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  • Marissa Johnen


    Current Setup

    Closing Reception: Friday, April 25, 6-9pm.
    Exhibition Runs: April 21 - 25
    Helen Bolsky Gallery
    Otis College of Art and Design
    9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045
  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.


  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event


  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education

    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.

  • student runway show

    May 03| Special Event

    The annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel is L.A.'s largest runway show. Featuring student designs created with mentors during the 2013-14 year, the show raises $1 million for student scholarships. Awardees this year include Leon Max, Michael Egeck, and Isabel and Ruben Toledo.

  • telefunk samples

    May 05| Special Event



    Destress from a long day of classes with chill/relax music and little talk radio presented by DJ-Rice (Alan Chen), DJ-Tofu (Sam Wu), and Andre Style (Andrew Chung) of the Otis Radio class.


Nicole Belle

Nicole Belle

MFA UC Riverside; BFA Rochester Inst of Tech; BA, N.Y.U.

Exhibitions: Brancolini Grimaldi, London; Honor Fraser, L.A.; Cerritos College Art Gallery; Fred Torres Projects, N.Y.; FotoFest Biennial, Houston; Greenleaf Gallery, Whittier, CA; PHIL gallery, L.A.; Torrance Art Museum; Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA; Sweeney Gallery, Riverside; Grotto Gallerie, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Riverside Art Museum; Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA; New Wight Gallery, L.A..

Publications: Elephant (London, forthcoming), Photomonitor (London), Kings Magazine (Milan), New Yorker (New York), European Photography (Berlin), Los Angeles Times

Public collections: LACMA

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