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Alumni News – October 2018

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Submitted on November 8, 2018 - 12:55pm

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

Happy to see that Matt Browning (BFA 2007) received a Luminary Artist Award from @MuseumNWArt last week in addition to alum Joe Feddersen (BFA 1983)

Paul Metivier (MFA 2001) & Kathleen Skeels (BFA 1978) will each have solo exhibitions @GalleryIMA this month #FirstThursday

@fosterwhiteart is featuring Allison Collins (BA/BFA 1975) during October #FirstThursday

We see alums Richard Morhous (BFA 1970), Lisa Snow Lady (BA 1979, BFA 1991), and Emily Wood (BA 1992) in Fall Focus @HarrisHarveyGal #FirstThursday

Victoria Adams (BFA 1979), the late Paul Havas (MFA 1965), and late Professors Emeriti Jacob Lawrence and Ambrose Patterson are in Interpreting the Landscape @woodsidebraseth #FirstThursday

Zack Bent (MFA 2008) is showing In Memoria at Glass Box Gallery from tonight through November 10 #FirstThursday

#WeekendSuggestion 2: Opening reception for This Is Our Home, Where We Belong on Saturday, October 6, 4-5:30pm at the Central Library; part of yəhaw̓ it includes Denise Emerson (BFA Design 1997) @SPLBuzz @SeattleArts

#WeekendSuggestion 4: Dreamland Sinkhole is Saturday, October 6, 8-10:30pm; includes Maria Phillips (MFA 1997), Zack Bent (MFA 2008), and is hosted by Hanita Schwartz (MFA 2010)

Just ran across this profile of George Rodriguez (MFA 2009) where he talks about the @artisttrust support he has received; it's worth a read

ICYMI Pottery NW shared last week that our alum & their long time supporter Jean Griffith (MFA 1963) passed away in late September at the impressive age of 97

Collin Bampton (BFA 2016) has work in the 2017 Pilchuck Emerging Artists in Residence exhibition @SchackArtCenter through November 3

In addition to having her work featured in Taste at Seattle Art Museum, Iskra Johnson (FA 1985) is in Digital Maneuvers at SAM Gallery @iheartSAM

Interesting read: a @nytimes article about artist-designed rugs that features @UWalum Jonas Wood (MFA 2002)

So proud! @UW faculty member & @UWalum Timea Tihanyi is a winner of the Neddy Artist Award! @uwnews @UWArtSci @City_Arts @neddyatcornish

Be sure to check out @BorealisSeattle between tonight & Sunday night; grad students Jeremy Vin & Lucy copper plus alum David Halsell (BFA 2004) have work on display

#WeekendSuggestion 1: Head to Bainbridge Island Museum of Art to see the solo exhibition of @UWalum Alfredo Arreguin (BA 1967, MFA 1969)

#WeekendSuggestion 2: Stop by @bridge_pro on Saturday evening for the opening of Into Its Own Echo by staff member & alum Kim Van Someren (MFA 2004)

Are you attending the @seattleinteract conference this week? Be sure to see the talk by @benkshown (MFA Design 2010) tomorrow morning

Another alum speaking @seattleinteract! Selina Petosa (BFA Design 1995) is also giving her presentation tomorrow

Did you know? New grad student & alum Shuo Yin (BFA 2017) did the drawing for the 2018 Gates Volunteer Service Award winners Jan & Neal Dempsey

Head on over to Port Townsend on Saturday, October 27, to visit the Emerging Artist Residency Open Studio, which includes Cicelia Ross-Gotta (MFA 2017) & Hongzhe "Benji" Liang (BFA 2015):

We are very sad to share this news about @UWalum Yoko Ott (BFA 1999), an arts professional who had wide-ranging impact
@ARTnewsmag: Yoko Ott, executive director of Portland’s Yale Union, dies at 48

Congratulations to Kalina Chung (BFA 2016) & Cicelia Ross-Gotta (MFA 2017) for their GAP Awards!
@artisttrust: Artist Trust is proud to announce the recipients of its 2018 Grants for Artist Projects (GAP) Award. A total of $92,000 will be directly invested in…

Emily Pothast (MFA 2005) is doing a monthly lecture series for @gageacademy Georgetown starting TOMORROW October 25:

So happy to see @UWalum Karen Lorene (BFA 1980) being recognized! Her Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery has supported many other alums over the years; direct link to story:
@artisttrust: On Thursday, November 15, former AT Board Member and long-time Benefit Art Auction supporter Karen will be presented with the 2018 Creative Catalyst Award…

Open now through December 1 at G. Gibson Gallery: PINE by Eirik Johnson (BFA 1997) Artist talk & reception on October 27 at 1pm

ICYMI @UWalum Nathan Vass (BFA 2009) was named one of Seattle's Most Influential People 2018: The Next Generation @Seattlemag

Kimberly Trowbridge (MFA 2006) & Mike Magrath (MFA 2004) have ateliers @gageacademy; they & some of their students have work in Departure/Arrival through November 5:

@HarrisHarveyGal is showing work by Emily Wood (BA 1992) during November in Sky, Field, and Shore #FirstThursday

SAM Gallery is having a 45th Anniversary Show & Perri Howard (BFA 1996) is included #FirstThursday @iheartSAM

Zero Point is an exhibition of work by Erik ReeL (BFA 1975) at GraySpace Art Gallery in Santa Barbara, CA, through November 11:

Kristen Ramirez (MFA 2004) is featured in November at the @4Culture gallery with Mapping & Mocking the Anthropocene #FirstThursday