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March 2018 Newsletter

We look forward to safely returning to in-person instruction and activities this autumn quarter. Current and prospective students please visit our COVID-19 Updates pages.

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Jacob Lawrence Gallery

Two events start off spring quarter in the Gallery:

March 29 is the evening that kicks off this year's Strange Coupling. There will be an auction and the announcement of the student / artist pairings. Learn more.

April 6 is the launch of a book titled Michael C. Spafford: Epic Works. An exhibition of Professor Emeritus Spafford's work opens at three Seattle galleries on April 5. Read more.

Other News

Professor and School Director Jamie Walker is on a panel titled "Ceramics and Celluloid" at the NCECA Conference in Pittsburgh during mid-March.

IVA Senior Lecturer Timea Tihanyi and her Slip Rabbit Studio have work in Art ∩ Math at CoCA through April 14. She will be a visiting artist at the Museum of Glass hot shop in Tacoma from April 11–15.

Art History Associate Professor Sonal Khullar presents a paper titled "Making Place: Contemporary Art in India" on March 27 at the Lahore Biennale in Pakistan. She is also presenting "Seeds of Change, Specters of Death: Shweta Bhattad's Faith (2016)" on April 5 at the Association for Art History's Annual Conference in London.

3D4M Associate Professor Doug Jeck had work selected for From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, NY, through April 15. Also included are former faculty Howard Kottler, Akio Takamori, Robert Sperry, and Patti Warashina as well as alum Tanya Batura (BFA 1998).

IVA Lecturer Dan Paz curated Thru the Roof, which is on view at The Alice in Seattle through April 14.

Art History PhD student Joshua Daugherty has had an article titled "A Reflection on the Phenomenology of Tibetan Space" published in the blog of the Journal of the History of Ideas.

Alum and current Art History graduate student Miha Sarani (BFA 2015) will have a pop up gallery of his artwork at a UW Alumni Association event on March 22 at KEXP. The speaker portraits are his work.

Shio Kusaka (BFA 2001) is having a solo exhibition at Gagosian in Rome from March 28 through May 26.

Jennifer Henneman (PhD 2016) had an article titled "In Shadow and Light—Images of Transformation Through Breast Cancer" published by the Journal of the American Medical Association in February.

George Rodriguez (MFA 2009) has a solo exhibition at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art through June 3. His first museum exhibition was at the Rubin Center, The University of Texas at El Paso, during autumn 2017.

Anna Mlasowsky (MFA 2016) gave a lecture about her work at the Corning Museum of Glass in February. Watch the lecture in this YouTube video from the museum.

Read February alumni news and the start of our March alumni news.


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

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