Shaking hands with the past

For artist Nathan Orosco (’02 MFA), the process of making art is an art in itself. From sculpting clays to melting bronze, “you’re collaborating with raw materials. You’re shaking hands with the past and the historic ways humans have traditionally dealt with those materials. And then I add in the content of my own personal […]

3D printing: ‘still life’ art exhibit, innovative teaching tools

The show “Sculpting in Virtual Space: Experiments in Teaching” showcases diverse 3-dimensional prints created by several fine arts students and two faculty members, Hallie Meredith, art historian and clinical assistant professor, and Jamin Kuhn, instructor of fine arts digital media. New sculptures by WSU fine arts students are mixed with miniature versions of iconic artworks […]

Fine arts students create 3-D virtual reality

Neon rainbow pathways, smoldering ember-lit caves, eerie forests and bridges that lead to mystical lands, are just some of what individuals experience in virtual reality environments created by students as part of a fine arts sculpture course at WSU Tri-Cities this semester. Jonah Firestone, assistant professor of education and director of the Simulation and Integrated […]