Faculty, artist conversation set for Oct. 14

Western Libraries and the Learning Commons invite the Western Washington University community to join a conversation about an intriguing art exhibit (Voices of Water) currently on display in Western Libraries.

Featuring the artist d'Elaine Johnson and an array of Western faculty and staff, this event will take place from 11 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Learning Commons. Faculty participants include: Julia Sapin (Art History), Judy Pine (Anthropology), Joyce Hammond (Anthropology), Nancy Johnson (English) and Kathleen Saunders (Anthropology).

Be sure to visit the exhibit in Wilson Library 2nd and 3rd floor galleries, and please write down any questions or thoughts that occur to you and place them in the question box in Gallery 1 to help seed this conversation.

d’Elaine Johnson is a full-time artist based in Edmonds. Hundreds of her works have been collected throughout the world. She has won many awards and honors; has been listed in university, national, and the world’s who’s who of art. She has exhibited at innumerable one-person and juried exhibitions. She is a painter, writer, juror, lecturer, violinist, and philanthropist.

Conversations in Common is an initiative sponsored by Western Libraries and the Learning Commons to create opportunities for individuals to engage in informal dialogue and learn more about various resources and programs across Western's campus. For more information about this event or the “Conversations in Common” program, contact Shevell.Thibou@wwu.edu.

d'Elaine Johnson