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

Virtual Play Reading Honours 2020, 2021 uLethbridge Play Right Prize Recipients

The University of Lethbridge is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 Play Right Prize competition, supported by alumnus Terry Whitehead.

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uLethbridge student completes Whyte Museum internship amid facility closures

Thea Sleight was able to safely complete a 12-week, paid internship at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies despite facility closures. The experience confirms she has followed her passions to the career …

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Small cohorts led to large opportunities for MFA graduate Tyler Muzzin

A 45-minute phone call convinced Tyler Muzzin, recent MFA graduate, that the University of Lethbridge was the right place for him, as a student and an artist.

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Alumni Achievements

Elder led research and creation project Mootookakio’ssin reactivates Indigenous objects

Mootookakio’ssin is creating a virtual home for Indigenous objects, a place to reactivate the Blackfoot relations within them and transfer that knowledge all the way from Britain back to their peoples in Southern Alberta.

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Alumna Elise Pundyk named Alberta Council for Global Cooperation’s Top 30 Under 30

Elise Pundyk (BFA Art ’20) has been named one of the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation’s Top 30 Under 30 for her continuing role in decreasing barriers to quality education, work that …

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Small cohorts led to large opportunities for MFA graduate Tyler Muzzin

A 45-minute phone call convinced Tyler Muzzin, recent MFA graduate, that the University of Lethbridge was the right place for him, as a student and an artist.

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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