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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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April 2014

 

Compiled by Annetta Kapon, Assistant Chair

GRADUATE FINE ARTS NEWSLETTER APRIL 2014

Alum DANA MONTLACK ‘94 has a one-person exhibition Sea of Cortez at Joseph Bellows Gallery in La Jolla from April 12 to May 31, 2014.

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON is showing her work in Inside the Quad (Freeway Studies #2) at the Ben Maltz Gallery from April 12 to July 27, 2014.

Grad AMANDA KATZ had her MFA thesis exhibition Ideal Conditions in the Bolsky Gallery from April 26 to April 29, 2014.

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON showed her work in On Seeing Online organized by alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03 at the Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/annie-buckley/on-seeing-online_b_4994663.html

Grad Fine Arts Faculty KATHRIN BURMESTER had a one-person exhibition PACKING THE LIBRARY at the PROXY Gallery in Culver City April 1-31, 2014.

Alum KATY COWAN '13 with Scott Cowan had an exhibition FIFTH WALL at Elephant Art Space in Los Angeles from April 11 to April 30, 2014.

Grad MARISSA JOHNEN had her MFA thesis exhibition at the Bolsky Gallery

Grad SWEET SAMSON had her MFA thesis exhibition at the Bolsky Gallery from April 28 to May 4, 2014.

Grad ALLISON PECK had her MFA thesis exhibition Tied Tides and Small Shifts at the Bolsky Gallery from April 14 to April 19, 2014.

Grads MARISSA JOHNEN, SWEET SAMSON, BRYAN BANKSTON, KRISTY BALTEZORE, SEAN CULLY, ANDREW K. CURREY, JANET DANDRIDGE, MARCELA GOTTARDO, NATHAN GULLICK, SOO YUN JUN, DAHEE (ANGIE) KIM, MELANY MEZA-DIERKS, ALLISON PECK, YASMIN THAN, DELIA PEREZ-SALINAS TIJERINA, RACHEL WOLFE and visiting artists JURGIS PASKEVICIUS and LAURE VIGNA took part in Graduate Open Studios on Sunday April 13, 2-5 pm in the Graduate Studios at 10455 Jefferson Blvd in Culver City.

Grad DAVID DEL FRANCIA had his MFA thesis exhibition at the Bolsky Gallery from April 7-12, 2014.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL '03 exhibited her work in Paradise Black at the LSD Galerie Berlin, Germany from April 26 to May 24, 2014.

GFA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON'S Proxy Gallery will host the work of artist DANE PICARD “Choreographed Robot Alpha" from May 1 to May 31, 2014.

Alum JOE SOLA'S '99 exhibition ‘American Sex Room and other Works’ at Blackston Gallery in NY was reviewed by MARTHA SCHWENDENER in the NY Times on April 10, 2014.

Graduate Faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS, GFA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON and grad MARCELA GOTTARDO showed their work in Forms of the Formless: Time/Space, Museum of  Contemporary Art,  Beijing, China. Curators: Marlena Donohue and Michael Suh. From April 26 to May 31, 2014.

Alum SRIJON CHOWDHURY ‘13 has a solo exhibition The Garden at Klowden Mann Gallery in Los Angeles from April 26 to June 7, 2014.

Alums SHIVA ALIABADI ’13, CARLA DANES ‘04, LAWRENCE GIPE ’86 and LISA OXLEY ‘12 will take part in the Las Vegas MAS ATTACK at Vast Space Projects in Las Vegas on Saturday 17th May, 2014.

Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL has a one-person exhibition New Paintings and Sculptures at Lennon Weinberg Gallery in New York from April 3 to May 3, 2014.


Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ '03 is showing PAISAJEURBANO DE UN PRESENTE BIZARRO/ URBANSCAPE FROM A BIZARRE PRESENT 

at TJINCHINA Project Space in Tijuana, Mexico from April 11 to May 11, 2014. HERNANDEZ is also showing in Signos, Sentidos Y Deseos: arte contemporaneo en Baja California.  La coleccion Elias-Fontes  at IIC Museo UABC thru May 2014, Nueva, Mexicali, B.B.

Grad DAVID DEL FRANCIA exhibited his artwork  at the Highland House Collective in Upland, CA  on Saturday, April 19th 2014

GFA Faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS is showing "Proposal for a Pavilion 2014" with musical collaboration with Greg Lenczycki, at LAMOA in Eagle Rock from May 3rd to June 21, 2014.

Grad MARISSA JOHNEN had her MFA exhibition Current Setup at the Bolsky Gallery April 21-April 25, 2014.

Graduate Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL gave a lecture at ESMoA on Saturday, 4/19/14.

Alum ELENA ROSA '12, recipient of the 2014 Feitelson / Lundeberg Fellowship will show her new work Conditions for Love in the LAMAG gallery at Barnsdall Park from May 4 to June 15, 2014.

Otis/Sandberg residency exchange fellow JURGIS PASKEVICIUS did a performance at ESMoA on Sunday April 27, 2014.

Alum CALVIN PHELPS ‘03 gallery 2A presents a group exhibition of photo-based work including alum ANNIE BUCKLEY ‘03, entitled A Forest from May 4 to June 8, 2014.

Alum ANDREW K. CURREY '14 will be the Artist in Residence at Shankill Castle in Ireland from July 20th to August 20, 2014.