This year marked the first award of the Bennerstrom Prize, funded by fans and friends of the artist, and given to a student in honor of Susan Bennerstrom's contributions to fine art.
For the thirteenth year in a row, WWU Art History students traveled to Seattle to present their research at the University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium. Students apply to the Symposium by submitting an abstract via a faculty mentor who can speak to the quality of the resear
Last year was considered THE year of Virtual Reality (VR). Many devices have come out including Oculus Rift (purchased by Facebook for $2 billion), VIVE, PlayStation VR, and Google Daydream View.
Patti Barker, who studied Fiber Arts with Seiko Purdue, received recognition in the 2017 juried Wearable Expressions exhibition.
WWU Art & Art History Assistant Professor of Ce
Julie McPheters (BFA Studio Art, '15) has been hired by the Seattle Opera as an Assistant Craftsperson. Julie's felted animal heads were exhibited as part of "Escape Routes" - the 2015 BFA Senior Exhibition.
Theatre has been a treasured part of Bryce Hamilton’s life since he was in grade school. Bryce acted in live theatre continuously up to and through college, where he graduated with a double major in Theatre and English from WWU.