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Alumni News – March 2019

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Submitted on April 1, 2019 - 2:49pm

This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of March 2019. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there.

We are so very happy to announce that @UWalum Steve Kaneko (BFA Design) has been named recipient of the 2019 Anne Focke Arts Leadership Award! @UW @UWArtSci

Congrats to @UWalum Renee Erickson (BFA 1995) for being an Outstanding Chef semifinalist in this year's James Beard Foundation Awards @beardfoundation

March 7 in the Jacob Lawrence Gallery are the Strange Coupling 2019 auctions + pairing announcements Be there! Alums included are Ben Gale-Schreck (MFA 2016), Cicelia Ross-Gotta (MFA 2017), Devon Hale (BFA 2009), Kristen Ramirez (MFA 2004), and Sol Hashemi (BFA 2009)

Barbara Berger (BFA 1968) & Heather Saddler (BFA 1981) have work in the March exhibition at The Art Project in Bainbridge

Richard Morhous (BFA 1970) opens The Color of Light @HarrisHarveyGal on #FirstThursday

Did you know? @UWalum John Impert (MA 2009, PhD 2012) published a book last year & an exhibition based on the book is @CascadiaArt thru 3/31

We're looking forward to seeing the work of Ryna Frankel (MFA 2017) in Hold Me, Touch Me at Gallery 4Culture on #FirstThursday @4Culture

Peggy Murphy (BFA 1996) is showing Uprising at Shift Gallery during March #FirstThursday

Senior Lecturer Timea Tihanyi (MFA 2003) is in Valencia, Spain, as 1 of 3 featured master ceramists at Intercontinental Ceramics @UWArtSci

The Culture Hustlers podcast by Lucas Spivey (BA 2009) was recommended as 1 of 5 to follow for Boston art lovers:

#WeekendSuggestion Reception at G. Gibson Gallery on Saturday (3/9) for 2 new exhibitions including Quiet by Saya Moriyasu (BA/BFA 1991)

Joe Feddersen (BFA 1983) was a Watershed Visiting Artist @pnca & now has an exhibition in their 511 Gallery through April 20

Attending the @henryartgallery Gala on Saturday? Dinner is by Renee Erickson (BFA 1995) & there will be a special installation by another alum, Mandy Greer (MFA 1999)

Nathan Vass (BFA 2009) now has a book based on his blog The View From Nathan's Bus

Elisabeth Larson (BFA 2012) has work in Studio Life: The 2018 Fellows of Mt Gretna's Four Pillars Artist Residency this month @SusquehannaArt

Just opened @univpugetsound Kittredge Gallery: Above, Below and Beyond by Kathy Gore Fuss (BFA 2007); up through April 20

Also in NYC right now: a solo exhibition by Robert Yoder (MFA 1987) @froschportmann through April 7

Good to see Holly Ballard Martz in Capability @kirklandarts; it opens today with a reception on Friday, 3/22:

Check out printmaking podcast pine|copper|lime & its episode 9 featuring of Shayla Alarie (MA 2010)!

Alumni representation in Motherland @CoCASeattle: Sandi Bransford (BFA 1996), Michelle Friars (BA 1980), Ingrid Lahti (MFA 1990), Amanda Sweet (MFA 2015), Cynthia Yatchman (BFA 1994) plus KJ Bateman (MFA 1983), Fredericka Foster (BFA 1972), and Shirene Soleiman (BA 2013)