Events
  • Margo Victor

    Sep 29| Lectures
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    Margo Victor lives and works in Los Angeles, California and received her BFA at the California Institute of the Arts. Her work has been exhibited at Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; Happy Lion in Chinatown, Los Angeles, California; Cirrus Gallery in Los Angeles; Elizabeth Dee Gallery in New York.

  • Shila Khatami

    Oct 04| Lectures
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    Shila Khatami has had solo exhibitions at:
    Autocenter in Berlin, Kunstverein Dillingen, 
    Galerie Samy Abraham in Paris, 
    Galerie Susanna Kulli in Zurich, 
    Clages in Cologne and Treize in Paris.
    Group exhibitions include:
    “00ooOO - holes, dots, balls“ with Davide Bertocchi at Hopstreet, Brussels ; 
    “Punkt-Systeme,Vom Pointilismus zum Pixel“ at the Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen; 
    „BYOB“ at Palais de Tokyo, Paris; 
    “Dorothea“ at Ancient & Modern, London; 
    “Ambigu“ at Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

  • Leonardo Bravo is an artist, curator, and educator and the Founder of Big City Forum. Big City Forum is an interdisciplinary project designed to explore the intersection between design-based creative disciplines (Design, Architecture, Urban Planning, etc) that take into account public space and the built environment. Big City Forum facilitates the exchange of ideas through gatherings, symposiums, exhibitions, and special events that promote forward-thinking projects and the individuals at the forefront of this vision.

  • Chris Coy

    Oct 11| Lectures
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    Chris Coy is an artist and filmmaker. His work has shown at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Sundance Film Festival, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, the Netherlands Media Art Institute, and numerous international art festivals and exhibitions. He received his MFA from the University of Southern California in 2012. He is represented by Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles.

  • Professor Karen Tongson joined the USC faculty in English and Gender Studies in fall 2005. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to USC, Tongson held a University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature at UC San Diego, and a UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) Residential Research Fellowship at UC Irvine.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Newsletter January and February 2009

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter January — February 2009

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

 



Alum MICHAEL BRUNSWICK '07 had his second solo exhibition "In Motion" at Lora Schlesinger Gallery from January 24 to February 28, 2009.

Graduate faculty (lecturer) KATHRIN BURMESTER and alum CHRIS OATEY '06 showed their work in Booth 1812 at Seeline Gallery from Janury 17 to February 28, 2009.

Graduate Faculty Senior Lecturer JOHN KNIGHT'S recent exhibition “Cold Cuts” at the Espai d’art Contemporani de Castello in Valencia, Spain was chosen by critic Sabine Breitweiser as one of the best exhibitions in 2008 in the December ‘08 issue of ARTFORUM magazine.

Alum PATRICK HILL'S ‘00 exhibition at APPROACH E2 in London was reviewed in the January ‘09 edition of ARTFORUM Magazine.

On Saturday January 17 alum ERIC MEDINE '06 did video mixing at the Loft in San Pedro in collaboration with Vjs from Rotterdam.

Graduate adjunct assoc. professor RENEE PETROPOULOS has a one-person show "Homage" from February 6 to March 7 at Rosamund Felsen Gallery.

Graduate faculty KORI NEWKIRK presented an edition of lithographs at Cirrus Gallery from January 17, 2009.

Grad ANTHONY CARFELLO and alum SOJUNG KWON '07 did a collaborative performance during the LA ART show on Sunday, January 25 at the LA Convention Center as a part of 'A Series of Clandestine Performances.'

Grads ANTHONY CARFELLO, AMANDA KELLER-KONYA, ANA RODRIGUEZ, CROSSMAN WILKINS, WENDY JOHNSTON, NINA LAURINOLLI, CRISTINA QUAGLIATA, MATT WARREN AND BRIAN MARRIER AND KRISTEN FOSTER took part in Supersonic during the LA ART Show at the Convention Center January 21-25, 2009.

Grad WENDY JOHNSTON'S MFA exhibition was in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis from January 30 to February 7, 2009.

Grad CRISTINA QUAGLIATA'S MFA Show was in the Bolsky February 9 to February 17, 2009.

Alum JESSE BENSON '03 exhibited his work in Pro Choice / Bulletinboard Blvd. at Pro Choice Gallery from January 29 to February 28, 2009 in Vienna, Austria.

The Grad Fine Arts mid-residency exhibition UP TILL NOW took place in the Bolsky Gallery from January 12 to January 24, 2009.

Grad KARMA HENRY was selected for the 2009 Bill and Wrenn Chais scholarship.

Alum JACOB MELCHI'S '03 work is in Intellectual Abstraction at Another Year in LA Intellectual Abstraction from February 7 to March 14, 2009.

Alum PATRICK HILL '00 has a solo exhibition at DAVID KORDANSKY GALLERY in Los Angeles from February 7 to March 21, 2009. The exhibition was reviewed by David Pagel in the LA Times on February 13, 2009.

Grads KRISTEN FOSTER and ANA RODRIGUEZ were selected to participate in the CAA Annual MFA Exhibition at the Gayle and Ed Roski Master of Fine Arts Gallery and Helen Lindhurst Fine Arts Gallery, at USC from February 25 to 28, 2009.

Grads NINA LAURINOLLI and ANTHONY CARFELLO had their MFA thesis exhibitions ("What did you Just Say?") in the Bolsky Gallery from February 20 to March 6, 2009.

Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL and alum JEFFREY VALLANCE '81 are in the group exhibition "Reading Standing Up" at Margo Leavin Gallery from February 7 to March 14, 2009.

Alum WENDY GIVEN '02 is in the show  Wolves and Urchins at The Art Gym in Marylhurst, Oregon from February 22 to March 25, 2009.

Alum CHRIS OATEY '07 is included in the exhibition "All Messed Up" at Sam Francis Gallery in Santa Monica.  The show runs from February 26th-March 29 2009.  OATEY also has a site specific project, "Fountain" at the Tall Wall Space at the University of La Verne in La Verne, CA.  The project was curated by Dion Johnson.

Graduate faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS'S solo exhibition "Homage" at Rosamund Felsen Gallery was reviewed by Holly Meyers in the LA Times on Friday February 27, 2009 and in the LA Weekly on Thursday February 26, 2009.

Alum MORTEN GOLL '00 will be part of the project "The Trampoline House" at ExhibitionSpace Q in Copenhagen, Denmark, from March 5 to March 15, 2009.

Hole-in-the-Wall gallery in the El Segundo Graduate Fine Arts Campus is now featuring the work of grad ANA RODRIGUEZ. The exhibition will be up until June 17 2009, and was guest-curated by alum ALEX KROLL '08.

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