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  • Shila Khatami

    Oct 04| Lectures
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    Though Shila Khatami’s paintings make use of pop cultural references—sometimes the titles quote Blondie or Cyndi Lauper lyrics—her works are ultimately about the tradition and material possibilities of painting. As the base for these works, Khatami uses readymade or manufactured objects found in common hardware stores, such as smooth sheets of aluminum, fiberboards, pegboards, and phonic isolation foam. Her painting process includes a wide range of non-traditional tools, like rubber bands and masking tape, and methods such as rolling, dripping, and scoring.

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

  • Leonardo Bravo is an artist, curator, and educator and the Founder of Big City Forum. Big City Forum is an interdisciplinary project designed to explore the intersection between design-based creative disciplines (Design, Architecture, Urban Planning, etc) that take into account public space and the built environment. Big City Forum facilitates the exchange of ideas through gatherings, symposiums, exhibitions, and special events that promote forward-thinking projects and the individuals at the forefront of this vision.

  • Chris Coy

    Oct 11| Lectures
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    Chris Coy is an artist and filmmaker. His work has shown at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Sundance Film Festival, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, the Netherlands Media Art Institute, and numerous international art festivals and exhibitions. He received his MFA from the University of Southern California in 2012. He is represented by Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles.

  • Professor Karen Tongson joined the USC faculty in English and Gender Studies in fall 2005. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to USC, Tongson held a University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature at UC San Diego, and a UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) Residential Research Fellowship at UC Irvine.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

  • Patrick Jackson studied at San Francisco Art Institute (BFA) and the University of Southern California (MFA). In May 2017, Patrick Jackson will have a solo exhibition at The Wattis Institute, San Francisco.

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Continuing Education Course



College Preparation: Life Drawing


This course emphasizes the structure and proportion of the human form. Students draw from the live unclothed model, studio instruction includes quick sketch, short, and long poses. Students work in a variety of drawing media and develop strong technical skills.

Prerequisite: Basic Drawing or equivalent experience

First class materials: 18"x24" drawing board, 18"x24" pad of smooth newsprint, 2-3 charcoal pencils (“soft” numbers such as 4B or 6B), “carbon” pencils (“Wolff’s Carbon” 4B, 6B; Conte’ “Pierre Noir” 2B, 3B), 2-3 pastel pencils (Carb-Othello, Faber-Castell “PITT”, Creta-color) in dark colors (earth tones, reds, blues etc.), 2-3 Color Pencils (Prismacolor and Poly-Chromos) in dark colors (earth tones, reds, blues etc.), kneaded rubber and Magic-Rub erasers, razor blades or utility knife, 3"x4" piece of #100 sandpaper, chamois.

Please note: At the Goldsmith Campus, students check in at the Security Desk on the first day of class.


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XPFP1164
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: NC
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