Art and Design students head to Bali

Art and Design students headed to Bali for J-term to explore art, culture, and spirituality with Department of Art & Design Chair Jp Avila. The study-away course takes students to villages and into workshops of traditional craftspeople where they’ll learn about the experiences and perspectives…

Resident Artist, Jessica Spring, Wins Major Award From Tacoma Arts Commission

Jessica Spring Will Accept AMOCAT Award—and Exhibit Her Work—in Tacoma Oct. 2 By Taylor Lunka ’15  PLU Marketing & Communications Student Worker Pacific Lutheran University resident artist Jessica Spring has been selected to receive an impressive AMOCAT award from the Tacoma Arts Commission. Every year, the…

Art and the Holocaust: Understanding Aesthetic Experience as Empowerment

What role can the experience of art play in our understanding of the Holocaust? We attempt to answer this question Thursday, March 14 at 3:40pm in Lagerquist Concert Hall, as Assistant Professor Heather Mathews examines artworks as tools of empowerment. First we look at paintings…

New exhibit exposes ecological change through art

The University Gallery’s upcoming exhibit provides audiences with a view of the natural world through the eyes of two Washington artists. The University Gallery presents the work of  Cynthia Camlin and Elise Richman in “Each Form Overflows its Present.”  The new exhibition features the ever-changing natural world…