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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 January and February 2009

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter January — February 2009

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

 



Alum MICHAEL BRUNSWICK '07 had his second solo exhibition "In Motion" at Lora Schlesinger Gallery from January 24 to February 28, 2009.

Graduate faculty (lecturer) KATHRIN BURMESTER and alum CHRIS OATEY '06 showed their work in Booth 1812 at Seeline Gallery from Janury 17 to February 28, 2009.

Graduate Faculty Senior Lecturer JOHN KNIGHT'S recent exhibition “Cold Cuts” at the Espai d’art Contemporani de Castello in Valencia, Spain was chosen by critic Sabine Breitweiser as one of the best exhibitions in 2008 in the December ‘08 issue of ARTFORUM magazine.

Alum PATRICK HILL'S ‘00 exhibition at APPROACH E2 in London was reviewed in the January ‘09 edition of ARTFORUM Magazine.

On Saturday January 17 alum ERIC MEDINE '06 did video mixing at the Loft in San Pedro in collaboration with Vjs from Rotterdam.

Graduate adjunct assoc. professor RENEE PETROPOULOS has a one-person show "Homage" from February 6 to March 7 at Rosamund Felsen Gallery.

Graduate faculty KORI NEWKIRK presented an edition of lithographs at Cirrus Gallery from January 17, 2009.

Grad ANTHONY CARFELLO and alum SOJUNG KWON '07 did a collaborative performance during the LA ART show on Sunday, January 25 at the LA Convention Center as a part of 'A Series of Clandestine Performances.'

Grads ANTHONY CARFELLO, AMANDA KELLER-KONYA, ANA RODRIGUEZ, CROSSMAN WILKINS, WENDY JOHNSTON, NINA LAURINOLLI, CRISTINA QUAGLIATA, MATT WARREN AND BRIAN MARRIER AND KRISTEN FOSTER took part in Supersonic during the LA ART Show at the Convention Center January 21-25, 2009.

Grad WENDY JOHNSTON'S MFA exhibition was in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis from January 30 to February 7, 2009.

Grad CRISTINA QUAGLIATA'S MFA Show was in the Bolsky February 9 to February 17, 2009.

Alum JESSE BENSON '03 exhibited his work in Pro Choice / Bulletinboard Blvd. at Pro Choice Gallery from January 29 to February 28, 2009 in Vienna, Austria.

The Grad Fine Arts mid-residency exhibition UP TILL NOW took place in the Bolsky Gallery from January 12 to January 24, 2009.

Grad KARMA HENRY was selected for the 2009 Bill and Wrenn Chais scholarship.

Alum JACOB MELCHI'S '03 work is in Intellectual Abstraction at Another Year in LA Intellectual Abstraction from February 7 to March 14, 2009.

Alum PATRICK HILL '00 has a solo exhibition at DAVID KORDANSKY GALLERY in Los Angeles from February 7 to March 21, 2009. The exhibition was reviewed by David Pagel in the LA Times on February 13, 2009.

Grads KRISTEN FOSTER and ANA RODRIGUEZ were selected to participate in the CAA Annual MFA Exhibition at the Gayle and Ed Roski Master of Fine Arts Gallery and Helen Lindhurst Fine Arts Gallery, at USC from February 25 to 28, 2009.

Grads NINA LAURINOLLI and ANTHONY CARFELLO had their MFA thesis exhibitions ("What did you Just Say?") in the Bolsky Gallery from February 20 to March 6, 2009.

Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL and alum JEFFREY VALLANCE '81 are in the group exhibition "Reading Standing Up" at Margo Leavin Gallery from February 7 to March 14, 2009.

Alum WENDY GIVEN '02 is in the show  Wolves and Urchins at The Art Gym in Marylhurst, Oregon from February 22 to March 25, 2009.

Alum CHRIS OATEY '07 is included in the exhibition "All Messed Up" at Sam Francis Gallery in Santa Monica.  The show runs from February 26th-March 29 2009.  OATEY also has a site specific project, "Fountain" at the Tall Wall Space at the University of La Verne in La Verne, CA.  The project was curated by Dion Johnson.

Graduate faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS'S solo exhibition "Homage" at Rosamund Felsen Gallery was reviewed by Holly Meyers in the LA Times on Friday February 27, 2009 and in the LA Weekly on Thursday February 26, 2009.

Alum MORTEN GOLL '00 will be part of the project "The Trampoline House" at ExhibitionSpace Q in Copenhagen, Denmark, from March 5 to March 15, 2009.

Hole-in-the-Wall gallery in the El Segundo Graduate Fine Arts Campus is now featuring the work of grad ANA RODRIGUEZ. The exhibition will be up until June 17 2009, and was guest-curated by alum ALEX KROLL '08.