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  • Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department presents the film collaborative from Berlin OJOBOCA.

     

    Thursday April 2nd, 2015
    7pm in Ahmanson Hall, lower-level screening room.
    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

     

  • Chen Tamir is a distinguished Israeli curator and art writer based in Tel Aviv, where she works at the Center for Contemporary Art. She was listed by Artslant as one of 15 curators to watch in 2015. Until recently she was based in New York working as an independent curator and also as Executive Director of Flux Factory, a non-profit arts center in Queens, NY, where she founded an acclaimed residency program and set up a thriving institution. Chen holds an M.A. from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies, a B.A. in Anthropology, and a B.F.A. in Visual Art from York University.

  • Rea Tajiri

    Apr 07| Lectures
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    Rea Tajiri is a New York based filmmaker and educator who has written and directed an eclectic body of dramatic, experimental, and documentary films currently in commercial and educational distribution. She is also an Associate Professor at Temple University in the Film Media Arts Department.
     
    Learn more about the artist here.
     
  • Dusk to Dusk

    Apr 11| Exhibition
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    James Aldridge, The Gathering, 2010, Acrylic on canvas


    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    April 11 - July 26, 2015  |  Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 10-5 / Thu 10-7 / Sat-Sun 12-4

  • Come fly a kite!

    Bring your family and friends to make and fly kites at the beach.

    Everyone will receive his or her own free, unique kite along with color theory instruction. Otis students will provide advice.

    Where

    Just north of the Santa Monica Pier
    Parking at the North Parking Lot 1: $12

    When

    Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10 am – 4 pm

  • Hideaki Kawashima, 130, 2004, Acrylic on canvas
     

    Opening Reception for Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal
    4-6pm

    Gallery walk-thru with Curator Richard Rinehart at 4:30pm

     

  • Graduate Open Studios

    Apr 12| Special Event
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    2015 Graduate Open Studios

    Visit studios and meet MFA students in Fine Arts and Public Practice.

    Open to the Public. Free parking behind building.

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Newsletter March and April 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter March  April 2010

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

 

Alum MATT MACFARLAND ‘03 took part in Three Hour Tour at the Torrance Art Museum sponsored by Sea and space Explorations on Saturday March 6 2010.

Grad TERRY NORTON-WRIGHT took part in Strong Women Group Show School NJ from March 19 to April 23, 2010.

Alum KRISTIN DUCHARME ‘03 had a one-person exhibition/installation in "Perceptions" at the Torrance Art Museum from March 11 to March 13, 2010

Grad MATTHEW CARTER had his MFA thesis exhibition "Insincere Utopias" at the Bolsky Gallery from March 9 to March 16, 2010.

Alum PATRICK HILL ‘00 showed his work in MOSTLY SCULPTURE SHOW Space Explorations curated by Alice Clements from March 13 - March 28, 2010.

Grad KATHLEEN VALENZUELA was part of Something with Women curated by Barbara Maloutas and New Puppy at New Puppy Gallery in Los Angeles on March 13, 2010.

The OTIS MFA Open Studios was on Saturday, April 10 at 1-4 pm at the Graduate Studios campus in El Segundo.

MFA Alums ALEXANDER KROLL 08, JENNIFER LANSKI ‘06, LORENZO E.  HURTADO-SEGOVIA ‘08, ANTHONY  CARFELLO ’09, MICHI COLACCICO ‘05, CARLA DANES ‘02, SABINE DEHNEL ‘03, TAMI DEMAREE ‘03, LUIS G. HERNANDEZ ‘03, PATRICK HILL ‘00, SUSAN HOROWITZ ‘01, CARMINE IANNACCONE ‘93, AMANDA KELLER-KONYA ‘09, BILL KLEIMAN ‘89, VALLY MESTRONI ‘02, KEVIN MYERS ‘91, CHRIS OATEY ‘06, HILDE OVERBERGH ‘00, WHITNEY STOLICH ‘04, and MARY YOUNAKOF ‘08 are in THE STORY OF O at the Ben Maltz Gallery from April 10  to June 5, 2010.

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY ‘03 participated in a reading to benefit publisher Dzanc Books at Thomas Jancar Gallery on March 20, 2010.

Dutch exchange resident artists JETSKE VERHOEVEN and MARIEKE COPPENS arrived on March 1 for a two month stay at Otis, while Otis alums NINA LAURINOLLI '09 and ANA RODRIGUEZ '09 departed for Amsterdam on March 2 to be guests of the Sandberg Institute.

Alums KENNETH COWAN ‘06 and WHITNEY STOLICH ‘04, selected to travel to France last October as part of the JEUNES TALENTS project, will show the results of their research in the group show French Impressions curated by Tim B. Wride at Louis Stern Fine Arts from April 7 to April 21, 2010.

"1962": New Paintings by LAWRENCE GIPE ‘86 was at Lora Schlesinger Gallery in Santa Monica from April 3 to May 15, 2010.

Grad Fine Arts chair ROY DOWELL took part in three group exhibitions: Ends and Means at Lennon Weinberg Gallery, NY from April 8 to May 15, Works in Edition at Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, from April 17  to May 19, 2010 and New Art for a New Century at Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach, May 2 to September 19, 2010.

Alum KRIS VAGNER ‘02 was in the group show Playland, curated by Elaine Parks at Newark Art at Sea  from April 3 to May 31 2010.

Alum AMANDA KELLER-KONYA ‘09 showed her work in Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA) at The Loft at Liz’s in Los Angeles from April 10 – April 30, 2010.

Grad JENNIFER WOLF had her MFA thesis exhibition A Place Without a Place in the Bolsky Gallery from March 22 to March 27, 2010.

Graduate faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS and JUDIE BAMBER, alums ANA RODRIGUEZ ‘09, WHITNEY STOLICH ‘04 and grad EDITH BEAUCAGE participated in the Santa Monica Museum's silent auction "Incognito" On May 1, 2010.

Alum LORENZO HURTADO '08 has an exhibition "by Deborah Calderwood" at CB1 Gallery from April 24 to May 23, 2010.

The Annenberg Space for Photography exhibited alum AMANDA KELLER-KONYA'S ‘09 work "Specimens"from North America's Most Polluted River in the "Water Our Thirsty World" slideshow on Thursday, April 22 2010.

On Saturday April 17th 2010, alum SOJUNG KWON ‘07 gave a talk at Barnes & Noble  at The Grove at the Farmers Market  in conjunction with the exhibition "Planning a Year -Sundays & Mondays" which was at Angels Gate Cultural Center March 21-April 25 2010.

Alum KAREN NAKASHIMA ‘02 is in "Solo Show- Karen Nakashima" from April 24-May 23 at James Gray Gallery in Santa Monica.

ROY DOWELL, Chair of Graduate Fine Arts, is featured in the May 2010 issue of ART news Magazine, Critic's Pick: Collage Educated by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp.

Alum MICHELLE WIENER ‘08 is in Fresh: Exhibition by the Armory Center for the Arts' Teaching Artist Fellows from May 16 to June 27, 2010.