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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

Jan 27, 2014
Alumni News
David Kordansky Gallery Installation ViewFine Arts alumnus and ceramics master John Mason (’57) is featured in the 2014 Whitney Biennial. The show runs from March 7  to May 25 at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. For more information, visit: http://whitney.org/Exhibitions/2014Biennial John also recently had a solo exhibition at David Kordansky Galley in Los Angeles, Crosses, [more]
Jan 27, 2014
Alumni News
Michelle Andrade Coloring BookGraduate Fine Arts alumna Michelle Andrade (’07) is featured in Between the Lines, a coloring book designed by contemporary artists for RxArt, an organization dedicated to health and art who distributes the books for free to children in hospitals. “There something about the blank expanses of a coloring book that awakens the inner child in [more]
Jan 24, 2014
Alumni News
Mario Ybarra, Jr., 2013 sketchbook detail used in The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) scarf.Fine Arts alumnus Mario Ybarra (’99) is part of LAND’s (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project: a series of artist-produced billboards and activations that will unfold along Interstate 10 Freeway from Florida to California through spring 2015. Ybarra Jr.’s chapter of The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project will use source material from the [more]
Jan 21, 2014
Alumni News
Matt Lifson - Movement, 2013 
Oil on canvas
74" x 86"Graduate Fine Arts alumni Jacob Melchi (’03), Matthew Lifson (’12), and Alec Egan (’13) are in a group show, 5 New Artists – On the Map, (October 26, 2013 – February 23, 2014) at California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica, CA. For more information, images, and a Santa Monica City TV video clip, visit: http://www.californiaheritagemuseum.org/5.html
Jan 21, 2014
Alumni News
Jessica Silverman sfgateFine Arts alumna Jessica Silverman (’05) recently relaunched her San Francisco Gallery to the Tenderloin and was profiled in SFGate. “Inside the glass-walled corner of Jessica Silverman Gallery, located on the ground floor of a Mercy Housing SRO in the lively yet louche Tenderloin, visitors will never spot a red dot next to a sold artwork. [more]
Jan 21, 2014
Alumni News
Alexandra Cantle LostGraduate Public Practice alumna Alexandra Cantle has a solo exhibition, inspired by her experiences with dyslexia, at Porch Gallery in Ojai, CA. The show opened on January 9 and runs until February 6. On Saturday, January 25, fellow GPP alumna Tamarind Rosetti (’13) will lead a workshop at the gallery about language as material. For [more]
Jan 21, 2014
Alumni News
The Whitney Museum of American Art’s Film, Video, and New Media Acquisitions Committee has unanimously approved the purchase of three videos by Graduate Fine Arts alumnus and UC Irvine faculty member Ulysses Jenkins (’79). For more information, visit: http://www.arts.uci.edu/story/whitney-museum-purchases-prof-jenkins-videos
Jan 17, 2014
Alumni News
Graduate Fine Arts alumnus Taylor Tschider (’11) had a solo exhibition, I Think We’re Alone Now, at 2A Gallery in Los Angeles this past fall, which closed in December. For more information and images, visit: http://2agallery.com/taylor-tschider-i-think-were-alone-now/
Jan 17, 2014
Alumni News
East Gallery installation viewGraduate Fine Arts alumnus (’07) and Communication Arts faculty Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia has a solo exhibition, Ni tanto que queme al santo, ni tanto que no lo alumbre, at CB1 Gallery in Los Angeles. The show was recently reviewed by David Pagel in the LA Times. For more information about the exhibition, visit: www.cb1gallery.com/artists/hurtadosegovia.html To read [more]
Jan 17, 2014
Alumni News
Flora Kao HomesteadFine Arts alumna Flora Kao (’08) has a solo exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. She was also recently a recipient of the ARC grant in Visual Arts from the Center for Cultural Innovation (http://www.cciarts.org/arc.htm) FLORA KAO: HOMESTEAD On view January 19 – April 20, 2014 http://pmcaonline.org/exhibits/flora-kao-homestead/index.html Focusing on a prefabricated cabin that [more]

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