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ID Lecturer Position Open

The Industrial Design Program in the Division of Design has a nine-month full-time lecturer position open for the 2014-2015 academic year. See details in this PDF.


2014 Microsoft Research Design Expo

Professor Axel Roesler (center) with Vive creators and others at 2014 Microsoft Research Design ExpoInteraction Design Professor Axel Roesler and his students continue to be invited to the annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit and Design Expo. Held on July 14th and 15th this year, the event brought together faculty and students from nine institutions in the United States, Brazil, Israel, Read more…


Bellwether 2014

Tower of Power by Alan Fulle (BFA 1990) in Bellwether 2014; from the artist's Facebook pageThe City of Bellevue hosts public art exhibitions every two years. Two School of Art + Art History + Design alumni have work in this year’s exhibition: Kate Clark (MFA 2011) and Alan Fulle (BFA 1990). Bellwether 2014 opened on 27 June 2014 and runs through October 12th. More information, including a printable brochure, is available on the city’s website.


Tacoma Art Museum Exhibitions

Professors Curt Labitzke and Shirley Scheier plus staff member Kim Van Someren (MFA 2004) each have work in a show titled Ink This! Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest. Read more…


Mad Campus: discover art in unexpected places

MadCampus logoThis autumn, the UW campus will become Seattle’s most expansive art gallery. From September 13 – October 25, 2014, local arts organization MadArt, in association with ArtsUW, will present Mad Campus, an outdoor public art exhibition that spans approximately 2.5 miles and features 12 large-scale, temporary, site-specific works inspired by their locations. These installations by Pacific Northwest artists will be interactive, innovative, and surprising. Read more…


Christopher Ozubko Endowed Graduate Support Fund

Christopher Ozubko; crop of photo by Doug ManelskiWe are delighted to announce that, in honor of Professor Christopher Ozubko’s eighteen-year tenure as Director of the School of Art + Art History + Design, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends have come together to establish an endowment. The Christopher Ozubko Endowed Graduate Support Fund will provide critical and permanent funding for our graduate programs in Art, Art History, and Design. Read more…


BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood

The Bellevue Arts Museum opens this year’s biennial exhibition, Knock on Wood, on 31 October 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 29 March 2015. Additional information is in this press release from earlier in 2014.


2014 Graduation Awards

Below is a list of the awards that were given at this year’s Graduation Celebration on 12 June 2014. Congratulations to all! Read more…


Stefani Bartz Wins SDF Grant

& A LADY poster designed by Stefani Bartz, 2014A graduating BDes student in Visual Communication Design, Stefani Bartz, won the inaugural annual grant from the Seattle Design Foundation in June 2014. She describes her project, titled “& A LADY,” as “a campaign for the women of the creative industry to redefine femininity in order to raise the 3% (currently only 3% of creative directors are women). It is an online social networking site that provides a way for the women of the creative industry to connect, gather inspiration and learn from the experience of successful women in the industry. The concept is based around the potential for forming mentoring relationships.” Read more…


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: Read more…


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