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.
In January 2016, Painting + Drawing Professor Zhi Lin was awarded a Royalty Research Fund Scholar grant to support his project titled “In Search of Lost History in the 19th Century: Chinese American in Puget Sound.” He spent portions of spring quarter traveling to specific venues of historical riots against Chinese… Read more
Barbara Earl Thomas (BFA 1973, MFA 1977) has been a well-known artist, writer, and arts administrator in the Seattle area for a long time, but 2016 appears to be her year for special recognition. Read more
Summer quarter 2016 is seeing a first-time collaboration between the University of Washington Department of English and the Division of Art in the School of Art + Art History + Design. It is a six-week colloquium, titled Multiplying Mediums, for students who have just completed their first year of graduate school… Read more
A listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during May. Read more.
This exhibition is the Tacoma Art Museum’s most recent survey of regional contemporary art. Six of the twenty-four artists included are School alumni. The exhibition will be on view through September 4. Read more
We count three alumni and one faculty member who have received Creative Capital Awards with the most recent being this year. Read more.