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 September and October 2011

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter September  October 2011

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

 

Concurrently with participating in the 12th ISTANBUL BIENNIAL, grad MATT LIFSON showed his work in the group exhibition ³IMAGINE² at C.A.M Gallery Akaretler in Turkey from September 15 to October 9, 2011.

Representing the USA and sponsored by BAUTRÄGER BAUPLANUNG GmbH. Max & Inge Kerscher Munich Germany, grad WOLFGANG BAUER is participating in the FLORENCE BIENNALE in Florence, Italy from Dec.3-11 2011.

Alums TUCKER NEEL'07 and TAYLOR TSCHIDER '11 are in  GATE Projects in Downtown Glendale. Organized by Graduate Faculty CLETUS DALGLISH SCHOMMER.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL '03 had a one-person show, The Things of Life, at MORGEN Contemporary in Berlin, Germany from September 7 to November 19, 2011.

The August 2011 issue of Gay Travel Magazine published a story on grad WOLFGANG BAUER'S work:  http://www.gaytravel.com/blog/entry

Alum TONE NIELSEN '98 of the Danish curatorial collective Kuratorisk Aktion organized Troubling Ireland, a Poster Campaign throughout Dublin city. The poster campaign ran from 12th ­ 23rd September in Dublin city centre and from 12th ­ 19th September in Leitrim Sculpture Centre Manorhamilton.

Graduate Professor ANNETTA KAPON and alum TUCKER NEEL '07 are in OUT THE WINDOW, an exhibition of artist videos in the Los Angeles County Metro bus Transit TV system throughout October and November 2011.

 
In the context of "PACIFIC STANDARD TIME Art in L.A. 1945 - 1980" alum ALEX DONIS '94 curated the exhibition "Collaboration Labs: Southern California Artists and the Artists Space Movement" from Sept. 24th to December 6 2011 at 18th Street Arts Center.

Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ '03 showed his work in Co/Lab as part of "Pacific Standard Time. "Collaboration Labs: Southern California Artists and the Artists Space Movement" at the Platform Art fair, Oct 1-3, 2011

Alum ROB FAUCETTE '05 had work included in I Want My Music Video Art Show.
Curated by Chris Marrs Piliero and Dave MacDowell at Gallery Meltdown in Hollywood. From October 7- October 20, 2011

Alum ZEAL HARRIS '07 was in "Colonialism: The Collective Unconscious" at The William Grant Still Arts Center from October 8 - November 19, 2011.

Alum VERONICA SOTO '05 was in curator Mat Gleason's Avant-LA, from September
29 to October 3, 2011 at 1835 S. Main St., L.A., CA 90015,  adjacent to Platform-LA at the L.A. Mart.

Graduate Faculty JUDIE BAMBER has a solo exhibition called ARE YOU MY MOTHER? at ANGLES GALLERY from November 5 ­ December 23, 2011.

Alum MICHELLE ANDRADE '07 showed a body of work in the booth of Charlie James Gallery during PULSE LA from September 30 to October 3, 2011.

Alum MELISSA HERRINGTON '08 presented her work and alum MARY YOUNAKOF presented an installation and video during the group exhibition Lived Experience in the Downtown Art Walk at the Huntington Apartments on October 13, 2011.

A selection of CB1 Gallery artists exhibited at The Colburn School/Zipper Hall opening on October 23 for the 2011-12 school year. It includes alums EDITH BEAUCAGE '00, LORENZO HURTADO-SEGOVIA '07, ALEXANDER KROLL '08, and CHRIS OATEY '06.

Alum CHRIS ROWLAND '00 has a documentary film "Sign Posts of Dr. Roy Walford" in the Arc Light Festival.Watch on YouTube

Alum JENNIFER WOLF '00 has an installation "Mylar Forest" at GATE Projects in Glendale on November 4, 2011.

Graduate Faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS and grad ELENA ROSA performed pieces in response to the publication of the book Negro Marfil Ivory Black by Myriam Moscona and Jen Hofer  on Thursday November 3 2011 at Eagle Rock Brewery, Los Angeles.

Alum JOE SOLA '99 has a one-person exhibition THE SENIOR DISCOUNT at Blackston Gallery in New York from Oct. 30th to Dec. 18th, 2011. Catalogue with an essay by Toby Kamps.

Alum OTINO CORSANO '00 has a one-person exhibition "Happiness-Part 1" at pm Gallery in Toronto, Canada from November 3 - 26, 2011.

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