Otis College of Art and Design logo
Events
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

O-Tube

Newsletter July and August 2008

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter July — August 2008

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

 

Alum MICHELLE WIENER'S '08 work was included in 'Love to Party,' a drawing exhibition at Samuel Freeman Gallery in Santa Monica from July 19 to August 23 2008. 

Alum GISELE LUBSEN '07 had a one-person exhibition entitled 'Watermarks' at Apothiki Gallery in Paros, Greece, from July 15 to August 3, 2008. A 56-page bound monograph will accompany the exhibition.

Graduate Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL and alums CHRIS OATEY, RON SANTOS and TUCKER NEEL were included in LOOKSYSEE at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis from July 26 to September 13, 2008. The exhibition was curated by Director Meg Linton with curatorial intern grad NINA LAURINOLLI.

Graduate faculty KORI NEWKIRK is showing his work RANK at LAXART from July 19 to Septembr 6, 2008.

Grad WENDY JOHNSTON showed her work in the group exhibition Dollar Menu from July 11th to August 8th at Satellite Gallery in La Grande, OR.

Alum HELEN CAHNG '05 was the curator of The Soft Epic or: Savages of the Pacific West at TELIC Arts Exchange from July 26, 2008 to August 23, 2008.

Graduate faculty ANNETTA KAPON is showing a video in Cut The Cord! From Up Here Everything Makes Sense! at OK Mountain Gallery in Austin, TX from August 16th - September 20th. curated by Erick Michaud.

Alum ALEX KROLL '08 participated in the exhibition MINI MARKET at Jessica Silverman Gallery and Look Boutique in San Francisco from August 1 – 30, 2008.

Alum JENNIFER LANSKI '07 showed her drawings in the 2008 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition presented by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park from July 31 through September 7, 2008.

Alum MARY YOUNAKOF '06 had a major installation at the UCR/California Museum of Photography in a group exhibition titled Truthiness, curated by Tyler Stallings. July 26 to October 4, 2008.

Alum BARBARA ROMAIN '91 showed her work in the 2008 Emerging Artists exhibition at the Downtown Art Center Gallery from September 2 to September 30, 2008

Grads RAKSHA PAREKH, AMANDA KELLER-KONYA and JENNIFER WOLF will participate in GLAMFA, hosted at CSULB. The exhibition runs from August 25- September 10, 2008.

Alum LINDSEY JACKSON '08 was included in Sierra Nevada College Alumni's Artwork Showcased at Tahoe Gallery at Incline Village, NV from August 14 to September 16, 2008.

Alum ED GOMEZ '03 is included in the exhibition MashUp, at Arena 1 at Santa Monica Art Studios from September 13 to October 11, 2008.