Art in the Library
Art in the Library presents:
Wells's work will be on display through mid-May at the WSU Animal Health
Library's twice-yearly "Art in the Library" exhibit.
|A free, public welcome reception is planned
4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31,
at the library in Wegner Hall 170.
"Art in the Library" features animal-themed artwork, typically from artists with
a connection to the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. For more information,
The "Art in the Library" selection committee is soliciting nominations for
future exhibits. Those interested in displaying their art can contact Claire
Art in the Library Past Exhibits
Tousley Fall 2013
Claire Tousley is a member of Washington State University's College of
Veterinary Medicine's Class of 2015. Beginning in 1999 with a cheap film
camera, she advanced her passion for photography by taking hundreds of pictures
every time the opportunity permitted, adding to her experience over the years.
She loves Western scenery, cattle, and horses, and these subjects find their way
into most of her pictures.
Diana Roberts, an agronomist with WSU Extension working out of Spokane,
chauffeurs her dog and cat to visit hospice patients - and then paints
watercolors which depict the human‐animal bond that develops between them. Diana
also paints custom portraits and landscapes where she hikes, bikes, and skis.
(CVM '13) Fall 2012 Katrina Hartman's photos reflect her love of photography and
going "off trail." Each picture has a story, whether an escape from a hard test
week, a drive home, a quick break from driving the combine on the family farm in
Holly Irish (CVM
'12) Spring 2012
Holly Irish's photograph display depicted the bond between people and
animals, and all of the different ways it can be expressed. She set out to
capture these relationships with her camera lens. Holly received her DVM from
WSU in in May 2012
Alpern Fall 2011
Debby Alperin of Viola, ID, area photographer, displayed her magnificent
photographs showcasing the beauty of the Palouse landscape from Fall
2011-January 2012. Her photographs featured horses, barns, old trucks, wheat
fields, and more. . Debby is a Research Associate in the CVM and has lived on
the Palouse for 30 years.
(CVM '11) Spring 2010
Heather displayed her stunning photos of raptors and wildlife. Her photo,
"Sunning," won best in show in 2007 and "Two of a Kind" was picked for people's
choice the following year in the WSU Outdoor Recreation Center's annual photo
Norma, mother of Lynn Duppler (CVM '11) displayed her oil paintings of
wildlife and animals in the Dakotas. Norma, who passed away in January, 2006,
began painting when she was 12-years-old.
Gunther, whose work was previously featured on the cover of the Journal of
the American Veterinary Medical Association (Sept 15, 2006), displayed her
magnificent oil paintings of animals. She is now a practicing veterinarian in
Dawson Creek, British Columbia. Her "Shepherd in Snow" painting is a part of
the Animal Health Library's permanent art collection.