Events
  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

  • Raised in Philadelphia, with roots in South Africa and Trinidad, Zinzi Clemmons’ writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Transition, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and support from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction. She is co-founder and former Publisher of Apogee Journal, and a Contributing Editor to LitHub. She teaches literature and creative writing at the Colburn Conservatory and Occidental College. Her debut novel, What We Lose, as well as a second title, are forthcoming from Viking.

  • Louise Sandhaus is a graphic designer and graphic design educator. She was previously Director of the Graphic Design Program at CalArts where she currently is faculty. Her recent book on California graphic design, Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots: California and Graphic Design 1936-1986, co-published by Metropolis Books and Thames & Hudson, has received laudatory reviews from The New York Times, The Guardian, Eye, and Creative Review. The book received the Palm d’Argent for best art book at FILAF (International Festival of Art Books and Films on Art).

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Andrea Bowers

Andrea Bowers
Senior Lecturer
Teaches In
MFA Fine Arts: Social Practice
Education: 

MFA Cal Arts, BFA Bowling Green St Univ, OH

Bio/Affiliation: 

Andrea Bowers has an MFA from CalArts and lives and works in Los Angeles. Recent solo shows include Sanctuary at Van Horn, Dusseldorf, The Weight of Relevance at ZKM/Zentrum Fur Kunst und Medietechnologie, Karlsruhe, The Power Plant, Toronto, the Secession, Vienna and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Vows at Halle fur Kunst, Luneburg, and Nothing is Neutral at REDCAT, Los Angeles and Artpace, San Antonio. Recent group shows include the 2008 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art, Proyecto Civico at the Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT), Progress at the Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the L.A Anarchist Book Fair. Bowers is represented by Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Chouakri in Berlin, Galarie  praz-Delavallade in Paris, and Van Horn in Dusseldorf. Bowers is currently a Visiting Artist and the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).


 

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS/EXHIBITIONS:  

Internationally exhibited artist whose work has been shown at Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin; Susanne Vielmetter L.A. Projects; Tang Museum, Skidmore College, N.Y.; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece; Andrew Kreps Gallery, N.Y.; ZKM/Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany; and The Power Plant, Toronto.

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