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Charles Edenshaw art
Opening on 26 October 2013 at the Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG) is an exhibition co-curated by Art History Professor Robin Wright. Titled Charles Edenshaw, it features the work of a famous Haida artist who lived from 1839 to 1920. Wright has been working on the exhibition since 2010. To celebrate the opening, there is an afternoon symposium in which Wright is participating. Interest in the symposium has been so strong that it has been moved from the VAG to a large room at The Fairmont... Read more
Room 317, Art Bldg
Tuesday, 08 October 2013, 6pm Art History Assistant Professor and Mary and Cheney Cowles Endowed Professor Haicheng Wang will discuss his research on Chinese art. This lecture is part of the tenure and promotion process. A reception will follow the lecture.
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During Autumn Quarter 2013, the School of Art has several faculty being considered for tenure and promotion. A series of lectures and exhibits has been organized to highlight their work. All exhibits are in the Jacob Lawrence Gallery; hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 12-4pm. Five of the six lectures are in the Henry Art Gallery auditorium; Wang’s lecture is in the Art Building. All lectures start at 6pm. Seat reservations are recommended for the lectures at the Henry Art Gallery. Kristine... Read more
Six graduate students in the Division of Art History completed their master’s degrees between Summer Quarter 2012 and Spring Quarter 2013. Below is a list of their theses and practicum projects. Elisabeth Patterson, MA, Autumn Quarter 2012, adviser: Marek Wieczorek
thesis: Cézanne Becoming Cézanne: The Influence of Stendhal on the Painter’s Theory and Practice after 1878 Maria Larsen, MA, Winter Quarter 2013, adviser: Robin Wright
thesis: Christian...
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A Gallery, 117 S Main St, Seattle
01 August 2013 – 30 September 2013
reception: Thursday, 01 August, 6pm Art History PhD student Lauren Palmor curates another exhibition in this pop-up gallery located in a vacant space owned by Integrus Architecture on Occidental Park in the Pioneer Square neighborhood . This show features a collaborative work titled Counting to Ten by 3D4m alumni Meg Hartwig and Stephanie Klausing; they both graduated in June 2013. Additional information is...
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Each June, during the School of Art’s Graduation Celebration, a selection of awards are made. Here are this year’s award winners. Dean’s Medal Nominees | Undergraduate Student
Roman Camarda | Photomedia
Dillon Gisch | Art History
Janet Hill | Painting + Drawing
Frances Tung | Industrial Design Joanne Bailey Wilson Awards | Graduate Student
Dakota Gearhart + David Kennedy | Photomedia
Marcus Watson | Painting + Drawing de...
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gears and sketch
10am-8pm | Friday, May 17, 2013
Auditorium, Henry Art Gallery
Free and open to the public The full title for this year’s Graduate Students of Art History Symposium is “The Mechanics of Beauty: A Question of Representation.” This theme springboards off a Henry Art Gallery photography exhibition, and carries it to other media...
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11am-5:45pm | Friday, May 17, 2013
Mary Gates Hall
Free and open to the public Several School of Art students are participating in this year’s symposium, and two faculty acted as mentors to students who are presenting. Search the last name of the students listed below at the symposium’s proceedings website to read more about their projects. Carly Cahill...
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7pm | Thursday, May 2, 2013
Burke Museum Ashley Verplank McClelland is a PhD student in Art History. Her lecture is titled “Collecting During Conflict: Tlingit/Russian Wars and the History of St. Petersburg’s Kunstkamera Tlingit Collection.” This free lecture is sponsored by the Friends of Native Art (FONA) and the Bill Holm Center. Tsar...
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Cap, gown, and camera
7-9pm | Thursday, June 13, 2013
Room 130, Kane Hall
 All UW Art, Art History and Design students graduating in Autumn 2012, Winter 2013, Spring 2013 and Summer 2013 are invited to attend the 2013 School of Art Graduation Celebration. SoA Graduation Celebration information is mailed and emailed to graduating students in mid-April. Tickets are required for both students and guests. Students...
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