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Alumni News – July 2020

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Submitted on August 4, 2020 - 12:51pm

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

Dale Chihuly is showing Chihuly Merletto @travergallery through August 1

Miles Miller has received a Fulbright Fellowship for research in South Korea on the indigenous innovations and modernization of traditional Korean residential architecture, design, and craft.

Koplin Del Rio in Seattle is currently showing Photographs 2020, which includes work by Photo/Media Professor Ellen Garvens plus alums Glenn Rudolph & Eirik Johnson; see the exhibition on @artsy

Congratulations to Christie Tirado for receiving the Larry Sommers Fellowship from Seattle Print Arts! Larry was a long-time staff member in the School

Gallery IMA has published a digital catalog of recent work by Bill Baber:

Several Division of Design student projects received recognition recently including AeroLyze, created by Thipok Cholsaipant, which won a @core77 award @UWArtSci #ArtsUW @uwnews

Listen to or read this great story about Professor Emerita and @UWalum Patti Warashina done by @kuowmarcie @KUOW

Kalina Chung will be creating a public art installation at a new park in Little Saigon, which is part of Seattle's International District @SeattleArts

The Jacob Lawrence Gallery shares interviews with 10 just-graduated Art students: Marco Ammatelli, Mariya Apostolova, Dani Clauson, Anna Fotheringham, Ashley Grammer, Jovita Mercado, Ren Ngyuen, Matthew Tallorin, Maria Zamora, Alina Zhak @UWArtSci #ArtsUW

Holly Ballard Martz has work in a 3-person exhibition titled Unseen Sacrifices @CoCASeattle through August 22; virtual viewing available

Ashley Grammer wrote about her experience as an Art student in this article from the @UWArtSci Perspectives newsletter in June:

Art History Assistant Professor (and alum) Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse & 3 alums — Nadia Jackinsky-Sethi, Bridget Johnson & Jennifer McLerran — are all contributors to a beautiful exhibition catalog: Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists @UWAPress

Typography lovers: check out the Commercial Classics Showcase Jonny Sikov is one of the designers @commerclassics

Cicelia Ross-Gotta now has work on Pause/Play, which is the @4Culture gallery online; watch a video & download her Zoom background!

Join Interaction Design Assistant Professor Audrey Desjardins & Cayla Key for this July 22 online discussion; note that it starts at 8am Seattle time @DesignerAudrey @UWArtSci #ArtsUW
@Callygraphy (Jul 9): I got excited about the session our @acmdis2020 paper was in so I organised an online panel discussion: Tracing Design Research Journeys, 22nd July, 4pm BST, details here:

A BIG congratulations to Marco Ammatelli who is one of sixteen winners of a 2020 @UW Bonderman Fellowship; this coveted award allows for independent travel to multiple countries around the world

Watch a video about a Facebook AiR installation created by Chris Engman

There's a new gallery in Ballard that can be viewed through the windows at 6019 14th Ave NW, so it's always open; Das Schaufenster was created by Anna Mlasowsky & the 1st artist being shown is Anna Parisi

Jaq Chartier recently had an artwork installed in the lobby of Fox Tower, Portland, OR @E_Leach_Gallery

Some new work by Jodi Waltier through Shift Gallery Jodi is also part of a gallery interview

Denise Emerson is one of the artists in IN THE SPIRIT: Contemporary Native Arts @HistoryMuseum in Tacoma

Read an interview with alum Jennifer Wilkin Penick & see images of her artwork; many may know her from the years she worked at the UW Rome Center

Opening Saturday (8/1) at J. Rinehart Gallery is The Slant of Line, a solo exhibition of work by staff member & @UWalum Kim Van Someren that will be on view through September 12 @UWArtSci #ArtsUW

Read interviews with Photo/Media Professor Ellen Garvens & Glenn Rudolph in this Koplin Del Rio email:

Thank you to @newmuseum for sharing the work of Rodrigo Valenzuela!
@newmuseum: New in Screens Series Online: Diamond Box (2013) by Rodrigo Valenzuela, which was originally screened as part of Screens Series: Rodrigo Valenzuela, which was on view at the New Museum from May 21–July 21, 2019:

Sean Howe is showing recent paintings in Spillways, which is his first solo exhibition at Koplin Del Rio in Seattle On view through 9/12 Available virtually on @artsy

Read this @seattletimes article (& watch a video) about local fashion designers, including Luly Yang, who are creating face masks

Jennifer Henneman was recently featured in an episode of the Curating Career Life Stories podcast!

And there was also an article about their new book in UW Magazine
@uwsoa: How wonderful to see The Salmon Sisters (with @UWalum Emma Teal Laukitis at right) on the cover of Pacific NW Magazine yesterday! @seattletimes

Watch a short video about a Facebook AiR installation created by Eroyn