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The early stages of a Silent Sky. Silent Sky is coming to EWU in march.

The process of creating a play

February 7, 2020

For a production that airs for little over a week, EWU’s theater department is hard at work constructing the play months in advance. Every quarter, E...

(Avove) Darby Meegan (left) and Micah Luebben (right) pose for a photo as the band dee-em. Meegan and Luebben released their first single together in 2018.  (Below) Three graphite illustrations of people posing. The artist, Christian Wilson, received a degree in fine arts.

Terrain art show supports local Spokane artists

October 4, 2018

Terrain is an organization that creates opportunities for the young artists, musicians and innovators of Spokane to showcase their talent. Terrain’s self-...

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EWU art exhibit uses technology to tell stories

September 28, 2018

The "Path to Tolerance,” an art exhibit by former EWU professor Robert Lloyd, is on display at the EWU downtown student gallery until Oct. 26. The ...

Photography exhibit opens at EWU art gallery

By Erik Rötness, A&F Editor

September 21, 2018

Retired EWU photography professor Robert Lloyd’s new photography exhibit is now on display at the EWU Downtown Student Gallery until Oct. 25. Lloyd explains his exhibition as “one of quiet post-retirement observations.” His artist’s statement describes the show as including stories of trafficking, travels to other parts of the world and cultural taboos using a variety...

The owner of Cra-Cra Crafts, Tanya Paul, was at EWU on March 8 for her wooden palette class. Paul has been crafting for about two and a half years | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

Students experience the therapeutic effects of art as Finals Week draws closer

March 14, 2018

EWU students are feeling the stress as the winter quarter comes to a close. For some, it is drowning in tidal-wave amounts of papers to write and assi...

River City Tattoo Company focuses on the art and not the money. The shop has been around for only 10 months | Sam Jackson for The Easterner

River City Tattoo Company distances itself from changing industry

February 21, 2018

River City Tattoo Company is conquering the corner with authentic artists that earned their spot to be in their tattoo chairs. The shop has been a...

Owner Brynn Potts-Thorne's personal tattooing space is inspired by the Ye Olde Curiosity Shop in Seattle. Potts-Thorne has been tattooing professionally for six years and has owned Screamin' Ink for the last two years | Photo courtesy of Brynn Potts-Thorne

Screamin’ Ink seeks to buck tattoo shop stereotype

February 14, 2018

Screamin’ Ink is a bustling, high-traffic tattoo shop whose goal is to give good customer service and maintain competitive prices. The shop is current...

The Gonzaga biology department incorporates dance to articulate complex concepts | Mckenzie Ford for The Easterner

Dancers integrate science and art in moving performance

February 8, 2018

Dancers of Gonzaga University’s Repertory Dance Company leaped, crawled, swam and flew across EWU’s Recital Hall stage last Friday evening. Organiz...

Owner of All-American Tattoo, Tom Morris, working on a Tiger tattoo sketch. All American Tattoo has been in business for 10 years | Sam Jackson for The Easterner

Army veteran fosters down-to-earth environment at All American Tattoo shop

February 8, 2018

Tom Morris, owner of All American Tattoo, considers his shop to be the “un-tattoo shop” of Spokane because they don’t call themselves the cool kids o...

Nicole Pietrantoni and Devon Wootten held a workshop on how to make accordion and pants style books | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

Artists collab on book-themed art exhibit

January 31, 2018

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, an art installation was made public in the EWU Gallery of Art. On that day the artists, Nicole Pietrantoni and Devon Wootten, also held a ...

Mom's tattoo shop is the only shop in Eastern Washington that is a part of the Association of Professional Piercers. The shop has been open for four years | Sam Jackson for The Easterner

Tattoo shop peaks interest beyond the ink

January 24, 2018

A mother and daughter duo take on professional tattooing and piercing at Mom’s Custom Tattoo & Piercing shop. Mom’s is located near downtown Spokane in ...

Jose Trejo stands next to his father's piece,

Professor’s legacy lives on

November 29, 2017

Known for his modernist style and culturally influenced artwork, Ruben Trejo’s famed collection of pieces are going on display. The nationally accl...

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