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Alumni News – July 2018

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Submitted on August 1, 2018 - 3:30pm

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

Opening #FirstThursday (7/5) @HarrisHarveyGal is Urban Landscape by Lisa Snow Lady (BA 1979, BFA 1991)

Bill Baber (BFA 1989) is one of the artists featured at Gallery IMA on #FirstThursday & until July 28

See This Noble Work at Inscape with Kendall Cortese (BA 2012), Ramie Kraun (BA 2017) & Kristen Ramirez (MFA 2004); opens #FirstThursday

Opening tonight at Linda Hodges Gallery are solo shows by Tarran Sklenar (MFA 2017) & Jonathan Happ (MFA 2014) #FirstThursday

See a few photos of Mary Iverson's (BA 1989, MFA 2002) Facebook AIR creation in Seattle

#WeekendReading @City_Arts article titled "The Trees Give Up Their Secrets" about Eirik Johnson's (BFA 1997) most recent project

#WeekendSuggestion One day exhibition @bridge_pro on Sat, 7/7, 12-7pm includes Emily Gherard (MFA 2004) and Kim Van Someren (staff and MFA 2004)

Jeanne Quinn (MFA 1995) is the 2018 Jean Griffith Fellowship Artist @potterynw Join her for a lecture on Fri, 7/13

Kayla Mohammadi (BFA 1998) opens an exhibition of new paintings at Caldbeck Gallery in Maine today

Read "What Legacy is Left?" a discussion between Kristen Ramirez (MFA 2004) & artistic colleague Angelina Villalobos in @City_Arts

Summer Dreams @WinstonWachter includes Duffy De Armas (BA 2010) in Electric Coffin & Jennifer Zwick (BFA 2004); Q&A on Sat, 7/21

How cool! 2 of the 5 are alums: Barbara Earl Thomas (BA 1973, MFA 1977) & George Rodriguez (MFA 2009)
@seattlebusiness: These are the Seattle artists you should know about:

Read this! Then visit the exhibition, which opens on Friday
@Crosscut: In the canyon of Seattle's South Lake Union, artist Katie Miller (BFA 2003) is creating a microcosmic urban landscape at @MadArtSeattle:

Stop by G. Gibson Gallery this Friday (7/20) for the opening of Thick as Thieves, which includes Cable Griffith (MFA 2002) & Kimberly Trowbridge (MFA 2006) plus Prof Emeritus Robert C. Jones

ICYMI @UWalum Robin Held (MA 1998) becomes Executive Director of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at WSU on Aug 7 @WSUArtMuseum @WSUPullman

Kristen Ramirez (MFA 2004) is among the artists who'll be there on Saturday (7/21)
@4Culture: Will we see you on the SODO Track this Saturday? Meet the artists! Take a tour! Buy a print! Lots more details here:

Read the @UWArtSci article about a spring quarter book arts class taught by IVA Lecturer and alum Claire Cowie (MFA 1999):

#WeekendSuggestion Visit the Magnuson Park Gallery to see augmented reality artworks on Sat, 7/21, 5-8pm; includes Alan Fulle (BFA 1990)

#WeekendReading A blog post from @seattleartfair featuring Barbara Earl Thomas (BA 1973, MFA 1977) #seattleartfair

#WeekendSuggestion 2: the weather was fine and the sea and the sky were both blue and soft by Mel Carter (BFA 2014) & Francesca Lohmann on Saturday afternoon (7/21)

@UWalum Renee Erickson (BFA 1995) continues to expand her presence in Seattle
@SeattleMet: Renee Erickson and Jeremy Price didn't set out to run an empire, but after acquiring most of Josh Henderson's restaurants, Sea Creatures now boasts a whopping 21 properties

Ellen Xu (MFA 2016) is showing Chimerical at the Hamiltonian Gallery in Washington, DC, thru Aug 4: @hamiltoniandc

We hear that @UWalum (BFA 2015) & current @UW Art History grad student Miha Sarani will make an appearance on @KING5Evening tonight; show starts at 7:30pm We can't wait! @uwnews [alternate link:]

Did you know? Tzyy Yi (Amy) Young (BFA 2016) is an artist in residence @potterynw? We'll be keeping an eye out for her exhibition

Listen to an interview with Emily Gherard (MFA 2004) who recently taught in the School:

Better late than never: Read an @ArtinfoUK interview with  Shio Kusaka (BFA 2001) about her pots + a @nytimesarts article about her & husband Jonas Wood's (MFA 2002) collection

A brief piece by Brian Boram (BFA Design 1987) in @arcadenw

Pine is a new book (and vinyl album) by Eirik Johnson (BFA 1997) being pre-sold by @MinorMattersBks Get it now!

Read about student art @uwbotanicgarden Be sure to follow the link in the first sentence to a separate article about a new work by MFA student Connor Walden: [Work by Rebecca Chernow (MFA 2014) and Amber Barney-Nivón (BFA 2016) is included.]

#WeekendSuggestion Seattle Emerging Arts Fair on Saturday evening (7/28); includes alums Alana Crawley (BA 2016) & Tara McDermott (BFA 2005) @Seattleartpost

#WeekendReading @artisttrust profile of Professor Emerita and alum Patti Warashina (BA 1962, MFA 1964)

#WeekendReading from @thedaily: Nice piece about this alum whose star is rising; see him at #seattleartfair
@fosterwhiteart: A big thank you to Lisa Gyuro of the UW Daily for writing such an eloquent article about George Rodriguez (MFA 2009) and his upcoming show at the Seattle Art Fair

#SeattleArtFair is almost here! Read our post about School-affiliated people in the fair & Seattle area exhibitions

Mythos is the new exhibition opening #FirstThursday @GalleryIMA with work by alum Koren Christofides (BA 1975, BFA 1982, MFA 1984)

We're excited to see the ceramic & glass work by Senior Lecturer / alum Timea Tihanyi (MFA 2003) at Linda Hodges Gallery this month #FirstThursday