BE Gallery Shows
First exhibition, plus some general description of Gould Pavilion
You are invited…UW College of Built Environments (CBE) – Opening of Gould Pavilion + Inaugural Exhibit + Upcoming Events
We hope you will join us for the official opening and exhibition of the Gould Pavilion Gallery and Instructional space in Gould Hall, UW Seattle Campus. This new gallery and instructional space brings exciting and expanded opportunities for our community to engage ideas, images, and exhibitions related to the Built Environment. In addition to providing key space, the Pavilion honors six distinguished alumni and faculty with spaces bearing their names. Those honored are George Suyama, distinguished alumni; Myer Wolfe, founder of the Urban Design and Planning Department; Jim Olson, architect and alumnus; Norman Johnston, architect and former faculty member, associate dean and chair of architecture; his wife, Jane Hastings, architect and alumna; and alumnus and architect David McKinley, and his wife, Jeannette McKinley.
Inaugural Exhibition – “In Between” by Suyama Peterson Deguchi – January 14 – February 22, 2015
Wednesday, January 14 – Opening
6-7 pm – Conversation with George Suyama and Jay Deguchi – Gould Court
7-9 pm – Gallery Opening – Gould Pavilion, West end of Gould Court
January 14 – February 22 – Exhibition Hours
Monday through Friday, noon – 5pm, plus Wednesday from noon – 7pm
Suyama Peterson Deguchi (SPD) strives to create spaces that evoke a quiet, emotional response. They believe that the use of elemental forms and minimal means can result in architecture that has nuance, depth and richness. Founded by George Suyama FAIA in 1971, SPD is an architecture firm based in Seattle, Washington. Ric Peterson, FAIA, joined George as partner in 1983 and Jay Deguchi became a partner in 2002. The firm specializes in northwest contemporary design and offers a comprehensive range of services from architecture to interiors and furniture design. SPD’s Belltown studio houses architectural offices for our professional staff, as well as Suyama Space, a renowned art installation gallery, and 3×10 [Three by Ten], their furniture and accessory showroom.The exhibition and opening/conversation are free and open to the public and also help celebrate the centennial in the Department of Architecture. Continuing education and IDP credits are available for attendance.
Opened March 4, closed May 1, 2015
UW Department Architecture Winter 2015 Lecture Series
Jim Olson and Alan Maskin
Wednesday 4 March, 6-7pm, Gould Court
Gallery Opening: 7-9 pm
Exhibition Hours: Monday – Friday, noon – 5pm, plus Wednesday noon – 7pm
Home Base presents an intimate portrait of architect Jim Olson (UW ’63) and his architectural legacy, from his first project in 1959 to his ongoing work for clients across the globe. At the age of eighteen, Olson began work on a bunkhouse for his family in Longbranch, Washington. Since then, Olson has continued to expand the small structure into both a private retreat and a touch point for his work worldwide. Home Base documents the design and redesign of this project over 56 years through a never-before-seen collection of photos, architectural models, sketches and selected ephemera – and the subsequent evolution of his coinciding – and still thriving – architectural career. It focuses on Jim at four junctures in his career – at age 18, 41, 61, and 74 – with each iteration marking a point of evolution in his artistic journey.
Third exhibition (short memorial tribute)
May 27 – June 5, 2015
Honoring the Legacy of Norman J. Johnston
1918 – 2015
architect, artist, historian,
mentor, organizer, sage,
scholar, traveler, teacher,
tour guide, tutor
Explore the scholarship and achievements of Norman J. Johnston, UW Professor of Architecture, through his books, essays, photography, and the reflections of colleagues and friends.
Professor Johnston contributed tens of thousands of his images to the College of Built Environments Visual Resources Collection (VRC) to support the scholarship of faculty and students alike. All images used in this exhibit are housed in the VRC.
Exhibit is open May 27 through June 19
Norman Johnston and Jane Hastings Gallery
Gould Pavilion, Gould Hall
Monday – Friday, noon – 5 pm
Wednesdays, noon – 7 pm
and Sunday, May 31, noon – 6 pm
October 15 – December 4, 2015 (but this might have run until February 2016…. need to clarify. It may have been left installed longer than originally planned.)
Community, Environment & Planning 21st Anniversary
[I have no text for this one, but I think we can get it from either Kelly Hostetler or Megan Herzog]
March 1 – April 27, 2016 (but it may not have gone in until mid-March)
Making The Cut
We might need to get descriptive information from Ken Yocom. I was out of the office during some of the work on this exhibit.
Sixth exhibition (short term)
Sharon Egretta Sutton Retrospective
May 16 – June 3, 2016
Portraits of Architects: Celebrating Diverse Practitioners in the Pacific Northwest
November 1 – December 9, 2016
The College of Built Environments brings together two American Institute of Architects Seattle chapter exhibitions to highlight the achievements of 31 Seattle-area fellows from diverse backgrounds.
Open Monday – Friday
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Norman Johnston and L. Jane Hastings Gallery
AIA Seattle’s Women in Design group organized the preparation and display of “Portraits of Women Fellows” as part of the September 2015 Seattle Design Festival.
And celebrating its 30th anniversary, the AIA Seattle Diversity Roundtable recognized diverse architects and roundtable participants with an exhibit of “Portraits of Diverse Fellows”, premiering June 2016 at the Center for Architecture and Design.