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  • Jillian Mayer is an artist and filmmaker living in South Florida. Her video works and performances have been premiered at galleries and museums internationally such as MoMA, MoCA:NoMi, BAM, Bass Museum, the Contemporary Museum of Montreal with the Montreal Biennial (2014) and film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, and the New York Film Festival. She was recently featured in Art Papers, ArtNews and Art Forum discussing identity, Internet and her artistic practices and influences.
  • York Chang (b. 1973, St. Louis, MO) is an interdisciplinary artist who uses forensic and archival information systems as supports for poetic gestures and alternate histories, in order to interrogate the aesthetic conventions of authority which often serve to blur the line between fiction and reality. He earned both his BFA (1996) and Juris Doctorate (2001) from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). York Chang lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, and is represented by Greene Exhibitions. 
     
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  • Oliver Kellhammer is an independent artist, writer and researcher, who seeks, through his botanical interventions and social art practice, to demonstrate nature’s surprising ability to recover from damage. His recent work has focused on the psychosocial effects of climate change, cleaning up contaminated soils, reintroducing prehistoric trees to landscape damaged by industrial logging and cataloging the ecology of brownfield ecologies. He currently works as a lecturer in sustainable systems at Parsons in New York City.
     
  • Emily Kendal Frey is the author of the poetry collections The Grief Performance, selected for the Cleveland State Poetry Center's 2010 First Book Prize by Rae Armantrout, and Sorrow Arrow, as well as the the chapbooks Frances, The New Planet, and Airport. The winner of the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award, Frey's poetry has appeared in the journals Octopus and the Oregonian. She lives in Portland.

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  • In this performance I try to summarize In search of past time with my own words, as a story of another time which reveals itself contemporary. I deliver my own intimate and personal perception of this book which radiates in my life. Each performance is another opportunity to explore different zones of the book, proceeding at random, inspired by an aleatory and fickle memory. 
     
  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.4 by IÑAKI ÁBALOS

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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.

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