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BUY ART + Strange Coupling

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Submitted on February 8, 2016 - 10:23am

Two popular events are happening in tandem this year.

Wednesday, March 2, and Thursday, March 3, 2016
11am-6pm both days
first floor of the Art Building

This event offers students and alumni the opportunity to sell their work, and anyone from the community is welcome to make purchases. It is coordinated by Academic Advising and the Student Voice Project. Questions may be directed to

Strange Coupling
Wednesday, March 2, through Friday, March 4, 2016
10am-5pm each day
Jacob Lawrence Gallery
Pairing Announcements + Closing Reception:
Friday, March 4, 6-8pm

A student-run tradition in the Division of Art for over a decade, Strange Coupling bridges the gap between the UW and the greater Seattle art community by pairing students with professional artists for a collaborative project. This exhibit shows the work of student applicants, which is auctioned to support this year’s projects. The selected students and their artist mates will be announced at the Friday evening event. Questions may be directed to

The 2016 jurors are Jen Graves, Melanie King (MA 2008), Catharina Manchanda, Amanda Manitach, and Jeffry Mitchell.

The professional artists are Iole Alessandrini, Michael Alm, Byron Au Yong, Zack Bent (MFA 2008), Coldbrew Collective, Alice Gosti, Lauren Iida, Stephanie Liapis, Francesca Lohmann, Emily Ann Pothast (MFA 2005), Norie Sato (MFA 1974), and Thunderpussy.