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December 2017 Newsletter

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Jacob Lawrence Gallery

Monday is a biannual journal that focuses on contemporary art and artists’ writings, with a particular interest in the intersection of theory, method, and practice. Through essays, reviews, poetry, interviews, and artist projects, each issue addresses a theme resonant with the exhibitions presented at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery. The journal serves as a platform for emerging critical voices, emphasizing issues of education, social justice, and experimentation. The first issue of Monday will be released in January 2018.


Other News

Art History Associate Professor Sonal Khullar gave a presentation titled "Southern Lights: Art History and Postcolonial Modernism" at Harvard University's South Asia Institute at the end of November.

A Crosscut article titled "Tacoma reckons with its racist past" features the Tacoma Art Museum exhibition of work by Painting + Drawing Professor Zhi Lin, which continues through February 4.

Photomedia Professor Rebecca Cummins gave a presentation at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts conference in Arizona during November. She also had work in a conference-related exhibition.

Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) was selected for an unrestricted $25,000 Painters & Sculptors Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation.

Caldwell Sculpture Studio (Judith Caldwell, BFA 1990) recently completed several artworks for the new Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center at Washington State University. More at the Projects and News sections of the studio's website.

Robert Yoder (MFA 1987) is one of the contributors to the book The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, which was published earlier this year.

Elissa Favero (MA 2011) published "Stepping, In Time: On a continuum of movement, from work to play" in Critical Read during November.

Shio Kusaka (BFA 2001) and Jonas Wood (MFA 2002) have their first European joint exhibition at Museum Voorlinden in The Netherlands through January 7. Wood also is soon to close a solo exhibition at David Kordansky Gallery in Los Angeles and LA Invitational at Gagosian in New York City.

Read November alumni news and the start of our December alumni news.


Contacts

Merith Bennett, Constituency Relations Officer, mab4@uw.edu

Jeanette Mills, Newsletter Writer/Editor, soanews@uw.edu

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