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Alumni News – August 2017

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Submitted on September 8, 2017 - 10:52am

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

"Tiny" is Gavriella Aguilar's show in the (ANTI)thesis series; join her Wed, 8/2, 6-9pm:

6 of 8 artists in @ZINCcontempo invitational show opening #FirstThursday have School ties: Layne Kleinart (BFA 1992), Holly Ballard Martz (BFA 1988), Gene Gentry McMahon (BFA 1976, MFA 1978), Barbara Robertson (MFA 1979), Shirley Scheier (Associate Professor Emeritus), and Katy Stone (MFA 1994)

Out of Sight opens this week in a new venue, & we have several School-affiliated folks included:

Anna Mlasowsky (MFA 2016) is in a 2-person show @travergallery that opens TODAY!

Kimberly Trowbridge (MFA 2006) is in "On Paper" @HarrisHarveyGal opening TONIGHT for #FirstThursday

Several recent IxD alums — Nick Allred, Dillon Baker, Kylen Dent, Jun Lee, Dwight Stoddard, and Abe Poultridge — presented @MicrosoftDesign Expo in July & won Best Social Impact; watch a video:

LIKE LOVE at Base is having a reception tomorrow night (8/4); five School-affiliated folks are part of the show: Nola Avienne (MFA 2007), Lydia Bassis (BFA 2003), Celeste Cooning (MFA 2007), Saya Moriyasu (BA/BFA 1991), Timea Tihanyi (Senior Lecturer and MFA 2003)

Stop by Bryan Ohno Gallery during #SeattleArtFair to see the solo show of Laura Hamje (BFA 2008)

One more (ANTI)thesis show; this week it is Daniela Mora & Ryna Frankel on Wed, 8/9, 6-9pm:

Erik ReeL (BFA 1975) is in a 2-person exhibition at The Porch Gallery in Ojai through August 20:

Did you miss Counter-Couture @WEareBAM, curated by Michael Cepress (MFA 2006)? You have until 8/20 to see it in NYC:

Bryan Robertson (MFA 2016) is showing "Altar of Commerce" at Cathy Gregory Studio Gallery in St. Louis through 8/26:

Kudos to our alum!
@UW: @uwsoa grad & @kcmetrobus driver Nathan Vass ’09 uses creativity/compassion to manage tough night route: #UWserves

Peiran Tan (BDes 2017) is reviewing for Typographica; read his July piece on Nordvest:

Cyclist & artist W. Scott Trimble (MFA 2003) will be creating artwork to integrate into the Eastside Rail Corridor

Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) showing in "Art Work: An Exploration of Labor" in Ghent, NY, through Oct 1:

Amy Keeling (MDes 2012) has work included in The Book of Circles: Visualizing Spheres of Knowledge

ICYMI @UWalum Maurice Woods (BFA Design 1995, MFA Design 2005) will be talking about Race + Design for @aigaseattle on 9/7, 6:30pm:

Three of six recipients of @ptcentrum 2017 Emerging Artist Residencies are alums: Benjamin Gale-Schreck (MFA 2016), Mario Lemafa (BFA 2013), Anna Mlasowsky (MFA 2016)

ICYMI: @UWalum Susie Lee (MFA 2006) is a finalist for a 2017 Mayor's Arts Award in the Arts & Innovation category @SeattleArts

Three of the artists in "Untitled" at Shift Gallery are alums — Ruth Marie Tomlinson (MFA 1990), Nathan Vass (BFA 2009), Stephen Sewell (MFA 2012); closes 9/2!

My Swirly Brain & Other Oddities by alum Gale Johansen (BFA 1981) @SchackArtCenter thru 9/9; she's their Artist of the Year!

Heading to Portland for the holiday weekend? Stop by @PDXArtMuseum & see projects by alum Ellen Lesperance (BFA 1995)

Alums Kalina Chung (BFA 2016) & Sofia Babaeva (BFA 2012) have work in this year's @seattlecenter Sculpture Walk thru Dec 31 @SeattleArts

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