Senior art exhibition explores where internal, external & cultural boundaries collide

Senior art exhibition explores where internal, external & cultural boundaries collide

LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – The first art capstone exhibit of 2014 is opening in Eastern Oregon University’s Nightingale Gallery April 4. A reception is from 6-8 p.m. A collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures, “45-118: Estuaries” features artists Fernando Hernandez, Joshua McDonald, Zaq Mendenhall and Addie O’Neal. Born and raised in the predominately Hispanic city of Van Nuys, Calif., Hernandez was influenced by the street...

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Final senior art exhibition of year opens in Nightingale, May 17

Final senior art exhibition of year opens in Nightingale, May 17

Jennifer Brotherton, “Untitled,” charcoal and watercolor, 61’’ x 47’’ (2013.)   LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) - Eastern Oregon University presents “Exposed,” the third and final senior capstone exhibition of the year, on display in Nightingale Gallery May 17-24. A reception for artists Jennifer Brotherton, Trevor Durr and Asa Miller is from 6-8 p.m. on the opening day of the exhibition. The students will be showing a variety of...

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Senior EOU art students exhibit works inspired by nature

Senior EOU art students exhibit works inspired by nature

The second in a series of exhibitions featuring the work of senior EOU art students opens in Nightingale Gallery with a reception from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 26 Matt Orthmann, Jake Wilcox and Amanda Yates all create work based in nature and concerned with the misdirection of the audience, thus the title of their exhibit: “The Nature of Deception.” “This exhibit will showcase their investigation of these ideas and they invite the community...

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A “Transposition” of mixed media sculpture, prints & drawings

A “Transposition” of mixed media sculpture, prints & drawings

The Nightingale Gallery at EOU announces “Transposition,” a senior capstone group exhibition featuring work by James Long, Christina Roe and Henrik Soerensen. The show will open with a reception for the artists at 6 p.m. April 5 and continue through April 19. Works in mixed media, prints and drawings will be on display. “The Other Man” by James Long, graphite on paper, 13” x 13” (2013). James Long is a non-traditional student who...

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John Townsend

John Townsend

My artwork originates from the gap between two different worlds—the privileged and working class. Living between the two and not able to solely belong to either one, I am constantly searching for connections and a sense of place.   I struggle with accepting myself as a participant in ether group.  I value both the physical prowess of manual labor, and the intellectualism of the elite.  I am interested in both group’s limitations and how...

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Alec Schramek

Alec Schramek

My most recently pursued interests include a series in ceramics and painting, both dealing with gender roles and masculinity involved with young men in American culture. My paintings are the beginning of a series entitled, “In the Pursuit of Happiness.” They are selective instances from ordinary life situations. The scene in Spoon is an image of a young couple, content as they lay in bed together. The man is positioned behind the woman,...

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