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November 2015 Newsletter


Jacob Lawrence Gallery

The Gallery has a new website with extensive information about exhibitions over the last year.

Speaking of exhibitions, Shedding and Shredding closes on November 14. It highlights some of the strong work done by our MFA students.

The next exhibition, Toward a Democracy of Making, opens on November 17. It is being organized by Division of Design Lecturer Dominic Muren.


Participatory Art

Take a look into a class session exploring the intellectual and emotional process involved in participatory art, and art made in collaboration with an audience, led by Art History Professor Adair Rounthwaite with a class visit from 3D4M Professor Michael Swain.

The activities opened communication between students in a way unique from a typically structured classroom lecture or discussion... Read more + photos


Alumni Spotlight

Congratulations to recent Photomedia graduate Coley Mixan (MFA 2015), newly positioned as Programs Intern at The New Foundation Seattle. Mixan will collaborate and assist current Foundation staff in managing their library and its systems, promoting the Foundation via social media, assisting with research and public programs, and more. Known for their dynamic initiatives that stimulate artistic development, research, and presentation, The New Foundation Seattle supports the School’s Critical Issues in Contemporary Art course and public lecture series, part of the Nebula Project. We are glad that one of our own graduates has the opportunity to work with this progressive and innovative foundation.

The New Foundation Seattle is now seeking a Programs and Facility Manager. Read more about the position in the News section of their website and apply by December 1.


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