Aggie Toppins, associate professor and chair of design at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, has contributed a chapter on the Madam Binh Graphics Collective to “Baseline Shift: Untold Stories of Women in Graphic Design History.”
Hugo Crosthwaite, whose stop-motion drawing animation “A Portrait of Berenice Sarmiento Chávez” won the National Portrait Gallery’s fifth triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, will discuss his work Sept. 11 with curator Taína Caragol. The talk marks the beginning of the Sam Fox School’s fall Public Lecture Series, which will include 16 virtual and in-person events with nationally and internationally renowned artists, architects, designers and scholars.
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is now accepting proposals for the spring 2022 Teaching Gallery exhibition. The deadline for proposals is Sept. 7. The gallery is dedicated to exhibiting works from the museum’s collection with direct connections to WashU courses.
Immigration, the fight for social justice, the lives of vulnerable populations. In “The Outwin: American Portraiture Today.” 45 contemporary artists — selected by jury from more than 2,600 entries — explore a wide range of artistic approaches while responding to current social and political contexts. Organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition is on view this fall at WashU’s Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.
As they say, some memories never fade. Here, alumni designers illustrate one of of their favorites and captivate with their college recollections.
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University has received a $75,000 grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc. to support a major new installation by artist Nicole Miller.
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis will reopen to the public on Wednesday, June 23.
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts has received a two-year $100,000 grant from the Brabson Library and Education Foundation to support Fox Fridays, the school’s series of free interdisciplinary workshops.
The French Connexions Cultural Center at Washington University in St. Louis will host a virtual symposium on “Video Games in Translation” on Saturday, May 22.
Fashion design majors from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts will present their work at 4 p.m. May 15 as part of the 92nd Annual Fashion Design Show. Filled with sleek silhouettes, saturated palettes and crazy-quilt textures, the show — titled “The Collective” — is a full-throated rejection of pandemic-era dourness.