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Alumni News – September 2016

Submitted on October 7, 2016 - 5:02pm

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

Opening tomorrow @WEareBAM is BAM Biennial 2016: Metalmorphosis; see all the School-related people who are included:

Going to @Bumbershoot this weekend? Look for the large, interactive piece by Brent Watanabe (BFA 1995):

Another alum @Bumbershoot: Coley Mixan (MFA 2015) shows SYNKHRA Pies & Pastries @Interstitial_T

Barbara Earl Thomas (BFA 1973, MFA 1977) has won another award this year! Amazing! 
@ArtsWA: We're excited to announce the 2016 honorees of the Governor's Arts & Heritage Awards. Congratulations!

Yes, Dave Kennedy is ours (MFA 2013); opens TOMORROW Gallery
@GTArtAttack: Bridge Productions is pleased to present Anamorphosis, in which photographer and installation artist Dave Kennedy...

Opening Thursday at SAM Gallery is "Travelers" including Nicholas Brown (BFA 1990) & Perri Lynch Howard (BFA 1996)

 Carl Chew (MFA 1975) had a show at Virginia Inn last month; read the @JenGraves interview with him:

Opening today at Anton Kern Gallery, NYC: "Portraits" by Jonas Wood (MFA 2002) + a catalog

Opening TONIGHT @woodsidebraseth is "Prospero's Library" by Dennis Evans (BFA 1973, MFA 1975) & Nancy Mee (BFA 1975)

Have a conversation with Anne Focke (BA 1967) @artisttrust:
@artisttrust: Sign up for the 'Jini Dellaccio Project' focusing on the artistic career after "retirement"

Jueqian Fang (BFA 2014) and Hongzhe Liang (BFA 2015) organized a group show in the International District that includes Jason Hirata (BFA 2010)

We hope everyone is enjoying ClayFest @potterynw! Read about our alums + faculty in related 50th anniversary news:

Worth a re-read: 2011 article by Gayle Clemans (PhD 2011) about work by Ingrid Lahti (MFA 1990)
@4Culture: " can’t vanquish violence with violence." Ingrid Lahti on the artwork she made 14 years ago, via @seattletimes

Lauren Grossman (BFA 1983) installs tomorrow; up through 20th: @SeattleArts @SeattleParks

Thursday evening is the opening of "Neddy Artist Awards: 20 Years" at Pivot Art + Culture; several @UWalum included:

Check out this @Crosscut Art Salon about art and tech on Tue, Sep 20; four of the speakers are our alums:
[Iskra Johnson (BFA 1985), Patty Mulligan (BA 1986), Tivon Rice (MFA 2006), Brent Watanabe (BFA 1995)]

Jaq Chartier (MFA 1994) & Claire Cowie (MFA 1999) each have shows @E_Leach_Gallery in Sept

@fosterwhiteart is featuring Alden Mason, alum (BFA 1942, MFA 1947) and former professor, this month:

Another Portland show this month: Tanya Batura (BFA 1998) at Hap Gallery

Alan Fulle (BFA 1990) is one of the artists in Bellevue's biennial Bellwether exhibition:

Laura Hamje (BFA 2008) has a show, Climbing with Helen, at @BryanOhno Gallery this month:

#WeekendSuggestion go to Carkeek Park to see Rippling Water by Ingrid Lahti (MFA 1990) or watch this video:

Julie Nelson Davis (MA 1994, PhD 1997) is an @Penn professor + is working on a project @smithsonian @FreerSackler

Show includes Francie Allen (MFA 1975) & Amber Barney-Nivon (BFA 2016); pics here
@seattleartblog: - Eclectic and Kinetic Happening at Sculpture Northwest in Bellingham thru Oct. 1

Congrats to Leo Saul Berk (MFA 1999) for another public art commission! At the new Seattle water taxi terminal: @4Culture

Finally put 2 and 2 together: @LisaHarrisGal becomes Harris Harvey Gallery, now owned by Sarah Harvey (MA 2013)!

2016 @TheStranger Genius Awards are Sat! Read about our 2 alum nominees: Mario Lemafa & Barbara Earl Thomas

Staci Adman (BFA 1989) is one of the Kenmore Mural Project artists; exhibit at Kenmore City Hall thru 9/29:

Samantha Scherer (MFA 1997) shows "Aerial" at G. Gibson Gallery through Oct 8:

.@arcadenw issue 34.2 is out & it contains articles by Callie Neylan (MFA Design 2006) and Chad Hall (MDes 2016) / Karen Cheng @UWArtSci

Be sure to see "Things That Kill" with Prof Garvens & several alums at Prographica/KDR, now in Pioneer Square:

See "Unexpected Customs" with Claire Cowie (MFA 1999) & Akio Takamori at James Harris Gallery thru 10/8:

Congratulations to our alum! A well-deserved honor. @UWalum
@TheStranger: The Stranger Genius Award for art goes to: Barbara Earl Thomas! #GeniusAwards2016

Did you know? New Zinc Contemporary in Pioneer Square is run by Laura Zeck (MFA 1993)

Fiona McCargo (BFA 2002) among artists in show @ Shoreline City Hall thru 10/10; free panel discussion 10/6, 6-8pm:

Opening Friday @FryeArtMuseum is To: Seattle | Subject: Personal; 6 School alums (+ others in collectives?) included
[Leo Saul Berk (MFA 1999), Matt Browning (BFA 2007), Anne Fenton (BFA 2004), Isaac Layman (BFA 2003), Susie J. Lee (MFA 2006), Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012)]

Get tix now for "Clear & Sweet" by Zoe Scofield & Juniper Shuey (BFA 2001) coming to @OtB_SEA Oct 20-22:

Opening Saturday @MuseumNWArt is Matched Makers: NW Artist Couples; 16 artists are School-related (incl Prof Zirpel)

We're happy to see what Ben Shown (MFA Design 2010) is up to; are there other School-related folks participating?
@gotectonic: Come to @seattleinteract in Oct to hear our creative director @benkshown talk about designing at Tectonic for malleable mediums! #SIC16

#WeekendSuggestion 2: Read @RealChangeNews article about #BarbaraEarlThomas exhibit @ BIMA Show extended to 10/9

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