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Alumni News – May 2017

Submitted on June 5, 2017 - 11:06am

This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of May 2017. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there.

And, one of the artists is an @UWalum: Devon Midori Hale (BFA 2009)
@TheStranger: Just in time for May Day: A bold mural depicting the history of laborers and migrants will be unveiled in Seattle. t.co/rnI1QRVZzS

Emily Wood (BA 1992) opens "Wandering Down the Road" @HarrisHarveyGal on #FirstThursday bit.ly/2rMZGdk

Red May begins! 3 alums (Hami Bahadori, Matt Bell, & Justen Waterhouse, all BFA 2015) among the organizers; read @City_Arts: bit.ly/2qrpMjd

Opening #FirstThursday at Zinc Contemporary is solo show "Dirty Laundry" by Layne Kleinart (BFA 1992) bit.ly/2oRio3z

Katie Miller (BFA 2003) opens "Palimpsest" @4Culture Gallery on #FirstThursday: bit.ly/2saeK5y

Juliana Wisdom (BFA 2010) selected by WCCW to work in the art collections @TheHuntington during 2017; read more: bit.ly/2pYRNkH

Linda Hodges Gallery has solo show by alum Polina Tereshina (BFA 2013) bit.ly/2sKbtqn + alum Hannah O'Gorman (MFA 2012) in BLUR Gallery bit.ly/2rXq5Gn #FirstThursday

Alyson Shotz (MFA 1991) works in Brooklyn but has a solo show at James Harris Gallery in May/June: bit.ly/2p5hq1W #FirstThursday

Kathy Liao (BA 2006, BFA 2008) has a solo show "Lingering Presence" @ Prographica/KDR opening TONIGHT bit.ly/2owVzBM #FirstThursday

Looks like Bill Whipple (BFA 1970) will be missed @pa4culture, but we should be seeing more of his artwork: bit.ly/2rMRV7x

We're proud of @UWalum Sarah Lindley (MFA 2001)! She was recently appointed to an endowed professorship @kcollege bit.ly/2qYMtKo

Read @City_Arts article about @4Culture exhibit in April that included 2 alums — Max Cleary (BFA 2014) and Alex Boeschenstein (BA 2015) — bit.ly/2pBRFqX

ICYMI: 4 alums have done Facebook Artist in Residence projects — Evan Blackwell (MFA 2008), Patrick "Duffy" De Armas (BA 2010) in Electric Coffin, Claire Cowie (MFA 1999), and Katy Stone (MFA 1994); read more & follow links to photo galleries from our news post: bit.ly/2rXejvy

Buy your tix now for May 23 JASSW lecture by Stephen Salel (MA 2006) at Seattle Art Museum bit.ly/2psmQ3S @iheartSAM

2 MFA students (Clare Halpine, Alex Kang) + 1 alum (Jacob Foran, MFA 2010) are @City_Arts Art Walk Awards finalist; RSVP for 5/11 event: bit.ly/2qTlKiK

Also on May 11: We The People from The Hello Poster Show @ Melrose Market Studios; silkscreened posters for a cause: bit.ly/2rMC4Wg; included Rebecca Guss (BA 2005), Thomas Ham (BFA Design 2006), Benjamin K. Shown (MFA Design 2010), and Studio Matthews

ICYMI watch video about @DenverArtMuseum & @HistoryColorado collaborative exhibit; includes Jennifer R. Henneman (PhD 2016) : bit.ly/2op7kui

Proud to see Jonas Wood (MFA 2002) as a "heavy hitter of contemporary art" in an @artnet auction thru 5/16

Holly Ballard Martz (BFA 1988) featured @zincartobject for Edmonds Art Walk on May 18 & thru June 12: bit.ly/2r9D82X

A great, in-depth interview with Industrial Design alum Steve Kaneko of Microsoft Design, "Learning by Doing and Other Design Lessons," bit.ly/2rXkVub

Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) has work in Marginalia @drawingcenter in NYC through June 11: bit.ly/2p2gvwP

Wow! Look what happened with the work of Jonas Wood (MFA 2002) @Sothebys in NYC tonight @UWalum
@artdetective: Jonas Wood's moment continues with a flurry of bids at the start of @Sothebys sale #now selling for record $950,000 #artmarket bit.ly/2rXkEaq

A very worthwhile discussion this week
@artisttrust: Join us Greg Kucera Gallery 5/25 for a discussion on state of galleries in Seattle. Proceeds benefit #artisttrust! bit.ly/2rEEkwL [Kucera received a BFA in 1980.]

In NYC? Go see this show by June 25; Ariana Page Russell our alum (MFA 2005)
@stephenplatform: OPENING TOMORROW @ Invisible-Exports, NYC, "Cheap Suitcase," group show including Ariana Page Russell's photos. bit.ly/2qV1Pob

Cool! Hilary Lee got her BA in IVA, 2001
@seattlecenter: #IAmSeattleCenter Hilary Lee, Exhibition Manager at @ChihulyGG. Hilary started working at the Chihuly museum in May 2012, when it opened. bit.ly/2qRgzjM

Worthwhile event! Many @UWalum participating including our own Emily Pothast (MFA 2005); more info: bit.ly/2sKxsgK
@pechakucha_sea: PKN SEA v71: Interrupting Whiteness @SPLBuzz Th 6/1. Join us for a critically important community conversation @KUOW #InterruptWhiteness

Six of our alums have won Artist Trust Fellowships — Julie Alpert (MFA 2008), Jacob Foran (MFA 2010), Eirik Johnson (BFA 1997), Dave Kennedy (MFA 2013), Anna Mlasowsky (MFA 2016), and Yuki Nakamura (MFA 1997); congrats to them & thank you @artisttrust + their supporters bit.ly/2q8XiOE

Lily Martina Lee (BFA 2009) doing Artist Lab May 27-Jul 16 @BoiseArtMuseum ; related to 2017 Idaho Triennial bit.ly/2kNzvxV

#WeekendSuggestion Dreamland Sinkhole (art + performance) at Andralamusya on Sat, 5/27, 7:30-10:30pm andralamusya.weebly.com/ [includes Keeara Rhoades (MFA 2008) and Hanita Schwartz (MFA 2010)]

Opening #FirstThursday @GKuceraGallery is a group show including alums Roger Shimomura (BA 1961) & Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) bit.ly/2qYX6Nt

Matt Browning (BFA 2007) is completing his MFA @UBCAHVA bit.ly/2qsVtYa + he's in the Whitney Biennial bit.ly/2j13zYh

Saturday night is the Strange Coupling exhibition! bit.ly/2rE6Nmy Included alums are: Ripple Fang (BFA 2014), Dakota Gearhart (MFA 2013), Andrew Hoeppner (MFA 2014), Margie Livingston (MFA 1999), Nicole Ramirez (BFA Design 2011), and Amy Simons (BFA 2014) bit.ly/2rXsbpF

Gale Johansen (BFA 1981) is showing at The Gallery at Town Center in Lake Forest Park thru 6/24 bit.ly/2r5Axse @SLFPAC

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