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

Bellwether 2014

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

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.

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…

BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood

The Bellevue Arts Museum opens this year’s biennial exhibition on 31 Oct 2014. Among the 39 artists included in the show are 3D4M Professor Amie McNeel and five alumni…

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.

2014 4Culture Art Projects Grants

At the beginning of June, 4Culture announced the winners of this year’s Art Projects grants. Five of the recipients are alumni…

Mad Campus: discover art in unexpected places

Mad Campus is MadArt’s newest public art exhibit, consisting of 12 large-scale, temporary, site-specific works to be displayed in various outdoor locations on the UW campus, September 13 – October 25, 2014…

Rasmuson Foundation Awards

Two Division of Art alumnae—Joan Hornig (MFA 1985) and Amy Johnson (MFA 2007)—were selected in May 2014 for Alaskan artist awards from this Anchorage-based foundation…

2014 Neddy and Genius Awards

In May, two local arts awards announced their finalists with the winners to be revealed in a few months. As often happens, our alumni are among the finalists.