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

Department of Art honours student excellence with annual awards

Read about some of the recipients of the Department of Art awards and view their artwork.

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Three ULethbridge students win Play Right Prize for compelling scripts

From stories on the family of Albert Einstein, to a heart-racing plane crash, to meditations on the afterlife, these stories represent the breadth of curiosity and imagination that three University of Lethbridge students …

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Fine Arts student Jordan Hanas builds critical skills in collections care during Art Gallery internship

Jordan Hanas was not expecting to fall in love with art history when she started her education at ULethbridge, but she knows for certain she’s on the right path.

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Alumni Achievements

Artist Migueltzinta Solís (MFA '19) reflects on his artistic practice and how he recognizes Pride

Artist and PhD Candidate Migueltzinta Solís (MFA '19) reflects on his artistic practice, his research and how he recognizes Pride.

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2021 graduate Kaleigh Watson reclaims convocation

It's been a year and a half since Kaleigh Watson (BFA/BMgt '21) graduated. We caught up with her to find out where her degrees have taken her and why returning to Lethbridge to participate …

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Q&A with Shining Graduate Quinn Larder

Quinn Larder (BFA '22) graduates this spring. At ULethbridge, Quinn took part in numerous mainstage theatrical productions and was the recipient of the prestigious Play Right Prize in 2020.

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Q&A with Shining Graduate Jared Gyorffy

Jared Gyorffy (BFA '20) is a recent graduate in the Faculty of Fine Arts, earning a degree in new media with great distinction in 2020.

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Colton Vanhooren hopes to make his research a reality

As Colton Vanhooren (BFA '22) finishes his degree, he is looking ahead to his next adventure and reflecting on the experiences that inspired him along the way.

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Q&A with Shining Graduate Carmen Letourneau

Master of Music graduate Carmen Letourneau speaks on being a part of hybrid recitals, early lockdown life, and the interconnectedness of music with psychology, sociology, physiology and neurology.

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Roxanne Dicke (BFA '93)

Angela Grace (BFA/BEd '96, MEd '03)

2020 Alumni Honour Society Inductees

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