2016 Master of Design installations at Henry Art Gallery

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Our faculty and graduate students do a wide variety of research and share it in many ways: books, articles, conference papers, exhibitions, theses, dissertations, and more. Below is a selection for each division.

Highlighted Research

Art History

Adair Rounthwaite
Adair Rounthwaite. Asking the Audience: The Affective Politics of Participation in New York, 1988-89. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming in early 2017.
Epigram, Art, and Devotion in Later Byzantium by Ivan Drpic
Ivan Drpić. Epigram, Art, and Devotion in Later Byzantium (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016).
World Affiliatons by Sonal Khullar
Sonal Khullar. Worldly Affiliations: Artistic Practice, National Identity, and Modernism in India, 1930-1990. Oakland: University of California Press, 2015.
Writing and the Ancient State by Haicheng Wang
Haicheng Wang. Writing and the Ancient State: Early China in Comparative Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.


Keynote address at BWxD 2016 by Tad Hirsch
Tad Hirsch. "Designing Material Participation." Keynote presentation at Better World by Design (BWxD) Conference, Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design, September 23, 2016.
Jason O. Germany
Jason O. German (co-authored with Philip Speranza). "Assembly, Space and Things: Urban Food Genome, Urban Interaction and Bike Share" in Enriching Urban Spaces with Ambient Computing, the Internet of Things, and Smart City Design, eds. Shin'ichi Konomi and George Roussos. Hershey: IGI Global, forthcoming October 2016.
Pivot project
Tad Hirsch. "Surreptitious Communication Design," Design Issues 32.2 (Spring 2016): 64-77.
Infographic by Khaito Gengo
Karen Cheng (co-authored with Jennifer J. Otten and Adam Drewnowski). "Infographics And Public Policy: Using Data Visualization To Convey Complex Information," Health Affairs 34.11 (November 2015): 1901-1907.


Ellen Garvens
Ellen Garvens. Artworks exhibited in Simple Means. SOIL Gallery, Seattle, Washington. June 2 – July 2, 2016.
Portfolio of Possibilities at MadArt Studio
Amie McNeel, Mark Zirpel, and collaborator Sam Stubblefield. Artworks exhibited in Portfolio of Possibilities. MadArt Studio, Seattle, Washington. July 24 – August 27, 2016.
Hot Air: National Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction by Rebecca Cummins
Rebecca Cummins. Artwork exhibited in American Power. Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA), Seattle, Washington. July 7–30, 2016.
Pilate by Doug Jeck
Doug Jeck. Artworks exhibited in Bodies + Beings. Abmeyer + Wood, Seattle, Washington. July 13 – August 27, 2016.