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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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Newsletter January and February 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter January  February 2010

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

 

Alums MICHELLE ANDRADE '07 and JOHN WESTON '07 had a two-person exhibition called Sensate Rainbow at Project Room G3 in San Pedro from January 16 to February 6, 2010.

Alum MICHELLE CHONG '06 had new work in A Survey of Sustainable Art at Silver-Echo Gallery from January 15 to January 17, 2010.

Alums MICHELLE CHONG '06 and MATT MACFARLAND '03, have work in the Mexicali Biennial 09/10 curated by alums ED GOMEZ'03 and LUIS HERNANDEZ '03 with Amy Pedersen at Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis from January 23 to March 20, 2010.

MFA grads HINA FAGU and TERRY NORTON-WRIGHT showed their work in Snapshot at LOS ANGELES ART SHOW '10 at the LA Convention Center from January 20-24, 2010.

Alum ERICA STEPHENS '07 showed her new work as part of Faculty Exhibit: Years of Living Dangerously at the Visual Arts Building at UT Dallas from January 22 to February 20, 2010.

Alum SOJUNG KWON '07 did a performance at Wrinkled Space in the context of the exhibition Doin it Live: Performance and Interaction on Sunday January 31, 2010.  The exhibition was organized by John Burtle.

Graduate professor CAROLE CAROOMPAS was in the group exhibition THE LAST PLASTICS SHOW at Cardwell-Jimmerson Gallery from January 9 to February 13, 2010.

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03 took part in ONE IMAGE ONE MINUTE at the Silver Screen Theater in the Pacific Design Center on January 30, 2010. The event was organized by X-TRA during the Art Los Angeles Contemporary Fair January 28-31.

Alums JACOB MELCHI '03 and ANNIE BUCKLEY '03 were part of the Zine/Bookmaking Workshop, Slide Talk and Exhibition taught by Trinie Dalton and on view at Las Cienegas projects from January 23 to February 20, 2010.

Alum JOE SOLA '99 had a one-person exhibition of drawings and a video called "A Short Film About Looking" at the Happy Lion Gallery from January 9 to February 13, 2010. The exhibition was reviewed in the LATIMES by Christopher Knight on January 22, 2010.

Graduate Professor ANNETTA KAPON will show her work in SHELLS, PRISMS, at the Glendale Community College Gallery from March 6 to April 24, 2010.

First-year grads JAIME AGUILLAR-GALLEGO, CHARLEY ALEXANDER, DANIELA CALANDRA, HOLIS HANNAN, WAKANA KIMURA, JOANNA LIND, MELISE MESTAYER, CEDAR MILLER, TERRY NORTON-WRIGHT and TAYLOR TSCHIDER showed their work in the Mid-Residency Exhibition 2010 at the Bolsky Gallery from January 10 to January 25, 2010.

Grad EDITH BEAUCAGE had her MFA THESIS show called in the Bolsky Gallery from January 25 to February 6, 2010.

Alum ANA RODRIGUEZ'09 had her work on display in the Steve Turner Gallery booth at the Pacific Design Center during the Art Los Angeles Contemporary Fair January 28-31, 2010.

Alum MICHELLE CHONG '06 participated in the project 1-hour-art that was a part of the Arte Fiera Art First, on January 28-31 in Bologna, Italy.

Graduate Academic Advisor and alum ALEXANDER KROLL '08 has A one-person exhibition at James Harris Gallery in Seattle, WA from February 25 to March 27, 2010.

Graduate Lecturer KATHRIN BURMESTER '07 showed her work in Professor Dialogues curated by Marla Koosed at 1-5 Gallery from January 16 to February 27, 2010.

Alum TUCKER NEEL '07 continues to write regular reviews and features for Artillery Magazine and Art Lies Magazine. He also was included in the inaugural show for a new project space in downtown LA called Control Room from Dec. 31 -Jan. 31, 2010.

Alum TONE NIELSEN is part of Kuratorisk Aktion which put together the event TUPILAKOSAURUS: Filmscreening and discussion on January 23 at the National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen.

Alum ED GOMEZ '03 participated in OsCene 2010: Contemporary Art and Culture in OC  curated by Grace Kook-Anderson from February 21 – May 16, 2010.

Alum KRISTIN DUCHARME '03 will show her work as part of 12 Gauge, 3-Day-Only Solo Shows in Gallery Two of Torrance Art Museum from March 11 to March 13, 2010.

Alum OTINO CORSANO '00 showed his work in 30 Exhibitions + 13 Art Fairs = New Location at P|M Gallery in Toronto, Canada, from January 30 to February 10, 2010.

Graduate Lecturer KATHRIN BURMESTER '07 had a one person exhibition at Thomas Jancar Gallery from February 6 to March 6, 2010.

Alum TAMI DEMAREE '03 had a one-person show "Noa Noa Yes Yes" at Las Cienegas Projects Gallery from February 27 to March 20, 2010.

Alum ERIC DOOLIN '07 had a solo exhibition called Natural Dimensions Curated by Shawneta Gomez and Suzi Gun at Jaxon Gallery in Los Angeles from February 13 to March 14th 2010.

Alum ALEXANDER KROLL '08 participated in "Portable Caves" at HKJB in New York from February 13-26, 2010.

Grads OMAR GALLEGOS and KARMA HENRY had their MFA Thesis exhibition in the Boslky from February 21 to March 6, 2010.

Grads HINA FAGU and JJ STEVENS had their MFA Thesis exhibition in the Boslky from February 10 to February 20, 2010.

Graduate senior lecturers JOHN KNIGHT and KORI NEWKIRK are two of 23 artists that were commissioned to create large scale billboards throughout Los Angeles from February 5 through March 26, 2010. "How Many Billboards? Art in Stead " is organized by the MAK Center for Art and Architecture's Director Kimberli Meyer with co-curators Lisa Henry, alum DR. NIZAN SHAKED '2000, and Dr. Gloria Sutton, and public art consultant Sara Daleiden.