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January 2018 Newsletter

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Jacob Lawrence Gallery

C. Davida Ingram is in residence at the Gallery beginning January 3 as the 2018 Jacob Lawrence Legacy Resident. Her exhibition, A Book with No Pages, opens at the Gallery on February 6 and closes February 28. Read more

Save the Date

 We have two events farther in the future that are worth noting on your calendar:

  • March 1 – Lecture by Visual Communication Design Professor Emeritus Doug Wadden
  • April 26 – Kollar American Art Lecture – Michael Lobel on Gordon Parks and Ella Watson

 Other News

Painting + Drawing Professor Zhi Lin is showing Confronting History | Retrieving Memory at Prographica / KDR Gallery through January 27.

The Smart Bins project from Division of Design Professor Karen Cheng, Associate Professor Kristine Matthews, and others received Honorable Mention in the 2017 UX Awards.

Art History Assistant Professor Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse received a December 2017 fellowship grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to complete a digital publication of the 1930 recordings done by anthropologist Franz Boas. She has been working in collaboration with members of the Kwakiutl First Nation.

Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Lecturer, Full Time, Claire Cowie has a solo exhibition, Selvedge, at James Harris Gallery through February 24.

Graphic Design Professor Emeritus Richard Dahn is showing prints at the UW Club during winter quarter 2018. See examples on his website.

Painting + Drawing Professor Emeritus Norman Lundin is showing Femme: Paintings and Drawings through February 17 at Greg Kucera Gallery. Whiting Tennis (BFA 1984) also has an exhibition there titled Drawing Room.

Victoria Adams (BFA 1979) has a solo exhibition, Wellspring, at Woodside / Braseth Gallery with a reception on January 11.

Do you watch The Crown on Netflix? If yes, then read this recent Daily Beast article by Levi Higgs (BA 2012) about the jewelry in that series.

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


Merith Bennett, Constituency Relations Officer,

Jeanette Mills, Newsletter Writer/Editor,