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2016 Master of Design installations at Henry Art Gallery
Fourteen Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design students are participating in this graduation show at the Henry Art Gallery. The public opening reception is June 2, 7–8:30pm, and the exhibition continues through June 25. Read more
Strange Coupling 2017 June event
A student-run Division of Art tradition for over a decade, Strange Coupling bridges the gap between the UW and the greater Seattle art community by pairing students with professional artists for a collaborative project. Read more
2017 3D4M Show; work by Shauna Fahley
Each year we celebrate graduating Art and Design undergraduate and graduate students with a series of exhibitions in the Jacob Lawrence Gallery and Henry Art Gallery. Join us for one or more of these events. Read more
Students at graduation
This event for graduating students takes place on Saturday, June 10, before the University's commencement ceremony. Tickets are required for attending students and guests. Read more
Matt Browning at 2017 Whitney Biennial
Photomedia Assistant Professor Aaron Flint Jamison and alum Matt Browning (BFA 2007) have been selected for the prestigious Whitney Biennial, which takes place in New York City from March 17 to June 11, 2017. Read more
Connections by Yuki Nakamura
Artist Trust announced the recipients of their 2017 Fellowship Award Program in a May 15 press release. Six of the sixteen selected artists are School alums. Each will receive an unrestricted award of $7,500. Congratulations! Read more
Anne Focke Arts Leadership Award by Ji Huang
A dozen students, representing all three divisions of the School, are participating in this year's symposium on Friday afternoon, May 19. There are oral presentations, a post presentation, and the Visual Arts & Design Showcase. Read more
Jenny Sabin speaks at 2017 Anne Focke Arts Leadership Award evening
What a night! The School hosted its first Anne Focke Arts Leadership Award event on April 29. We honored 2017 award winner Beth Sellars, heard from alum Jenny Sabin, and raised over $62,000 for graduate student support. Read more
Chinaman's Chance video still by Zhi Lin
Two of our Painting + Drawing professors — Denzil Hurley and Zhi Lin — each have solo shows at regional museums. Hurley's is May 20 – Nov 5 at Seattle Art Museum, and Lin's is Jun 27 – Feb 4 at Tacoma Art Museum. Read more
Lumen by Jenny Sabin Studio
In February, Jenny Sabin Studio won this annual competition from a pool of fifty firms that was narrowed down to five finalists. Her project, Lumen, will be on display at MoMA PS1 beginning in late June. Read more