• Todd Gray

    Oct 25| Lectures

    Todd Gray was born in 1954 in Los Angeles. Gray received an MFA and a BFA from California Institute of the Arts and is currently a professor at California State University, Long Beach. He has shown performance work at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater), Los Angeles (2010); California African American Museum, Los Angeles (2009); the Commons, New York University (2008); 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica (2008); New Renaissance Theater, Syracuse, NY (2007); and Academy of Media Arts, Cologne (2004).

  • Ruby Neri is a sculptor, painter, and former street artist from San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, known for her evocative portrayal of horses.

  • Otis in NYC
    October 27, 2016 
    6 - 8 pm 
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery
    53 East 64 Street
    New York, NY 10065

    Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson is coming to NYC! 
    Please come say hello and visit with your fellow alumni and friends of Otis College of Art and Design.
    Drinks and hors d'oeuvres.


  • Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton


November 2013

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon

SOFIA LONDONO and grad MARCELA GOTTARDO showed The Inside of the
Outside at the Proxy Gallery in Culver City November 4-30, 2013.
Visiting FLARE artist DOMINIQUE GILLIOT showed A Handle, an Object and
Several Dismissed ideas at the Proxy Gallery from November 1 to November 15, 2013.
Visiting FLARE artist SABRINA SOYER showed her sound piece Neighbor in the Night Labor at the Proxy Gallery from November 15 to November 30, 2013.
Alum WAKANA KIMURA '11 is in a group show at George J. Doizaki Gallery at The JACCC in Los Angeles November 23 to December 22, 2013.
Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON, and alums BRIDGET KANE '12 And CALVIN PHELPS '03 made posters for Margin Release Right curated by Kio Griffith at West LA College Gallery from October 17 to November 7, 2013.
Alum EDITH BEAUCAGE '10 is in a group exhibition LA Taste opening March 14, 2014 at the Chinese American Museum.
Visiting FLARE artist DOMINIQUE GILLIOT did a performance ESCAPISM,
Graduate faculty BENJAMIN WEISSMAN and YUTAKA SONE have an exhibition What Every Snowflake Knows in Its Heart at Santa Monica Museum of Art from Nov 21, 2013 to Apr 5, 2014
Assembly, 2045 S. La Cienega Blvd, launched Alum JESSE BENSON'S book The Benefit of Friends Collected on Nov 24, 2013.It includes alum artists and writers JESSE BENSON '03, LUIS G. HERNANDEZ '03, MOLLY COREY '01, MATT MACFARLAND '03, STEVEN BANKHEAD '01, JACOB MELCHI '03, TOM NORRIS '02, CHRIS OATEY '06, SAM WATTERS '02, ED GOMEZ '03, OTINO CORSANO '00, and grad faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS.
Alum MICHAEL BRUNSWICK'S 07 exhibition at the Gusford gallery was reviewed in LifeinLA by Tasha Moore in November 2013.
Highland House presents the group exhibition Hostile Hospitality, curated by Christy Roberts from November 23 to December 21, 2013. Artists include alums MATTHEW CARTER '10 and ALEXANDER KROLL '08.
LM Projects produced a special edition bookwork by graduate faculty KORI NEWKIRK called Sometimes Always Perhaps Never. Interwoven throughout are excerpts of informal conversations with alum CHRIS OATEY '06 among others.
Alum JESSE BENSON '03 has a solo exhibition Outclassed at Campbell Hall Gallery in Los Angeles from November 21 2013 to January 10 2014.
Alum LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA '07 has a solo exhibition "Ni tanto que queme al santo, ni tanto que lo lo alumbre"at CB1 Gallery from December 15 2013 to January 26, 2014.

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