Meet our Alumni

Meet Our Alumni

Sharon Nyree Williams at Kraken Hockey match

Sharon Nyree Williams, MFA '09

Alum Sharon Nyree Williams voice can be heard during game day tributes honoring the Kraken Unity Fund Heroes of the Deep, which honors unsung heroes in the community and presents them with a $32,000 check made out to a non-profit organization of their choosing.

Claudia Bach, Katy Hannigan and logo

Katy Hannigan, MFA '17

Alum Katy Hannigan and Claudia Bach, Arts Leadership faculty, conducted research for the CERF+ Artist Readiness Project.


Shannon Welles, MFA '19

Shannon found herself at the table with political representatives, fellow employees, community leaders, and musicians to organize preservation of the Showbox, one of Seattle's historic music venues.

Photo of Andrés Arteaga painting

Andrés Arteaga,’19

Born and raised in the barrios of Los Angeles, Andrés Arteaga informally practiced art, dance and writing as a means to dream, hope and survive.