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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Dana Duff

Dana Duff
Professor
Bio/Affiliation: 

BFA Cranbrook Acad. of Art; MFA CalArts.

Solo exhibitions: Max Protech, N.Y.; Richard Kuhlenschmidt, L.A.; Milford Gallery, N.Y.

Selected group shows: Renaissance Society, Chicago; New Museum of Contemporary Art, N.Y.; Whitney Museum, N.Y.; Long Beach Museum, CA

Selected film screenings: Centre Multimedia, Mexico City; Museum of Jurassic Technology, LA; International Film Festival Rotterdam; Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement, Geneva; South London Gallery; and Echo Park Film Center.

Residencies at Foundation Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, the American Academy in Rome; and lives part-time in Mexico.

Included in the collections of MOMA, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Phillips Collection, the Brooklyn Museum, the Carnegie Museum and a number of private collections.

 

AWARDS/HONORS: 

2014 Distinguished Educator, Otis College and the LAX Coastal Area Chamber of Commerce

Otis Faculty Development Grants: Fall 2011, Fall 2008 Laton Mini-Grant, 2004-05

Otis TLC Technnology Grant: 2007

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