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Senior artists mingle fantastical elements in “Visceral Reflections” opening April 25

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Senior artists mingle fantastical elements in “Visceral Reflections” opening April 25

Three of Eastern Oregon University’s graduating art majors are exhibiting their capstone work in Nightingale Gallery beginning Friday, April 25. A reception for “Visceral Reflections” is from 6 to 8 opening night at the gallery in Loso Hall. As a group, senior artists Tina Miller, Carrie Nelson and Danielle Stansberry explore the natural versus unnatural and the collaboration of the two with their works in ceramic, mixed media sculptures and digital prints. Their pieces are personal and exploratory, diving into childhood memories,...

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

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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 art, which covered alleys and billboards in his neighborhood. At age 12, his family moved to Simi...

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Eastern Oregon Regional High School Exhibition

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Eastern Oregon Regional High School Exhibition

The “Eastern Oregon Regional High School Art Exhibition” is opening in EOU’s Nightingale Gallery in Loso Hall with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Mar. 7. University art faculty will give out awards at 6:30 that evening. Best of Show winners will be presented with certificates and sketchbooks. Honorable mentions will also receive certificates, and the La Grande Arts Commission is sponsoring a cash award for an outstanding work by a La Grande student. “We are pleased to once again showcase the creative talent of our region’s high...

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Artist creates immersive environment for gallery visitors

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Artist creates immersive environment for gallery visitors

Expect to become immersed in “Flow Chart: Diffusion,” a new installation enveloping Eastern Oregon University’s Nightingale Gallery this January. This distinctive solo exhibition by Joe Page, of Northbrook, Ill., ushers in 2014 at the gallery in Loso Hall. An opening reception coincides with La Grande’s Art Walk from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10. Page will also give a free, public talk about his work at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 8 in Huber Auditorium in Badgley Hall. Cory Peeke, Nightingale Gallery director, describes the vibrant colors,...

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The La Grande Arts Commission’s 27th Annual Season’s Faire

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The Nightingale Gallery and the La Grande Arts Commission are pleased to present the opening of the 27th Annual Season’s Faire exhibit. The exhibit opens on November 1, from 6-8pm, in the Nightingale Gallery in Loso Hall on the campus of Eastern Oregon University.  Over thirty artists will be exhibiting their work in the gallery and competing for $1,000 in prize money, donated by a number of local businesses. Elizabeth Malaska, a nationally recognized artist and visiting professor of painting at EOU, will serve as our juror this year and...

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Couture & Hopkins Present the First Exhibitions of the Fall Season

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Couture & Hopkins Present the First Exhibitions of the Fall Season

The Nightingale Gallery of Eastern Oregon University is pleased open our fall season with the presentation of work by two Oregon Artists. To the Rumored Garden will present a body of work by Renee Couture in our main gallery space. In our small front gallery space Carolyn Hopkins will present her mixed-media installation, Cascade. The exhibition opens Friday, October 4 and coincides with La Grande’s new First Friday Artwalk. There will be a reception from 6-8pm that evening in the gallery located in Loso Hall.  The show will run through...

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Artistic talent across disciplines displayed for juried exhibition

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Artistic talent across disciplines displayed for juried exhibition

The annual “All-Campus Juried Student Exhibition” featuring work by EOU students across disciplines opens Friday, May 31 in Nightingale Gallery. A reception is planned from 6-8 p.m. with presentation of awards occurring at 6:30 in the gallery in Loso Hall. Daniel Forbes, director of the Sheehan Gallery at Whitman College is the juror this year. He has designed, installed and curated over 200 exhibitions for commercial and academic galleries in Washington and Oregon. His studio practice explores the complicated territories of gender,...

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

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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 ceramic sculpture, drawing, installation, painting and pottery. “This diverse group of art and...

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Senior EOU art students exhibit works inspired by nature

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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 to participate in that exploration,” said Cory Peeke, associate professor of art and gallery...

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

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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 began his academic career at Boise State University in 1995. Though he also enjoys painting and...

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