• 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

Textile Surface Design IA

A beginning studio course introducing the design of printed fabrics from initiation of the design to industrial requirement and limitations. This course covers materials and equipment, drawing, painting, transfer technique, research methods and printing processes. Instruction includes discussion and demonstration of the various methods of repeat processes used to create overall design pattern and color mixing and application. Through structured design problems, students execute finished textile design and croquis suitable for a portfolio.

Prerequisite: XGRD1101 Color Theory & Design, XGRD5012 Fundamentals of 2-Dimensional Design

First class materials: Roll brown parcel paper, black India ink, round #3 or #4 paint brush, flat #1 or #2 paint brush, metal ruler, clear grid ruler, roll Scotch tape, roll masking tape, sharp paring knife, two water jars, small welled cup palette, tracing paper roll or pad. Xacto knife, pencils, eraser.

Course Details
Course Code: XSRF4012
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Section 1 Textile / Surface Design
Instructor: Toxi Dixon
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 10, 2016  -  December 03, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 26, 2016
Class Size: 10
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35330 $435  
Certificate 35331 $475  
Credit 35332 $1370  
7 of 10 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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