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  • High&Low Bureau is a curatorial duo composed of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. They curate exhibitions, film programs, performative events and publications, while engaging with a plethora of disciplines, media and modes of artistic expression.Their curatorial practice is dedicated to the exploration of artistic strategies that reflect on, and suggest alternatives to, specific social-political conditions.

  • Los Angeles is a city often described as having no center. Its art community has turned that "disadvantage" into an advantage and given itself a license for adventure. Organizations, galleries, and artists find decentralization to be an exciting option and they establish their addresses in unexpected neighborhoods and zones in the city and even beyond, in other cities and states. What are the challenges and advantages of this programmatic and conceptual strategy? What are the risks, to organization and audience alike? Is this necessary, and if so, is it sustainable?

  • Fritz Haeg

    Sep 25| Lectures
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    Image: Fritz Haeg, working to install the Edible Estate #12 garden in Budapest, 2012. Photo: Andras Kare.

    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Fritz Haeg.

    Thursday, September 25th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • David Schafer

    Sep 30| Lectures
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    David Schafer is a visual and sound artist working in sculpture, sound, sound, performance, and works on paper. His work is concerned with the structures, translation, and intelligibility, of language and architecture. Schafer has shown nationally and internationally and has received several public commissions. Most recently he has had one-person shows at Studio10 gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, and Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA.

  • Sarah Manguso

    Oct 01| Lectures
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    Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend, named one of the top ten books of the year by Salon. Her previous book, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, was named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review and short-listed in the UK for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and long-listed for the Royal Society Winton Prize. Her other books include the story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, and the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise.

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Jennifer Steinkamp.

    Thursday, October 2nd 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     

  • Pae White

    Oct 07| Lectures
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    Pae White was born in 1963 in Pasadena, California. She lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her M.F.A. from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and her B.A. from Scripps College in Claremont, California. She also studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. Recent solo exhibition venues include Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne; galleria francesca kaufmann, Milan; the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand; the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; greengrassi, London; and 1301PE, Los Angeles.

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Newsletter January and February 2012

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter January  February 2012

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


Alum ERIC MEDINE ‘06 showed some of his most recent JAVA projects at the Venice Lights fest (http://veniceartcrawl.com) on Thursday, Jan 19th during the Venice Art Crawl and MOMENTUM on Market St. from Pacific to Speedway.

Grad Faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS will be doing/performing a new work: "Analog (Mostly) Among Nations" at the MAK Schindler House on February 10, 2012, (this work will also be performed at CAA, date to be announced) and she will be in the Exhibition, "Figures and Grounds: Approaches to Abstraction", March 8 to May 2012 at the Arts Club of Chicago.  "Breaking in Two", will be opening on Feb. 11 at the Arena 1 Gallery as part of PST. PETROPOULOS will be a guest professor at the New School in April 2012 for a workshop in performance.

“The Senior Discount,” alum JOE SOLA’S ’99 solo show was held in New York City at Blackston Gallery (October December 2011) and reviewed in Art in America.

Grad Faculty ANNETTA KAPON will show her work in a four-person exhibition at Lola Nikolaou Gallery in Thessaloniki, Greece from March 8 to April 2, 2012.

The Grad Fine Arts Mid-Residency Show "All My Gilberts" included first year grads REBECCA TULL, KATIE THOMA, ERIC SARBACH, HYUNG MIN RHEE, FLAVIA MONTEIRO, ALEC EGAN, ANDREAS GUREWICH, SRIJON CHOWDUHURY, JESSICA MINCKLEY, BRYAN RICCI and REGINA HEROD THOMPSON, at the Bolsky Gallery from Jan 23-Feb 11, 2012.

Graduate Faculty JOHN KNIGHT'S work will be included in the Whitney Museum Biennial from March 1 through May 27, 2012.
 
Grad Faculty ANNETTA KAPON will show her work in the 22nd Photo Biennial of Thessaloniki, Greece from April to July 2012.

There is an extensive interview and article with photos with grad MATT LIFSON in the online magazinelaiamyours.com.

