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…

Mobile Hot Shop visited PLU in February – Gallery

The Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop came to PLU in late February. While their presence on campus lasted close to a week (it takes a few days to heat up and cool down the kilns), the highlight was the glass-making demonstrations on Wednesday, February…

“A Sense of Place” exhibit opens in Seattle

Picturesque scenery awaits the art lover this Valentine’s Day. Painting Professor Michael Stasinos’ new Seattle exhibition, “A Sense of Place,” opens February 9th with an artist reception February 14 from 5:30 to 8:30pm at the Woodside/Braseth Gallery . Stasinos’ new works were created in his past…

PLU Photography collaborates on Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund and Benefit

Artist entrepreneurs pair up to help the Philippine people as they meet the challenges of this crisis PLU Associate Professor of Photography Bea Geller and her students are working with on a collaborative invitational exhibition at the Belltown Pub in Seattle. On Thursday, March 20, the…

The Museum of Glass Mobile Hot Shop comes to PLU

Offering both education and entertainment, the  Museum of Glass  Mobile Hot Shop will be traveling to PLU February 27, 2013. Join the glass artists in Red Square from 10:30am to 4pm to watch art happen. The Mobile Hot Shop truck is a fully equipped glass…

Seven PLU Faculty Artists, One Incredible Show

PLU art and design faculty display recent work Opening in the University Gallery on Wednesday, February 5 is PLU’s “Faculty Exhibition,” an exhibit featuring work from current faculty of the Department of Art and Design. Participating faculty include JP Avila, Craig Cornwall, Spencer Ebbinga, Bea…