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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Kassie Smith sells functional wares at the Moscow Farmers Market.

Pottery teacher finds home in PNW

LANNAN RUIZ October 14, 2021

Uniontown, Washington, hosts a community of artists in a white barn on the edge of town. The Artisans at the Dahmen Barn is home base for Kassie Smith, pottery instructor and ceramics artist.  During...

Alison Saar walks patrons of the museum through her exhibit Mirror, Mirror.

Grant winners share inspiration behind BLM art

PORTIA SIMMONS October 13, 2021

The Black Lives Matter Artist Grant allows artists to create pieces reflecting the structural changes in our society enacted by the BLM movement.   These works were put on display at the beginning...

Artwork in the Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Exhibition, located in the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, encite feelings of anger, sadness, and hope.

BLM exhibit pulls visitors into powerful message

LANNAN RUIZ September 16, 2021

Time and time again, art has been used to depict and remember the importance of our history, shaping the world’s way of thinking and changing our view of society. This fall semester, Palouse residents...

Yaple created her LandEscapes submisision piece as a class assignment.

Artist finds passion in graphic design

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter September 16, 2021

Starting in the back of a tattoo shop, one WSU senior found her love of art, eventually earning a spot on the cover of a magazine. Senior advertising major Willow Yaple first began drawing in the back...

Artist aims to create works that are not only fun to paint, but are attractive to viewers.

Artist featured at Libey Gallery

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter September 8, 2021

Ladybugs and keys are unusual details featured in the watercolor paintings of artist Ernie Weiss' current exhibit at the Libey Gallery in Colfax.  Weiss' career was in architecture. He always wanted...

Clover Rinehart loves when shes given artistic liberty. She feels like she can read people and design their piece based on their personality.

Pieces that are passed down generations

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2021

Artist Clover Rinehart of Uniontown, Washington creates art that is not only beautiful, but functional. About 10 years ago, Rinehart started making leather gun holsters specialized for women, by women....

Temple began drawing wildlife and nature when she was a child living on a farm in Illinois.

‘This is my career and my calling’

KASSANDRA VOGEL, Evergreen reporter April 1, 2021

As a child, all Catherine Temple wanted to do was create art. Now, she is a career artist who specializes in painting wildlife and pet portraits. Temple said the best part of her job is being able to...

Murray not only designed cribbage board, he also engraves pens for sale on his Etsy shop.

From mechanical engineering to cribbage boards

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter March 4, 2021

One mechanical engineering major is putting his skills and his resources to the test to create some one-of-a-kind WSU themed merch that is not available anywhere else. WSU student Sean Murray has been...

WSU alumna creates art in various mediums inspired by her time in Pullman and the greater Palouse area. Pictured above is Leaf Lady.

Story behind Leaf Lady, Thunderhead

LANNAN RUIZ February 25, 2021

WSU alumna Rebecca Thorgaard paints the Palouse to express her emotions, giving more than just an image. Her painting’s such as "Thunderhead" and "Leaf Lady" express feelings and energy beyond the physical...

This year, the competition is specifically looking for submissions relating to Trevor Noah’s book “Born a Crime.

Submissions for art competition close Jan. 29

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief January 25, 2021

The annual Art for Social Change Competition is currently looking for submissions from WSU faculty members, students and others involved in the education community.  The competition is put on by...

Logan Bledsoe and Darien McLaughlin spent about a month working on the newest mural at Pups and Cups Cafe.

WSU grad teams up with Pups & Cups

LANNA RUIZ, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2021

One communications and finance major had no idea that one day she would be commissioned by Pups & Cups Cafe to paint one of her largest projects. Recent WSU graduate Logan Bledsoe was asked to paint...

Jeri Harris, Pullman Arts Commission chair, wrote in an email that the commission will present a Pullman Window Walk to City Council.

Arts Commission cancels ArtFest for second year

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor January 14, 2021

The Pullman Arts Commission voted in a meeting Tuesday to cancel this year’s ArtFest due to COVID-19 concerns. Commissioners are unsure if COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted or changed by May, when...

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