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    Feb 07| Screening
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    Bauhaus Dances, 1986 presented by Debra McCall
    Sunday, February 7, 4pm, Otis Forum, Free

  • Jillian Mayer is an artist and filmmaker living in South Florida. Her video works and performances have been premiered at galleries and museums internationally such as MoMA, MoCA:NoMi, BAM, Bass Museum, the Contemporary Museum of Montreal with the Montreal Biennial (2014) and film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, and the New York Film Festival. She was recently featured in Art Papers, ArtNews and Art Forum discussing identity, Internet and her artistic practices and influences.
  • York Chang (b. 1973, St. Louis, MO) is an interdisciplinary artist who uses forensic and archival information systems as supports for poetic gestures and alternate histories, in order to interrogate the aesthetic conventions of authority which often serve to blur the line between fiction and reality. He earned both his BFA (1996) and Juris Doctorate (2001) from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). York Chang lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, and is represented by Greene Exhibitions. 
     
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    Feb 15| Academic Dates
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    Otis offices are closed for the Holiday.

  • Oliver Kellhammer is an independent artist, writer and researcher, who seeks, through his botanical interventions and social art practice, to demonstrate nature’s surprising ability to recover from damage. His recent work has focused on the psychosocial effects of climate change, cleaning up contaminated soils, reintroducing prehistoric trees to landscape damaged by industrial logging and cataloging the ecology of brownfield ecologies. He currently works as a lecturer in sustainable systems at Parsons in New York City.
     
  • In this performance I try to summarize In search of past time with my own words, as a story of another time which reveals itself contemporary. I deliver my own intimate and personal perception of this book which radiates in my life. Each performance is another opportunity to explore different zones of the book, proceeding at random, inspired by an aleatory and fickle memory. 
     
  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.4 by IÑAKI ÁBALOS

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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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