Art & Art History Department

Daniel E. Coslett, visiting assistant professor of Art and Art History, and two colleagues have recently produced an anthology, "Rethinking Global Modernism: Architectural Historiography and the Postcolonial," that collects developing scholarship outlining a new decentered history of global…

WWU Assistant Professor of Art Ryan Kelly recently spoke about his artwork with Ben Carter, curator of the "Tales of a Red Clay Rambler" podcast. Links to the interview are below.

Shorter download link for social sharing: https://oembed.libsyn.com/embed?item_id=18835694

This fall, Western is launching a new minor in Museum Studies. The Museum Studies Minor examines the intersections of art with the public sphere in practical and theoretical terms, with a commitment to explore the social dimension of museums. Grounded in art history, the interdisciplinary minor…

Western’s Art 306 class, led by Professor of Art Cara Jaye, have submitted their class work to the Penticton Art Gallery in Vancouver, British Columbia, and joined the international group of artists participating in the gallery’s “You Are Not Alone” COVID-themed exhibition.

“With the…

Art History Professor Jimena Berzal de Dios recently published "Chthonic Restitutions: Madness and Oblivion" in SubStance, a journal of Johns Hopkins University Press.

Abstract: This essay theorizes madness as a chthonic emplacement to dishevel existentially insufficient and…

Western Libraries is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 - 2020 Western Libraries Undergraduate Research Award.  Three awards are given annually to Western Washington University undergraduate students in recognition of their excellence and originality in creating research papers for…

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