• Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton

  • Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer, and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality, and seeing. She has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries, and film festivals including the Whitney Biennial 2014, MoMA PS1, Hammer Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, MCA San Diego, and SF MoMA, among others. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated Producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a Producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.

  • Austin Young is from Reno, Nevada and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. The foundation of his career is from studying at Parsons in Paris. Early in his career, Austin transferred his interests from traditional portrait painting towards a long celebrated career in portrait photography. In many ways, Austin is more accurately described as an image-maker: his projects illustrate the sublime qualities of character that make celebrated people unique.

  • McFetridge is a artist based in Los Angeles California. Born in Canada, he was schooled at the Alberta College of Art and the California Institute of the Arts. He has exhibited his work in Los Angeles, Berlin, Paris, London, the Netherlands and Japan. Instinctively ignoring creative boundaries McFetridge is a truely multidisciplinary artist, ‘an all round visual auteur’. From poetry to animation, from graphics to 3D work, from textile and wallpaper to paintings, McFetridge has complete control over these widely divergent disciplines. 


Continuing Education Course

Digital Photography (Blended Course)

This course explores digital photography techniques for fine art, portrait, editorial, and documentary genres of image-making. Students use digital cameras in manual mode and a variety of program modes, while focusing on composition, exposure, and working with available and artificial light. Course covers use of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom image management software to edit and organize images, as well as planning workflows to help the photographer successfully satisfy project requirements portraying subject, space, and idea. This course is presented in a ten-week blended format including seven face-to-face meetings and three online meetings. Students work with their own DSLR camera or mirror less digital camera. One face-to-face meeting is a photo shoot field trip. All other face-to-face class meetings are held in the Otis computer lab. Students enrolled in the course can access the computers and software in these facilities outside of class meetings. The course’s online modules can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection.

Course prerequisites: Introduction to Photography or equivalent experience.

First class materials: Digital SLR camera or digital mirrorless camera with capability to function in fully manual settings, save images in RAW file format, and accept interchangeable lenses.

Every third session is conducted online

Course Details
Course Code: XPHO2850
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Section 1 Photography
Instructor: Eugene Ahn & Joanne Kim
Meeting Day(s): Thursday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 15, 2016  -  November 17, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 14
Meeting Room:
Location: Online
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35442 $745  
Certificate 35443 $780  
Credit 35444 $1670  
8 of 14 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT applied to individual courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
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