For the students, staff, and faculty of the School of Art + Art History + Design, each academic quarter has its own identity and rhythm that we come to expect. Knowing that it is dark, damp, and cold outside, winter quarter is typically a time to be grateful for stimulating courses, engaging lectures and critiques, and dedicated hours in the classrooms, studios, and libraries. It is also the time of the season to select the next graduate class. With more than 400 applications for some 24...Read more
Since 1976, the United States has celebrated Black History Month during February. The School of Art + Art History + Design has never done anything special for Black History Month, until now. Scott Lawrimore, Director of the school’s Jacob Lawrence Gallery, proposed that, beginning in 2015, each February the gallery would have exhibits and programs relating to the African diaspora to honor the gallery’s namesake and Black History Month....Read more
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery and the Henry Art Gallery will once again host a series of exhibitions featuring work by Division of Art and Division of Design students who are graduating. The full list of Bachelor's and Master's degree shows, with reception dates may be found in this post.
Shio Kusaka (BFA 2001) and Jonas Wood (MFA 2002) met while both were students in the School of Art + Art History + Design. Kusaka studied ceramics, and Wood focused on painting…In the last several years, separately and together, their stars have been rising dramatically...
In October 2014, LinkedIn ranked the UW as one of the top five schools for design based on the success of recent graduates in landing desirable design jobs. We thought it would be worthwhile to contact some of the companies and organizations who hire our graduates to ask what our students have...
Between 1968 and 1985, hundreds of University of Washington students took classes about Northwest Coast Native art from Bill Holm, who held a position split between teaching art history in the School of Art and curatorial work at the Burke Museum...