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Alumni News – October 2019

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Submitted on October 1, 2019 - 9:31am

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

Opening Wednesday evening (10/2) at Koplin del Rio gallery in Seattle is an exhibition with Prof. Philip Govedare, Jodi Rockwell & 2 other artists Panel discussion about Art in the Anthropocene 10/19 @UWArtSci

Jodi Waltier opens a solo exhibition at Shift Gallery on #FirstThursday

Be sure to stop by @4Culture on #FirstThursday to see Cicelia Ross-Gotta open a solo exhibition

If you missed last month's #FirstThursday @GKuceraGallery, stop by this month to see work by Whiting Tennis 4ZP & late Professor Emeritus Michael Dailey; note the 10/5 talk by Tennis

Stop by @ZINCcontempo on #FirstThursday to see the solo exhibition by Layne Kleinart

Robert Connell has a solo exhibition @davidsonprints opening on #FirstThursday & going through 11/2

J. Rinehart Gallery is introducing their artists on #FirstThursday; we see Kim Van Someren and Jennifer Zwick in the exhibition

Opening @SOILArtGallery for #FirstThursday is Get It On: The UltraModern Necklace; curated by Jana Brevick & including Dana Cassara, Sara Owens, Nicki Sucec, Lori Talcott

Read this interview of @UWalum Jennifer Henneman who is a curator at the Petrie Institute of Western American Art @DenverArtMuseum

Opening 10/4 at Bellevue Arts Museum is Hidden in Plain Sight, a solo exhibition by Maria Phillips featuring work created during a Recology residency @WEareBAM

Stop by G. Gibson Gallery before 10/12 to see Photo Finish, their last gallery exhibition; it includes Prof. Emeritus Paul Berger & Eirik Johnson

Prof Karen Cheng & Selina Nguyen have won a 2019 @SappiNA Ideas that Matter grant to refine & produce Nguyen's brochure explaining Seattle parking regulations to people living in vehicles @UWArtSci

ICYMI last month, this is a great article by @Crosscut about the Recology artist in resident program; featured are Maria Phillips & Susan Robb

Tivon Rice, both an Art & @UW_DXARTS alum, is currently doing research at Delft University of Technology & he had an article published this summer in Strelka Mag

Lana Sundberg and Juliana Wisdom are showing work at Modern Glaze in Shoreline through 11/9

Hopefully this is only a temporary loss for Seattle: George Rodriguez is in Philadelphia this academic year @TylerSchool as a ceramics artist in residence #georgerodriguezart #georgerodriguezceramics #tylerschoolofart #tylerceramics

Heidi Biggs showed her thesis work in London last month as part of an exhibition during the Textile Intersections conference

Visiting Portland, Oregon? Stop by @UpforGallery to see new work by Rodrigo Valenzuela Exhibition goes through 11/2

Melanie Enderle recently had an article titled "The Reflective Eye of Walter Sickert: Mirroring Male Victorian Dominance in the Era of the Emerging New Woman" published in The International Journal of Arts Theory; read the abstract:

Kristen Ramirez designed & painted a mural in Boise during late August; more pics here:

Are you getting excited for Refract in Seattle October 17–20? One of the exhibitions is The Glass Canvas at Blowing Sands Glass Studio in Ballard & it includes Katie Miller

Congrats to Nat Thornton who recently became curatorial lead @CoCASeattle after volunteering & interning!

Among the artists selected for this year's Korean International Ceramic Biennale are Matthew Mitros & Arun Sharma as well as recent faculty Kate Roberts & Amanda Salov; vote for your favorite through 10/31:

ICYMI Paul Havas was given a posthumous Legacy Award during the @MuseumNWArt Luminaries event in September

Rhythms and Sequences is a new exhibition @WAConvention through January 5 that includes Eric Day Chamberlain; there's a meet the artists event on October 19, 3-5pm

Heading to Port Townsend this month? Check out the @ptcentrum exhibition at Northwind Arts Center; Alex Boechenstein & Cicelia Ross-Gotta are in the mix

Showing at Veronica in Seattle through November 2 is a group exhibition that includes Jeff Guess, Christian Alborz Oldham, Aurora San Miguel & Charles Stobbs

We're happy to see that Laura Elizabeth Becker has joined the @4Culture Public Art Team as a Senior Project Manager

Pat DeCaro is among the artists in Changing Bodies @BellevueCollege Gallery Space through 11/1

Visiting Lynden in Whatcom County between now & the end of November? Stop by the Jansen Art Center for the Fall Juried Exhibition, which includes 3 paintings by Stacie LeBlanc

Work in downtown Seattle? Take a break to see Slash and Burn at the Anne Focke Gallery in City Hall, which includes Celeste Cooning & Holly Ballard Martz; it's up through November 5 @SeattleArts

Recently published by Ice Fog Press in Alaska is a book of Eirik Johnson's Barrow Cabins series of photographs

Leo Berk has a new public art piece as part of the new passenger ferry terminal at Colman Dock; @4Culture press release & more photos

Congratulations to @UWalum Max Waugh for winning the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year black & white category! The award ceremony was at the Natural History Museum in London on October 22 @MaxWaughPhoto See all #WPY55 awardees:

Don't forget! This event with Art History Assistant Professor Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse is TONIGHT!
@UWArtSci: 10/29: In partnership with @UWalum, @uwlibraries welcomes you to "Awakening the Archive & Bringing Voices Alive: A Collaborative Restoration of Kwagu’ł Films with Franz Boas, 1930-2019."

Tomorrow night is a presentation by Senior Lecturer Timea Tihanyi; she'll be talking about the interconnected nature of her creative research, teaching, and mentoring activities from the past five years

Rockland Residency, created by Jodi Rockwell & Shawn Landis, is ready to share their new site Rockland Woods! Open house is November 23: Note cash only for on-site purchases since there's no internet there!

Sandi Bransford has work in In the Flesh @kirklandarts through November 16

Ray Silverman is giving a talk @naamnw this Friday at 7pm titled "Painting Ethiopia - Religious Art for A New Millennium"; it's part of the Horn of Africa Initiative @UWArtSci @SimpsonCenter

Preorders are now available for Serrah Russell's new book tears tears:

Leslie Ulrich & Professor Mark Zirpel have work in the Willenbrink-Johnsen Invitational exhibition @SchackArtCenter It runs through November 2

Congrats to the @artisttrust GAP winners, especially Susie Lee who is currently working on Thingyverse

Sara Osebold opens in a 2-person exhibition at The Vestibule on Saturday, 11/2, from 6-8pm

Mare Blocker & Professor Emerita Lou Cabeen have work in Following the Thread, an exhibition of artist books that use stitchery, @BIMuseumofArt through the end of November