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  • Marissa Johnen

     

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    Closing Reception: Friday, April 25, 6-9pm.
    Exhibition Runs: April 21 - 25
     
    Helen Bolsky Gallery
    Otis College of Art and Design
    9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045
  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event
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  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education
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    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.

  • student runway show

    May 03| Special Event
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    The annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel is L.A.'s largest runway show. Featuring student designs created with mentors during the 2013-14 year, the show raises $1 million for student scholarships. Awardees this year include Leon Max, Michael Egeck, and Isabel and Ruben Toledo.

  • telefunk samples

    May 05| Special Event
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    Destress from a long day of classes with chill/relax music and little talk radio presented by DJ-Rice (Alan Chen), DJ-Tofu (Sam Wu), and Andre Style (Andrew Chung) of the Otis Radio class.

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Ben Maltz Gallery Radar

Jun 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Elana Mann introduced us to the ritualized performance work of Amanda Yates. I visited the studio with Carolyn Peter. It was a warm day and before we entered her work space, Amanda gave us a tasty green cool homemade elixir laden with fresh cilantro and the right amount of spice. We learned of her book[...]
Jun 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
My first encounter with Christina Ondrus’ work was through this amazing project called Knowledges that took place at Mt. Wilson in June 2012. Right now, she is working on a book of images and text exploring synchronicity and the residue of history inspired by her travels to France. Her series of “All Encompassing” graphite drawings[...]
Jun 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
In researching another project that Carolyn Peter and I are organizing for Fall 2013 called “Tapping the Third Realm,” we made a visit to Tom Wudl’s downtown studio. Every time I visit downtown around SCIARC and Molino Street, the construction and vitality amazes me compared to what it was in the mid to late 1980s[...]
May 18, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Writing This Side of the 405 was a live and online poetry and prose reading of 25 writers from the Westside of Los Angeles in conjunction with the exhibition Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405.  Writers in order of appearance: Linda Albertano, Therese Bachand, Bruce Bauman, Guy Bennett (Faculty), Leonardo Campaner (’13), Alicia[...]
May 17, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Laurie Raskin received her BFA and MFA from California Institute of the Arts in the 70′s and 80′s where she specialized in graphics, printmaking and photography.  After school, she worked designing album covers, murals for stores, fabrics and graphics for various companies.  In 1984, she was one of the 12 artists chosen to design one[...]
May 17, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Ruth Weisberg’s studio is not too far from one of my favorite places on Washington Blvd, Samosa House. Ruth is a longtime Los Angeles based painter and was very involved in the Woman’s Building.  She continues to have a significant impact in the community with her teaching and work at USC. She is represented by[...]
Apr 26, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
On Saturday, April 20, 2013, Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson led a bus tour with 22 Otis community members to some amazing Westside artists’ studios. We really appreciated that this group of artists, collectors, and curators was game for anything and everything because we had a jam-packed schedule. We organize these trips in conjunction with[...]
Apr 26, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405 opened on Saturday, April 13, 2013 with great fanfare as part of Otis’ newly coined Spring Festival featuring the New Admitted Students Reception, the 2nd Annual Otis Kite Festival, and the Graduate Studios Open House.  Just before the exhibition doors opened to the public, the OTIS Board[...]

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