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Alumni News – July 2019

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Submitted on August 2, 2019 - 11:23am

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

We see one alum, Victoria Haven (BFA 1989), in It's Summer! at PDX Contemporary; there may be more Reception TONIGHT!

Nice to see Donnabelle Casis (MFA 1997) featured in July by Platform Gallery: @stephenplatform

Bill Whipple (BA 1970) is showing New Abstractions at the @4Culture gallery; reception on 7/11: #FirstThursday

Reception Thursday for Nine Years / Graceful Exit @PrographicaDraw Includes faculty members David Brody, Ann Gale, Ellen Garvens, and Philip Govedare plus 10 alums: Kimberly Clark (MFA 2011), Kathy Gore Fuss (BFA 2007), Caroline Kapp (MFA 2007), Dianne Kornberg (BFA 1967), Phillip Levine (MFA 1961), Kathy Liao (BA 2006, BFA 2008), Dale Lindman (MFA 1982), Elizabeth Ockwell (BFA 1967), Anne Petty (MFA 2009), and Evelyn Woods (MFA 1993)! #FirstThursday

Read this @artsy Q&A with Jonas Wood (MFA 2002), "How Jonas Wood Got His Start as an Artist"

Advisory Board member Anne Traver (BFA Design 1976) is showing her ceramics at Perry and Carlson Gallery in Mount Vernon this month; reception is 2-5pm on 7/13

RT @UWArtSci: From timber territory to tech hub, the Northwest passion for fashion has flourished thanks to @UW alums like Luly Yang (BFA Design 1990). @LulyYangCouture @uwsoa @UWalum #fashion #seattlestyle #seattlefashion

Join Duffy De Armas (BA 2010) & others next Tuesday (7/16) for a discussion about the power of public art; it's free, but RSVP here:

Did you know? festival:festival is co-directed by Juan Franco Ricardo (MA 2019) & they have a kickstarter to support this year's August 2+3 event:

Are you in the NYC area? Stop by @SmackMellon to see I come to this place curated by Eva Mayhabal Davis (BA 2013) @evamayha; events on July 21 & 27

Cicelia Ross-Gotta (MFA 2017) needs your shame! (It's anonymous.) She's developing a project called Fugitive Shame & you can use a simple web form to share yours; learn more:

We are sad to hear that well-known artist Marvin Oliver (MFA 1973), who was also a @UWalum & @UW Professor Emeritus, passed away yesterday Our thoughts are with his family

Open through 8/3 @kirklandarts is Fracture co-curated by Shayla Alarie (MA 2010) as part of Quartz Projects; included are Sandi Bransford (BFA 1996) & Seth Sexton (BFA 2004)

Will you be attending the Bellevue Arts Museum Fair this weekend? Be sure to stop by booth O-05 to see the 3D printed ceramic artwork of ForanSuon [Jacob Foran (MFA 2010) & Phirak Suon (BFA 2013)]: @WEareBAM

We're impressed by @UWalum & designer Alison Atwell BDes 2013) who recently made it onto the @FortuneMagazine 40 under 40 list in tech

We count 7 alums — Judy Anderson (BFA 1997), Becky Birinyi (BFA 1972), Sheila Coppola (BFA 1982), Gene Gentry McMahon (BFA 1976, MFA 1978), Brian Lane (BA/BFA 2004), Kim Van Someren (staff member + MFA 2004), and Cynthia Yatchman (BFA 1994) — in the Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational at Davidson Galleries, opening on #FirstThursday

Opening Wednesday evening (7/31) at Veronica is Splash by Jason Hirata (BFA 2010)

A Kind of Reunion opens @Gallery110 on #FirstThursday & includes Dave Kennedy (MFA 2013) & Steven Miller (BFA 1992)

Blind Study @ZINCcontempo has L. Bassis (BA/BFA 2003), E. Chamberlain (BA/BFA 1997), J. Dempcy (BA 1981), and B. Robertson (MFA 1979) & others; see you there on #FirstThursday

Specialist has 2 exhibitions opening on #FirstThursday Yellow includes Julie Alexander (BFA 1981) with Nicholas Nyland (BFA 1999); Forever Again has MFA students Luke Armitstead & Stephanie Simek plus Tuan Nguyen (MFA 1999)

Check out Repossessed with Sara Osebold (BFA 2001), Kristen Ramirez (MFA 2004), and Daniel R. Smith (BA / BFA Design 1994) & others @SOILArtGallery on #FirstThursday