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Content Aware by Aidan Fitzgerald
This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of April 2019. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there. Read more
Kollar American Art Lecture Reception, spring 2016
Gifts from our generous donors — individuals, foundations, and organizations — are critical to the success and morale of the School. We are deeply grateful for their support. Join them by selecting one of our top funds for your donation. Read more
UW x SFAI installation in progress
IVA Assistant Professor Whitney Lynn collaborated with a colleague at San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) to organize a joint exhibition of MFA student work at the SFAI Fort Mason Campus. Read more
Student receiving scholarship
The School distributes scholarships each year, and two of them are particularly important for students just entering the UW. We asked two recipients of these scholarships to write about their first two quarters here. Read more
Critical Issues lecture by Carolina Caycedo
ART 361/561 — Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice — is a course taught each winter quarter. Several students from this year's course write about the opportunity to hear and interact with multiple guest artists. Read more
Feather dance in Boas film
Twice a year, the UW Office of Research awards Royalty Research Fund (RRF) grants to faculty who have submitted proposals for research-related projects. Two of our faculty received such grants in January 2019. Read more
Steel pennies
3D4M Assistant Professor Michael Swaine is co-author of a new book documenting research that began with a 2014 Futurefarmers artwork responding to New Mexico's complex nuclear history and the Manhattan Project led by Robert Oppenheimer. Read more
Painted tiles by George Rodriguez
George Rodriguez (MFA 2009) joined the School's Advisory Board earlier this year and has a project at MadArt Studio in April and May. He has been receiving growing recognition for his artwork. Read more
Clare Ortblad
Clare Ortblad will receive her Master of Design degree in June. She answers questions about her background and her experiences as a graduate student in the Division of Design. Read more
Chinaman's Chance video still by Zhi Lin
With the 150th anniversary of the golden spike and the creation of the transcontinental railroad taking place in May 2019, Painting + Drawing Professor Lin's research on Chinese railroad workers is being shared in multiple locations. Read more