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.

  • 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.

     

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

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

     

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Newsletter February 2013

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter February 2013

Compiled by Annetta Kapon
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Graduate faculty KATHRIN BURMESTER and alum TUCKER NEEL '07 are showing their work in Plan Your Visit at the Mak Center for Art and Architecture from February 14 to April 7, 2013. The exhibition was curated by alums ANTHONY CARFELLO '09 and ADAM PENA '10. The exhibition was reviewed in the LA Weekly by Catherine Wagley on February 21, 2013.

Grad LISA OXLEY had her MFA exhibition TWELVE SIDELONG GLANCES at the Bolsky Gallery from FEBRUARY 6-9, 2013

Alum ZEAL HARRIS '07 has work included in a Valentine's themed group art exhibit at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park from February 9 to March 3, 2013.

Alum EDITH BEAUCAGE '10 took part in Verhond¹s First International Painting Show, Appels Gallery, Amsterdam (curated by Art Initiative Verhond) from January 19-20, 2013. The work will then be shown for three months in the Ambassador room.

Grad CHRISTINA HENDERSHAW had her MFA exhibition Everything is Visible from Here from February 12th - 16th at the Bolski Gallery at Otis.

Alum MICHELLE CHONG '06 is the curator of the group exhibition Bussi Baba at Elephant Gallery in Los Angeles March 1st - March 16th

Grad SRIJON CHOWDHURY had his MFA exhibition Believer at the Bolsky Gallery from February 19-24, 2013.

Alum ALEX DONIS '94 participated in BORN TO CURATE, a live curatorial battle organized as part of an exhibition. Saturday February 23, 2013, at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica.

Alum CHRIS OATEY '06 had a one person show Performing Methods and curated the group exhibition Performing Methods-In context at CB1 Gallery from February 24 to March 31, 2013.

Grad ALEC EGAN had his MFA thesis show, "you should've asked your dad about that" at the Bolsky Gallery from March 25-April 7.

GFA professor RENEE PETROPOULOS is the recipient of the 2013 Otis Teaching Excellence award.

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