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Alumni News – January 2018

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Submitted on January 5, 2018 - 3:27pm

This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of January 2018. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there.

Opening tomorrow @ James Harris Gallery is Selvedge by Claire Cowie (current IVA Lecturer, Full Time, and MFA 1999); artist talk on Saturday at 11am #FirstThursday

Closing soon at Museum @Voorlinden in The Netherlands is the first joint European exhibition of work by alums Shio Kusaka (BFA 2001) & Jonas Wood (MFA 2002):

Read @VanguardSeattle about alum Julia Freeman's (MFA 2007) installation @METHODSeattle Last day to see it is Saturday!

Alum Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) is now showing General Song at Feature Hudson Foundation in New York; photos:

#WeekendSuggestion Two print exhibitions closing @CascadiaArt on Sunday; both include School folks, past and present:

#WeekendSuggestion 2: reception Saturday evening (Jan 6) at Veronica for alum Matt Browning's (BFA 2007) Moving-Metal

Alum Victoria Adams (BFA 1979) has an exhibition reception for "Wellspring" @woodsidebraseth on 1/11:

Alum Allison Collins (BA/BA/BFA 1975) is among the artists in this month's group show at Foster White:

Better late than never: Read @criticalread article "Stepping, In Time" by alum Elissa Favero (MA 2011):

Professor Emeritus Norman Lundin & alum Whiting Tennis (BFA 1984) both have exhibitions @GKuceraGallery in Jan/Feb

Read @VanguardSeattle article about alum Cathy McClure's (MFA 1997) "Dispossessed" @CoCASeattle See the show before it closes on Jan 13

ICYMI, there is a new book documenting Suyama Space; it's interesting to see how many School folks were involved over the years:

Platform is featuring alum Robert Yoder (MFA 1987) this month:

#WeekendSuggestion 2: In Portland? Check out this closing reception on Sat evening (1/13) for "What Happens in a Dark Place," which includes alum Serrah Russell (BFA 2009)

Congrats to alum Holly Ballard Martz (BFA 1988) for being chosen to participate in @intoactionus this week in Los Angeles; read more in an @ZINCcontempo email + see more from her series

Art History Assistant Professor Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse (MA 1998, PhD 2007) received a Dec 2017 fellowship grant from @NEHgov to complete a digital publication of the 1930 recordings done by anthropologist Franz Boas

Alum Timothy C. Ely (MFA 1975) is in a 2-person exhibition titled "Drawings & Digressions" @SchackArtCenter through Feb 8; artist lecture on Jan 19:

A big congrats to @UWalum & Professor Emeritus Patti Warashina (BA 1962, MFA 1964) for receiving a 2018 @USAforART Fellow award!

The Smart Bins project from Division of Design Professor Karen Cheng, Associate Professor Kristine Matthews (BFA Design 1990), and others received Honorable Mention in the 2017 @UXAwards

The @SchackArtCenter opens an exhibition today celebrating 25 years of their Artist of the Year awards; 4 alums are included: Chuck Close (BA 1962), Gale Johansen (BFA 1981), James Madison (BA 2000), Lisa Spreacker (BFA 1991)

Do you watch @TheCrownNetflix? If yes, then read this recent @thedailybeast article by @UWalum Levi Higgs (BA 2012) about the jewelry in that series:

Alum Trevor Foster (BFA 2012) has work in the International Mezzotint Invitational @davidsonprints this month

Design alum Jason Tselentis (MFA 2004) has an article about type designer Jonathan Hoefler in the most recent @printmag

Stop by our CMA Building tonight for a lecture by alum W. Scott Trimble (MFA 2003):

Alums Claire Putney & Caroline Kapp (both MFA 2007) are 2 of 3 collaborators involved with Thread(s) at CORE Gallery; reception #FirstThursday

Alum Betz Bernhard (MFA 1978)is in a 2-person show @ZINCcontempo that opens #FirstThursday & will be up through Mar 10: