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.

  • Steven Ehrlich and Frederick Fisher will present their firms’ collaboration as EHRLICH | FISHER on Otis College’s new Goldsmith Campus Academic Building and Residence Hall. The campus-wide expansion and renovation project includes a new academic building, 300-seat Forum (the venue for this lecture), café and dining commons, Student Life Center, and residence hall.

     

  • 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.

     

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Newsletter November and December 2011

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter November  December 2011

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

 

Alum MICHELLE CHONG ‘06 was in “Points of Departure”, a group photography exhibition curated by Yasmin Etemadi at Jones Studio Gallery from November 4–26, 2011.

Alum TUCKER NEEL’S ‘07 323 Projects (323) 843-4652 presented Bring Football Back by alum ANTHONY CARFELLO ‘09 from November 5–26, 2011.

As part of the 5th annual Jeunes Talents (Young Talents) photography project, grads CHRISTINA HENDERSHAW (Rouen) and BRANDY WOLFE (Martinique) were sent on ten-day trips this past spring to various parts of France to capture their visions of contemporary French life. After premiering an exhibit at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York this fall, the exhibit moved to Gallery 825  in Los Angeles from November 18 to December 2, 2011.

Alum ZEAL HARRIS ‘07 showed her work in the Inglewood Open Studios event, at the Beacon Arts Building (Gallery) on Sat and Sunday Nov 12th and 13th 2011.

Graduate Faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS and grad ELENA ROSA performed PETROPOULOS’S work "Aesthetic: Among Nations" at the Now Festival at UCSD the weekend of October 13–15th 2011.

Alum ADAM MARS ‘07 participated in the group exhibition SLASH / An International Survey of Contemporary Collage at Carl E. Smith Fine Art in Laguna Beach from 19 November–12 December, 2011

Alum BARBARA ROMAIN ‘91 showed her work IN CORE 7- DEFINING OURSELVES at the Santa Monica Art Studios, curated by Mark Plople on November 19, 2011.

Alum ROB FAUCETTE ‘05 released an album on iTunes under the Amy Radio name featuring 10 songs.  FAUCETTE also had a one-person exhibition of his work “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow” at Alexander For Hair in Los Angeles from December 7 to February 1, 2012.

Graduate faculty JUDIE BAMBER’S solo exhibition at Angles Gallery “Are You My Mother?” was reviewed by Leah Ohlman in the Los Angeles Times on December 9, 2011.

Alum LORENZO HURTADO-SEGOVIA ‘07 has a one person exhibition titled Papel tejido at CB1 Gallery from January 22, 2012 to February 19, 2012.
 
Alum ALEX DONIS will show his work in the group exhibition "Go Tell It On The Mountain" at Charlie James Gallery from January 14th to February 18, 2012.

Alums LUIS HERNANDEZ ‘03 and ED GOMEZ ‘03 participated in the group exhibition “Drawing from Reference” at Modified Arts in Phoenix AZ from Dec. 16, 2011–Jan. 14, 2012

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