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Alumni News – December 2020

Submitted on January 2, 2021 - 8:21pm

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

@UWalum George Rodriguez gives a @CraftinAmerica online artist talk on 12/4 He has work in their current exhibition "Democracy 2020: Craft & the Election"

It's great to see alums Granite Calimpong & Anna Mlasowsky teaching in session 5 next summer @Pilchuck!

We're looking forward to seeing this in the new year! Among the artists are Brent Watanabe, Coley Mixan, and Susan Robb
@SEACityLight: What is a solar utopia? Artist and curator Britta Johnson posed this question to 12 regional film and video artists, asking them to respond with short videos. The project, commissioned with City Light % for Art funds, will be shown online in January 2021.

Make some time to listen to the discussion with @UWalum Barbara Earl Thomas on The Drop Interviews (start around 7:00)

Showing now at Shift Gallery is Bounce; it's a group exhibition that includes new gallery members Stephanie Krimmel & Krista Schoening

Love seeing this new #FacebookOpenArts installation in Austin created by Tammie Rubin! Watch this short video:

Read this Rethink interview about effective communication with Shay Ghassemian; she is a Senior Product Designer at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative @UWalum

We're very proud to see @UWalum George Rodriguez included in this episode!
@CraftinAmerica: Watch a preview of Craft in America's upcoming episode, STORYTELLERS, highlighting artists who use narrative to communicate personal stories and universal truths. PBS broadcast premiere December 11, 2020 (check local listings) @philamuseum @SilverJackson

Lily Martina Lee has created a body of work titled The Great Basin Murders about the unidentified victims of cold cases found along highways in the West, which combines weavings by her with photography by Carrie Quinney: +

Read a profile of Samer Fouad who is currently teaching at Pacific Lutheran University @PLUNEWS

The @SOILArtGallery has been important for many of our alums over its 25 years, so it's great to see all the alums who've donated to their auction; take a look:

Design alum Gabe Goldman is now a painter & @ZINCcontempo recently started representing him:

Read a great @Crosscut profile of @UWalum printmaker Christie Tirado!

Tzyy Yi Young is an MFA student in furniture design @risd & she was named one of their Presidential Fellows last month

Nice to see Peter Reiquam's Metropolis Fence in this article about aviation-themed artwork at King County International Airport (aka Boeing Field)

We are so proud to see that @UWalum Lane Eagles has been named as the Associate Curator at Bellevue Arts Museum! @WEareBAM

Robin Crookall is showing Real Spaces at Penumbra Project Space in New York City through January 15:

Watch a video of @UWalum Joe Feddersen talking about his @burkemuseum Bill Holm Center Artist in Residence grant to create glass artworks based on baskets from Eastern Washington; it's on Facebook & Instagram @MuseumofGlass

Watch a conversation between Jaq Chartier and Katy Stone; they are both represented by J. Rinehart Gallery & each has work in the exhibition that closes soon

Richard Morhous has a solo exhibition of paintings @HarrisHarveyGal through January 2 or check out the online catalog