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

2015 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition

Henry Art Gallery
May 23 – June 22, 2015
reception: Friday, May 22, 7-9pm (RSVP here)

Another Bonderman Travel Fellow

Congratulations to Matt Bell from the Photomedia Program for being selected as one of the 2015 Bonderman Travel Fellows!

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…

2015 Graduation Exhibitions

April 15 – 25
Photomedia BFA
Next opening: Tuesday, April 28, 4-7pm (RSVP here)

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.

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.

Graduation Celebration 2015

Room 130, Kane Hall

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

2015 Contemporary NW Art Awards

Professor Helen O’Toole, Professor Emeritus Akio Takamori, and two alumni are in the group of seven winners. Read more by clicking the title.