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Alumni News – April 2020

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Submitted on April 30, 2020 - 6:34pm

This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of April 2020. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there.

Did you know? We have two faculty members (Claire Cowie, Kolya Rice) & two graduate students (Todd McKinney, Laura Stowell) nominated for @UW teaching awards ow.ly/5iUK50yYfs9 Look in the College of Arts & Sciences section to see their names

Betz Bernhard has a virtual solo exhibition titled Open Kimono @ZINCcontempo ow.ly/13P550z0uCS

Great work by @UWalum Luly Yang on finding masks for medical professionals
@PSBJ: Providence launched the 100 Million Mask Challenge in March, which has met with support from individuals, community organizations and manufacturers.
Seattle couture designer procures 20,000 masks in less than a week: bit.ly/2UR0w7f

Wonderful!
@uwjewst: For #Passover, a lovely 15-minute talk from @UWArtSci @uwsoa alumna Tamar Benzikry on how feminist artist Mierle Ukeles' work can help us to imbue everyday routines with attention & intention, and connect the mundane & the holy — a key idea in the #Seder. bit.ly/2wqPUCE

Jennifer Henneman is one of the co-curators of an exhibition @DenverArtMuseum (currently closed due to COVID-19) ow.ly/4yds50ylNlM She is also one of the exhibition catalog authors ow.ly/Zsbc50yYcl8

Nikki Lau & Matthew Mitros had their work selected for the 2020 @NCECA Annual titled The Burdens of History ow.ly/DZRp50z0w97

Thank you to @UWalum Dale Chihuly for helping to support artists during COVID-19
@artisttrust: AT extends deep gratitude to the Dale and Leslie Chihuly Foundation, which granted $50k for our COVID-19 relief efforts. We are moved by their commitment to helping artists get through this crisis. To join them visit bit.ly/39QvUXF

Nice to see Jonas Wood included in this group of artists
@ChristiesInc: Are these the most beautiful gardens in art? From #Sargent to #Sorolla, #JonasWood to #WinstonChurchill, Berkshire to Bali — how artists have found solace and inspiration in gardens the world over: bit.ly/39ule0V

Sharing some of Seattle's art collection; this piece is by Jennifer Zwick
@SeattleArts: The Moment by @jenzwick, Archival pigment print, 2017. Purchased with @SeattleSPU 's 1% for Art funds. bit.ly/2Rlzv9F

Sharing some of Seattle's art collection; this piece is by Evan Blackwell
@SeattleArts: Disposable Hero (Fork Head) by Evan Blackwell, Heat-fused plastic forks, 2012. Photographed by Spike Mafford. Purchased with @SeattleSPU 's 1% for Arts funds. bit.ly/2RkuOgs

Check out a new public artwork by @UWalum Cable Griffith in Concourse C of SeaTac Airport; it's titled "Cascadia" @PortofSeattle bit.ly/3cqAYmT

Listen to Barbara Earl Thomas speak eloquently about a Georges de La Tour painting at Seattle Art Museum ow.ly/9w9v50zd7Wj @iheartSAM

Sharing some of Seattle's art collection; this piece is by Joyce Moty
@SeattleArts: Kingdome Jar (Head, Body) by Joyce Moty, Ceramic, 1976. Purchased with @SEACityLight 's 1% for Art funds. bit.ly/2USiQwG

Sharing some of Seattle's art collection; this piece is by Lauren Grossman
@SeattleArts: Hand from The Stigmatization by Lauren Grossman, 1998. Fired ceramic covered with lead sheet; steel eyebolt. Purchased with @SEACityLight's 1% for Art funds. bit.ly/3eKa1fE

Eva Mayhabal Davis is part of this discussion on Friday, April 24; she also recently curated Mining Memory at the Lower East Side Printshop ow.ly/7kLT30qzlky
@evamayha: • El Salón • April • ZOOM #ElSalónPotluck Event w/ @LatinxProject- t.co/LZuaxLDEOu

If you weren't able to see Emily Gherard's work at Oxbow in February/March, watch this short video from J. Rinehart Gallery ow.ly/ZA2W50z4ViK

Inspired by a recent visit to Kubota Gardens, @UWalum Mia Pizzuto recently completed a mural titled Bloom Where You Are Planted at Adana Restaurant on Capitol Hill; learn more about her at miapizzuto.com

Sharing some of Seattle's art collection; this piece is by Roger Jones
@SeattleArts: #104 Buttermilk Quartet, Donut Series by Roger Jones, Oil on canvas, 1978. Purchased with @SEACityLight's 1% for Art funds. bit.ly/2zMBdeZ

Read this @Crosscut article about what Seattle artists are doing to help us all feel better ow.ly/eebs50zjDsl including the work of @electriccoffin (including Duffy De Armas) & their Rise Above project bit.ly/2XXw63x

Join us tomorrow (4/25) for an Instagram takeover by Onyx Montes @onyxmontes #ArtsUW instagram.com/uwsoa/

We learned about the passing of School & @UWalum Daniel DeSiga late last week through this @ubnews article in @seattletimes; condolences to his family ow.ly/vT4I50zpL5l

Keep an eye out for the Public Art Comes to Your Front Yard signs around town; we're especially looking forward to seeing those by Denise Emerson ow.ly/Efi150zo3sx #seattletogether @SeattleArts

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation recently named @UWalum Ellen Lesperance as a Fellow in the Fine Arts category ow.ly/LpdB50zjIcU @GuggFellows

Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty closed @fullercraft earlier this month ow.ly/THw850zjyFW, but you can still see a virtual tour ow.ly/QARu50zjyFT; artists include Jana Brevick (pictured) & Anthony Sonnenberg plus Professor Emerita Mary Lee Hu

Join us tomorrow (4/30) on Instagram for a takeover by David Jaewon Oh whose work focuses on the subjects of culture & gender in sports ow.ly/reeF50zqcrk; see his work at ow.ly/hQvk50zqcrj

We agree with Victoria Haven!
"Please keep making your uncompromising work. The world needs you now more than ever." -Victoria Haven, COVID-19 Artist Trust Relief Fund Donor
@artisttrust: The world needs artists now more than ever, and artists need our help now more than ever. We were humbled to support artists this week with funding, but the work doesn’t stop there. To join us in support of these efforts, please consider donating today at bit.ly/39QvUXF.

We've discovered that @UWalum Elisabeth Larson Koehler has created a website focused on teaching painting and drawing, so take a look: artstudiolife.com

Watch this J. Rinehart Gallery studio visit with artist, staff member, and alum Kim Van Someren bit.ly/3dsNJid

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