Water, water, everywhere

Water is the key to life. But for city planners, water poses a profound question. How do we ensure residents a constant supply of fresh, clean water while also protecting vulnerable areas from flooding? This week, design professionals from around the country will gather in St. Louis for the ninth annual XTreme LA (Landscape Architecture) Challenge, hosted by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.

New work by Heather Bennett at Bruno David

“Photos of Gifts,” a new exhibition by Heather Bennett, lecturer in art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, is on view through Nov. 11 at the Bruno David Gallery, 7513 Forsyth Blvd.

Film festival presents Ward-Brown’s ‘Never Been a Time’

“Never Been a Time,” a documentary film by Denise Ward-Brown, associate professor in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, will be screened Nov. 5 as part of the 26th annual St. Louis International Film Festival.

Good to be bad

Kristin Bauer Van Straten, BFA ’88, is best known for playing the fashionable, no-nonsense vampire Pam De Beaufort on HBO’s True Blood. But when she was younger, she was interested in another art, painting, which led her to Washington University.

Bornstein named 2017-18 Freund Teaching Fellow

The Saint Louis Art Museum and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis have selected Jennifer Bornstein as their 2017-18 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow. Bornstein will lead studios in the Sam Fox School and prepare a museum exhibition.
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