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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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February 2014

 

SEE ALSO THE NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

Compiled by Annetta Kapon

GRADUATE FINE ARTS NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2014

Grad AMANDA KELLER KONYA '09 had a one-person exhibition Heist at Cal State University Northridge West Gallery from February 15 to 27, 2014.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI '13 was featured in issue 23 of the magazine Fabrik in the article Emergent Presence by Artra curatorial.

Alum KIM FISHER '98 is in the exhibition Dirty Kitchen at The Modern Institute in Glasgow, Britain.

Alum ELENA ROSA '12 was awarded the 2014 FEITELSON / LUNDEBERG ARTS FELLOWSHIP which comes with  $5000.00 and a solo exhibition in the project room of LAMAG from May 4 – June 15, 2014

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON is included in Forms of the Formless, TEDA Contemporary Art Museum, Tianjin, China, December 28, 2013 to February 1. Curators: Marlena Donohue and Michael Suh. Katy Cowan Marcela Gottardo Bryan Bankston.

Grad BRYAN BANKSTON showed his MFA thesis exhibition THE ART OF THE PORTRAIT at the Bolsky Gallery from February 13th – 22nd 2014.

Alum AMANDA KATZ '12, DREW DUNLAP '06,MICHELLE CHONG '06, HELEN CAHNG '05, SHIVA ALIABADI '13 and grads ALLISON PECK will take part in TIP THE WINK, Curated by Short House at the Institute of Jamais Vu in London, Britain, March 8 -March 23, 2014. The exhibition is part of Project LOLA, an exchange among fourteen artist-run spaces in Los Angeles and London.

LA n CV is a survey exhibition of contemporary LA area artists curated by Mike McLain at Coachella Valley Art Center from February 15 to February 23, 2014. It includes alums SHIVA ALIABADI '13,  and MATTHEW CARTER  '10.

Grad MARCELA GOTTARDO had her MFA Thesis Exhibition a descoberta in the Bolsky Gallery from February 24 to March 6, 2014.

Grad DAVID DEL FRANCIA participated in the group exhibition INTERSTICE curated by Rachel Adams and Rob Greene at 308 at 156 Project Art Space in New York from February 19 to March 14, 2014.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI '13 departed on March 1 for Amsterdam, where she will spend two months as a resident artist at the Sanberg Institute. Concurrently, Sandberg alum JURGIS PASKEVICIUS arrived on March 1 to spend two months as a resident artist at Otis' Grad Fine Arts department.

Alum KIM FISHER '98 and grad KRISTY BALTEZORE (WITH KCHUNG) will participate in Made in LA 2014 at the Hammer Museum opening on June 15, 2014.

Alum ANA RODRIGUEZ '09 will be part of THE 2014 WHITNEY HOUSTON BIENNIAL on March 9 in Brooklyn, NY

Alum JACOB MELCHI '03 showed his work in Katy Krowe and Jacob Melchi: Paintings at 1227 2nd st.Santa Monica from february 27 to April 18, 2014.

Grad ANDREW K. CURREY had his MFA thesis exhibition The Guards in the Bolsky Gallery from March 9 to March 18, 2014.

KCHUNG (with grad KRISTY BALTEZORE) are the 2014 artist in residence at Thank You for Coming in Los Angeles.

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON will show her work in Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad at the Ben Maltz Galleryfrom April 12 – July 27, 2014

Grad BRYAN BANKSTON'S work will be included in the group exhibition entitled "Reconstruct" at Art Merge Lab at the Pacific Design Center from March 18 through April 25, 2014