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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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October 2013

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon

GRADUATE FINE ARTS NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2013

Alum JOE SOLA'S '99 exhibition "Portraits: An Exhibition Inside Tif Sigfrids'Ear" (Oct. 12-Nov. 9) at Tif Sigfrids gallery was reviewed in Art in America by Maxwell Williams on October 2, 2013. The exhibition was reviewed in the LATimes by Leah Ollman on October 25, 2013

Alums MERRILYN DUZY '88 and NICHOLAS FEDAK II '88 have work included in Visual Evidence at the Seaver Art Gallery in LA from Oct 21-Nov 15 2013. Curated by Nicholas Fedak.

Alums ALEC EGAN '13, MATT LIFSON '12 and JACOB MELCHI '03 are showing work in the California Heritage Museum exhibition Five New Artists -On the Map curated by Guy Dill from October 26 2013 to February 23, 2014.

Alum MOLLY COREY '01 is in A Little Joy of a Bungalow from October 16,
2013 to January 5, 2014 at the Schindler House in West Hollywood.

Alum MATT LIFSON '12 has his first one-person exhibition of new work at Angles Gallery from November 2 to December 21 2013.

Alum TAYLOR TSCHIDER '11 has a solo exhibition of new sculpture and photography,I Think We¹re Alone Now at 2A Gallery  from October 19 to ­ December 8, 2013.

Alum ALEX DONIS '94 will be part of the 2nd annual Los Angeles SUR Biennial Exhibit at Torrance Art Museum from October 26th to November 9, 2013.

Alum ALEC EGAN '13 is in the group exhibition NEW WORK at Western Projects:
from November 2 to December 21, 2013

French exchange artists DOMINIQUE GILLIOT and SABRINA SOYER, sponsored by FLARE, arrived on October 1 to spend two months as residents in GFA.

Alum MATTHEW CARTER '10 showed Napoleon Crystal Meth at the Proxy Gallery in culver city from October 10 to October 31, 2013.

GFA Chair ROY DOWELL showed New Work in a one-person exhibition at James Harris Gallery in Seattle from October 17 to November 27, 2013.

GFA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON showed work in the group exhibition Margin Release Right curated by Kio Griffith at West LA College Gallery from October 17 to November 7, 2013.