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  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    I AM THE CITY

    Design Week
    June 21-27, 2015

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne and Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC www.field-experiments.com

  • Bolsky

    Jun 27| Exhibition
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    June 27 – September 1, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm
     

  • Opening Reception

    Jun 27| Special Event
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm

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Matthew Penkala

Matthew Penkala
Academic Projects Manager
Education: 

MFA (Painting) Cranbrook Academy of Art
BFA (Photography) Arizona State University

Bio/Affiliation: 
Nationally exhibited artist, designer, and has also taught at the Cranbrook Academy of Art heading the Painting Department graduate progam.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Noteworthy Artist/ Juror’s Pick, New American Paintings #101 2010, Juror: Lawrence Rinder, Director,
Berkeley Art Museum

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS/EXHIBITIONS:  

Represented by:
Western Project, Los Angeles
David Richard Gallery, Sante Fe, New Mexico
Has exhibited in Los Angeles, Santa Fe, San Francisco, Palm Springs, Houston, Detroit, Dallas, St. Louis, Chicago, and Phoenix.

PUBLICATIONS:  

LA Times review of solo show "The Day You Crossed A Nova" by David Pagel (link)

New American Paintings, Pacific Edition, #103, 2012

New American Paintings, Pacific Edition, #101, 2010

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