The Division of Art offers a diverse education in the visual arts. Each major in the SoA+AH+D is designed to allow students to develop their intellectual and creative strength, and plan for future careers in the visual arts.

Current News

Graduation Celebration 2016

Saturday, June 11, 9-11am
Meany Hall
Tickets required; read more

Student Awards in January 2016

During the last month, we have learned about several of our students receiving special recognition. Congratulations to all and a thank you to these organizations for supporting our students. Read more.

Alumni News – January 2016

A listing of alumni news posted to our social media outlets during January. Read more.

Steffani Jemison

Brooklyn-based artist Steffani Jemison is the 2016 Jake Legacy Artist-in-Residence. She is conducting workshops, creating an exhibition, and giving a lecture. Read more and follow links for workshop signup.

Tropical Lab Residency

An exhibit of work by one current student and one alumna inspired by this Singapore residency plus the Tropical Lab founder speaks here on February 18. Read more.

Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice 2016

The University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design is pleased to announce the lineup for our 2016 lecture series, Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice. Read more here.

BUY ART + Strange Coupling

BUY ART is working with Strange Coupling to create two very different events, offered at the same time, and sharing the same goal: support of UW Art majors and alumni. Read more.

Horie a USA Distinguished Fellow

United States Artists selected Ayumi Horie (MFA 2000) as one of 37 fellows for 2015. Over 400 nominations were reviewed this year. Each fellow receives an unrestricted $50,000 award.

Faculty Searches

The School of Art + Art History + Design is welcoming applications for three faculty appointments with start dates in September 2016. Please see this post for more information.