About This Website

This website serves as the digital catalog for the 2017 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition, which was on view at the Henry Art Gallery June 2 – June 25, 2017.

Here you will also find profiles of our Art History MA + PhD graduates of the Class of 2017.

Work on the website was done by staff members Leena Joshi and Jeanette Mills along with Division of Design student Eva Grate.

Image Credits

All installation images of the 2017 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition are by Mark Woods.

Images of people in the exhibition are from the opening and are by Jonathan Vanderweit.

Portraits of Peter Barbor, Elizabeth Fortunato, Daniela Mora, Cicelia Ross-Gotta, and Jena Mayer are by staff member Doug Manelski.

Portraits of Gavriella Aguilar, Ryna Frankel, Ding Jin, Arely Morales, Tarran Sklenar, Jennifer Beetem, Barbara Budnick, and Erin Giffin are by staff member Jeanette Mills.

Other portraits and images are courtesy of the artist, designer, or scholar on whose portfolio page they appear.

About the School

The University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design engages and educates students in the essential and cutting edge issues of visual history and literacy, the creative process and visual communication, and innovative and socially responsible design. We work closely with leaders in the arts and business communities to ensure that our students understand the role that this education will play in their future success as professionals and global citizens.

For more information about the School, visit our website.

Our Faculty

Jamie Walker, Director

Division of Art

David Brody
Claire Cowie
Rebecca Cummins
Ann Gale
Ellen Garvens
Philip Govedare
Denzil Hurley
Aaron Flint Jamison
Doug Jeck
Curt Labitzke
Zhi Lin
Amie McNeel
Helen O’Toole
Dan Paz
Kate Roberts
Michael Swaine
Timea Tihanyi
Jamie Walker
Mark Zirpel

Division of Art History

Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse
Meredith Clausen
Ivan Drpić
Morten Steen Hansen
Sonal Khuller
Estelle Lingo
Stuart Lingo
Adair Rounthwaite
Haicheng Wang
Marek Wieczorek

Division of Design

Sang-gyeun Ahn
Karen Cheng
Audrey Desjardins
Jason O. Germany
Annabelle Gould
Justin Hamacher
Tad Hirsch
Kristine Matthews
JT Milhoan
Dominic Muren
Christopher Ozubko
Axel Roesler
Michael Smith