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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event

    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


    Design Week June 21-27, 2015




    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC




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Compiled by Annetta Kapon, Assistant Chair

Graduate Fine Arts  NEWSLETTER

April 2015

Alum TONE NIELSEN ‘98(with Kuratorisk Aktion) has launched a new exhibition venue CAMP (Center for Art on Migration Politics) and an inaugural group exhibition Camp Life in Copenhagen, Denmark from April 17 to June 15, 2015.

Alum COURTNEY STRICKLIN ‘06 co-hosted and performing at the art exhibition and event, Futures, with her band, King Courtney & The Dukes.  The event featured and auctioned a commissioned piece from alum LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA ‘07  to benefit My Refuge House. 293 Chung King Road, April 18, 2015

GFA assistant chair’s ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery hosted the exhibition Exchange by artist Susan Silton, from April 1 to 30, 2015.

Alum LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA ‘07showed his work in the group exhibition Paper, Ground at CB1 Gallery from April 18 to May 30, 2015.

GFA Open Studios event took place on Sunday April 12, 2-5 pm at the Culver City Studios.

The March 2015 issue of CAA.review has a discussion of the March 2014 Tony Greene exhibition at the MAK center that was organized by GFA faculty JUDIE BAMBER and Monica Majoli.

GFA professor RENEE PETROPOULOS and alum MOLLY COREY ‘01 contributed texts for the Summer 2015 Les Figues Press series TRENCHART MONOGRAPHS: HURRY UP PLEASE ITS TIME .

Alum JEFFREY VALLANCE ’81 took part in Unbound at Ed Cella Art and Architecture from May 9 to June 13, 2015.

The GFA MFA group exhibition will take place in the Bolsky Gallery from May 5 to May 30, 2015.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’14 was interviewed by Kristen-Osborne Bartucca for Contemporary Art Podcast:  http://contemporaryartpodcast.com/shiva-aliabadi/

ALIABADI is also doing an outdoor, site-specific installation near the San Andreas fault in early fall 2015 with Epicenter projects.  Epicenter Projects

Alum JESSE BENSON’S '03 exhibition at Michael Benevento was reviewed by Christopher Knight in the L.A. Times:

Grad REGINE RODE had a solo exhibition, Floreana at Selecto (6th Street and Bonny Brae) from April 4th to April 18th 2015.

Alum SWEET SAMSON ’14 showed in "Bridges Self", a group show at WAH Center (Williamsburg Art & Historical Center), New York from May 8 through May 17, 2015.

The work of alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’14 was included in New American Paintings 117, MFA Annual.  

GFA assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery is hosting an installation of LUIS HERNANDEZ ’03 from May 5 to June 30, 2015.