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Alumni News – August 2020

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Submitted on September 1, 2020 - 11:40am

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

ICYMI Photo/Media Assistant Professor Flint Jamison & Yoko Ott had significant roles in the historic ceding of property by Yale Union in Portland to @NativeArtsCultr ow.ly/sH4r50AHItC @UWArtSci @uwnews

We're proud to see @UWalum Barbara Earl Thomas receive a commission to create windows for the dining hall at @Yale University's Grace Hopper College ow.ly/3QKA50ANQGF

The Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair is happening this month! We've created a news post that lists all of our alums, staff &/or faculty with work being shown at 19 of the galleries ow.ly/Rmkf50AQwWi @UWArtSci #ArtsUW

Thipok Cholsaipant & his AeroLyze have won more recognition, a 2020 European Product Design Award ow.ly/VPDn30r1XOp
@uwsoa: Several Division of Design student projects received recognition recently including AeroLyze, created by Thipok Cholsaipant, which won a @core77 award ow.ly/kfou50AeEDg @UWArtSci #ArtsUW @uwnews

Read an interview with Eirik Johnson in this Koplin Del Rio email: ow.ly/kA9750ADqD0

It looks like @CoCASeattle has a great selection of new interns including Avril Lum who is focusing on arts leadership and development ow.ly/dMBa50ANQrS

#WeekendSuggestion See a solo exhibition of work by Alfredo Arreguin at Rob Schouten Gallery in Langley on Whidbey Island ow.ly/FSpp50AHDok On view through August 31

Julia Harrison is inviting the public to participate in the design process by taking a survey, attending online meetings (the first is tomorrow, 8/11) & more ow.ly/J7i330r3gZw
@uwsoa: Julia Harrison has been selected to create an interior public art installation at the Miller Community Center on Capitol Hill ow.ly/uiII50AeIqY @SeattleArts

Greg Kucera Gallery has Chris Engman, Sherry Markovitz & Roger Shimomura in Visual & Virtual for the #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair ow.ly/6DFB50AU2q0 On view through August 22

Artist in Residence Claire Cowie is showing In the Vacuum, Outside the Atmosphere @E_Leach_Gallery through September 26 ow.ly/CADu50AVBZX; she gives a live streamed artist talk TOMORROW (8/12) at 6pm ow.ly/YCEQ50AVBZY

We're excited to see the work of George Rodriguez featured @fosterwhiteart this month; open through 8/22 ow.ly/wpWC50ADrDE #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair

Shift Gallery has work Peggy Murphy, Miha Sarani, Amanda Sweet, Jodi Waltier on view through August 29 as part of the #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair ow.ly/SoYq50AVQs4

Georgia Gerber has a solo exhibition at Gallery Mack through the end of August ow.ly/VFS750AU2db #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair

Betz Bernhard & Barbara Robertson have work in Selections @ZINCcontempo during #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair ow.ly/tbfQ50AU4FL

It's great to see that both Evan Blackwell & the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe have received @4Culture public art commissions at the South County Recycling & Transfer Station ow.ly/dzSi50ATQQ2

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is sharing work by artists of Asian descent including Roger Shimomura & the late Professor Emeritus Akio Takamori ow.ly/6yhq50Aokxw

It's exciting to see the work of Christie Tirado & Amy Simons in the Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational 2020 @davidsonprints ow.ly/CYO150ABtlG #seattleprintarts #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair

#WeekendSuggestion Attend the Saturday (8/15) reception for the group exhibition at The Garage Studio Gallery that includes Gene Gentry McMahon, Barbara Robertson (host) & Gretchen Van Dyke ow.ly/4dAt50AU3ZQ #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair

#WeekendSuggestion 2: Watch projections on the High Wall at the Inscape Arts Building, including work by Nadia Ahmed, tonight and tomorrow night from dusk to dawn ow.ly/Oe2550AZRYX

In addition to the Kim Van Someren exhibition, J. Rinehart Gallery is also showing work by Emily Gherard & Jaq Chartier during #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair
@uwsoa: 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 ow.ly/aYdC50AHHWG @UWArtSci #ArtsUW

Congratulations to @UWalum Yvonne Petkus! During 20 years @wku, she has built an impressive record of artistic research, teaching & service resulting in her being appointed as University Distinguished Professor, the 1st from Art ow.ly/6R1X50AZV2O + ow.ly/sie250AZV0k

Dillon Gisch, who is currently working on a PhD in classical archaeology @Stanford, is a 2020-2021 Rome Prize recipient ow.ly/YjXO50AZWdk + ow.ly/fGvS50AZWdj

Gallery 110 has a #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair exhibition that includes Susan Christensen & Yvonne Kunz ow.ly/tdvf50AU1Wl

Lisa Snow Lady has a solo exhibition titled Quiet Spaces at Harris Harvey Gallery through August 29 ow.ly/8jkW50AU2GU #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair

Tomorrow (8/20) we have an Instagram takeover by alum/ staff member Kim Van Someren; she's the Instructional Technician who supports Interdisciplinary Visual Arts (particularly printmaking) & Painting + Drawing: instagram.com/uwsoa/ + ow.ly/413K50zVQ8E @UWArtsSci #ArtsUW

Erin Elyse Burns is one of the new @SOILArtGallery members in [placeholder] this month ow.ly/aGFv50AU3oK #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair

Linda Hodges Gallery has a group exhibition for #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair that includes Alfredo Arreguin ow.ly/Yih750AU2Xq & Cable Griffith ow.ly/nDEh50AU2Xp

After two years as the Executive Director of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at Washington State University, Robin Held has stepped down; the interim ED is Ryan Hardesty, the museum's Curator & another @UWalum ow.ly/PW0I50AZQ8C

Join Kim Van Someren & Emily Gherard for an online discussion tomorrow (8/21) at 4pm, hosted by J. Rinehart Gallery ow.ly/8AgQ50AZNrL

Also tomorrow (8/21), at 5pm: an online reception to celebrate the launch of this year's Strange Coupling exhibition website; learn more: ow.ly/BYK350B4URh

Fresh Air is a group exhibition @travergallery that includes Anne Traver; open through August 29 ow.ly/9T1L50AU440 #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair

Earlier this month, Stefan Gonzales had their work featured in an online exhibition series titled New Photography from the Pacific Northwest & hosted by Melanie Flood Projects; the work is still available for viewing through ow.ly/QQ4x50AZRw0

studio e is showing Venetian Virtual during the #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair ow.ly/RKYb50B4UKj It includes work by Sarah Norsworthy

We see Kerstin Graudins & Lisa Hasegawa in The Art of Protest @ColCityGallery through September 20 ow.ly/oK8V50AU1PG #SeattleDeconstructedArtFair

Childhood's End Gallery in Olympia is showing work by Jonathan Happ, Anne Petty, Tarran Sklenar & Ryan Weatherly through 9/27 bit.ly/30z959c

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