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Alumni News – February 2016

Submitted on February 29, 2016 - 11:33am

This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of February 2016. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there.

Opening Friday @kirklandarts is “Secrets Can…” with Melissa Dyanne Bartlett (BFA 2006), Nick Kosciuk (BFA 1989), Samantha Scherer (MFA 1997) bit.ly/1S74SAE

Women Painters of Washington has reception 2/4, 4pm, for “Abstract Marks”; includes Sandra Kahler (BFA 1994) & Caroline Orr (BFA 1977) bit.ly/1PZVCOb

Read: recent Vignettes interview with Eirik Johnson (BFA 1997) about his WE WERE HERE project bit.ly/1VoI8cY

Yes, our grads do cool things; Claire Kohler (BFA Design 2007) from IBM Design talks about life since college on Wed, 2/3, 6:30pm: bit.ly/1SGsoUN

In London? Go see “Line” @Lisson_Gallery with Victoria Haven (BFA 1989) bit.ly/1K7hch4

See “In Search of Conjunctions” @ The Alice through Feb 27; includes Ellen Lesperance (BFA 1995) and Sara Osebold (BFA 2001) bit.ly/23p3uwB

Margaret Meehan (MFA 1999) curated “The Treachery of Objects”; includes Thomas Muller (BFA 1995); through 2/28 fnargallery.com

Holly Ballard Martz (BFA 1988) & Lana Sundberg (BFA 1978) have work in “Like Mother” at Shoreline City Hall through 4/22: bit.ly/1URsnv9

A sampling of work from Design Show 2015 is now at Foster Business Library; reception tomorrow, 4pm: bit.ly/1nyeFCd @uwlibraries

Opening Saturday @PDXArtMuseum is 2016 Contemporary NW Art Awards bit.ly/1XcwYJM @UWalum WillemVolkersz (BFA 1965) speaks that day bit.ly/20PWire

Bo Choi (MFA 2009) has work in “Bling it On!” @CoCASeattle at Rubix through Feb 20 bit.ly/1Slgyjc

How often do we have 4 alums [Nola Avienne (MFA 2007), Jueqian Fang (BFA 2014), Cable Griffith (MFA 2002), Robert Yoder (MFA 1987)] as simultaneous finalists for @City_Arts Art Walk Award? bit.ly/1LcoNpP

This month @BIArtsCrafts is “Toying Around”; Mary McInnis (BFA 1987) has work in the show bit.ly/1T7vxgE bit.ly/20iMXpP

We are so proud of @UWalum Maurice Woods! Named @AIGASF 2016 Fellow for his @InneractProject bit.ly/1Xe6yHD (BFA Design 1995, MFA Design 2005)

Mario Lemafa (BFA 2013) opens a solo show @Interstitial_T on Sat at 6pm bit.ly/1W4gyC7 Runs thru April 2

Watch this @KING5Seattle story about George Rodriguez (MFA 2009) & his giant ceramic sculptures kng5.tv/20HmtAo @UWalum

Several @UWalum included in “Curators’ Choices: The Greg Kucera and Larry Yocum Collection” @MOA_WSU through Mar 25: bit.ly/1UAOiqq [Victoria Haven (BFA 1989), Margie Livingston (MFA 1999), Whiting Tennis (BFA 1984), and Greg Kucera (BFA 1980)]

In DC? Attend the 2/19 opening of #thisiswhyimsingle with Jennifer Towner (BA/BFA 2004); artist talks on 2/20 bit.ly/23oUhUY

RT @AlaskaAir: We’re excited to announce a partnership with @LulyYangCouture to design our new uniforms: bit.ly/1KI7IJB @UWalum [Luly Yang (BFA Design 1990)]

Tomorrow at our Sand Point Gallery is work by two who participated in Tropical Lab 9 in Singapore bit.ly/1N3HV94 [Amanda Sweet (MFA 2015)]

3D4M Instructional Tech Andrew Fallat (MFA 2007) has a solo show @shorelinecc Art Gallery; reception is Thu, 2/25, 5-7pm: shoreline.edu/gallery/

Weekend suggestion: Ross Sawyers (MFA 2007) solo show of new photographs at Platform Gallery through Mar 26: bit.ly/1TvpK3C

This month at Facere is “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” with @UWalum Laurie Hall (MAT 1973), Patricia Kidwell Lown (BFA 1977) & Cynthia Toops (BFA 1983) bit.ly/1PvibVF

MT @benkshown: Terrific interview with @katarinabatina, @UWalum leading some rad design efforts at @artsy bit.ly/1oIdQrW [Katarina Batina (BDes 2013)]

Read: In The Studio post about Zack Bent (MFA 2008) & creating work for his “Spires” exhibit @SeattlePacific bit.ly/1Tm52TU

Max Cleary (BFA 2014) showing “Desperate Measures” @solteszfineart in Portland through March 19: www.solteszfineart.com/max-cleary/

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