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  • Silke Otto-Knapp is a painter and associate professor of painting and drawing at UCLA. 
     
    She has had recent one-person exhibitions at Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles; Galerie Buchholz, Berlin; the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive; Greengrassi, London; Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London; Kunstverein Munich, Germany; Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York; the Banff Centre, Canada; Modern Art Oxford, UK; and Tate Britain, London.
     
  • Sergej Jensen

    Mar 31| Lectures
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    Sergej Jensen’s work draws on a wide range of materials and formal references. Primarily known for his textile works, his lyrical compositions incorporate a variety of fabrics, from burlap and linen to silk and wool.
     
    He recently exhibited his work in the show "Classic" at Regen Projects, and his work is also included in LACMA's show "Variations: Conversations in and around Abstract Painting.”
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  • Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department presents the film collaborative from Berlin OJOBOCA.

     

    Thursday April 2nd, 2015
    7pm in Ahmanson Hall, lower-level screening room.
    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

     

  • Chen Tamir is a distinguished Israeli curator and art writer based in Tel Aviv, where she works at the Center for Contemporary Art. She was listed by Artslant as one of 15 curators to watch in 2015. Until recently she was based in New York working as an independent curator and also as Executive Director of Flux Factory, a non-profit arts center in Queens, NY, where she founded an acclaimed residency program and set up a thriving institution. Chen holds an M.A. from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies, a B.A. in Anthropology, and a B.F.A. in Visual Art from York University.

  • Rea Tajiri

    Apr 07| Lectures
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    Rea Tajiri is a New York based filmmaker and educator who has written and directed an eclectic body of dramatic, experimental, and documentary films currently in commercial and educational distribution. She is also an Associate Professor at Temple University in the Film Media Arts Department.
     
    Learn more about the artist here.
     
  • Dusk to Dusk

    Apr 11| Exhibition
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    James Aldridge, The Gathering, 2010, Acrylic on canvas


    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    April 11 - July 26, 2015  |  Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 10-5 / Thu 10-7 / Sat-Sun 12-4

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Fashion Design Radar

Mar 31, 2015
Fashion Design
Trina-Turk0052-ed.jpgLast week, designer Trina Turk attended the final fitting for the senior class’s collection to provide feedback before the students’ garments go down the catwalk at the Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show. Earlier in the semester, she directed the class to “create playful, chic ensembles for a trip to the Amalfi coast inspired by the Mediterranean sea and [more]
Mar 25, 2015
Fashion Design
PacSun0076-blog.jpgYesterday PacSun Design Director Heather Brown visited the final fitting for the Fashion Design juniors’ summer collections. Earlier in the semester, Heather had issued a direction to the students to design garments with whites and ivories for a bleached-out story, tapping into the “shipwrecked” trend for summer. Students were also encouraged to incorporate graphic artwork, crochet [more]
Feb 19, 2015
Fashion Design
Urban_Outfitters0092-smLast week, Urban Outfitters designers Nicola O’Connell and Katie Kim attended the junior fashion design class’s first fitting. The students designed a Spring/Summer collection tapping into the “shipwrecked” trend inspired by the movies “The Blue Lagoon” and “Return to the Blue Lagoon.” The direction issued by the Urban Outfitters mentor Leila Heydari-Pajo also detailed a color palette that [more]
Feb 12, 2015
Fashion Design
DC0116-smIn late January, three mentors visited the junior fashion students – Ryan Keenan for Quiksilver, Kesha Pomeroy for Roxy, and Alan Hardy for DC. Here are excerpts from the brands’ directions for the class: DC: Show us something new and daring while adhering to the DC brand’s core values. While we are an action sports brand, [more]
Feb 10, 2015
Fashion Design
PacSun0029_EDLast month, PacSun Design Director Heather Brown visited the junior fashion class for their sketch selection. The energetic mentor offered feedback on the students’ collections, which tapped into the summer “shipwrecked” trend. Brown had directed them to design garments for the 2015 summer season, emphasizing that “whites and ivories remain important in this bleached-out story as we take [more]
Feb 2, 2015
Fashion Design
LaneBryant0135_edFashion designer Joe McCarty of Lane Bryant visited the senior class’s final fitting to give them detailed feedback on their garments before their fashion show. His direction last semester requested that students create outfits that were versatile enough to be remixed and that could take the customer from “desk to dinner.”
Jan 28, 2015
Fashion Design
ZaidFinal133_edOtis fashion students have been hard at work completing their collection for designer Zaid Affas. The mentor visited the senior class’s final fitting to provide feedback before the fashion show at the end of the semester. Earlier in the semester, Affas had directed students to “be intellectual in your approach to design” and to create [more]
Jan 26, 2015
Fashion Design
MaryJoBruno132_edIntimate apparel designer Mary Jo Bruno recently visited the junior class for their final fitting before the end-of-semester fashion show. Bruno’s direction for the students was to create a lingerie collection inspired by the 1950’s feminine era.
Jan 26, 2015
Fashion Design
MorganLeFay147_edMorgane Le Fay Founder and Designer Liliana Casabal visited the senior class last week for their final model fitting. In the fall semester, she had issued a direction to create a spring/summer 2016 collection “inspired by ocean creatures real and mystical.” Between giving feedback on each garment, Casabal sat down with students and spoke to [more]
Jan 23, 2015
Fashion Design
AC0079_edLast week the junior fashion class presented their swimwear collection to Anna Kenney, the director of design and operations at Anne Cole. During the final fitting, Kenney provided students with valuable feedback on their pieces. In her original direction, the mentor directed students to create a sleek, sophisticated swimwear collection inspired by poolside entertaining in [more]