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Summer 2018 Newsletter

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Jacob Lawrence Gallery

Two solo exhibitions will be featured during summer quarter:

Megumi Shauna Arai: Midst

  • June 26 – July 14
  • A meditation on the nature of belonging. Read more

Kerry Tribe: Standardized Patient

  • July 27 – August 25
  • Insight into the work of actors trained to portray medical patients in simulated clinical encounters. Read more

Other News

Senior Lecturer Timea Tihanyi is co-recipient of the 2018–2019 Bergstrom Award for Art and Science. We will be writing more about this during the upcoming academic year; in the meantime, read a Department of Mathematics post about this award.

Two faculty members — Professor Ellen Garvens and Lecturer Kate Roberts — plus five alums will have their work presented by 4Culture during their 2018–2019 season. Read more.

Multiplex, the career survey monograph about Professor Emeritus Paul Berger, is now available.

Lane Eagles (PhD candidate) had an article titled "Warburg's Etruscan Florentines" published in Sequitur during the spring.

The Orin Smith portrait on the cover of the June 2018 issue of Columns magazine was created by Miha Sarani (BFA 2015 + current MA student).

We recently learned that three of the six participants in this year's Rometti Prize competition in Italy are our students: Rachel Bradley, Interdisciplinary Visual Arts; Grace Budgett, Industrial Design; and Erica Lee, Industrial Design. Congratulations!

festival:festival returns to Seattle on August 10–11. It was co-founded by Juan Franco (MA student), mario lemafa (BFA 2013) is one of the curators, and at least two alums will be participating artists. Read more on their Kickstarter campaign page.

Katie Miller (BFA 2003) is the current artist in residence at MadArt Studio, where she is working on The Presence of Absence. The exhibition opens on July 20, but you can visit during Open Studio hours before that.

Chloe Yeo (BDes 2018) did a senior project titled "The Invisible World of Domestic Work." The infographic created from that is being used as a resource by the City of Seattle on their Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights webpage.

Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson is the featured exhibition this summer at Seattle Art Museum. It was curated by Barbara Brotherton (PhD 1994) with support from a Native Advisory Committee.

Nathan Vass (BFA 2009) is an artist and veteran Metro bus driver, and the two parts of his life intertwine on his website. In the last few months, he has been featured in a Seattle Channel video and a KUOW interview.

Read April, May, and June alumni news.

Mailing Lists

Did you know that the School now has three email mailing lists: News, Events, and Jacob Lawrence Gallery? Take a few minutes to be sure you are signed up for the ones that interest you, especially now that we have only four newsletters a year. Read more.


Merith Bennett, Constituency Relations Officer, mab4@uw.edu

Jeanette Mills, Newsletter Writer/Editor, soanews@uw.edu