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Sara Porkalob’s “The Dragon Cycle” Is Back!
Category: Alumni Author: Alexis L. Silva Date: 10 months ago Comments: 0

Photo Courtesy of Sara Porkalob

 Nordo starts 2022 with two productions by award-winning artist and Seattle luminary Sara Porkalob, Dragon Lady & Dragon Mama – the first two chapters of her three-part Dragon Cycle.

Both productions will perform in repertory, January 21st – February 27th, 2022, at The Culinarium at Nordo in the historic Pioneer Square neighborhood.

Learn more and purchase tickets by visiting

Cornish Alumni Featured in New Seattle Arts Publication!
Category: Alumni Author: Alexis L. Silva Date: 11 months ago Comments: 0

Photos Courtesy of PublicDisplay.Art

PublicDisplay.Art launched in December 2021 and highlighted 10 local artists with national and international recognition. This publications purpose is “to reinvigorate the idea that creativity is still at the heart of Seattle, that the free exchange of art and ideas makes our community better.” One of the artists featured is Monyee Chau who graduated from Cornish in 2018 from the Art Department. Monyee has gone on to exhibit in museums and galleries internationally, including the Wing Luke Museum, Museum of Northwest Art, Bellevue Arts Museum, and Copelouzos Museum.

Read more about Monyee and the other artists featured at or pick up a free copy wherever papers are distributed!

Check out Monyee Chau and their work at

Meet our New Alumni Relations Manager, Alexis L. Silva
Category: Alumni Author: Alexis L. Silva Date: 11 months ago Comments: 0
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Photo Credit Alexis L. Silva

Meet Cornish’s newly appointed Alumni Relations Manager, Alexis L. Silva!

Alexis graduated from Cornish in 2018 from the Visual Arts department. Since then he has been busy in the arts community, most recently working at the Wing Luke Museum for the last 3 years in various capacities, helping build exhibitions, programming, award winning campaigns and much more. Alexis will continue the work started by former Alumni Relations Manager Aly Bedford, followed by Pat Bako, in ensuring we support our graduates and Alumni beyond their time at Cornish.

We have some amazing things in store for our alums so be sure to update your contact info to stay in the know!

For any questions or concerns, contact Alexis at See less

Cornish Alumni Association Council (CAAC) has been Activated!
Category: Alumni Author: Pat Bako Date: 1 year ago Comments: 0
Picture of seniors on an upper level silhouetted in front of a large window at Cornish College Commencement at McCaw Hall

Photo Credit Winnie Westergard

The Cornish Alumni Association Council has been activated!

The mission and vision of the Cornish Alumni Association is to strengthen the Cornish alumni and student voice in communities both inside and outside of Cornish. 

We welcome our first slate of Council Members Marilee Kimball, Design ‘00, Owner of 321Foto, Joslyn Balzarini, Design ‘00, Senior Interior Designer, Principal at B+H Architects, and Kathleen Le Coze, PP ‘13, School of Law Advancement Program Coordinator at Seattle University and Cornish Trustee. 

Members will be involved in shaping Alumni Relations, planning get togethers, sharing news, and being ambassadors. Members commit to serve a two year term which may be renewed for an additional two years. 

Has reading about the Cornish Alumni Association Council piqued your interest? We are still looking for several additional members. Lean in, we would love to have your involvement! Reach out to Pat Bako, Director of Development and Alumni Relations at

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