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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 May and June 2008

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter May — June 2008

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

 

PERSHING SQUARE/TITLE is a site-specific visual and sound installation by graduate faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS at Title Guarantee Building Lofts and at the Art Deco/ Zigzag Moderne LA  Historic-Cultural Monument on Pershing Square at 411 West 5th Street Los Angeles, 90013. The project was curated by alum SUSAN HOROWITZ '01, independent curator for Phantom Galleries LA and it runs from April 22 to July 7, 2008.

Alum MICHELLE WIENER '08 has her work included in "BEST IN SHOW," "A Friendly Art Competition," at the ISM Gallery in the Koos Art Center in Long Beach Saturday, on May 31, 2008 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm.

Alums BARRY OSBOURN '08 will show their work in a two-person show at Lora Schlesinger Gallery in Santa Monica from Aug 2 to Aug 30th 2008.

Alum CARMINE IANNACCONE '93 had a one-person exhibition called "Useable Histories" at Solway Jones Gallery from May 3 - June 7, 2008.

Alums ALEXANDER KROLL '08, BARRY OSBOURN '08,MICHELLE WIENER '08, MELISSA HERRINGTON '08, CHIP MCDANIEL'08 and grads KATHLEEN MASSELINK-VALENZUELA, AMANDA KELLER-KONYA,MATTHEW WARREN, JENNIFER WOLF and WENDY JOHNSTON all participated in Best of Show at ISM Gallery at the Koos Art Center in Long Beach on May 31, 2008, from 7-10 pm.

Alum TUCKER NEEL '07 created an installation as part of SAN FERNANDO ROAD CONCERT, curated by Stephen van Dyck. It was an all day arts event organized to re-imagine unused urban space along 23 miles of San Fernando Road on June 8, 2008 5PM – 9PM.

Graduate faculty ROY DOWELL, ANNETTA KAPON, RENEE PETROPOULOS participated in OMAGE, curated by Lisa Melandri at Track 16 gallery from August 1 to August 31, 2008.

Alum DANA MONTLACK '95 has a one person show of photographs at Joseph Bellows Gallery in La Jolla, CA from June 28th through August 30th, 2008. 

Alum KRISTIN DUCHARME '03  is showing her work in 'My Space" at SGA gallery in Pomona from June 14 to July 5, 2008.

Alum JACOB MELCHI '03 showed his work on Friday June 6 at Mason Gallery in Los Angeles.

Alum LORENZO HURTADO-SEGOVIA '07 is showing his work in Rebel Legacy - The Abstract in Latino Art curated by Kathy Gallegos at 101 West 5th Street, Los Angeles 90013 from June 12 to July 31, 2008.

Alum TUCKER NEEL'S '07 work is included in: PARTY FAVORS curated by Holly Myers at Bonelli Contemporary in Los Angeles from June 28 - July 26, 2008. Opening Reception: Saturday, June 28 6-9PM 943 North Hill Street.

Alum ADAM MARS'07 "Deep Fried Tabloids" are included in upcoming exhibitions including "More, Please! Excess and Indulgence in Contemporary Culture" at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL '03 will be represented at Art Basel, the HOT ART Fair Bàlelatîna by the Gallery Mas Art, Barcelona and at the SCOPE by 2x2 Projects, Amsterdam. Her exhibition Die Insel des zweitens Gesichts / L'illa de les Dues Cares in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) at Espai Ramón Llull will run from June 19 -  August 17, 2008.

The work of alums ADAM MARS and JOHN WESTON '07 is included in  FIRST/LAST at Wistead Adams Projects in downtown Los Angeles from June 6 to June 28, 2008.

Alum ERIC MEDINE '06 is showing his work in Prison to a Slave at ANDREWSHIRE GALLERY from June 5–July 12, 2008.

Alum KIM FISHER '98 had a one person show at John Connely Presents Gallery in New York from May 15 to June 21, 2008.

Alum SOJUNG KWON '07 is showing her new work "Rolling a Ball" in New In Town? at angels gate Cultural Center in San Pedro from June 29 to August 24, 2008.