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  • Rodney McMillian (born in Columbia, South Carolina) is an artist based in Los Angeles.
  • Michael Joyce

    Sep 17| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Twentieth-Century Man by Michael Joyce. Starting with a disappearance, Twentieth-Century Man contemplates issues imbedded in aging, memory, language, family, and even life and death, covering and uncovering many profound mysteries.

  • Alice Konitz

    Sep 18| Lectures
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    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Alice Konitz.

    Thursday, September 18th 11:115am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

    Image from alicekonitz.com

     

  • High&Low Bureau is a curatorial duo composed of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. They curate exhibitions, film programs, performative events and publications, while engaging with a plethora of disciplines, media and modes of artistic expression.Their curatorial practice is dedicated to the exploration of artistic strategies that reflect on, and suggest alternatives to, specific social-political conditions.

  • Fritz Haeg

    Sep 25| Lectures
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    Image: Fritz Haeg, working to install the Edible Estate #12 garden in Budapest, 2012. Photo: Andras Kare.

    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Fritz Haeg.

    Thursday, September 25th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • David Schafer

    Sep 30| Lectures
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    David Schafer is a visual and sound artist working in sculpture, sound, sound, performance, and works on paper. His work is concerned with the structures, translation, and intelligibility, of language and architecture. Schafer has shown nationally and internationally and has received several public commissions. Most recently he has had one-person shows at Studio10 gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, and Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA.

  • Sarah Manguso

    Oct 01| Lectures
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    Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend, named one of the top ten books of the year by Salon. Her previous book, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, was named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review and short-listed in the UK for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and long-listed for the Royal Society Winton Prize. Her other books include the story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, and the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise.

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon, Assistant Chair

Graduate Fine Arts  NEWSLETTER

AUGUST 2014

Alum LINDA ANDERSON '74 participated in the Juried Fiber Arts Festival at Escondido Museum of Art,  August 8-Sept. 27, 2014. ANDERSON will also show her work in the 2014 International Juried and Judged Show, Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival at the La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, La Conner, Wash,  Sept. 23-Oct. 3 2014, and in the  Cerritos Library, Cerritos, CA  Beyond the Edge Fiber Artists, "Fiber Perceptions"  from July 21-August 31, 2014


John Weston
John Weston
Bali Boys, Linda Anderson
Linda Anderson
 Marcus Tray
Marcus Tracy

Thanks to a grant from the South Dakota Arts Council, Alum MARKUS TRACY '02 spent a month in Milbank, SD working on a mural with high school students in June 2014. 

JANET DANDRIDGE’s The Milky Way performed on August 17, 2014 for STEAMFUNK at the Del Monte Speakeasy in Venice, CA.
DANDRIDGE was also awarded the Palos Verdes Art Director's Special Recognition Award for Follow These Rules: Periodic Table of Beauty. 

Alum YVONNE BEATTY ’99 had her work included in The Painted Dot at I5 Galley in the Brewery on Saturday August 16, 2014.

Alums SHIVA ALIABADI ‘13, ROD ZINBERG '12, CEDAR MILLER '11, ALLISON PECK '14, LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA '07, SOFIA LONDONO '13, and grad KRISTY BALTEZORE  showed their work in Potential Bodies curated by alum ALLISON PECK ‘14 at the Space at Grad Fine Arts in Culver City, from August 1 to 15, 2014.

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Potential Bodies

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Potential Bodies


Alum SHIVA ALIABADI '13 participated in Spirits in the Material World curated by Mike McLain at Hiatus in Los Angeles, from August 3 to 8, 2014.

Alum MATTHEW CARTER '10 one-person exhibition hellequinharlequinclown at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles from July 12 – August 23 2014 was reviewed by Hunter Drojojowska Philp on KCRW's Art Talk on July 31, 2014. CARTER”S exhibition was reviewed by Christopher Knight in the LATimes of August 13, 2014 and by Joel B. Pollak inBREITBART.COM on August 22, 2014.

GFA Faculty BENJAMIN WEISSMAN is exhibiting drawings in 4 Figures at Marc Selwyn Fine Art curated by Tom Knechtel from July 12 to August 9, 2014, and in Valley Vista curated by art historian Damon Willick at CSU Northridge Art Gallery from August 25 to October 11, 2014.

Another Cats Show at 356 S. Mission Rd. takes place from August 16 to September 14. It includes GFA faculty BENJAMIN WEISSMAN and JUDIE BAMBER, and alum JOE SOLA ‘99.

Alum LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA ’07 will have a one-person exhibition Mis Papelesat  Vincent Price Art Museum from January 24 to April 18, 2015.

         GFA  Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON is participating in a group exhibition of Greek and Turkish artists named 6+6 Steps in the White House at the Municipal Gallery (Casa Bianca)       in Thessaloniki, Greece from September 5 to 30, 2014.

Alum JOHN WESTON ‘07 is included in May Contain Explicit Imagery curated by alum TUCKER NEEL ’07 at CB1 Gallery from July 27 to September 7, 2014. The exhibition was reviewed in the LATimes by Christopher Knight on August 16, 2014.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI ‘13 is showing her work in Another Thing Coming - New Sculpture in LA, at Torrance Art Museum from August 23 to October 18, 2014.

Alum LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA ‘07 is taking part in the group exhibition Five by Five at CB1 Gallery from September 14 to October 26, 2014.

Alums SHIVA ALIABADI ‘13 and DAVID DEL FRANCIA ‘14 are taking part in GLAMFA 2014 GLAMFA 2014 / CSULB MFA Open Studios at CSULB, Long Beach, California opening on Sunday August 31 at 2:00 pm. The exhibition will be on view from August 25 to September 4, 2014.

Alum CHRISTINA HENDERSHAW ‘12 has a one-person exhibition BETWEEN, NEXT TO AND IN FRONT OF at ICE gallery in San Diego from August 23rd to September 20th 2014.
 

 

Christina Hendershaw
CHRISTINA HENDERSHAW
Potential Bodies
POTENTIAL BODIES

Alum ANDREW K. CURREY ’14, showed his work at Agora Gallery in New York as part of The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition from August 22 - September 11, 2014

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY ’03 showed her work in "Digital Analog", a group exhibition at the Irvine Fine Arts Center, from July 26-Sept 6, 2014 and in "Olly Olly Oxen Free", a new participatory project in a group exhibition in the garden at Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, CA, Sept 14 - October 12, 2014.

Alum ANA RODRIGUEZ ’09 will take part in the group exhibition Savage Sentimentality at Cerritos College Main Gallery from September 2 to October 10, 2014.

Alum ERICA STEPHENS ’07 will participate in the two-person exhibitionLuscious at Ro2 Art Downtown in Dallas, TX from September 13 – October 12, 2014.

Alums JOHN WESTON ’07 and KATIE THOMA ‘13 showed their work in alum SERGIO BROMBERG’S Venice6114 Gallery from May 31 to September 13, 2014.

Alum JACOB MELCHI ’03 is showing selected paintings at George Lawson Gallery's new project Art at Donna in Brooklyn NY from September 4 to October 31, 2014.