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Summer 2021 Newsletter

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Industrial Design Associate Professor Jason O. Germany was part of a team that designed WorldVent Ventilator, which recently won a Core77 award.

If you want to learn more about our new faculty members, read these articles from The Daily: Meichun Liu (Industrial Design), Miriam Chusid (Art History), and Sangram Majumdar (Painting + Drawing).

Studio Matthews, which is led by Visual Communication Design Associate Professor Kristine Matthews, is featured in the July / August 2021 issue of Communication Arts.

Kudos to the Design students who have won funding for their 2021 Seattle Design Festival projects: Sophie Kim for pop-up experience "Dear Friend" and Isabella Ceriale, Isabella Gaule, Sophia Johnson, Peyton Todd, Charmaine Yabut for built installation "Hello World."

Erin Giffin (MA 2012, PhD 2017) will be the 2021–2022 Robert Lehman Fellow at I Tatti in Florence, Italy. She will be working on her monograph titled Translating Space: Replicas of the Holy House of Loreto.

On view now at Whatcom Museum is El Zodíaco Familiar, which features work by George Rodriguez (MFA 2009) in collaboration with 13 other artists; among the group are Christie Tirado (BA 2013) and Gustavo Martinez (MFA 2011). Learn more about Rodriguez in a recent UW Magazine profile.

Adam Kingman (BDes 2014) is one of the makers on season 3 of Making It, an NBC show. He also has a YouTube design drawing playlist worth checking out.

Another Industrial Design alum, Shu Jones (BDes 2017), was recently interviewed by UW Magazine about his creative work and its links to nature.

Did you know that the manager of the UW Visitor Center is an Interdisciplinary Visual Arts alum? Read a bit about Alice Lee (BA 2011) in UW Magazine.

Read all alumni news since our last newsletter: April, May, and June.


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

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