• Todd Gray

    Oct 25| Lectures

    Todd Gray was born in 1954 in Los Angeles. Gray received an MFA and a BFA from California Institute of the Arts and is currently a professor at California State University, Long Beach. He has shown performance work at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater), Los Angeles (2010); California African American Museum, Los Angeles (2009); the Commons, New York University (2008); 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica (2008); New Renaissance Theater, Syracuse, NY (2007); and Academy of Media Arts, Cologne (2004).

  • Ruby Neri is a sculptor, painter, and former street artist from San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, known for her evocative portrayal of horses.

  • Otis in NYC
    October 27, 2016 
    6 - 8 pm 
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery
    53 East 64 Street
    New York, NY 10065

    Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson is coming to NYC! 
    Please come say hello and visit with your fellow alumni and friends of Otis College of Art and Design.
    Drinks and hors d'oeuvres.


  • Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton


Newsletter July and August 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter July  August 2010

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

Grad LISA OXLEY participated in the group show "On Paper" at George Billis Gallery in Culver City, July 10- Sept 4, 2010.

Alums MICHELLE WIENER '08 and JENNIFER WOLF '10 participated in Women of an Uncertain Age at Samuel Freeman Gallery from July 9 - August 14th, 2010.

Alums EDITH BEAUCAGE'10, ALEXANDER KROLL'08, and grad MATT LIFSON showed their work in The Art that Dare not Speak its Name at CB1 Gallery from July 7 to August 1, 2010. The exhibition was reviewed by Sharon Mizota in the LA Times on July 16, 2010.

Graduate Senior Lecturer KORI NEWKIRK showed his work at Country Club Los Angeles from July 17 to August 21, 2010.

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03 curated the show Anarchy at POST on July 30, 2010.

Alum AMANDA KELLER KONYA '09 had a one person show "Difficult Situations" at Project Room G3 in San Pedro from August 7 to August 28, 2010.

Alums CHRIS OATEY '06 and HILDE OVERBERGH '90 showed in "For your Pleasure" at CB1 Gallery from August 6 to September 4, 2010.

Grad MISAKI KANEKO and alum KRISTIN DUCHARME '03 showed her work in the 2010 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition juried by Franklin Sirmans and Ali Subotnick at the Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery from August 12 – October 3, 2010

Alum MATT CARTER '10 and grad MELISE MESTAYER were selected to be this year’s Otis participants at Anderson Ranch.

Alum JACOB MELCHI '03 participated in NEW! at Another Year in LA at Pacific Design Center - B267 from July 22 to September 10, 2010.

Alums SERGIO BROMBERG '10 and MATTHEW WARREN '09 showed their work in FIRST MONTH FREE at EXTRA SPACE STORAGE UNIT #296 from AUG 6 to SEP 6, 2010.

Alum STEVE BANKHEAD '01 was included in THE RISE OF RAD, curated by Max Presneill at Torrance Art Museum from July  24 - September 4, 2010.

Alum ANA RODRIGUEZ '09 has a solo show called "Sweet Toxicity" at Steve Turner Contemporary from September 11 to 0ctober 9th, 2010.

Alum JENNIFER WOLF '10 participated in "The Bigger Picture" curated by Shana Nys Dambrot at Edgar Varela Fine Arts from August 18 to September 11, 2010.
Graduate Fine Arts Professor and Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON has a solo exhibition called "The Measure of Value" at Las Cienegas Projects from September 4 to October 2, 2010.

Alums LAURA DAROCA '03 and JJ STEVENS '10 and Graduate Professor and Assistant Chair ANNETTA Kapon showed their videos in VideO-Otis HERE at DANNYS ART BAR inVenice CA on August 19, 2010. Curator: Ceres Madoo.

Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ '01 had a collaborative piece with Ivan Limas at Gallery 727 on August 12, 2010.

Alum MATT MACFARLAND '03 is included in Obsessed at Summercamp Project Space,organized by Fatima Hoang, Elonda Billera & Janice Gomez from August 22nd to September 3rd, 2010.

Alum TUCKER NEEL '07 is the director of 323Projects at (323) 843-4652. The inaugural exhibition is Mathew Timmons: The Archanoids from September 6 to October 11. (323) TIE-IN-LA

Alum SOJUNG KWON '07 is showing her "Planning a Year" at Tahoe Gallery at Sierra Nevada College from August 26 - September 26, 2010. She also had a solo exhibition at Porter Gallery in Long Beach on September 3, 2010.

Alum DANA MONTLACK '94 showed her work at the Joseph Bellows Gallery in Art San Diego 2010 September 2 - 5, 2010.

Graduate Senior Lecturer JOHN KNIGHT was in the exhibition The Linguistic Turn at Cardwell/Jimmerson Gallery from August 21 to September 25, 2010.

Graduate Professor and Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON was in the online exhibition On Seeing at Huffington Post curated by alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03.

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