Life at the Sam Fox School
What’s it really like to be a Sam Fox School student? Scroll down to get a glimpse of studio life, meet our students, and see what’s happening right now on our side of campus.
Undergraduate art, architecture, and design students competed in the annual weekend-long design competition with guest reviewer Robert Wilson.
Carmon Colangelo, Amy Hauft, and Provost Beverly Wendland delivered remarks ahead of Hendrix’s talk entitled “Drawn Together.” A recording of the talk is available to view.
Sam Fox School faculty joined designer-in-residence Kotch Voraakhom and other experts at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation for a conversation about the impact of climate change on design & policy.
Students in the “FOOD: Performative and Immersive” course taught by visiting lecturers Carmel Bar and Michel Evyatar prepared individual performances and small tastings for a public event.
Student volunteers joined asst. professor Wyly Brown and visiting bamboo expert Hans Hernandez in constructing a domed bamboo picnic shelter, designed for the new Peace Park site in north St. Louis.
This exhibition features current work by ten faculty members who teach in the communication design and fashion design programs. The exhibition will be on view at the Des Lee Gallery through Dec. 9.
MFA-VA students welcomed members of the public into their private studio spaces to discuss art and view works in progress.
The Sam Fox School broke ground on the future site of SMOOTH House, an occupational therapy clinic designed by graduate architecture students as part of the 2022 Solar Decathlon challenge.
The Sam Fox School community gathered to celebrate Georgia Binnington’s remarkable 34-year career on Nov. 8, 2022. Georgia retired from her longtime role as the school’s assoc. dean of students.
Miriam Hillawi Abraham is a multi-disciplinary designer from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She delivered a lecture to kick off an intensive 2-day Fox Fridays workshop on worldbuilding in game design.
Graduate architecture students participated in the annual Informal Cities design charrette over the weekend. This year’s guest lecturer was Mabe Garcia Rincon, executive director of Dis_Local Lab.
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We’re located in an ideal spot on the East End of the Danforth Campus, right across from beautiful Forest Park.
Kevin Mojica addresses the stark realities immigrant families face when it comes to housing and climate change.
Nathan Stanfield from the Master of Architecture was featured on Archinect as part of its Fellow Fellows series.
Lilia Jiménez from the BFA in Communication Design was featured on Graphic Design USA’s 2022 GDUSA Students To Watch.
Kruttika Susarla from the MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture was featured on Graphic Design USA’s 2022 GDUSA Students To Watch.
Avery Johnson talks about her approach to making and the influence her experiences with Island Press have had on her own work as a printmaker.
Tiffany Dockins shares her experiences as a CityStudioSTL and a Green Schoolyard Fellow, working in the Dutchtown neighborhood.
Samantha Modder talks about some of her recent work, how she’s been connecting with St. Louis in the time of COVID-19, and her involvement with initiatives within the School.
Aidan Stern discusses how his pre-med courses influence his artwork, his favorite Sam Fox School course so far (did someone mention Happy Meals?), and more.
Yu Tang discusses the value of systemic thinking, her experiences in the Global Urbanism Studio, the impact of her Sam Fox Ambassadors Graduate Fellowship, and more in this spotlight.
William Satloff talks about ceramic chemistry, how his art ties in with gardening, and more.
Students have numerous opportunities to make their mark on campus—including through student groups and student chapters of professional organizations based out of the Sam Fox School.
Take a Fox Fridays Workshop
Fox Fridays is a weekly, no-stress workshop series where students from across campus can learn new tools, techniques, and processes.