The Division of Art History examines art and visual culture as instruments of knowledge and methods of human expression that operate in many arenas of history, tradition and the contemporary environment.

Current News

2014 Scholarship Reception

On October 16, we recognized undergraduate and graduate students who were awarded scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year…

Exhibit – Factory Showroom: Industry

Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Bldg
October 15 – November 15, 2014
reception: Tue, October 14, 5:00-8:00pm; RSVP here

Mad Campus: discover art in unexpected places

MadArt’s newest free public art exhibit, consisting of 12 large-scale works, will be on the UW campus from Sep 13 – Oct 25. Many of the artists are our alumni; students, faculty, and staff have also been involved.

Christopher Ozubko Endowed Graduate Support Fund

We are delighted to announce that, in honor of Professor Christopher Ozubko’s 18-year tenure as Director of the SoA+AH+D, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends have come together to establish an endowment…

Art History: 2 PhDs + 3 MAs

Five students in the Division of Art History completed their graduate degrees between Summer Quarter 2013 and Spring Quarter 2014. Below is a list of their theses and dissertations.

2014 Graduation Awards

Go here to read the article about our Dean’s Medalist Jueqian (Ripple) Fang. Click the title above to see the full list of awards given at this year’s Graduation Celebration.

Wang Publishes First Book

Art History Professor Haicheng Wang had his first book debut in May 2013. Titled Writing and the Ancient State: Early China in Comparative Perspective, it was published by Cambridge University Press…

Design 300 – Design Thinking, Summer Quarter 2014

A class for students from any major who enjoy creative, hands-on projects and want to learn how the power of design can change the world.

Announcement: Jacob Lawrence Gallery Director

Incoming School of Art + Art History + Design Director Jamie Walker is pleased to announce that Scott Lawrimore has been named the first Director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, effective 01 July 2014. Read the press release here.

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