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Alumni News – August 2018

Submitted on August 10, 2018 - 10:49am

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

1 Room is a nearby group exhibition only open during #seattleartfair ow.ly/ehKY30l3bxy We see Emily Gherard (MFA 2004), Sarah Norsworthy (MFA 2015), Whiting Tennis (BFA 1984), Polina Tereshina (BFA 2013), & Robert Yoder (MFA 1987) in the mix #FirstThursday #studioe1ROOM

Claire Tianyi Sun (BA 2017) is showing work in BLUR Gallery at Linda Hodges ow.ly/a3Fd30l9MHB #FirstThursday

@ZINCcontempo has extended Holly Ballard Martz's (BFA 1988) exhibition thru August 6! Be sure to take your selfie in front of her Danger of Nostalgia ow.ly/wpYT30l6mCw

Nice to see this alum's exhibition during Seattle Art Fair #FirstThursday
@HarrisHarveyGal: Mark Mueller's (MFA 1986) Chelsea Falls opens Thursday, August 2! - t.co/9m4cVHdcvj

The 2018 Shift Invitational includes alums Eric Day Chamberlain (BA/BFA 1997), Jodi Waltier (BFA 1986), Robin Nelson Wicks (BA 1984, MFA 1992), and Barbara Robertson (MFA 1979) ow.ly/o7aI30l3bXa #FirstThursday

Check out the work of this 2017 Design alum
@arcadenw: Peiran Tan, in collaboration with Karen Cheng, explores the tribulations of the H1-B visa process in the newest ARCADE article: bit.ly/2v3ZIyD

Opening tomorrow (8/3) at studio e is Becoming American with Barbara Earl Thomas (BA 1973, MFA 1977), Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) & others ow.ly/14pM30l3aiC

Check out this @Crosscut article + video about George Rodriguez (MFA 2009) and the work he showed at #seattleartfair ow.ly/RZgT30li3LU

Did you see that Phirak Suon (BFA 2013) & Jacob Foran (MFA 2010) received an Award of Excellence at BAM ARTSfair? ow.ly/tzbd30lidTz @WEareBAM Check out their work at foransuon.com

In Red Ink @MuseumNWArt includes Joe Feddersen (BFA 1983); it's up through September 23: ow.ly/1yFY30l01w7

Take advantage of free festival:festival on 8/10&11! Co-founded by current grad student Juan Franco, co-curated by mario lemafa (BFA 2013), + Ben Gale-Schreck (MFA 2016) & Brit Ruggirello (BFA 2015) among the artists ow.ly/VKnW30l38Ud

Nanz Aalund (MFA 2004) won a 2018 award for her late 2017 book A Jeweler's Guide to Apprenticeships: ow.ly/eDzH30l02TO + ow.ly/Hlfw30l02U9

Read or listen to an interview with Levi Higgs (BA 2012) about a famous zebra bracelet: ow.ly/AHFL30l02Nb @AntiquesMag

Read a @FryeArtMuseum Store blog post about weaver Hannah Ruth Levi (BA 2011) ow.ly/dgD030l2682

@evamayha [Eva Mayhabal Davis (BA 2013)] is co-organizing an exhibition at Bronx Art Space of HUMBLE, 15 artists from various tribal nations; support the artists: ow.ly/NUwc30libl3

Victoria Haven (BFA 1989) has work in Along the Edge @PDXart through Aug 25: ow.ly/l5dv30l02Jq

Saya Moriyasu (BA/BFA 1991), George Rodriguez (MFA 2009) & Samantha Scherer (MFA 1997) are among the artists whose work is being considered for purchase by @ShorelineWAGov ow.ly/4nAW30kN9Pc

Eva Mayhabal Davis (BA 2013) has been doing some interesting work in NYC after graduating; check out Nueva Luz 21.1 ow.ly/eJu930l03gd and ow.ly/XW0J30l03hM + ow.ly/hDTw30l03ii

#WeekendReading A @City_Arts article about festival:festival ow.ly/ERrD30lmNEB Then get out and participate TODAY! ow.ly/cNmu30lmNFl [alums involved listed above]

We learned this morning through @City_Arts that Kimberly Trowbridge is part of the band My Future Self & they have a gig tomorrow night at Vermillion; check it out! ow.ly/6qQE30lo7kD

Exciting news from last week: Assistant Professor Aaron Flint Jamison & Senior Lecturer Timea Tihanyi (MFA 2003) are both finalists for the 2018 Neddy Artist Awards! ow.ly/FlEk30lmoEc @uwnews @UWArtSci

@UWalum Susie Lee (MFA 2006) is now hosting The Stuff Around Us, with the first episode being about clay; brought to you by @KCTS9 & @Crosscut
@KCTS9: How clay has shaped the Pacific Northwest: t.co/4NmH6fF6DO @SusieLeeSeattle