Alum JACOB MELCHI ‘03 exhibited his work in Seven Young Los Angeles Painters I Like, from Feb 15 - March 17 2012 at George Lawson Gallery, Los Angeles.

MELCHI ‘03 also showed in PAINTING (LOS ANGELES)- from January 19 to March 9 2012 at Another Year in LA, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles.

Alum STEVEN BANKHEAD '01 was included in the article, “Top 10 Moments of the Year in L.A. Art” by Catherine Wagley in the LA Weekly 12/22/11.

Graduate Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL will have a solo exhibition at GALERIA NINA MENOCAL in Mexico City from APRIL 10 – MAY 19 2012.

Alum TUCKER NEEL’S ‘07 323 Projects (323) 843-4652 Presented Volume by Brookhart Jonquil from January 20 – February 25, 2012.

Alum MARY YOUNAKOF ‘06 showed the new installment of her 343 Dresses: The Chromatic Convergence Project, at the Pacific Design Center in space B233, from January 26 through March 2, 2012. Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY reviewed the exhibition in the Huffington Post.

YOUNAKOF ‘06 also showed her project/performance SPECTRUM on Tuesday March 20 in The Dressing Room, space B239 at the Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood.

323 Projects and alum TUCKER NEEL ‘07 (323) 843-4652 announced the record release and performance for
OJO's Cave-Out (In Three Parts, All At Once) at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions on Thursday, January 26, 2012. 

Alum DANIELA CALANDRA ‘11 showed her work in the group exhibition Immigrant/Emigrant curated by Lara Bullock at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro from January 22 to April 20 2012. There will be an artist talk on March18, 2012.

Alum MELISE MESTAYER ‘11 was in a group exhibition titled 'Chasm of the Supernova' at Eagle Rock Center for the Arts from Feb 11 - March 15.

Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ ‘03 participated in the group exhibition “In the Dark” at the LA Mart 12th Floor from February 4 to March 31, 2012

Alum WENDY GIVEN ‘02 had a one-person exhibition Luminosis mori at Gallery Nationale in Portland OR from February 3 - February 26, 2012

Grad MATT LIFSON had his MFA thesis exhibition Smoke and Mirrors in the Bolsky Gallery from March 1, 2012.

Alum SUSAN HOROWITZ ‘00 participated in the two person exhibition Perspectives/The White City at Hennessey and Ingalls in Santa Monica from February 1 to April 21, and at the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara from March 11 to June 22, 2012.

Grad CHARLEY ALEXANDER had his MFA exhibition “Ripple” at the Bolsky Gallery from February 21  to February 25, 2012

“A Measure of Continuity” the MFA exhibition by grad MISAKI KANEKO was at the Bolsky gallery from February 15-18, 2012

Under the supervision of graduate faculty KATHRIN BURMESTER Grad students BRANDY WOLFE, BRIDGET KANE, and SHALINI SANJAY PATEL curated videos from Chapman students; and SRIJON CHOWDHURY, BRIDGET KANE, ELENA ROSA, and TAMMY VO were selected by students from Art Center to have their videos included in the program “  Forward Thinking: A Curatorial Roundabout” in the Media Lounge at the CAA Centennial Conference on February 22, 23, and 24th. The project was organized by Micol Hebron for the CAA Services to Artists Committee at the 2012 Centennial Annual Conference, Los Angeles.

Alums MATT CARTER ’10, CHARLEY ALEXANDER ‘11, and grad BRYAN RICCI were in the group exhibition IF YOU CAN’T FAKE IT, MAKE IT at Jaus Gallery from March 23 to May 6,  2012,  curated by JAUS Co-director Chris Tallon

The Hole-in-The-Wall Grad Studios Gallery currently features PUCKER, 2011, a work by alum CHARLEY ALEXANDER ‘11.

Alum ZEAL HARRIS ‘07 showed her work at Wallspace at 607 la brea on Saturday March 3rd, 2012.

Grad TAMMY VO had her MFA thesis exhibition WHERE PLEASURE MOMENTS HUNG BEFORE at the Bolsky Gallery from March 1-3, 2012.