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Alumni News – February 2018

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Submitted on February 10, 2018 - 3:03pm

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

Alum Peter Reiquam (BFA 1982) selected to create another public artwork in Seattle: @SeattleArts

#WeekendSuggestion Disrupting Aging is the PechaKucha Night theme @MuseumNWArt with alums Francie Allen (MFA 1975), Anne Focke (BA 1967), and others:

#WeekendSuggestion 2: See the Neddy Artist Awards Exhibition at studio e; includes alums Dakota Gearhart (MFA 2013) and Tuan Nguyen (MFA 1999)

Alum Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) is showing solo in the @UpforGallery booth at Material in Mexico City later this week:

See Works on Paper @GalleryIMA with alums Alan Corkery Hahn (MFA 2000) and Kathleen Skeels (BFA 1978)

Clay & Politics is open @potterynw with 3 professors (Doug Jeck, Jamie Walker, Patti Warashina) & 2 alums (George Rodriguez, MFA 2009; Kathleen Skeels, BFA 1978) Join them for the Feb 9 reception & the Feb 10 symposium

Read @City_Arts article about a new Capitol Hill art space opening in March It's co-run by alum Serrah Russell (BFA 2009)

Alum & IVA Lecturer Claire Cowie (MFA 1999) has work in Assemblage and Collage @E_Leach_Gallery through March 31:

Alum & staff member Michael Van Horn (MFA 1987) won a @4Culture Tech Specific grant to mount a solo exhibition by Shana Moulton at Veronica

Alum Susan Singleton (BA 1974, MFA 1976) is in a 3-person exhibition titled Substrate: Underlying Currents at San Juan Islands Museum of Art from Feb 17 to May 7: @_SJIMA

Watch a short video about alum Eirik Johnson (BFA 1997) and his work in the current @henryartgallery exhibition

We love our dream team of Instructional Technicians! They've been nominated for a @UW Distinguished Staff Award [includes alums Andrew Fallat (MFA 2007), Flyn O'Brien (BDes 2013), Michael Van Horn (MFA 1987), and Kim Van Someren (MFA 2004)]

Did you see the new Alaska Airlines uniform unveiled in January & designed by @UWalum Luly Yang (BFA Design 1990)?

Art History alum Elissa Favero (MA 2011) had a short piece of writing published last week:

Are you in Brooklyn next Tuesday (Feb 27)? If yes, check out this improvised collaboration between blindfolded artist and alum Ford Crull (BFA 1976) and musician Brandon Ross @BRICartsmedia

RT @emilypothast: I got interviewed a little in this writeup about the first issue of MONDAY, the new journal from the @uwsoa's Jacob Lawrence Gallery @museumofmonday [Emily Pothast (MFA 2005)]

Alum Eirik Johnson (BFA 1997) is participating in a discussion related to the Elwha Dam #atthehenry on Mar 10; there were only a few seats remaining last week, so get yours now

Opening at Shift Gallery on #FirstThursday is a solo show titled Abstracts by alum Eric Day Chamberlain (BA/BFA 1997)

Opening Mar 1 @CoCASeattle is Art ∩ Math, which includes faculty member Timea Tihanyi (MFA 2003) & her Slip Rabbit studio as well as alum Amber Barney-Nivon (BFA 2016) #FirstThursday #ARTnMATH

Read about an @electriccoffin 2-story display done in NYC for this year's Fashion Week; the group includes alum Patrick "Duffy" De Armas (BA 2010)