Exhibits & Galleries

Past Art Exhibits at Western Libraries

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MOTH TO A FLAME:           BFA Introduction Show   The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program is a cohort of twelve studio art students who work closely with each other under the guidance of the art department staff.   This year-long... more
Display by: BFA Seniors
Display Date: 11/17/2018
The theme of the group show is “My Community” and seeks to stretch the sense of the word from the small to the large, from family and friends, pets, being online, favorite places, landmarks in your memory to hometown, a different country or the world.  Students from area high schools, including... more
Display by: Students from Art History 308
Display Date: 5/31/2011
Red Snail, Bellingham
Artist Statement: Thank you for taking the time to stop and look at my photographs.  I hope you have enjoyed them this cold winter.  My name is Paulina Berry.  I am a student here at WWU.  When I was a kid and saw something beautiful or wanted to capture a moment, I’d... more
Display by: Paulina Berry
Display Date: 2/24/2018
Wilson Library, June 5 – July 31, 2013 This exhibition results from the intensive work of students in Art History 490, “Exhibition: Theory and Practice.” We spent spring term studying the ways in which exhibitions communicate ideas to a variety of audiences. With our WWU and Bellingham viewers in... more
Display by: This exhibition results from the intensive work of students in Art History 490, "Exhibition: Theory and Practice."
Display Date: 6/10/2013
This series of five was inspired by the Puget Sound waters. Using limited colors and muted tones, I wanted to emanate the solemn and calm mood of the North West shore. The figures and creatures have a greenish tone to them as if the viewer is looking through water. When I began my early sketches on... more
Display by: Emma Nestvold
Display Date: 12/12/2012
An assortment of framed Paste Paper Collages along with framed displays of Paste Paper Collections and work. 
Display by: Pam Bakke
Display Date: 10/02/2015
Artist’s Statement: I have been motivated to make art since childhood and over the years have worked in several mediums, including batik, silk screen, and fiber. In 2006 I decided to focus as much of my free time as possible on art projects, mainly working with paper, and this exhibit shows... more
Display by: Leslie Hall
Display Date: 7/28/2017
PEN AND INK SERIES ANNA BAILEY This series was inspired by bold colors and the stark contrast between black and white.  Large geometric shapes add emphasis to the main subject of each piece, resulting in a work that’s both subtle and eye catching. All of these pieces are available are... more
Display by: ANNA BAILEY
Display Date: 3/17/2018
This “sampler quilt” was made after I won a consolation drawing in a fabric challenge at a quilt show in Elko, Nevada. I made one of the squares and was given the others. You will notice that all of them use a common “challenge” fabric. Along with the squares, I received an extra length of the... more
Display by: WWU Art Comittee
Display Date: 8/16/2012
Anne Albosta’s 95% recycled mixed media installation represents her experience with grief. This is accompanied by her powerful artist’s statement as well as helpful information on what anyone might expect as they go through their own grieving process. “Salmon have been my helpers, my healers and... more
Display by: Anne Albosta
Display Date: 3/07/2012