Events
  • Lucas Blalock (b. 1978, Asheville, North Carolina, USA) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He earned a BA from Bard College (2002), attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2011), and is an MFA candidate at UCLA (2013).

  • Tim Walsh, is the inventor of the board game Blurt!, which sold more than a milion copies. Tim has lincesned toy and game concepts to Hasbro, Mattel, Brio, Educational Insights, Imagine Entertaiment, and others. Be inspired and entertained by the stories behind the creation of blockbuster toys and games.

     

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Opening Reception and Acoustic Event: “Tuning the Room” lead by Gregory Lenczycki and Ken Goerres. Gastronomic tuning tastings and elixirs provided by Eden Batki.
     

  • The measure and alterations of Craycroft’s “room tuning” are framed in relation to its setting within the art gallery of an art school. In the wake of the U.S. presidential election, and in anticipation of the exhibition runtime falling during the first months of the new administration, Tuning the Room is a proposal to pay attention to the role that art and art education play in how voices are heard.

  • Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for Voyage of the Sable Venus. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review. She has taught at Wheaton, Hunter, Hampshire, and the NYU Low-Residency MFA in Paris. Lewis is a fellow of Cave Canem and of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, as well as a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

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Raul Vega

Raul Vega is an award winning photographer. Mr. Vega’s photographic portraits have appeared in Time Magazine, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Esquire, Vogue, InStyle, The Rolling Stone Glamour, Movieline, People, and Interview Magazine. He has photographed such luminaries as: Muhammad Ali, Barbara Walters, Tom Brokaw, Malcolm Forbes, T. Boone Pickens, Billy Wilder, Martin Scorsese, George Lucas, Paula Zahn, Harrison Ford, Meryl Streep, Billy Crystal, Mary Tyler Moore, Jim Carrey, Kevin Costner, Lawrence Kasden, Sammy Davis, Jr., Elmore Leonard, and Walter Mosley. Mr. Vega is the recipient of The National Publications’ Design Award for a portrait of Carl Sagan, in Time Magazine. Mr. Vega’s portraits are included in the National Gallery Collection, Washington, D.C.

2017 Spring Session course(s) instructed by Raul Vega:
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