Alumni & Student Success

Fine Arts students pursue their passions.

Here we celebrate how passion and success intertwine.

Read about students and alumni that are meeting their goals and achieving their dreams,
and imagine how you can do the same at uLethbridge.


Student Success Stories

Leonard Menon photo by Madison Johnson

Leonard Menon receives boost in funding for two research projects

Jaylyn Potts, museum studies intern, curates Inuit art exhibition in uLethbridge Hess Gallery

Museum studies intern curates Inuit art exhibition in uLethbridge Hess Gallery

2020 Play Right Prize recipients Quinn Larder, Paul Vanhoutteghem and Jake Rose

Three drama students win 2020 Play Right Prizes

Shining Students 

6 Questions with Kelsey Black (Art History/Museum Studies)

Art History Museum Studies student Kelsey Black answers 6 questions about her student experience with advice to those joining the uLethbridge family.

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6 questions with Holly Kletke (Music/Education)

Music/Education student Holly Kletke answers 6 questions about her student experience with advice to those considering applying.

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6 questions with Kacie Hall (Drama)

Drama student, president of the Theatre Arts Society and artistic director of the Musical Theatre Society, Kacie Hall, answers questions about her student experience.

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Alumni Achievements

Five questions with Shining Graduate Kylie Fineday (BFA - Art '20)

For consistently presenting a remarkable level of professionalism, compassion and creative engagement while maintaining top academic standing, the University of Lethbridge is proud to recognize Kylie Fineday with the 2020 Faculty of Fine …

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Donation that spurred healthcare scrub project comes full circle

After news went out about the Drama Department costume shop technicians building scrubs for health care workers [/costume-technicians-make-scrubs-for-healthcare-workers/], the family of the original fabric donation was thrilled to hear how the fabric …

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Alumni owned Airau Marketing launches platform to support local small businesses

Alumni owned Airau Marketing's platform has launched to support local small business during the COVID crisis. Every gift card purchase will be matched in donations back into the community.

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Bryn Hewko (MFA '18)

2018 Young Alumnus of the Year

Where are they now?

Andrea Kreminik BFA-Art '14

Andrea Kreminik

Curatorial Assistant at the uLethbridge Art Gallery
BFA-Art (Art History/Museum Studies) '14

Makambe K Simamba BFA-Dramatic Arts '13

Makambe K Simamba

Theatre Artist | Playwright | Actor | Producer
BFA - Dramatic Arts (Performance) ‘13

Kathryn Smith BFA-Dramatic Arts '12

Kathryn Smith

Designer | Director | Technician
BFA - Dramatic Arts (Technical/Design) ‘12

Emma Parkinson BMus '08

Emma Parkinson

Mezzo Soprano | National Opera Singer
BMus (Music) ‘08

Jesse Northey BMus-Digital Audio Arts '13

Jesse Northey

Owner, Jesse Northey Productions | Musician | Production artist | Entrepreneur
BMus-Digital Audio Arts '13

Brendan Matkin BFA-New Media '13

Brendan Matkin

Interaction Designer, Creative Technician, and Educator
BFA-New Media '13

James Wade BFA-Mulidisciplinary '11

James Odin Wade

Multi-award winning playwright |  screenwriter | illustrator
BFA-Multidisciplinary ’11

Blake Everden MFA-New Media '15

Blake Evernden

Filmmaker / Illustrator / Makeup Artist / Educator
MFA - New Media ‘15

Mandy Espezel MFA-Art '12

Mandy Espezel

Artist | University Instructor
MFA - Art ‘12

Marta Timmer MFA-New Media '12

Marta Timmer

Multidisciplinary Visual Artist | Educator 
MFA - New Media ‘12