Events
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Steven Ehrlich and Frederick Fisher will present their firms’ collaboration as EHRLICH | FISHER on Otis College’s new Goldsmith Campus Academic Building and Residence Hall. The campus-wide expansion and renovation project includes a new academic building, 300-seat Forum (the venue for this lecture), café and dining commons, Student Life Center, and residence hall.

     

  • Opening Reception

    Sep 24| Special Event
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    New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s work has situated itself as a hybrid of painting, sculpture, and installation over a career spanning 30 plus years. Exploring the intricacies of color, Apfelbaum weaves her way, both literally and conceptually, through ideas of Minimalism, Pop aesthetics, and Color Field painting to blur the lines between two and three dimensional art making.

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

     

  • 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.

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

     

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Andrea Bowers

Andrea Bowers
Senior Lecturer
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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