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

Current News

Valenzuela is Arts Innovator

On October 16, Artist Trust announced the two winners of their 2014 Arts Innovator Awards, and Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) was one of them…

2014 Scholarship Reception

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

BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood

The Bellevue Arts Museum opens this year’s biennial exhibition on October 31. Among the artists in the show are 3D4M Professor Amie McNeel and five alumni…

Free Lecture Series – Winter Quarter 2015

Details about this lecture series, supported by the Nebula Project, will be posted as soon as available. Watch the 2014 lectures online.

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.

Tacoma Art Museum Exhibitions

Professors Curt Labitzke and Shirley Scheier, staff member Kim Van Someren, two professors emeriti, and multiple alums have work in two TAM shows. Click title for more information.

Bellwether 2014

Bellwether 2014 includes work by Kate Clark (MFA 2011) and Alan Fulle (BFA 1990). This public art exhibition in Bellevue runs through October 12.

Summer Work by 2nd-Year MFA Students

Photomedia – Mon, October 6, 5:30-9:00pm
3D4M: ceramics + glass + sculpture – Tue, October 7, 5:30-9:00pm
Painting + Drawing – Thu, October 9, 5:30-9:00pm