Evergreen Magazine

Evergreen Magazine Spring 2010

Cover of Spring 2010 Magazine

Visual Arts

Nurturing Creativity at Evergreen

Art teaches us to question the way we look at the world, and offers alternative explanations for what we see. Teaching visual literacy is a critical part of arts study at Evergreen, where faculty members encourage open expression in an atmosphere that fosters creativity.

PreAnniaOn the cover: Evergreen freshman and published artist PreAnnia Smith painted the watercolor gracing this issue—a detail from an Avon catalog—during her core program, “Art Worlds.”

Photography: Evergreen Photo Services unless otherwise noted.

Read current feature articles online, or download the complete issue in PDF (2 MB PDF file).

Not receiving the Evergreen Magazine in your mailbox and think you should?

Submit your current contact information to be sure you get yours next time.

Feature Articles

Janice Arnold

Heart Felt

Janice Arnold '78 weaves the future in felt.


gallery business

Picture the Gallery's Future

Three Evergreen art-world insiders discuss the value of galleries and the future of the business.


Michael Lavine

From Olympia to Rock History

Michael Lavine '85 creates portraits of our times.
Nikki McClure artwork

The Art of Living

Evergreen's first art auction raises scholarship funds.


Coast Salish art

Creating a Cultural Revival

Andy Wilbur-Peterson '87 helps reclaim Coast Salish art.


Susan Aurand in Studio

Original Art

Evergreen's visual arts programs help each student find a voice.