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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Joel G. Bell

Joel G. Bell
Senior Lecturer
Education: 

BS, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Bio/Affiliation: 

Product designer and entrepreneur, Joel Bell is known for his clean, simple work.  A graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, his many clients include Callaway, Diamondback Fitness and Disney. With products ranging from sports equipment, children’s products and home furnishings, Bell is an expert at taking an idea from conception to completion and creating or improving a product through its design, form and function. His work solves everyday problems with a modern and sophisticated feel. As co-founder and partner of Onna Ehrlic LLC, maker of luxury handbags and accessories, Bell has been a key figure in its design and management. He has also successfully overseen the international expansion of the company in a few short years.

Recognizing the value of his education and as a firm believer in giving back, Bell is an instructor at Otis College of Design.

 

CLIENTS/EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:  

Callaway

Diamondback Fitness

Disney

Onna Ehrlic LLC, maker of luxury handbags and accessories,

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