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

Freshman President’s Medalist

Viviane Poulain is only in her second year at the University of Washington, yet she did so well her first year that she was named the 2013-2014 Freshman President’s Medalist. The sophomore is planning to pursue a BFA in the Painting + Drawing Program, but her interests are wide-ranging…

Black History Month + The Jake

Since 1976, the United States has celebrated Black History Month during February. The School of Art + Art History + Design has never done anything special for Black History Month, until now…

Dynamic Duo

Shio Kusaka (BFA 2001) and Jonas Wood (MFA 2002) met while both were students in the School of Art + Art History + Design. Kusaka studied ceramics, and Wood focused on painting…In the last several years, separately and together, their stars have been rising dramatically…

Of a Feather: Artists, Birds and the Northwest

This exhibition in Auburn was curated by an alumnus and includes work by two retired faculty members, multiple alumni, and other artists. Click the title above for more information.

Free Lecture Series – Winter Quarter 2015

Click the title above for information about the 2015 Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Public Lecture Series. Watch the 2014 lectures online. Three of the five lectures this year will be added as available.

Exhibit – Factory Showroom: Fixing the Future – Technics and Time

Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Bldg
March 10 – April 11, 2015; reception: Tue, Apr 7, 5-8pm, register here

2015 Graduation Exhibitions

The Jacob Lawrence Gallery and the Henry Art Gallery once again host a series of exhibitions featuring work by Division of Art and Division of Design students who are graduating. Click the header to see a list.

Factory Picnic

Join Scott Lawrimore, Director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, at noon on Wednesdays in the gallery. More info by clicking the header above.

Graduation Celebration 2015

Room 130, Kane Hall

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 7:00-9:00pm
tickets required; click header for more info