Change seems to be the key word at the moment for the School of Art. One of our most public transformations is a complete redesign of the School’s website. Associate Professor Annabelle Gould led the project assisted by a few staff: Mark Rector, Director of IT; Jeanette Mills, Director of Visual Services; and Laura Todd, Academic Adviser. Eric Richards (BFA 1999) did...Read more
The Nisqually Earthquake in 2001 changed the focus of Professor Philip Govedare’s paintings. He was at the College Art Association conference in Chicago during the earthquake. On television, he saw the historic brick building at 2nd Avenue and Jackson Street being used as an example of the structures that were badly damaged by the quake. His painting studio was in that building.
For many years, Govedare’s paintings had been essentially abstract, but he had been thinking about a return to...Read more
It is not uncommon today for people ten-plus years older than the average college student to return to school seeking a degree. Here is a look at three current School of Art students who fit that profile: Sam Cook, a BDes student in the Interaction Design Program; Dana Garvey, a PhD candidate in Art History; and, Dave Kennedy, an MFA student in the Photomedia Program.
Sam Cook entered Oregon State University (OSU) as an undergraduate straight out of high school. For personal reasons, he left...Read more
Two 2012 graduating students from the School of Art were chosen as award winners by the College of Arts & Sciences. Who are these remarkable young women? Both Yael Nov and Nadia Jackinsky-Sethi (formerly Jackinsky-Horrell) were chosen by the College as recipients of the Timeless Award in the Future category . The Timeless Awards were part of the College’s commemoration of the University of Washington’s 150th...Read more