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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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Alumni Radar

Aug 19, 2014
Alumni News
Sam-209x300Alumnus Sam Anvari (’11 MFA Graphic Design) is included in the group exhibition Local Not Local, Arabic and Iranian Typography, Made In California at the Levantine Cultural Center in Los Angeles, through August 28, 2014.  The exhibition was reviewed by Print Magazine.
Aug 19, 2014
Alumni News
3033930-slide-gpf4198Alumnus Dennis Delgado (’13 Product Design), designer at No Right Brain Left Behind, worked on the team that created Locke JetSpace at Locke High School, Watts, CA. The project re-imagined the function of the library, an underutilized space at schools across the country. The space provides students with a place for creative thinking and collaboration. [more]
Aug 13, 2014
Alumni News
Camille Rose Garcia  Alumna Camille Rose Garcia (’92 Fine Arts) was commissioned by Beck’s Beer to create a limited edition beer label for their Beck’s Beer Artist Label series to focus awareness on the importance of bees in food production. To learn more about the project visit YouTube.
Aug 13, 2014
Alumni News
ch_pri_01_tyrus-thumb-594xauto-7556-300x163Alumnus Tyrus Wong, (‘35) was a recipient of the 2014 Asian Pacific American Advocate Outstanding Citizen Achievement Award. The organization is dedicated to advancing the political, social, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans. The award was presented to Mr. Wong at the National Convention Gala Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 9, 2014. [more]
Jul 28, 2014
Alumni News
AltoonJohn Altoon (1925-1969), attended Otis in 1949. The retrospective exhibition at LACMA includes approximately 70 paintings and drawings. The exhibition is on display through September 14, 2014.
Jul 28, 2014
Alumni News
CSL_PhotoDeTour_Documentation_20140601_0035-thumb-600x400-76789Alumni Andrea Dominguez (’10 MFA Public Practice) and Michelle Glass (’10 MFA Public Practice) have a program Community Story Lab, launched by Venice Arts. The program gives adults the opportunity to collaborate with and learn from professional artists. KCET featured Community Story Lab on July 9, 2014. Over the course of the next year, participants [more]
Jul 23, 2014
Alumni News
Mandela-on-the-Berlin-Wall-17095Los Angeles City Council members declared July 18th as Nelson Mandela Day to honor the late South African president and human rights activist. During a ceremony at the Los Angeles Berlin Wall Monument, Councilman Tom LaBonge unveiled a portrait of Mandela painted by Los Angeles muralist and alumnus Kent Twitchell (’77 MFA Painting). Twitchell, said [more]
Jul 23, 2014
Alumni News
Chomsky's VesselAlumni Gary Lloyd (’71 MFA Fine Arts), Jeffrey Vallance (’81 MFA Fine Arts) and faculty members Scott Grieger and Benjamin Weissman are participating in a group exhibition Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley, ca. 1970-1990 at California State University Northridge Art Gallery, August 25 – October 11, 2014. Public Reception: Saturday, September 6, 4-7 [more]
Jul 22, 2014
Alumni News
Red CarterAlumnus Daniel “Red” Carter (’92 BFA Fashion Design) was interviewed by The Fashion Spot during Mercedes Benz Swim Week 2015 in Miami. Mr. Carter was invited to display his C-Class Mercedes wrapped in a bold black-and-white graphic from one of his early swimsuit collections. He was interviewed by CBS Miami.
Jul 22, 2014
Alumni News
without gravityAlumnus Lawrence Fodor (’73 BFA Fine Arts) has a solo exhibition Without Gravity at the Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art Gallery in Santa Fe, NM, July 11 – August 9, 2014.

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