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

Creative Capital Awards

We count three alumni and one faculty member who have received Creative Capital Awards with the most recent being this year. Read more.

Renee Erickson wins James Beard Award

Renee Erickson (BFA 1995) was praised in a late April 2016 bon app├ętit feature and then won a James Beard Award in early May. Read more.

Alumni News – April 2016

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

2016 Graduation Exhibitions

May 25 – June 4 | Painting + Drawing | Jacob Lawrence Gallery
Opening: Tuesday, May 24, 5-8pm RSVP
Next exhibition: Design Show, public reception on June 10

Graduation Celebration 2016

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

2016 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition

May 28 – June 26, 2016
free public reception: Friday, May 27, 7-9pm; RSVP here
Henry Art Gallery

2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium

One Division of Art History and Four Division of Art students (plus a non-Art student mentored by one of our faculty) are participating in this year’s symposium on Friday, May 20. Read more.

Portfolio of Possibilities

3D4M Professors Mark Zirpel and Amie McNeel are experimenting at MadArt Studio and will open an exhibit there on July 24. It will run through August 27. Read more.

Sound Transit Public Art

The light rail station near Husky Stadium opened in March 2016, and Subterranium by Leo Saul Berk (MFA 1999) is the featured artwork there. Other alumni have created work for several Sound Transit facilities. Read more.