Tool Kicks off New Tour in Spokane

Tool Kicks off New Tour in Spokane

Beau Valdez, Photo Editor
March 19, 2014
Filed under Art, Features, Life, Most Recent, Photos, Special Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Tool. March 4 2014. Spokane Arena. When I read those words back in January, I was ecstatic. You see, I’m an older college student. I graduated high school in 1999, just a few years after Tool was formed. Tool was formed in Los Angeles in 1990, and its members include drummer Danny Carey, guitarist... Read more »

Corner Gallery opens faculty exhibit (Slideshow)

Corner Gallery opens faculty exhibit (Slideshow)

Connor Coughlin and Rachel Single-Schwall
March 7, 2014
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Student art takes over Boswell corner gallery

Connor Coughlin, Staff Writer
May 8, 2013
Filed under Art, Features, Most Recent

On the evening of April 16, a crowd of students, artists, and art-lovers gathered in Boswell Hall. There they stood talking cheerily with each other about the art process, the logistics of taking good photographs, and simply musing about life and the never-ending complexities while helping themselves... Read more »

New artwork in SUB

Connor Coughlin, Staff Writer
April 18, 2013
Filed under Art, Features, Most Recent

The newest piece of NIC’s public art now hangs in the Student Union Building, its earthen three panels displaying a number of faces that give a fresh character to the building’s walls. “Endless Transitions” by artist Judy Minter was commissioned by ASNIC and the Student Union Advisory Board in... Read more »

Finding inspiration in hidden places

Finding inspiration in hidden places

Tyson Juarez, Features Editor
March 5, 2013
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Josh Espinosa, 18, Missoula, is actually not an art major. Matter-of-fact, he had given up on art in elementary school due to frustration.  It wasn’t until his mother’s eigth-grade art class when Espinosa found this inspiration again. “Being in an artistic environment with her really helped bring... Read more »

Olsen, Dean: Superb art team

Connor Coughlin, Staff Writer
February 15, 2013
Filed under Art, Features

The current exhibition “Topographies and Fictions” in Boswell Hall’s Corner Gallery is one that has been over 25 years in the making. Put on by the husband and wife printmakers, Dennis Olsen and Meredith Dean have each created a body of art that is unique as it is fascinating to viewers. Dean... Read more »

Self defense teachers writes novel

Andrea Jackson, Staff Writer
December 9, 2012
Filed under Art, Most Recent

Imagine a young man, wanting to advance his skills in the martial arts, who discovers more about himself through his service in the Army. A man who is thrust into situation after situation, testing his stamina, skill and faithfulness to his wife, while wondering if he has what it takes to preserve through... Read more »

Corner Gallery: Primordial Muse

Tyson Juarez, Features Editor
November 16, 2012
Filed under Art, Most Recent

Lanny Bergner has been in the art world for many years now. After showing off his artworks around the country, the acclaimed artist brings his sculptures to NIC Collecting over 21 awards and grants from all over the country, Bergner has shown to be a credible artist, earning both a BFA in sculpture... Read more »

Roundabout Art Series Completed; 2 New Sculptures

Connor Coughlin, Staff Writer
October 28, 2012
Filed under Art

Spirits were alive and well on a dreary and rainy October afternoon at NIC. A crowd of onlookers huddled together in the cold, greeting each other with hugs and words of friendship. A large metallic sculpture stood facing the crowd, its surface glistening in the rainfall. Two large flowing arms lifted... Read more »

New sculptures dedicated around campus turnabouts

Connor Coughlin, Staff Writer
October 17, 2012
Filed under Art

Coming into the educational corridor of the NIC campus, one will take notice to something that’s freshly gracing one the campus’s many roundabouts. Three vibrant structures reaching towards the sky in jagged harmony, their numerous colored panels playfully bending sunlight as viewers make their way... Read more »

“Subterranean Fragments” exibited in Corner Gallery

Jake Wright Martin, Former Assistant Features Editor
October 6, 2012
Filed under Art

Purple, yellow, green, and blue melted rock morphed and molded into a living record of lost time. Layer upon layer of natural fragments and recycled debris mashed together, sculpted into striking monoliths, giving the air of deep wisdom and knowledge. But like memories of childhood, these fragments have... Read more »

Get Lit Festival encourages students to read, write

Joyce Hargrove, Former News Editor
May 1, 2012
Filed under Art, Entertainment, Life

Three U.S. authors spoke about the facets of writing in NIC’s Todd Lecture Hall on April 13 as part of Spokane’s Get Lit Festival. Get Lit liaison and NIC English instructor Jonathan Frey welcomed Jason Skipper, Lori Ostlund and K. L. Cook. The guests focused on setting as an integral part of... Read more »