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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 few photos from the event.... Read more
cover of Arcade 30.3
Visual Communication Design Associate Professors Karen Cheng and Annabelle Gould recently co-designed and co-edited ARCADE 30.3. This was the summer 2012 issue of a quarterly magazine published by the Northwest Architectural League, which is a non-profit educational organization. The theme for the issue was Live/Learn Design Education. The launch party was on Friday, 08 June... 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
Crabby Beach Foundation
The New Foundation...
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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
Kari Davidson and Katlin Jackson in Haiti
Students are often so busy with school work and supporting themselves that they do not have time for other activities. Two current undergraduate students, one each from the Design and Art Divisions, have shown that taking the time to use their creative skills as a way to help others can be a rewarding and very worthwhile learning experience. Kari Davidson came to the UW because of soccer. She has been a member of the UW Women’s team since she arrived as a freshman. Davidson was happy to... 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
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 May 30th in order to...
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Room 236, Art Bldg
Thursday, 21 November 2013, 4:30-6pm Additional information about this event is on the SoA Calendar.
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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
Every Spring Quarter, the Jacob Lawrence Gallery and the Henry Art Gallery become the focus for a series of exhibitions celebrating the SoA students who will soon be graduating. Below is a summary list of all those exhibitions for this year. 02 April – 12 April
Photomedia BFA
reception: Tuesday, 02 April, 4-7pm
reception: Saturday, 06 April, 2-4pm 16 April – 26 April
IVA Juried + Honors
reception: Tuesday, 16 April, 4-7pm 30 April – 10...
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