In 2019-2020 school year, the Center for Design and Material Culture (CDMC) piloted a Faculty-in-Residence Program. In this exciting new program, UW faculty members will engage in substantial projects with the CDMC team, particularly around classes, exhibitions and programs.

To learn more about this residency opportunity, please contact the Executive Director of the CDMC.

Professor Wei Dong (2019-2020)

Two people unfurling a book in front of students.
Professor Wei Dong presents his accordion book to a Design Studies class.
Exhibition Installation with dark blue walls.
Harmony and Evolution exhibition in the Ruth Davis Design Gallery.
Man gesturing at a photograph on a blue wall.
Professor Wei Dong presents the Harmony and Evolution exhibition to students.

Our first Faculty Member in Residence is Professor Wei Dong in Design Studies. As a part of his residency, Prof. Dong curated Harmony and Evolution: An Exhibition of the Chinese American Art Faculty Association in the Ruth Davis Design Gallery. Prof. Dong is also developing related programming around making, wellness, and mindfulness in collaboration with the Chipstone Foundation, tentatively scheduled for the 2020-2021 school year.