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The current SoA+AH+D newsletter was released via email on October 30, 2014. Read it now. Current and past newsletters are always available at this page.


Valenzuela is Arts Innovator

Rodrigo Valenzuela; photo by Robert Wade (used with his permission)On October 16, Artist Trust announced the two winners of their 2014 Arts Innovator Awards, and Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) was one of them. As it says in the Artist Trust press release, each winner “will receive $25,000 in unrestricted funds for originating new work, experimenting with new ideas, taking risks and pushing the boundaries Read more…


LinkedIn Ranks UW in Top 5 for Design

LinkedIn Ranks UW in Top 5 for Design, October 2014The Division of Design is proud to have LinkedIn recognize the University of Washington as one of the top five schools for design. LinkedIn says they “ranked schools based on how successful recent graduates have been at landing desirable design jobs.” The LinkedIn list and more about their ranking process may be found here.

Our graduating students land positions in a wide variety of companies and institutions. Just a few examples are Read more…


BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood

The Bellevue Arts Museum opens this year’s biennial exhibition, Knock on Wood, on October 31, 2014. Among the thirty-nine artists included in the show are 3D4M Professor Amie McNeel and five of our alumni: Julia Harrison (MFA 2004), Whiting Tennis (BFA 1984), W. Scott Trimble (MFA 2003), Kimberly Trowbridge (MFA 2006), and William Whipple (BFA 1970). Please email us if we have missed someone.

The exhibition will remain on view through March 29, 2015. Additional information is in this press release from earlier in 2014.


Painting + Drawing Studios Open House

Painting + Drawing MFA studio; photo by John BlalockWednesday, January 28, 2015
7:30 – 9:00 pm
SoA+AH+D Sand Point Gallery + Studios (map)

Full information here. Please RSVP using the Register button at the same page.

Image credit: portion of John Blalock (MFA 2014) photo showing an MFA Painting + Drawing studio.


Exhibit – Factory Showroom: HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?

Cropped video still from Post-Speculation/thewayblackmachine by HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?; courtesy of the artistsJacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Bldg
February 4 – 28, 2015

Reception: Tue, February 3, 5:00-8:00pm; RSVP using Register button here.

For more information about this event, go to this entry on the School of Art + Art History + Design calendar. Read more…


Free Lecture Series – Winter Quarter 2015

CRITICAL ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY ART PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES

For the third year in a row, the Division of Art will host a public lecture series at the Henry Art Gallery organized by Eric Fredericksen for ART 361/595. The course and lecture series are part of the Nebula Project, which is generously funded by the New Foundation Seattle and the College of Arts & Sciences. Read more…


Faculty Searches

3D4M http://bit.ly/uw3d4m15
The University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the 3D4M: ceramics + glass + sculpture Program with a start date of September 2015.

Art History/contemporaryhttp://bit.ly/arthhire15
The Division of Art History in the School of Art + Art History + Design at the University of Washington in Seattle welcomes applications to apply for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor position with a start date of September 2015.

Industrial Designhttp://bit.ly/idhire15
The Division of Design in the School of Art + Art History + Design at the University of Washington in Seattle invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Industrial Design to start in September 2015.

Photomediahttp://bit.ly/photouw15
The University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design Photomedia Program welcomes applications to apply for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor position with a start date of September 2015.


Exhibit – Factory Showroom: Idleness

Detail of Artist at Work by Mladen Stilinović, 1978; photograph from a series; courtesy of the artistJacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Bldg
November 25, 2014 – January 17, 2015

Reception: Mon, November 24, 5:00-8:00pm; RSVP using Register button here.

For full information about this event, go to this entry on the School of Art calendar. Read more…


2014 Scholarship Reception

On October 16, we recognized undergraduate and graduate students who were awarded scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year. Scholarship donors, family members, faculty, and staff attended the private gathering at the Henry Art Gallery. Below is a list of the scholarship recipients, and the full program for the event is here. Read more…


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