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Christopher Ozubko
We 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. On 01 July 2014, Ozubko stepped down from his position as the Director of the School of... Read more
Haicheng Wang
Art History Professor Haicheng Wang had his first book debut in May 2014. Titled Writing and the Ancient State: Early China in Comparative Perspective, it was published by Cambridge University Press. As it says on the dust jacket, the volume “explores the early development of writing and its relationship to the growth of political structures,” looking at this association in China as well as several other ancient cultures around the world. Detailed information about the book is... Read more
Five students in the Division of Art History completed their graduate degrees between Summer Quarter 2013 and Spring Quarter 2014. Below is a list of their theses and dissertations. Katherine Coty, MA, Summer Quarter 2013, adviser: Stuart Lingo
thesis: A Dream of Etruria: the Sacro Bosco of Bomarzo and the Alternate Antiquity of Alto Lazio Dana Garvey, PhD, Autumn Quarter 2013, adviser: Susan Casteras
dissertation: Edwin Lord Weeks: An American...
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Below is a list of the awards that were given at this year’s Graduation Celebration on 12 June 2014. Congratulations to all! Dean’s Medal Nominees | Undergraduate + Graduate
Dana Garvey | Art History
Elizabeth Geerdes | Painting + Drawing
Julian Picard | Art History
Andrea Swanson | 3D4M:ceramics-glass-sculpture
Olivia Yin | Painting + Drawing Dean’s Medalist | Undergraduate*
Jueqian (Ripple) Fang | Photomedia de Cillia...
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Incoming School of Art + Art History + Design Director Jamie Walker is pleased to announce that Scott Lawrimore has been named the first Director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, effective 01 July 2014. Please read the full press release here. Lawrimore is well known in the Seattle arts community and beyond. He is taking on an upgraded and re-imagined position at the helm of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, which will be a... Read more
A class for students from any major who enjoy creative, hands-on projects and want to learn how the power of design can change the world. Connect with nationally recognized faculty in Design, Philosophy, Drama, Communications. Collaborate and problem solve with peers on innovative projects to address the meaning of justice. Develop and learn to communicate your own ideas about justice as a global issue. Details: Design 300, Design Thinking, SLN 11062, 5 Cr VLPA, MW 9:40-11:50am with an... Read more
graduating students in caps and gowns
Room 130, Kane Hall

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 7-9pm
tickets required; see below All UW Art, Art History, and Design students graduating in Autumn 2013, Winter 2014, Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 are invited to attend the 2014 School of Art Graduation Celebration. SoA Graduation Celebration information is mailed and emailed to graduating students in mid-April. Students must register before...
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Room 192, Paccar Hall
Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 7pm
RSVP using Register button here The Division of Art History is pleased to host Eleanor Jones Harvey, who is the Senior Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. This event is one of the Allan and Mary Kollar Lectures on American Art and...
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During July and August 2013, we sent a survey to the more than 6,000 people on our mailing lists. We received over 1,100 responses, which is quite good for an electronic survey. Thank you to everyone who took part! While we have already learned a lot from the survey results, there is still more we can discover as staff time allows for digging deeper into the responses. Here is a simple summary of selected results and some of our thoughts about them. —More than 75% identified themselves as... Read more
Christopher Ozubko
Consciously embracing change is how we evolve. Change is inevitable at the School of Art, and it is a given at the University. It is important that we keep current but to always acknowledge our history and our past accomplishments. Therefore, I would like to inform you regarding... Read more


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