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The SoA participates in several social media outlets: Facebook, Twitter, and Vimeo. Accounts are not required to view what we post, but, if you do use social media, be sure to include us. There are three primary SoA social media outlets. We post similar material to the Facebook and Twitter feeds, which is a mix of event information; news from current faculty, staff, students, and alumni; and the occasional tidbit from the local or national arts scene. We are relatively new to Vimeo. Right now... Read more
The Masters of Human-Computer Interaction + Design Program (MHCI+D) at the University of Washington invites applications for a full time (100% FTE) Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position to teach in the program and work with the Executive Director. The MHCI+D program is a joint effort of the primary member departments of dub, which are Computer Science & Engineering, the Division... Read more
The position of Director for the Jacob Lawrence Gallery has been posted on the UW Employment website. All applications must be submitted through the online system. No paper applications will be accepted. Please read the job description thoroughly, especially the requirements, before applying. To ensure consideration, apply by 12 February 2014. Read more
Please join us for the first annual University of Washington Division of Design Career Fair! Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 2:30-4:00pm  (set-up: 1:30-2:30)
University of Washington 
Husky Union Building, South Ballroom
You’ll get a sneak preview of the 2014 UW graduating class in Industrial Design, Interaction Design and Visual Communication Design. As a...
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This year’s gathering to recognize undergraduate and graduate scholarship recipients from the Divisions of Art, Art History, and Design took place on 17 October 2013 at the Henry Art Gallery. Below is a list of the 2013-2014 recipients, and the full program from the event is here. ENTERING FRESHMEN/TRANSFER STUDENT AWARDS The Crabby Beach Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Art
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Visual Communication Design Professor Karen Cheng, who is also the Donald E. Petersen Professor in the Arts, is celebrating the launch of ARCADE issue 31.4 on Thursday, 12 September 2013. “Designing Data” is the theme of this issue, which Cheng edited. At least three alumni will have work included in this issue: Owen Irianto (BFA 2008), Amy Keeling (MDes 2012), and Tanya Test (BFA 2010). Daphne Hsu (BDes 2013) and... Read more
students at Microsoft Research Design Expo
Each summer Microsoft Research hosts a Faculty Summit at its headquarters, and part of the event is a Design Expo featuring work by interaction design students. Participation is by invitation only, and Microsoft Research selects faculty and students from institutions around the world that represent the state of the art in interaction design. This year Interaction Design Professor Axel Roesler was again invited to... 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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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


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