December 5, 2017

Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice

University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design

Carolyn Lazard, In Sickness and Study, 2015–16. Courtesy of the artist.

This lecture series takes place over seven Thursday evenings during winter quarter. It is organized by the School of Art + Art History + Design with assistance from the Henry Art Gallery. The general public is invited to sit alongside degree-seeking individuals studying fine art to share ideas and raise questions about contemporary art. In addition to the public lectures, undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in ART 361/595 interface with the visiting artists in the classroom and studio.

2018 Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice speakers
January 11: Marianne Nicolson (T’ayagila’ogwa)
January 18: Cassils
January 25: Julia Heyward
February 8: Raha Raissnia
February 15: Irena Haiduk
February 22: John Neff
March 8: Carolyn Lazard

This year's lectures are sponsored by The Boeing Company and the Dale and Leslie Chihuly Foundation.

Lectures are free and take place in the Henry Art Gallery auditorium at 7pm.

For more information, visit our website.

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Graduate applications are now being accepted for study in Art (3D4M: ceramics + glass + sculpture, Painting + Drawing, Photomedia), Art History, and Design. Generous funding is available for highly qualified students. The application deadline is January 16, 2018.

About the School of Art + Art History + Design
The School of Art + Art History + Design is the center for creative innovation and study at the University of Washington, one of the worlds leading public research institutions. The School's focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and the development of new practices enhances both studio and classroom learning as well as fostering dynamic engagement and critical discourse. Our students are inspired to learn through a rigorous and creative academic experience, competitive internships, and international opportunities. Learning from influential faculty, alumni, visiting artists, designers, and scholars, students of our undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs investigate and create in an environment of possibility.

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