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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Newsletter Juy 2012

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter July 2012

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

 

GFA Faculty KORI NEWKIRK is in the Group Exhibition No Person May Carry a Fish into a Bar, curated by Julian Hoeber and Alix Lambert at BLUM & POE gallery from July 14 - August 25, 2012

Graduate Fine Arts Chair, ROY DOWELL¹s billboard version of his piece, untitled #1008 is currently on display on the east side of La Cienega Blvd between Venice and Washington Blvds. This is a part of the Made in L.A. 2012 exhibition on view at the HAMMER Museum until September 2nd. The billboard was on view for the month of July.

Graduate faculty JUDIE BAMBER participated in the group exhibition All I Want is a Picture of You at Angles Gallery from July 14 ­ September 1, 2012.

Graduate faculty and assistant chair ANNETTA KAPON showed her video in  A Virtual Memorial Phnom Penh 2012 - at META House - Cambodian-German Cultural Centre Phnom Penh /Cambodia from July 12 to 15 2012

Alum MICHELLE ANDRADE¹s Œ07 solo exhibition at Charlie James Gallery was reviewed in the LA Times by Leah Ollman on June 21, 2012.

Alum TAMI DEMAREE Œ03 had a solo exhibition at Rosamund Felsen Gallery from July 7, 2012 ‹ August 11, 2012

Alum MATT CARTER¹s Œ10  work will be included in the Mexicali Biennial at the Vincent Price Art Museum  that will take place  from January 19 to April 13, 2013.

As part of Made in LA, graduate faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS with alums ELENA ROSA Œ12 and SOJUNG KWON Œ07 performed in the Venice Beach Biennial from July 13-16, 2012.

Alums MICHELLE CHONG Œ06, HELEN CAHNG Œ05 and DREW DUNLAP Œ06 had a three-person exhibition Based On a True Story, at Koh-i-noor, in Copenhagen Denmark from July 6 to 8, 2012.

Boom LA. 2012 is an exhibition highlighting artworks of all media from current and recent MFA graduates from invited Southern California institutions, including 2012 Otis Grad Fine Arts alums CHRISTINA HENDERSHAW, BRIDGET KANE, LISA OXLEY, SHALINI PATEL, ELENA ROSA, TAMMY VO, BRANDY WOLFE, BETHANY WRAY and RODD ZINBERG.  July 27 - August 24 organized by  den contemporary at the Pacific Design Center Blue Building in suites B215, B222, B257, B261, and B273.

Alum WENDY GIVEN¹s Œ02 work is included in 31 Women in Art Photography 2012, curated by Natalia Sacasa and Jon Feinstein at Hasted Kraeutler in New York from July 26 to August 17, 2012

Alum CHRIS OATEY Œ06 showed his work in Random Interference: Saskia Jorda and Chris Oatey, at Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ from August 17-Sept 8, 2012.

Alum TUCKER NEEL¹s Œ07 323 Projects hosted In-Phone-Tainment with Amy Radio sponsored by Girl Friend Beer from August 3 ­ August 31, 2012.

Alum JACOB MELCHI Œ03 will showed his work in the group exhibition Paper, at George Lawson Gallery from August 8 to September 1, 2012.

Grad faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS¹ Meditation on Plaid will be in the journal Material issue #3 <http://www.materialpress.org/?/issue3/>
The first launch will be in Berlin at the Motto bookstore on August 11th, 2012.