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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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Graduate Fine Arts

Made in LA includes alums and faculty member

Alumni Michael Frimkess (MFA '57), Kim Fisher (MFA '98), and Juan Capistran ('99) are three of 35 artists whose work is selected for the summer 2014 "Made in LA" Biennial at the Hammer Museum. Also included is work by Faculty member Lauren Mackler of Public Fiction. artbeats.blog.nytimes.com

MFA Alum Michael Brunswick exhibition

Review featured in LifeInLA of Michael Brunswick's ('07 MFA) solo exhibtion 79th Organ at Gusford Gallery. LifeInLA-Review

Tasha Moore writes "Painting is alive and well at the Gusford Gallery. In light of the hotly contested issue regarding painting’s relevance in the 21st century, artist Michael Brunswick contributes refreshing visual dialogue with his first solo show at the gallery."

MFA alumna Shiva Aliabadi

Shiva Aliabadi ('13 MFA) was profiled in "Seven Artists You Should Know" featured in FABRIK Magazine's "Fresh Faces in Art: L.A. Artists You Should Know,"  pages 64-65, issuu.com/fabrik/docs/fabrik23

Grad Fine Arts Alumni Sergio Bromberg and Katie Thoma

Review featured in ArtSlant of exhibition at Venice 6114. Curated by Sergio Bromberg ('10 MFA) and featuring work by Katie Thoma ('13 MFA). www.artslantstreet.com/articles/show/38072

Elena Rosa ('12 MFA) 2014 Feitelson Award

Elena Rosa ('12 MFA) was awarded the 2014 FEITELSON/LUNDEBERG ARTS FELLOWSHIP which comes with $5,000 grant and a solo exhibition in the project room of LA Municipal Art Gallery, May 4 – June 15, 2014

Marcela Gottardo, a descoberta

Marcela Gottardo

Graduate Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, a descoberta

February 24 - March 6

 

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6pm - 9pm
 

Helen Bolsky Gallery

Bronya and Andy Galef Center for Fine Arts

Otis College of Art and Design

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