• Mining fields like education, cinema, psychology, literature and art history Anna Craycroft examines cultural models for fostering individuality. Through drawings, paintings, videos, sculptures, furniture, installations, books, workshops, or curatorial projects she works thematically on a single thesis over a series of exhibitions.

  • In his lecture, Laurence Rickels reenters the exchange between Walter Benjamin and Alexander Mette, which led to Mette’s review of Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels in Imago and brought Benjamin to consider the clinical picture of schizophrenia, the topic of Mette’s dissertation-book, which he in turn reviewed.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Emily Thorpe's art work addresses the twisting formation of memory through spatial relations and moments of domesticity. She will be presenting a solo exhibition for her Graduate Thesis at The Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, on view February 20 to February 25, 2017. There will be a closing reception on Saturday, February 25, 6-9pm.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures

    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.


Steven Bankhead

Steven Bankhead
Senior Lecturer

MFA Otis; BFA Auburn Univ

Exhibited nationally and internationally, including Tiroler Kunstpavillon, Innsbrook, Austria; Co-Lab, Copenhagen; MAK Center; Angles Gallery L.A.; Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago; See Line Gallery, West Hollywood, and AndrewShire Gallery, L.A.. Solo exhibitions at Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich; and Circus Gallery, L.A., Steve Turner Contemporary, L.A., Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena; Super A, Elephant, L.A., Statler and Waldorf Gallery, L.A. Public Collections: Royal Danish Academy of Art; Lari Pittman Award; Reviews in Artforum, Art Throughout Pasadena, Armory Press, Pasadena; LA Weekly




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