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Alumni News – September 2017

Submitted on October 8, 2017 - 1:15pm

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

Several School alums in the results of the @UWArtSci There's a Job for That! quiz bit.ly/2hWMOOW

Opening #FirstThursday @GKuceraGallery is Equivalence by Chris Engman (BFA 2003) bit.ly/2xgfIwS

Molten Menagerie @SOILArtGallery includes 3 alums — Robin Crookall (BFA 2007), Sean Howe (BFA 2007), Lauren Klenow (BA/BA 2007) bit.ly/2y1I2Gn; alum Nola Avienne (MFA 2007) shows Sleep Study in the Backspace bit.ly/2kyemv5 #FirstThursday

MexAm Northwest Festival runs Sep 10-17; @UWalums Alfredo Arreguin (BA 1967, MFA 1969) and Kristen Ramirez (MFA 2004) are in a related exhibit www.mexamnw.com

Alum Alwyn O'Brien (MFA 2010) shows Daughter at James Harris Gallery bit.ly/2wTOwa2 Open #FirstThursday & continues thru Oct 14

Great work by alum Tamar Benzikry!
@ColumnsMag: Tamar Benzikry (@uwjewst, @uwsoa 2005) coordinated SODO Tracks, a project to cover two miles of a transit corridor with murals by 50+ artists bit.ly/2yQZRVD

Another #FirstThursday reception: alums Max Cleary (BFA 2014) & Meg Hartwig (MFA 2013) have shows at Recology AIR Program @CleanScapes  bit.ly/2xemrdJ

Reception Sat (9/9), 3-5pm, at G. Gibson Gallery for shows by alum Cable Griffith (MFA 2002) & Prof Emeritus Robert C. Jones bit.ly/2hBV4UJ

Notions of Home opens 9/14 @PhotoNorthwest We see 7 alums — Zack Bent (MFA 2008), Erin Elyse Burns (MFA 2009), Joe Freeman (MFA 2014), Eirik Johnson (BFA 1997), Emily Hanako Momohara (BA/BFA 2001), Serrah Russell (BFA 2009), Ross Sawyers (MFA 2007) — bit.ly/2vkeeAm

Another 9/14 reception is for Industrial Strength at SAM Gallery bit.ly/2wTMzdY Includes alum Iskra Johnson (BFA 1985) @iheartSAM

Alum Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) is showing General Song @UpforGallery in Portland, Oregon, thru Oct 14 bit.ly/2gqx7yK

#WeekendSuggestion Head to Bainbridge Island to see work by alum Pat Espey (BFA 1988) in A Place at the Table @BIArtsCrafts bit.ly/2hW8gUu

#WeekendSuggestion 2: Also on Bainbridge Island, Ashley Armitage (BFA 2016) in Women in Photography @BIMuseumofArt bit.ly/2xDDz9Z

ICYMI Nathan Vass (BFA 2009) has a blog about his life as a bus driver bit.ly/2vqdNZi While there, check out his artwork too

Spread the word about the Rockland Residency in Seattle! rocklandresidency.com Created by 2 alums: Jodi Rockwell (MFA 2001) & Shawn Landis (BFA 2002)

Tomorrow night (9/21)! Invent Together with Prof Axel Roesler & 2 alums: Susie Lee (MFA 2006) and Elisabeth Patterson (MA 2012) bit.ly/2xkJqmo #SDF17 @DiPSeattle
@pechakucha_sea: Seattle Invents Together Th 9/21. Join us 4 our 72nd city-wide PK: 9 presenters, 1 amazing evening @SPLBuzz. @SeaDesignFest, @CornishCollege

We are proud to see @UWalum Graham Boettcher (MA 1999) in this new role. Congratulations!!
@bhammuseum: We are excited to announce Dr. Graham C. Boettcher as the new Director of the BMA! bit.ly/2yzd3Cl

Erin Elyse Burns (MFA 2009) shows new work in Wild Family at Border Patrol in Portland, Maine, thu Oct 28: border-patrol.net

Read "Victorian Britain in the Mile High City" by Jennifer R. Henneman (PhD 2016) on The Floating Academy blog bit.ly/2wYJkAx

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