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Alumni News – April 2019

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Submitted on April 9, 2019 - 11:16am

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

Patricia Rovzar Gallery is showing ceramic vessels by Jim Kraft (BFA 1979) on #FirstThursday

Opening reception on Friday @jackstrawarts for Erin Elyse Burns' (MFA 2009) To Take the Shape of the Container +

Another Friday (4/5) opening: Amy Simons (BFA 2014) shows Structures at Phylogeny Contemporary

Perri Howard (BFA 1996) is part of Strange Couplings at SAM Gallery with reception #FirstThursday (4/4) There will be a panel discussion as well @iheartSAM

Check this out! It's by one of our alums
@arcadenw: Artist Aidan Fitzgerald (BFA 2011) writes about the responsibilities and freedoms of life in the online world in the newest feature article from ARCADE:

Opening tonight @GKuceraGallery is a group show with former faculty (Dailey, Lawrence, Lundin, Mason, Tsutakawa) + 2 alums (Sherry Markovitz, MFA 1975; Roger Shimomura, BA 1961) #FirstThursday

Opening tonight @ArtXchange is a 2-person exhibition with Caryn Friedlander (MA 1987, MFA 1991) titled Silk & Stone: Exploring Abstract Terrain #FirstThursday

#WeekendSuggestion See There's No Place Like Home by Ryna Frankel (MFA 2017) at Strobel & Sands; open Sundays thru May 12

Congrats to @UWalum Jonas Wood (MFA 2002) for his solo exhibition with catalog from @yalepress — Be sure to read @nytimes + @artnet + Bloomberg @luxury
@DallasMuseumArt: NOW OPEN: The first major solo museum exhibition of Los Angeles-based painter Jonas Wood is now on view—free and exclusively at the DMA.

Jenny Irene Miller (BFA 2013) contributed "The Many Ways We Love" to the spring 2019 issue of Canadian Art magazine

Read about Robert Yoder (MFA 1987)
@TwoCoats: Robert Yoder and I discuss instagram and slowing down the process in our recent conversation on the blog

We're excited to see the open studio portion of George Rodriguez's (MFA 2009) Reflect and Gather @MadArtSeattle

Paulo Castillo (BA 2015) has work in the Gretchen Frances Bennett exhibition @FryeArtMuseum through June 2:

Threading the Needle at James Harris Gallery includes Mary Ann Peters (MFA 1977) & Claire Cowie (MFA 1999); up through April 20

The #RenwickGallery @smithsonian @americanart has opened a new installation titled Connections curated by Nora Atkinson (BFA 2002); included are works by Mary Lee Hu & Akio Takamori plus alum Dale Chihuly

Roger Shimomura (BA 1961) is showing American Muse at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO, through 5/25 ; read about the exhibition

Read an interview with IVA Senior Lecturer Timea Tihanyi (MFA 2003) on the Women in 3D Printing website @Wi3DP @UWArtSci @UWalum

See The Greatest Show on Earth by Holly Ballard Martz (BFA 1988) at METHOD through May 25:

Check out this contribution by Coley Mixan (MFA 2015)!
@arcadenw: This week in ARCADE, Artist and musician Coley Mixan (@ColeyMixan) gives us "a pocket-sized peek into a reality outside of the paradigmatic markers of white, hypercapitalist patriarchy":

Plan ahead: Erin Elyse Burns (MFA 2009) will give an artist talk related to her exhibition @jackstrawarts on 4/26 at 7pm

Read about their RRF-supported projects in a recent news post: @UWArtSci
@uwsoa: We're proud to see that Assistant Professors Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse (Art History; MA 1998, PhD 2007) and Aaron Flint Jamison (Photo/Media) are recipients of January 2019 UW Royalty Research Fund Awards

Stop by @MadArtSeattle on Thursday, 5-7pm, for the opening of Reflect and Gather by alum & Advisory Board member George Rodriguez (MFA 2009); learn more about his recent activities:

F. Lennox Campello (BFA 1981) received an Individual Artist Award for works on paper from the @mdartscouncil