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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

Opening #FirstThursday @GKuceraGallery is Equivalence by Chris Engman (BFA 2003)

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

Alum Alwyn O'Brien (MFA 2010) shows Daughter at James Harris Gallery 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

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

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

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) —

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

Alum Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) is showing General Song @UpforGallery in Portland, Oregon, thru Oct 14

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

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

ICYMI Nathan Vass (BFA 2009) has a blog about his life as a bus driver While there, check out his artwork too

Spread the word about the Rockland Residency in Seattle! 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) #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!

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

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

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