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Fine Arts DepartmentSeattle University901 12th AvenuePO Box 222000Seattle, WA 98122
Tel: 206.296.5360Fax: 206.296.5433
Sharon TalleyAdministrative AssistantFine Arts Bldg #202(206) 296-5360 email@example.com
Em OlsonOperations ManagerFine Arts Bldg #201(206) 296-2340 firstname.lastname@example.org
Josef Venker, SJChairFine Arts Bldg #215(206) 296-5364 email@example.com
Lee Center Box Office: Lee Center for the Arts (12th Ave and E Marion St.)Open Wed-Sat 1:30-6pm (206) 296-2244
Operations ManagerFine Arts
Em Olson is the Operations Manager for the Fine Arts Department and oversees the management of the Lee Center for the Arts, and the Hedreen, Vachon, and Kinsey galleries. Originally from Denver, Colorado, she graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelors of Fine Art degree in Photography and a minor in Art History. Prior to joining the staff at Seattle University, Em worked at: Photographic Center Northwest where she taught beginning photography courses and served as the center’s administrative assistant, Cornish College of the Arts where she worked in the Registrar’s Office and as the Department Coordinator for the Fine Art Department, and the University of Washington where she served as the Administrative Manager for the Student Affairs office at the School of Medicine and supervised the Arts in Medicine program. When not in the office, Em enjoys spending time with her husband and young son, reading fiction, rollerblading, and making art in her studio.
From zero to fifty in five years, the number of majors in the photography program at Seattle University grows every year under the direction of Professor Claire Garoutte.
Theatre Professor Harmony Arnold designed the costumes for the original play “These Streets" about women musicians during the heyday of Seattle’s grunge scene.
Titus Andronicus, directed by Theatre Professor Rosa Joshi, received a 2012 Footlight Award, given by Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson. Joshi’s version of the play featured an all-female cast.
Visual Arts Professor Francisco Guerrero is featured in "Chamber Music," the newest exhibit at Seattle's Frye Art Museum. Guerrero is one of 36 artists commissioned to create new work in response to musical compositions based on James Joyce's poetry.
in the Hedreen Gallery
BFA Photo Exhibition
in the Vachon Gallery
Imagining the World: Photography Competition
In the Kinsey Gallery
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