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Spring 2021 Newsletter

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Jacob Lawrence Gallery

BIPOC Graduate Student Curatorial Fellowship

This year's recipient will be chosen soon. The exhibition will take place in June and July. Read more about the fellowship.

Other News

Painting + Drawing Professor Ann Gale has a solo exhibition of new paintings at Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco through May 1.

Visual Communication Design Professor Karen Cheng was recently interviewed by the New York Times for this article about color-coding Covid-19 information.

Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Associate Professor Curt Labitzke had an article about his recent work featured in North Coast Magazine and on the Everett Daily Herald's website.

Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Assistant Professor Whitney Lynn has a new public artwork adjacent to the Burke Gilman Trail on view until August 2021.

An exhibition of work by late Professor Emeritus (and alum) Charles W. Smith is on view at Cascadia Art Museum through November 28.

We are sad to announce the passing on February 28 of former staff member Dick Law, instructional technician for ceramics. He retired in June 2006 after thirty years of service.

Julie Nelson Davis (MA 1994, PhD 1997) and Rodrigo Valenzuela (MFA 2012) just won 2021 Guggenheim Fellowships in the Fine Arts Research and Photography categories respectively.

Willem Volkersz (BA 1965) was named winner of a 2020 Montana Governor's Arts Award at the end of last year. Read more in this article.

Kimberly Trowbridge (MFA 2006) has a solo exhibition at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art through June 27. Learn more in an Art Zone segment on Seattle Channel.

Francis Luu (BFA Design 2009) is Design Chief at Common Room, and this startup recently launched with $52 million in funding. Read Forbes and Geekwire articles.

Read all the alumni news since our last newsletter: January, February, March, and April.


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