within You

  February 23 at 6pm Mare Blocker, Lecturer | Ingram 100 • Free Selected pages from the St. John’s Bible will be used to practice Visio Divina, a contemplative, repetitive, prayerful viewing of the illuminations on the page. In an increasingly visual culture, where the images…

Steve Sobeck – “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! Resident Instructor of…

“Impressions” exhibition hits its mark

A retrospective exhibit featuring printmaker and artist Craig Cornwall premieres at PLU on February 8. (Monday, January 23, 2017 – TACOMA, WA) It all starts with a mark: drawings with graphite, charcoal, ink and color, lithographs with marks of crayon, washes, rich color with multiple…

Printmaking professor pens book on feminist history

The project started during the run-up to the 2008 Presidential election. Jessica Spring, visiting instructor of art and design and Elliott Press manager at PLU, discovered a quote by Elizabeth Cady Stanton that she felt summed up the election cycle nicely: “Come, come my conservative…