Events
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Joel Holmberg

    Sep 20| Lectures
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  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Steven Ehrlich and Frederick Fisher will present their firms’ collaboration as EHRLICH | FISHER on Otis College’s new Goldsmith Campus Academic Building and Residence Hall. The campus-wide expansion and renovation project includes a new academic building, 300-seat Forum (the venue for this lecture), café and dining commons, Student Life Center, and residence hall.

     

  • Opening Reception

    Sep 24| Special Event
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    New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s work has situated itself as a hybrid of painting, sculpture, and installation over a career spanning 30 plus years. Exploring the intricacies of color, Apfelbaum weaves her way, both literally and conceptually, through ideas of Minimalism, Pop aesthetics, and Color Field painting to blur the lines between two and three dimensional art making.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with Connie Butler, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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March 2014

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon

GRAD FINE ARTS NEWSLETTER MARCH 2014

Art Merge Lab presents Reconstruct, a group exhibition featuring grad BRYAN BANKSTON, from March 18 ­ April 25, 2014.

Alum AMANDA KATZ '12, DREW DUNLAP '06, MICHELLE CHONG '06, HELEN CAHNG '05, SHIVA ALIABADI '13 and grad ALLISON PECK took 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.

Grad ANDREW CURREY had his MFA thesis exhibition IN DEFENSE at the Bolsky Gallery from March 9 – March 18, 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 ANNIE BUCKLEY'S '03  second edition of her photos "Hybrids"  can be found on the site of the DeSoto Gallery http://www.desotogallery.com/artists/annie-buckley/

Alum ERIC MEDINE '06 did a lecture and performance at Occidental College on March 6, 2014.

Grad BRYAN BANKSTON participated in the groupd exhibition RECONSTRUCT at Art Merge Lab in Los Angeles from March 18 - April 25, 2014

Alum ANA RODRIGUEZ '09 and grad ANDREW K. CURREY were part of THE 2014 WHITNEY HOUSTON BIENNIAL on March 9 in Brooklyn, NY

Graduate faculty BENJAMIN WEISSMAN participated in the Group Exhibition: CHERUB curated by Andrew Berardini and Brian Kennon at 2nd Cannons (Artmergelab.com) from March 22 - May 10, 2014.

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

The work of Graduate Faculty JOHN KNIGHT is the subject of the book John Knight published by the MIT Press October Files in February 2014. Edited by André Rottmann with texts by Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Anne Rorimer, Alexander Alberro, and Birgit Pelzer.

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

What's Your Favourite Idea? is an exhibition of British artists organized by The Institute of Jamais Vu and Short House at the Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles from March 31st - April 5th, 2014

SUSANA RODRIGUEZ had a one person exhibition Lines of Escape at the Proxy Gallery March 1-31, 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 Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON and alums BRIDGET KANE '12, SHALINI SANJAY PATEL '12,  LISA OXLEY '12, CALVIN PHELPS '03,  participated in Micol Hebron’s (en)Gendered (in)Equity: The Gallery Tally Poster Project at For Your Art on view March 29­–April 25.  

Alum JOE SOLA '99 has a one person exhibition, American Sex Room and other Works at Blackston Gallery in New York from Apr 6th - May 18th, 2014

KATHRIN BURMESTER has a one person exhibition at the Proxy Gallery April 1-31, 2014.

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

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