Arts, Lectures, Events

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Professional Formation Events

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Graduate Program Information Sessions and Open Houses

Abstractions of Black Citizenship: African American Art From Saint Louis

May 18 - August 2


Abstractions of Black Citizenship: African American Art from Saint Louis is a group exhibition of works by Dominic Chambers, Damon Davis, Jen Everett, De Nichols, and Katherine Simóne Reynolds, five Black Saint Louis, MO-based artists. The exhibition presents painting, photography, mixed media, works on paper, sculpture, and video. Programming starts on Monday, May 18 at 5 p.m. PT with a Virtual Opening for the Online Exhibition, and continues throughout May, June, and July 2020. Other events include pre-recorded artist Studio Visits (released over May 2020), a live/virtual Public Programming Artists Talk (Friday, May 29 at 3 p.m. PT), and tours of the online exhibition and educational programming. Find the full program of virtual events here. Presented with sponsorship and support from Hedreen Gallery and the Pigott Family Endowment for the Arts. The exhibition is curated by Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud, Assistant Professor in Arts Leadership at Seattle University.

Seattle University 2020 BFA Photography *Online* Exhibition

Ongoing with Artists Talks June 2 and 4

Online here

Seattle University Department of Art and Art History is pleased to present the 11th Annual BFA Photography Exhibition. The seven diverse projects presented in this exhibition were developed during the past academic year. Owing to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the BFA Photography Exhibition is on display through the student’s websites. We are proud of the excellent photographic artworks completed by our graduating BFA seniors, and we admire their resilience in light of this year’s extraordinary challenges. View the exhibition here.

Zoom Artist Talks:

  • Tuesday, June 2 @ 1:30pm: Tristan Anslyn, Cecilia Tisserand, Shelby Kessler
  • Thursday, June 4 @ 1:30pm: Hallie MacPherson, Alexandra Schulte, Kathryn Hofius, Nicole Berry

**Please email Wynne Greenwood for a Zoom link if you would like to attend.