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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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Newsletter August 2012

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter August 2012

Compiled by Annetta Kapon
See also the current newsletter and the newsletter archive.

 

 

Grad faculty and Asst. Chair ANNETTA KAPON will show a video in the WARSAW JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2012, at Kinoteka in Warsaw, Poland from October 25 to 30, 2012. 

Alum LAWRENCE GIPE ‘86 is in SUMMER GROUP SHOW at Lora Schlesinger Gallery in Santa Monica from August 04 - September 01, 2012 

Alum ALISON SAAR ‘81 has a one person exhibition STILL... At Otis’s Ben Maltz Gallery from August 18 to November 17, 2012. 

The work of alum WOLFGANG BAUER ‘12 was reviewed by Grady Harp in the journal Poets Artists issue 37, August 2012. 

Alum ERIC MEDINE ‘06 presented a video installation during TELEGENETIC CRASH at Projections on Lake in Pasadena organized by Dave Bradshaw. Friday Aug 17, from 8pm to 10pm 

Alum JACOB MELCHI ‘03 showed NEW PAINTINGS at George Lawson Gallery from September 5 – October 6, 2012 

Grad KATY COWAN represented Otis GFA at GLAMFA, Greater Los Angeles Masters of Fine Art show curated by the Fine Arts Roundtable at CSULB on Sunday Sept. 2nd, 2012 at Cal State University, Long Beach 

Former Danish artist in residence ESKE KATH has a one person show at Charles Bank Gallery in NYC from September 5 to October 21, 2012. 

Alum WENDY GIVEN ‘02 showed her work in Death Caps and Dark Wood at W+K Gallery in Portland Oregon from September 6 – September 27, 2012 

Seth Weiner has an exhibition at Venice6114 curated by alum SERGIO BROMBERG ‘10 from September 8-October 8, 2012 

Janet & Janet Shop was curated by Janet Levy at the ForYourArt space from August 24 - 26. Alum JESSE BENSON ‘03 is included in the exhibition. 

The art event Shangri-La 2012 took place in Joshua Tree on August 31-September 3, 2012, guest curated by Durden and Ray. Participants included alums MATTHEW CARTER ‘11 and LUIS G. HERNANDEZ, ‘03. 

Alum ERIC MEDINE ‘06 had an interview published by Swiss LVX TV about the LPM Festival in Rome. He talks about his Google-mapping video installation, as well as the state of live visuals, video art, and working with the LPM festival. http://lvx.tv/blog/blog/2012/08/31/eric-medine-about-his-project-with-the-google-search-engine/ 

Alum ALEXANDER KROLL ‘08 has a one-person exhibition Blue or Both at James Harris Gallery in Seattle Washington September 6-29, 2012.