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Below is a list of the awards that were acknowledged at the School’s Graduation Celebration on June 11, 2015. Parnassus Graduating with Excellence | Undergraduate
Division of Art | Brittany Ruggirello, Photomedia
Division of Art History | Hannah Lukanuski
Division of Design | Vivian Chang, Industrial Design Parnassus Graduating with Excellence | Graduate
Division of Art | Tim Coleman, 3D4M
Division of Art History | Kimberly...
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The School of Art + Art History + Design is able to attract outstanding graduate students in all divisions and programs by building competitive financial packages for top graduate student applicants. Quarterly scholarships and fellowships for are funded from the following: Doris Totten Chase Award
Jane & David Davis Endowed Fellowship in Art
Boyer & Elizabeth Bole Gonzales Scholarship
Jacob & Gwendolyn Lawrence Endowed Art Scholarship
Louis & Katherine...
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Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Art Bldg
November 19 – December 19, 2015 An exhibition organized by Division of Design Lecturer Dominic Muren.
For full information about this event, go to this entry on the School calendar. Jacob Lawrence Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm, and Saturday, 1-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving and the day after.
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AIGA, the professional association for design, presented its (Re)design Awards on October 15 at The Bullitt Center in Seattle. Several 2015 graduates from the Division of Design were winners. Aibi
This allergy alert system helps children and school staff better respond to allergic reactions. It won the student category. Recent...
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The School of Art + Art History + Design is one of the sponsors for this interdisciplinary symposium, which takes place November 12-14, 2015. Three faculty are participating in sessions, and the Jacob Lawrence Gallery is hosting a speaker. Below are listed the specific events. Please note: all symposium events are free and open to the public; the organizers are asking people to register through links... Read more
Kristine Matthews and Karen Cheng
Aside from teaching, faculty at the UW and in the School of Art + Art History + Design engage with their own practice through research and other activities beyond the classroom. Division of Design Professors Karen Cheng and Kristine Matthews are often active with such projects. Read more
Jamie Walker
As we embark on a new academic year at the School of Art + Art History + Design, I want to set the stage by outlining just who we are and where we are from. Entering my second year as director, I have been constantly impressed and inspired by the scale and scope of the school. It is an exhilarating, affirming, and at times overwhelming educational environment for our students, staff, and faculty. With some 40 full-time faculty, 25 staff, 500 undergraduate majors, and 52 graduate students, we... Read more
Gifts from our generous donors—individuals, foundations, and organizations—are critical to the success and morale of the school. We are deeply grateful of your support. Gifts $1,000,000 and above
Mary & Allan Kollar Gifts $100,000 to $999,999
Crabby Beach Foundation
Drew Hamlin
Harold Kawaguchi & Shaun Hubbard
Valentine Welman* Gifts $25,000 to $99,999
Evelyn Bailey*
Steven & Gail Kaneko...
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We are inviting applications for three full-time, tenure-track positions. The Art History position has a preferred deadline of November 1, and the two Division of Design positions have a preferred deadline of January 11. All positions have a start date of September 2016. Read more
We are pleased to announce an agreement between the school and the Seattle Art Museum, wherein all current students (registered majors), faculty, and staff of the School will receive free admission to both SAM and SAAM. As part of this new arrangement, select curators have joined the School as affiliate faculty... Read more


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