“Monika Weiss. Nirbhaya” is an extensive monograph of an outstanding Polish-American artist, Monika Weiss. In her work, she focuses on politics and poetics of memory, alluding to the history of the neglected or erased from the collective awareness. In her projects the artist presents the woman’s body, including her own, as a carrier of memory and […]
Misi-ziibi means “great river” in the Anishinaabe language. For the Native peoples of upper Minnesota, misi-ziibi referred to the long, 1,300-mile stretch flowing south of the Crow Wing River, past present-day St. Louis and into the Gulf of Mexico. But the name was not the only thing taken from the Anishinaabe, argues Nathan Stanfield, who is about to earn his master’s degree in architecture.
Sculptor Bo Schmit scavenges thrift stores and metal suppliers for domestic detritus, building blocks of his intimate objects and large-scale installations. The result is sometimes whimsical, sometimes disturbing, but somehow familiar. Schmit is set to graduate with a degree in studio art from the Sam Fox School.
The Sam Fox School will present its 93rd Annual Fashion Design Show April 30 in Holmes Lounge. One of the oldest such shows in the nation, the event will feature dozens of models wearing scores of outfits that explore themes of sustainability, accessibility, structure and more.
Internationally celebrated landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom will serve a yearlong appointment as designer-in-residence for the Pulitzer Arts Foundation and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. Voraakhom is founder of the Bangkok-based design firm Landprocess as well as the nonprofit Porous City Network.
Architecture firm KieranTimberlake will receive the Dean’s Medal for outstanding service to the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts April 21 as part of the school’s 2022 Awards for Distinction ceremony, which will be held virtually April 21.
Artists Margaux Crump, Alison McNulty and Yvonne Osei have each won the 2022 Stone & DeGuire Contemporary Art Awards. The awards are presented by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. Winners will receive $25,000 each to advance their studio practices.
A mother and her young daughter, cued as Taiwanese American, explore the world together. Author-illustrator Julia Kuo earned a bachelor’s degree at Washington University in St. Louis. She is a Taiwanese-American illustrator who has worked with The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Economist. Kuo has also taught illustration courses at Washington University.
The Sam Fox School’s Aggie Toppins has made a career of examining graphic design’s influence — and its history of exclusion.
With creativity and determination, alumna Jillian Shatken is leading her fashion line, Saylor, toward a most important trend: sustainability.