Exposure Awards Recognize Lutes

During spring 2015, Elly Vadseth’s digital photography class introduced her to a new kind of image manipulation. She spent her semester combining nature shots with studio images using a photo collage method – the end result – a web of pictures. Now, Vadseth and Taylor…

Q&A: Student experiences art in the big city

Elly Vadseth ’16 – New York Academy of Art On any given day chances are you can find Elly Vadseth in the painting studio in Ingram Hall. As a senior this year, she’s looking towards grad school, and she has big dreams of studying art…

From Opportunity to Opry

Deanna Fallin ’09 wrote an email on April 8 to her former faculty adviser, Pacific Lutheran University Chair of Art and Design JP Avila, to share some exciting news. “It’s crazy to think that I was just some young college kid, sitting in your office,…

“What We Art” shows emerging artists’ work

Pacific Lutheran University’s soon-to-be Art and Design graduates will be featuring artwork in the upcoming senior exhibition, “What We Art,” opening April 22 in the University Gallery. Art admirers can join the artists and faculty for an opening reception April 22, from 5 to 7…

Flowers, Butter, & Tea

Gallery exhibition at PLU explores both form and function Artist Reception Meet Deborah Schwartzkopf  and join us for a reception on March 18 at 5pm in the University Gallery.  Light refreshments will be provided. Flowers, Butter and Tea an exhibition by Seattle ceramics artist Deborah…

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…