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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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Poster by Stefani Bartz
A graduating BDes student in Visual Communication Design, Stefani Bartz, won the inaugural annual grant from the Seattle Design Foundation in June 2014. She describes her project, titled “& A LADY,” as “a campaign for the women of the creative industry to redefine femininity in order to raise the 3% (currently only 3% of creative directors are women). It is an online social networking site that provides a way for the women of the creative industry to connect, gather inspiration and learn... Read more
At the beginning of June, 4Culture announced the winners of this year’s Art Projects grants. Five of the recipients are alumni: Jacob Foran (MFA 2010), Residency at European Ceramic Workcentre, $1,500 Dakota Gearhart (MFA 2013), “Don’t Say I Don’t Know Anymore,” $3,500 Serrah Russell (BFA 2009), Islanded, $1,500 Daniel R. Smith (BA/BFA 1994), NO DIRECTION BUT FICTION... Read more
In the second half of May 2014, two Division of Design alumni—Melanie Wang and Maurice Woods—had interviews published. Wang received her MDes in 2013, and spoke with her about her thesis project. The interview was posted on their blog. Woods received his bachelor’s degree in 1995 and his master’s degree in 2005. He worked at Pentagram Design for several years and is now working at... 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
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery and the Henry Art Gallery once again host a series of exhibitions featuring work by Division of Art and Division of Design students who are graduating. Below is a summary of this year’s shows. 09 April – 18 April
Photomedia BFA
Opening: Tuesday, 08 April, 4-7pm
Photomedia Reception: Saturday, 12...
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2014 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition poster
Henry Art Gallery
24 May 2014 – 22 June 2014 The exhibition for graduating Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design students. The graduating students are John Blalock, Hesheng Chen, Rebecca Chernow, Jonathan Cook, Kathryn D’Elia, Joe Freeman, David Gress, Jonathan Happ, Andrew Hoeppner, Abraham Murley, Haeree Park, Hannah Patterson, Sandy Pawson, Jason Petz, Bradley Trinnaman, and Xinchen Xie. This year’s catalog is available...
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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 Jake, which will be a pivotal role in the School. 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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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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