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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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Alumni Radar

Jul 1, 2014
Alumni News
Kent TwitchellThe muralists who painted the Los Angeles Olympic freeway murals for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games gathered together in May to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Games. The murals are being restored by the Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles. The Mural Conservancy and Lapis Press will publish a limited box edition of photographs commemorating the 30th anniversary. Lita [more]
Jun 30, 2014
Alumni News
visual touch therapyAlumnus Eric Medine (’06 MFA Fine Arts) created a new software platform called Visual Touch Therapy to make physical rehabilitation fun, gamifying repetitive exercises by marrying a Leap Motion controller, a PC and a simple meme-inspired video game. Players perform simple motions over the Leap controller that cause a dog character to run or fly [more]
Jun 27, 2014
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AlecEganFine Arts Alumnus, Alec Egan (’13 MFA Fine Arts) has a solo exhibition, Luminous Opera at Western Project in Los Angeles, June 14 through July 19, 2014. Western Project is owned Fine Arts Alumna Erin Kermanikian (’00). Egan spent the last year on a new body of work that employs aggressive and visceral language, based [more]
Mar 4, 2014
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Suzan Kim Frozen 2    Fine Arts alumna Sara Cembalisty (’02) and Digital Media alumna Suzan Kim (’05) work for Disney Animation in Burbank, California and both worked on the animated film, Frozen, which just won the Academy Award for “Best Animated Feature” on Sunday night! Sara, a look development artist, worked on character and environment work, including [more]
Feb 28, 2014
Alumni News
Kour PourFine Arts alumnus Kour Pour’s (’10) solo show at Untitled Gallery in New York was a huge success, selling out before the show even opened. He’s received a great amount of press for his beautiful paintings. For more information and images, visit nyuntitled.com/2014/01/13/kour-pour. Click the links below for a sampling of some of the press [more]
Feb 28, 2014
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Judithe Afternoon TeaGraduate Fine Arts alumna and muralist/painter Judithe Hernandez has been commissioned as one of the artists for the LA Metro Expo line, making work for the grand terminus station. She was recently featured on KCET Departures’ Writing on the Wall feature about her work. http://www.kcet.org/socal/departures/columns/writing-on-the-wall/monthly-mural-wrap-a-dozen-tags-for-february-2014.html  
Feb 28, 2014
Alumni News
Mark Dean Veca KobeFine Arts alumnus Mark Dean Veca (’85) recently made a painting that commemorates Kobe’s All-Star MVP in 2011 and uses colors to form a reissued “Kobe 6” shoe. Above is a picture of Mark and Kobe (and Mark’s son) at an event held last month at the Staples Center to commemorate Kobe’s achievements and the [more]
Feb 28, 2014
Alumni News
Ashkahn CrunkUrban Outfitters featured Ashkahn Sharparnia (’06 Fine Arts) on their blog once again, in “A Quickie with Ashkahn,” in which they described him as “the LA-based illustrator who cuts the crap to relay poetic love sonnets that don’t make you want to direct your face in the direction of a sick bucket.” For a great [more]
Feb 28, 2014
Alumni News
Eduardo Sarabia MoctezumaFine Arts alumnus Eduardo Sarabia (’99) currently has a solo exhibition at the Arizona State University Art Museum. “‘Moctezuma’s Revenge,’ the first comprehensive solo exhibition of works by contemporary Mexican-American artist Eduardo Sarabia, [. . .] curated by Julio César Morales, will feature more than 40 works of art from both previous and new bodies [more]
Feb 28, 2014
Alumni News
LA heatEdith Beaucage (’10 MFA Fine Arts) and Gajin Fujita (’97 Fine Arts) are included in a show opening at the Chinese American Museum on March 13, LA Heat: Taste Changing Condiments is an art exhibition exploring the impact of Sriracha and Tapatio in Los Angeles. The exhibit will include a curated selection of artwork from [more]

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