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

Valenzuela is Arts Innovator

On October 16, Artist Trust announced the two winners of their 2014 Arts Innovator Awards, and Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) was one of them…

2014 Scholarship Reception

On October 16, we recognized undergraduate and graduate students who were awarded scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year…

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…

Free Lecture Series – Winter Quarter 2015

Details about this lecture series, supported by the Nebula Project, will be posted as soon as available. Watch the 2014 lectures online.

Exhibit – Factory Showroom: Industry

Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Bldg
October 15 – November 15, 2014

Space Transformation

The Slide Library moved into room 120 of the Art Building in the late 1960s and expanded into room 122 sometime in the 1980s. Many alumni will remember the inhospitable front door of the Slide Library with its sign that said “Faculty Use Only.” While that policy changed later, many students were afraid to open the door and see what was inside.

New Faces in 2014

Four new staff have joined us this year, and two new faculty are here for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Awakenings in Texas

The Nebula Project has supported a number of classes and events in the last two years. Among those is the spring quarter ART 590, Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar in Contemporary Practices, which all first-year MFA students attend. Scott Lawrimore

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. Many of the artists are our alumni; students, faculty, and staff have also been involved.