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Alumni News – July 2021

Submitted on July 30, 2021 - 2:19pm

This is a listing of alumni news as posted to our social media outlets during the month of July 2021. Most news like this goes onto our Twitter feed; you can receive it in real-time by following us there.

Check out this interview with Design alum Shu Jones in @UW Magazine

Check out Gayle Clemans' take on 3 exhibits to see in Seattle right now; 1 is Queer Imagination at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, which closes 7/8

So good to see the work of Allison Manch in this exhibition, which opens tomorrow!
@seasoncz: Allison Manch, Buffalo Bills, embroidery on vintage handkerchief, 11 x 11 inches. This will be in the group show GOLDEN EYEDROPS at the Chophouse Row pop-up space opening next Thursday July 8 as part of the Capitol Hill Art Walk…

Amanda C. Sweet has a solo exhibition at Shift Gallery this month

Read our Q&A with @UWalum Kathleen Ash-Milby who is the Curator of Native American Art @PDXArtMuseum

Some great research by our faculty and alums!
@DesignerAudrey: We are so excited to share this pictorial about animated gifs and honored to receive a honorable mention award!
We are curious, have you ever used GIFs in your research?
@biggshr [Heidi Biggs] @cayla_key [Cayla Key] @afroditi_stereo #design #acmdis2021

We always love seeing press about George Rodriguez!
@UWalum: #UWMag visits the Ballard studio of artist George Rodriguez, ’09, to talk about the community and opportunities he found pursuing his MFA at the @uwsoa. #AlumniSpotlight

Did you know that the manager of the UW Visitor Center is an Interdisciplinary Visual Arts alum? Read a bit about Alice Lee in UW Magazine:

Nicholas Nyland has work in Dinner with Friends @SOILArtGallery during July

Congratulations to @UWalum Jovita Mercado for being selected by @4Culture as one of the artists who will create artwork for new ORCA cards!

Michael Knutson has a solo exhibition titled Shifting Layered Fields @GKuceraGallery through August 21

Kayla Mohammadi has a solo show titled The Shape of Color at Perimeter Gallery in Belfast, Maine, until September 11:

The BAM Arts Fair is virtual this year & we've discovered 5 alums participating: Jacob Foran, Brendan Fuller, Chelsea Gaddy, Mandy Greer & Silvana Segulja; Gaddy won the Metal category! On view through August 4: @WEareBAM

We've learned that the White Center arson fire in early July damaged the studio / workshop of Ben Schreck; a friend of Ben's has started a gofundme site to help with rebuilding

The PCNW 24th Juried Photography Exhibition includes 2 alums: Nicholas Shiflet & Jennifer Zwick; see the show before it closes on 8/12
@photocenternw: Voting is now open for the People's Choice Award!
You can vote anytime between now and 8pm on August 12th.
Ballot slips are available at the front desk.
The People's Choice winner will be announced the following week.

Congratulations to Shayla Alarie who is now the Director of Education at Kirkland Arts Center!

Hongzhe Liang has work in Close to Home, which is the reopening exhibition for ARTS at King Street Station; it runs through August 14: