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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

Oct 4, 2013
Alumni News
Kenneth Ober Great PlainsFine Arts alumnus Kenneth Ober (’01) is currently part of a group show at MichaelKate and was reviewed in the Santa Barbara Independent. For more about the show, visit Ken’s website: http://kennethober.com/News.html Read the review here: http://www.independent.com/news/2013/sep/05/abstract-landscape/
Oct 4, 2013
Alumni News
Lilit Pilikian Baby is it WarmLilit Pilikian (”09 Product Design) co-wrote a musical comedy short with her husband, Jared White, Baby Is It Warm In Here? “an honestly modern parody of the holiday classic ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside.’” It was recently featured in The 2013 Palm Springs International Short Film Festival as well as the HollyShorts Film Festival. Watch it [more]
Oct 4, 2013
Alumni News
Graduate Fine Arts alumna Mineko Grimmer’s (’81) piece “Mahogany Music Box” was recently included in a show of recent acquisitions, Breaking Ground: Gifts from Katie and Drew Gibson,  at San Jose Museum of Art For more information, visit: http://www.sanjosemuseumofart.org/breaking-ground-gifts-katie-and-drew-gibson
Oct 4, 2013
Alumni News
Cyn and Luca Irina ShaykSwimwear from Fashion Design alumna Cynthia Ricciardi’s (’88) company Cyn & Luca was featured on model Irina Shayk in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition. For more, visit: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/swimsuit/modelfeatured/irina_shayk/2012/model/25/30/index.htm See more Cyn & Luca designs here: http://cynandluca.com/
Oct 4, 2013
Alumni News
Joshua Brian Smith League of LegendsDigital Media alumnus and concept artist Joshua Brian Smith (’12) was recently featured on gaming blog Platform Nation, in their “Concept Art Roundup” feature. http://www.platformnation.com/2013/05/23/concept-art-roundup-iron-man-3-league-of-legends-darksiders-ii-and-more/
Oct 4, 2013
Alumni News
i.Sound iGlowSound ProProduct Design alumnus Michael Ponce  (’09), Director of Product Design for dreamGEAR | iSound, led the design teams for two products which received CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards for 2013: the dreamGEAR U Concert Dock Pro and i.Sound iGlowSound Pro. dreamGEAR U Concert Dock Pro: The dreamGEAR U Concert Dock Pro is a speaker and charging [more]
Oct 4, 2013
Alumni News
Rashell George DownpourFine Arts alumna Rashell George (’05) had a solo exhibition, Downpour, at Lora Schlesinger Gallery in Bergamot Station. It was Rashell’s second solo show with the gallery and featured new paintings and collages. To view the online catalogue, visit: http://issuu.com/loraschlesingergallery/docs/george_downpour?e=7911512/2211280 For images and more information about the gallery, visit: http://www.loraschlesinger.com/george_downpour2013.html
Sep 30, 2013
Alumni News
The Pitch HeavenspotFine Arts alumnus Chevon Hicks’ (’95) company Heavenspot, “a creative and social technology agency based in Los Angeles, CA which provides services in the areas of digital and social strategy, user experience design, web and mobile product development and social media management for global brands including 20th Century Fox, Adobe, Bic, Netflix, Lionsgate, Mattel, Goldenvoice, [...]
Sep 30, 2013
Alumni News
Audi-Ducati-The-Wolverine-Movie-trailer-Digital Media alumnus Pete Cruz (’00) worked on the film The Wolverine, doing drawings for animatics, 3d models, lighting, HDRI photos on set and final animations and renders of all the vehicles. See the Audi/Ducati trailer here: http://youtu.be/zx_s8ANz_L0
Sep 30, 2013
Alumni News
Channing Martinez - UntitledPublic Practice alumna Jeseca Dawson (’12) was selected as the Ben Maltz Gallery Curatorial Fellow for 2012-14. She recently curated Glued to the Seat: Revealing Hidden Realities, which showed in the Bolsky Gallery this summer. “Glued to the Seat presents the work of six artists who use narrative elements to reveal hidden truths and confront [...]

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