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  • Join us for the ultimate genre mash up as we drop the best hip hop and underground hiphop from all over as well as some of the freshest hard hitting electronic music out today. Presented by DJ Chewby (Pamela Torzan), DJ Snowden (Ryan Snowden) Daybid 1X (David Namkoong), and 90’s Kid (Danial Siddiqui) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • Come enjoy the awesomeness of Soundtracks from Games, Movies and TV Shows with DJ Tea Time (Joshua Timmons), DJ SurgeMiester (Sergio Betancourt ) and DJ ForGrapeJelly (Steven Escarcega).

     

  • Fine Arts presents a lecture by painter Mary Weatherford. She received her BA from Princeton and MFA from Bard. Weatherford has shown at David Kordansky Gallery in L.A., LAxART in L.A., Brennan & Griffin in New York, and Debs & Co in New York.  In addition, her work is included in collections of MoMA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and OCMA.
    All are welcome
    Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim
  • Cesar Garcia – Director and Chief Curator, The Mistake Room
    Glenn Kaino – contemporary artist
    Kris Kuramitsu – Deputy Director and Senior Curator, The Mistake Room

    In conjunction with Otis’ Creative Action program, Big City Forum presents a series of four discussions featuring individuals who reinvent social space and redefine how we engage with each other.

  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event
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  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education
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    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.

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Newsletter December 2005 and January 2006

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter December 2005 — January 2006

Compiled by Annetta Kapon
See also the current newsletter and the newsletter archive.

 

 

Graduate faculty NIZAN SHAKED published Third Pole, a review of the work of artist Isaak Julien in the Winter 2005 issue of Xtra magazine.

 

Walled City in San Pedro presents Small Works 3: Beyond Thunderdome, featuring Small Works by grad ERIC MEDINE among others.  From December 1 - 17, 2005.

 

Alum VALERIE TYMOCZKO played the saxophone in  a JAZZ BIG BAND PERFORMANCE on Sunday 12/4/05 @4PM at Santa Monica City College, Music Hall.

 

Grad MARY YOUNAKOF has work in two upcoming shows! “QUO VADIS?” from January 14 - February 25, 2006 at the gallery ART AFFAIRS in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and at NEWSPACE (no title yet) in Los Angeles from February 14 - March 25, 2006.

 

Alum JOE SOLA with collaborator musician Michael Webster Presented Shakey's, a Performance in conjunction with SOLA’S exhibition Taking a Bullet. At LACE on December 15, 2005.The evening was also the occasion to celebrate the release of the exhibition catalog.

 

Grad JENNIFER LANSKI and faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS showed their work in INCOGNITO, a fundraiser at Santa Monica Museum of Art on Saturday December 10, 2005.

 

Grads KENNETH COWAN, DREW DUNLAP, TERRA KURODA and STEPHEN MONDOR have their MFA exhibition at the Bolsky Gallery at Otis from January 19th through February 3rd, 2006. The opening reception is on Thursday February 19, from 7 to 10 pm.

 

Alum TAMI DEMAREE has a one-person show at Steven Wolf Fine Arts in San Francisco titled: A Searing Lesson Every Girl Should Kno. January 5 - January 28, 2006. http://www.stevenwolffinearts.com

 

Graduate faculty CAROLE CAROOMPAS Caroompas was in a show at Western Project called "In this House that I call Home"  Jan 7 to Feb. 4, 2006.

 

Graduate faculty ANNETTA KAPON and MFA alums WHITNEY STOLICH, KIM FISHER, OSHIN SAGINIAN, ALEX DONIS, LAWRENCE GIPE, MINEKO GRIMMER, KEVIN HANLEY, CARMINE IANNACCONE, ULYSEES JENKINS, TOM RECCHION, STEVE RODEN, ALLISON SAAR, JEFFREY VALLANCE, BRUCE YONEMOTO, JOE SOLA and LAURA DAROCA, SARAH PERRY, and CARRIE WHITNEY are in Otis:  Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art January 20 - April 2, 2006 at LOS ANGELES MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY AT BARNSDALL PARK.

 

Alums SAM WATTERS and PATRICK HILL are in the exhibition SYMMETRY organized by alum curators NIZAN SHAKED and Kimberli Meyer at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House, January 26 – May 7, 2006.

 

Alum JANET JENKINS has a one-person show titled  Kukaloris Paintings at INTIME in Los Angeles from January 28 to March 4, 2006.

 

Alum WHITNEY STOLICH has a one-person show titled Third Space at Angels Gate Gallery 3601 Gaffey St. in San Pedro from January 29th to March 12, 2006.

 

Alum CHRIS ROWLAND is in a group show called Art Detour at Paulina Miller Gallery in Phoenix, Arizona, from March 3 to March 31, 2006.

 

Alum KAREN NAKASHIMA is in Bugology, at Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena from Feb. 26-May 21, 2006. The show is curated by Tricia Watts, Chief Curator Sonoma County Museum.

NAKASHIMA is also showing her work in the new art gallery- "New Chinatown Barbershop" in Chinatown on Feb. 4th (Saturday) Time: 12-6 pm. Location: 930 N. Hills Street, LA 90012 (Chinatown).

 

Alum KIM FISHER will participate in Drawing and Drawn, a group show at Cerritos College Art Gallery from February 6 to March 9, 2006.

 

The French Government Tourist Office and the French Consulate in Los Angeles are presenting an exhibition of artwork by students who participated in last summer’s trip to France. Grad JENNIFER LANSKI, and alum MARYANNE MATSON will show work . A reception and silent auction benefit is taking place on February 22 at M B Fine Art in Los Angeles.