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Solstice Lunch with Lee by Rebecca Cummins
Photomedia Associate Professor Rebecca Cummins and at least seven alumni* are among the thirty-three artists whose work was purchased by Seattle Public Utilities in late winter 2013 for their offices in Seattle Municipal Tower. Nearly 5,000 images were submitted, and forty-seven artworks with atmospheric / weather-related themes were purchased. The panel who made the selections included Suzanne Beal (MA 2008) and Robert Yoder (MFA 1987). There will be a public reception for the artists from 4-... Read more
The School of Art thanks its many contributors whose annual, endowment, and in kind gifts over the past year are greatly appreciated. Private support from our alumni and friends enables us to sustain our current activities. Your valuable gifts directly benefit our students, individual programs, and general operations. Follow the Giving link above to join this group of supporters. $10,000 and above
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Twenty-four staff in a variety of full- and part-time positions are the people who keep the School of Art (SoA) running. Only one of those jobs—Administrative Services Coordinator—is currently vacant, but a new person will be hired shortly. Years of service in the SoA vary widely. Some staff have been here over two decades (Judith Clark has been here the longest), while others started work in the last year (Starla Patenaude is our most recent addition). When asked what they like best about... Read more
Naree Viner
Successful career paths are not always linear. Two alumni who received master’s degrees in the 1990s are excellent examples of this. One went from ceramics to being a professor in Florida to production design in Los Angeles. The other studied Renaissance art history, moved into art education then to project management at dot-coms, and, finally, to executive search work (sometimes referred to as headhunting). Naree (Wongse-Sanit) Viner received her MA in Art History in 1994. She had been... Read more
Christopher Ozubko
Higher education is at an exciting and challenging crossroads today. We are in a period of enormous change, and the action needed is not like anything that has happened in the last thirty or forty years. With rising tuition, many legislators, parents, and students are seeking alternatives. You probably have already heard about MOOCS (massive open online courses) and Coursera (free online courses), as well as the national push for and funding of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)... Read more
ee oh lay by Jamie Walker
February 9 – May 5, 2013
Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave, Seattle 3D4M Professor Jamie Walker and Photomedia Instructional Technician Michael Van Horn (MFA 1987) are among the thirty-six Seattle artists that the museum commissioned to create new work responding to musical compositions based on James Joyce’s poetry book titled Chamber Music. This exhibition also documents the artists in the...
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November 15 – 17, 2012
Auditorium, Henry Art Gallery Art History Assistant Professor Sonal Khullar is co-organizer of an international conference titled “New Geographies of Feminist Art: China, Asia + the World.” The program begins with a Thursday evening Keynote Address/Katz Lecture. Presentations begin on Friday afternoon and continue all day on Saturday....
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2012 Scholarship Reception
On 11 October 2012, the School of Art had a private gathering at the Henry Art Gallery to recognize undergraduate and graduate scholarship recipients from the Divisions of Art, Art History, and Design. Donors who support the scholarships were also invited. Included here is the full program from the event. Below is a list of all the scholarship winners for 2012-2013 as well as a... Read more
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October 23 – November 10, 2012
reception: 4-7pm | Friday, November 9
Jacob Lawrence Gallery In conjunction with the Seattle Art Museum’s show, Elles: Women Artists of the Centre Pompidou, Paris, curators Susie J. Lee (MFA 2006) and Kolya Rice (Lecturer, Art History) have orchestrated an intensive exhibition. Soft Power, Activated expands the definition of the gallery beyond a repository of objects, and it will get students involved with some of Seattle’s most...
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The School of Art thanks its many contributors whose annual, endowment, and in kind gifts over the past year are greatly appreciated. Private support from our alumni and friends enables us to sustain our current activities. Your valuable gifts directly benefit our students, individual programs, and general operations. Follow the Giving link above to join this group of supporters. $10,000 and above
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