Cartoonist Lauren Weinstein and multimedia artist Paula Wilson have won the 2021 Stone & DeGuire Contemporary Art Awards. Presented by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, the awards are open to alumni of the school’s Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts programs. Each winner receives $25,000 to advance their studio practice.
In a new solo exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum of St. Louis, alumna Ebony G. Patterson explores beauty, tragedy and what lies beneath it all.
Monika Weiss, associate professor of art, will discuss the work of Spanish painter Francisco Goya, as well as her own transdisciplinary practice, for The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will honor seven outstanding art and architecture alumni for demonstrating creativity, innovation, leadership and vision in their respective fields April 8 as part of the school’s annual Awards for Distinction ceremony.
John Hendrix, professor and chair of the Master of Fine Arts in Illustration & Visual Culture program at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, has been named Educator of the Year by 3×3, The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration.
Junior Sophie Devincenti and senior Tirzah Reed are representing the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis in Varsity Art XXV. The annual exhibition, which opens March 5, is hosted by Art St. Louis and features work by undergraduate and graduate students from St. Louis college- and university-level art programs.
Multidisciplinary artist Jordan Weber will discuss his work March 9. Weber is currently exploring questions of incarceration and healing in St. Louis as part of a new project, co-sponsored by the Sam Fox School, the Pulitzer Arts Foundation and the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity.
Patricia Olynyk, the Florence and Frank Bush Professor of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, has been named inaugural fellow in The Medicine & Media Arts Initiative.
With her spare line and sly, deadpan humor, Christine Sun Kim investigates sound as a physical and social phenomenon while also interrogating the cultural hierarchies in which sound operates. In her new mural for Washington University’s Kemper Art Museum, the artist and Deaf activist highlights how the weight of history and everyday experiences intertwine to affect the lives of Deaf people.
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will host more than 20 virtual presentations by renowned artists, architects, designers and scholars as part of its spring Public Lecture Series.