Events
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Opening Reception

    Sep 24| Special Event
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    New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s work has situated itself as a hybrid of painting, sculpture, and installation over a career spanning 30 plus years. Exploring the intricacies of color, Apfelbaum weaves her way, both literally and conceptually, through ideas of Minimalism, Pop aesthetics, and Color Field painting to blur the lines between two and three dimensional art making.

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

     

  • 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.

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

     

  • Renee Gladman

    Oct 19| Lectures
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    Renee Gladman is the author of eight books of prose and poetry, including the Ravicka triology, published by Dorothy (Event Factory, The Ravickians, and Ana Patova Crosses a Bridge). Other titles include Arlem, Not Right Now, Juice The Activist, A Picture Feeling, and Newcomer Can't Swim. Since 2004, she has been the publisher of Leon Works, a perfect bound series of books of experimental prose, and also has edited the Leroy chapbook series.

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Newsletter July and August 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter July  August 2010

Compiled by Annetta Kapon
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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. www.huffingtonpost.com...62.html

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