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 

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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No regrets for international graduate student Anna Nikolova

A worldwide pandemic wasn't in the forecast when Anna Nikolova chose to study abroad, but a phenomenal educational experience in a caring environment leaves her with no regrets in choosing uLethbridge.

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Online learning develops new skill sets in uLethbridge students

Art History and Museum Studies student Kelsey Black's online learning experience prepared her to tackle the world of virtual summer camps and online engagement for the uLethbridge Art Gallery.

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Alumni Achievements

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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Live, virtual performance 'Identuality' explores identity and sexuality

The stage may have changed, but the talents remain the same! The Department of Drama is rising to the challenge presenting Identuality, a live performance not to be missed.

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Wind Orchestra members mentor middle-school band in rare virtual partnership

In a partnership between the uLethbridge Wind Orchestra and alumna Karly Lewis's Gilbert Paterson band program, university-level musicians mentor beginner players in a unique virtual learning experience.

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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