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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 October 2012

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter October 2012

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

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY ‘03 participated in CRITOLOGY, a group exhibition by artists who write, curated by Ron Laboray at the Pacific Design Center October 13 – November 15, 2012

Elephant Art Space is pleased to present Magic Johnson Smile, a solo exhibition of new works by alum JESSE BENSON ‘03. October 5th-26th, 2012.

Alum TUCKER NEEL’S ‘07 323 Projects has been named "Best Telephone-Only Art Gallery" by the LA Weekly in its Best Of 2012 Issue.

ZEAL HARRIS ’07 is exhibited her work on Saturday, October 13th from 7 - 10pm in a group art reception in the Highland Park Neighborhood of Los Angeles at Avenue 50 Art Gallery.

Grad Faculty JUDIE BAMBER and alum LUIS G. HERNANDEZ ‘03 exhibited work in Facing the Sublime in Water, CA at Armory Center for the Arts, Caldwell Gallery, October 7, 2012- January 13, 2013.

Alum, ZEAL HARRIS ’07 is showing her paintings in the 31st Annual Black Doll Show: The Politics of Imagery. It's curated by Miriam Fergerson and it opens this Saturday, December 10th through January 28, 2013 at the William Grant Still Arts Center in Los Angeles.

Grad Faculty JOHN KNIGHT’S work is one of the new acquisitions on display at Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum’s which just opened after being closed for 8 years.

Alum ALEX KROLL ‘08 showed new works in a three person exhibition Drown Me In Pictures at Latned Atsar in Culver City from October 20 to November 16th Curated by: Nathan Danilowicz.

Alum MELISE MESTAYER ‘10 Showed her work in Reef Cycle at Angels Gate Cultural Center from October 28-January 4, 2013.

Alum JESSE BENSON ‘03( Magic Johnson Smile) and TOM NORRIS (Vinyl Potluck) showed their projects at Elephant Gallery from October 5th-26th, 2012.

Alum WHITNEY STOLICH ‘04 had a one-person exhibition Traces of Spaces at CB1 Gallery from October 13 to November 11, 2012.

Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL and alum EDITH BEAUCAGE ‘10 showed their work in Split|Realities at Nan Rae Gallery at Woodbury University Oct. 13 – Nov. 17, 2012. Curated by Foundation Chair Katie Phillips.

Alum MIKE ROGERS ‘96 has a solo exhibition HERR UND FRAU at Parker’s Box in Brooklyn September 14th - October 21st, 2012.

Grad Faculty KORI NEWKIRK’S work was included in Blues for Smoke at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA from October 21 to January 7, 2013.

ROY DOWELL, Chair and RENEE PETROPOULOS Full Time Faculty, currently have work in Translations at the Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery through December 13, 2012.

Grad Faculty JOHN KNIGHT showed his work in the Cabinet Gallery at the Frieze London Art Fair October 11-14. 2012.

Grad Faculty and Asst. Chair ANNETTA KAPON is part of the exhibition Housework, Gender and Subjectivity: Cultures of Domesticity curated by Molly Hankwitz at the Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California from Oct 29 through Nov 17 2012. Curators and artists panel at the Art History Lecture Hall on October 29, 2012.

Alum ZEAL HARRIS ‘07 is showing her work in Go Tell It On The Mountain at the California African American Museum from October 28 to April 7, 2013.

Alum WENDY GIVEN ‘02 published an edition of Orb of Gold, 2012, from her series, In the Land of Pioneer to benefit: The Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) in Portland, Oregon.

ROY DOWELL, Chair, and Faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS and KORI NEWKIRK participated in Light my way, Stranger, an exhibition and auction of lamps designed by artists, architects and designers to benefit the MAK Center, Los Angeles, November 2, 2012

DUSTIN ERICKSEN ‘99 had a solo exhibition at Rachmaninoff's Smith/Arnatt in London, Britain, from 14 October 2012 to 24 November 2012