Check this out on Friday evening!
@emilypothast: SEATTLE! FRIDAY AUG. 17: THIRST @ AURA 7 - 10 pm. One night only; THIRST is a multimedia installation by recent @uwsoa MFA grad Katie Schroeder (MFA 2018) on themes of desire, intimacy, and vampirism. AURA is a new art gallery inside my home. bit.ly/2OanSPo [Emily Pothast (MFA 2005)]

Jessica Perrin (BDes 2018) has two @Adobe Design Achievement Awards seminfinalist projects ow.ly/JPRt30lmORQ + ow.ly/mLpg30lmOS1 Design Senior Justin McKissick has one as well ow.ly/gezu30lmOSz @UWArtSci

Nice to see this alum's work featured
@stephenplatform: (re) VIEW: a late summer look back is our August Spotlight featuring work by Platform artists including Donnabelle Casis (MFA 1997). This is "Untitled" (27d-15), 2017, pen and gouache on paper, 16 x 20 inches, unframed $1,500. This and more at bit.ly/2MiKFXy @thisisdbc

Have you seen The Presence of Absence by Katie Miller (BFA 2003) @MadArtSeattle yet? If not, you better get on over there before it closes on Saturday ow.ly/ginA30logAr

Anna Wager (PhD 2018) is the guest in a Victorian Scribblers podcast episode about Victorian Art Adaptations ow.ly/oUQr30li58D

@UWalum Lucas Spivey (BA 2009) wants to expand his Culture Hustlers podcast & you can help ow.ly/iEk430li4QB Read what we wrote about him in February ow.ly/lP7730li4O0

Spending time on San Juan Island? Be sure to check out Becoming American with Barbara Earl Thomas (BA 1973, MFA 1977) (English & American Camps), Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) (English Camp) & others ow.ly/M62J30l3aqp

Almost missed this! Tonight is a sold out @TEDxSeattle Adventure with @UWalum Luly Yang (BFA 1990); there is a wait list: ow.ly/gGwi30lr87c

Read article by Professor Kristine Matthews (BFA 1990) currently featured on homepage of @SEGD about OMA&D 50th anniversary exhibition project ow.ly/k5q430lr0W0 @UWArtSci

Be sure to see the 3D printed ceramics by Timea Tihanyi (MFA 2003) & her #sliprabbitstudio at Linda Hodges Gallery this month, or at least look at pics in this @Seattlemag article: ow.ly/nztC30lidyM

We count 4 alums among the artists in this year's Clayfest Northwest: Jacob Foran (MFA 2010), Phirak Suon (BFA 2013), George Rodriguez (MFA 2009), Tzyy Yi (Amy) Young (BFA 2016) ow.ly/ABLH30kN7YO

Did you know? Susan Robb (MFA 1995) is 1 of 2 artists in residence with the City of Tacoma: ow.ly/Tixf30kYVFh

Timea Tihanyi (MFA 2003) will give an artist talk on Saturday, 8/25, at noon in Linda Hodges Gallery ow.ly/ACXX30lmO8O

ICYMI Watch or read last month's interview with Miha Sarani (BFA 2015 + current MA student) on @KING5Evening ow.ly/R9HS30l9HOn

We had another person featured on @KING5Evening just this week: @UWalum & IVA Senior Lecturer Timea Tihanyi (MFA 2003) ow.ly/BrJp30lwVFV #3Dprinting @uwnews

#WeekendSuggestion Join Celeste Cooning (MFA 2007) & many others at the Arts in Nature Festival at Camp Long both Sat & Sun ow.ly/GhR530ltRAN

This afternoon (8/25) at Genesee Park see how alum Margie Livingston (MFA 1999) drags a painting in Circumambulation: A Participatory Performance  ow.ly/BBbH30lxYeF

Recent interview by @DiPSeattle of spiltmilk — Sahm Lee, Dana Golan, Sam Spaeth (all BDes 2018) — ow.ly/anXv30lrc3I about their Passion Project ow.ly/mGMZ30lrc55

Read about @UWalum Nora Atkinson (BFA 2002) who is the Lloyd Herman Curator of Craft at the #RenwickGallery, which is part of @smithsonian @americanart ow.ly/sG6D30lxWmt

An exhibition @MuseumNWArt celebrates the work of Patty Detzer (BA 1974, BFA 1977), who passed away at the beginning of 2018: ow.ly/PCZG30l01E9

Listen to an ArtBeat NW interview with Holly Ballard Martz (BFA 1988) & Laura Zeck (MFA 1993) about Martz's exhibition at Zeck's gallery @ZINCcontempo  ow.ly/fGC130lxTyB Then go see the show before it closes 9/6

We see alums Donna Porter (BA 1982, BFA 1987, MFA 1988) & Janet Still (BA 1971, BFA 1985, MFA 1987) in Clay? VII @kirklandarts thru 9/8; are there other alums? ow.ly/JKDL30l27rA

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