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Several Division of Art students and two Division of Art History students are participating in this year’s symposium on Friday, May 15. Below is a list of the students and their mentors. Following the links to their sessions will allow you to click on the presentation titles and see a description of each project. Division of Art These students are all part of the Visual Arts... Read more
Room 317, Art Bldg
Friday, April 17, 2015, 3:30pm Lecture title: “Beyond Perfection: Guido Reni and Malvasia’s Fourth Age of Painting” For full information about this event, go to this entry on the SoA+AH+D calendar. Homepage spotlight image: Samson Victorious by Guido Reni
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Wordly Affiliations by Sonal Khullar
Art History Professor Sonal Khullar debuts her first book in May 2015. The title is Worldly Affiliations: Artistic Practice, National Identity, and Modernism in India, and it is published by University of California Press. Learn more about the book here. The press featured Khullar’s book in the May 20 edition of... Read more
Gifts from our generous donors—individuals, foundations, and organizations—make a huge impact in the life of our School. Thank you. Gifts $100,000 and above
Crabby Beach Foundation
Jody + David Smith Gifts $25,000 to $99,000
Drew Hamlin
Intel Corporation
Steve Kaneko/Microsoft
Linda LeResche + Michael Von Korff
Seattle Art Museum Gifts 10,000 to $24,999
Alison + Glen Milliman
The New...
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Jamie Walker
For the students, staff, and faculty of the School of Art + Art History + Design, each academic quarter has its own identity and rhythm that we come to expect. Knowing that it is dark, damp, and cold outside, winter quarter is typically a time to be grateful for stimulating courses, engaging lectures and critiques, and dedicated hours in the classrooms, studios, and libraries. It is also the time of the season to select the next graduate class. With more than 400 applications for some 24... Read more
Room 201, Gowen Hall
7pm | Wednesday, May 13, 2015
RSVP using Register button here The Division of Art History is pleased to host Kenneth Haltman, who is the H. Russell Pitman Professor of Art History at The University of Oklahoma. This event is one of the Allan and Mary Kollar Lectures on American Art and Artists. Haltman’s lecture, titled “Figures of...
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Bill and Marty Holm
Between 1968 and 1985, hundreds of University of Washington students took classes about Northwest Coast Native art from Bill Holm, who held a position split between teaching art history in the School of Art and curatorial work at the Burke Museum... Read more
Graduating students with decorated caps
Room 130, Kane Hall

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 7:00-9:00pm
tickets required; see below All UW Art, Art History, and Design students graduating in autumn 2014, winter 2015, spring 2015, and summer 2015 are invited to attend the 2015 School of Art + Art History + Design Graduation Celebration. Graduation Celebration information is mailed and emailed to graduating students in mid-April....
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Factory Picnic ended June 17, 2015. Look for a new version of this event starting in autumn 2015. ____________________ Join Scott Lawrimore, Director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, for a lively, informal research and development group exploring the issues raised by Factory programs and exhibitions. Formal readings, special presentations, screenings, and activities allow students, faculty, staff, and members of the community to share and discuss ideas about labor, leisure...
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The White River Valley Museum in Auburn opened Of a Feather: Artists, Birds and the Northwest on January 14, 2015. The show was curated by Kenneth Greg Watson (BA 1979). Included in the exhibition is work by two emeritus faculty—Bill Holm and Michael Spafford—as well as work by several alumni: Carl Chew (MFA 1975), Patty Detzer (BFA 1974, 1977), Nadine Kariya (BFA 1973), Philip McCracken (BFA... Read more


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