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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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January 2014

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon

GRADUATE FINE ARTS NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2014

Alum KATY THOMA ‘13 has an installation "Bathroom" at 6114 Venice from January 11 to February 15, 2014.

Alum ZEAL HARRIS ‘07 was in the group exhibition One for the Road, Hudson Link, at the Pacific Design Center suite B215, on January 31, 2014.

Alum SRIJON CHOWDHURY ‘13 is in the group show Fictions at Klowden Mann Gallery from February 1st to March 15, 2014.

Alum BRIAN RICCI ‘12 showed his work in LAUNCH during the LA Art Show 2014 from January 16-19, 2014.

Grad SWEET SAMSON is showing her work in WET PAINT at Zhou B Art Center in Chicago, from January 13 to February 15, 2014.

Grad KATY COWAN ‘13 has her MFA solo exhibition TOGETHERERS, in the Bolsky Gallery from January 27th - January 31st, 2014.

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON showed her videos in a Virtual Memorial Milan, Jaffa, and Timisoara, January 25-27, 2014. Curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne.

Alum KATY COWAN ‘13 has a solo exhibition Lean-Twos at ltd Gallery los Angeles from 21 January - 22 February

Alums MICHELLE ANDRADE ‘07, STEVEN BANKHEAD ‘01, EDITH BEAUCAGE ‘10, LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA ‘07, and MICHELLE WIENER ’08 will be in Love is in the Air at CALVIN PHELPS'03 2A gallery from February 9th, 2014-to March 9, 2014.

Alum JACOB MELCHI ‘03 had a solo exhibition "nothing is plural: paintings" at George Lawson Gallery in San Francisco from January 4 - February 1, 2014

ESPLA, a project and book by grad RACHEL WOLFE is featured in and on the cover of the current VIA Publication, which can be purchased at LACMA, MOCA and specialty bookstores in LA and Chicago.

Grad SHIVA ALIABADI had her MFA thesis exhibition Material at the Bolsky Gallery from February 4-11, 2014

Grad REBECCA TULL YATES presented her graduate thesis exhibition: SELF-TITLED at the Helen Bolsky Gallery from January 21st - 25th 2014

The Coachella Valley Art Center in downtown Indio and LGT! Curatorial present LA n CV, a survey show of Los Angeles area artists including alum SHIVA ALIABADI ‘13, and alum MATTHEW CARTER ‘10, Curated by Mike McLain from February 6th to February 28 2014.

Alum MATTHEW CARTER ‘10 and BRIAN RICCI ‘12 were in the exhibition and fundraiser C-Note at Jaus Gallery on January 24-25, 2014

ANNETTA KAPON’S PROXY Gallery hosted the one-person exhibition "Fall" by alum REGINA HEROD '13 from January 1-31, 2014.

Otis Grad Fine Arts had a booth in Photo LA January 14-21, 1014 at the LA Mart. It hosted the work of grads BRYAN BANKSTON, JANET DANDRIDGE, RACHEL WOLFE, DAVID DEL FRANCIA, CRISTY BALTEZORE and MARCELA GOTTARDO.

Grad BRYAN BANKSTON had his MFA thesis exhibition The Art of the Portrait in the Bolsky Gallery from January 13-22, 2014.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI will be in a group show MAS (Ltd. Ed) in San Francisco on Saturday, February 8th.This is the continuation of MAS Attack 2 from the Torrance Art Museum. Curated by ARTRA.

Alum EDITH BEAUCAGE ’10 will be in a group exhibition Heat: Taste Changing Condiments on Thursday March 13 at the Chinese American Museum LA. The show will be up until the summer.

Alum TERRY NORTON WRIGHT ‘11 had an exhibition, performance and book launch STATE OF THE UNION on February 1, 2014 at the Custom Hotel, Westchester. For the exhibition and publication she collaborated with Graduate Professor RENEE PETROPOULOS and alums SHALINI SANJAY PATEL ‘12, BRIDGET KANE ’12, KARMA HENRY ’10, CHAD MARTH ‘12, ELENA ROSA ‘12, MELISE MESTAYER ‘11, ANA RODRIGUEZ ‘09, TAYLOR TSCHIDER ‘11, and BRANDY WOLFE ‘12.