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.

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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.

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.

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…

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. Enjoy the Mad Campus Art Walk hosted by Arts Dawgs on Sep 28, 11am-3pm. It’s free and family friendly.

Lecture – Timea Tihanyi, Interdisciplinary Visual Arts

Room 003, Art Bldg
Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 5:30pm
Free, but please RSVP/register here

2015 Contemporary NW Art Awards Finalists

Professor Helen O’Toole and recently-retired Professor Akio Takamori plus seven alumni are among the twenty-four finalists for these awards. Read more by clicking the title.

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…

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…