• Todd Gray

    Oct 25| Lectures

    Todd Gray was born in 1954 in Los Angeles. Gray received an MFA and a BFA from California Institute of the Arts and is currently a professor at California State University, Long Beach. He has shown performance work at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater), Los Angeles (2010); California African American Museum, Los Angeles (2009); the Commons, New York University (2008); 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica (2008); New Renaissance Theater, Syracuse, NY (2007); and Academy of Media Arts, Cologne (2004).

  • Ruby Neri is a sculptor, painter, and former street artist from San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, known for her evocative portrayal of horses.

  • Otis in NYC
    October 27, 2016 
    6 - 8 pm 
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery
    53 East 64 Street
    New York, NY 10065

    Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson is coming to NYC! 
    Please come say hello and visit with your fellow alumni and friends of Otis College of Art and Design.
    Drinks and hors d'oeuvres.


  • Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton


Newsletter May and June 2008

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter May — June 2008

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


PERSHING SQUARE/TITLE is a site-specific visual and sound installation by graduate faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS at Title Guarantee Building Lofts and at the Art Deco/ Zigzag Moderne LA  Historic-Cultural Monument on Pershing Square at 411 West 5th Street Los Angeles, 90013. The project was curated by alum SUSAN HOROWITZ '01, independent curator for Phantom Galleries LA and it runs from April 22 to July 7, 2008.

Alum MICHELLE WIENER '08 has her work included in "BEST IN SHOW," "A Friendly Art Competition," at the ISM Gallery in the Koos Art Center in Long Beach Saturday, on May 31, 2008 from 7:00pm - 10:00pm.

Alums BARRY OSBOURN '08 will show their work in a two-person show at Lora Schlesinger Gallery in Santa Monica from Aug 2 to Aug 30th 2008.

Alum CARMINE IANNACCONE '93 had a one-person exhibition called "Useable Histories" at Solway Jones Gallery from May 3 - June 7, 2008.

Alums ALEXANDER KROLL '08, BARRY OSBOURN '08,MICHELLE WIENER '08, MELISSA HERRINGTON '08, CHIP MCDANIEL'08 and grads KATHLEEN MASSELINK-VALENZUELA, AMANDA KELLER-KONYA,MATTHEW WARREN, JENNIFER WOLF and WENDY JOHNSTON all participated in Best of Show at ISM Gallery at the Koos Art Center in Long Beach on May 31, 2008, from 7-10 pm.

Alum TUCKER NEEL '07 created an installation as part of SAN FERNANDO ROAD CONCERT, curated by Stephen van Dyck. It was an all day arts event organized to re-imagine unused urban space along 23 miles of San Fernando Road on June 8, 2008 5PM – 9PM.

Graduate faculty ROY DOWELL, ANNETTA KAPON, RENEE PETROPOULOS participated in OMAGE, curated by Lisa Melandri at Track 16 gallery from August 1 to August 31, 2008.

Alum DANA MONTLACK '95 has a one person show of photographs at Joseph Bellows Gallery in La Jolla, CA from June 28th through August 30th, 2008. 

Alum KRISTIN DUCHARME '03  is showing her work in 'My Space" at SGA gallery in Pomona from June 14 to July 5, 2008.

Alum JACOB MELCHI '03 showed his work on Friday June 6 at Mason Gallery in Los Angeles.

Alum LORENZO HURTADO-SEGOVIA '07 is showing his work in Rebel Legacy - The Abstract in Latino Art curated by Kathy Gallegos at 101 West 5th Street, Los Angeles 90013 from June 12 to July 31, 2008.

Alum TUCKER NEEL'S '07 work is included in: PARTY FAVORS curated by Holly Myers at Bonelli Contemporary in Los Angeles from June 28 - July 26, 2008. Opening Reception: Saturday, June 28 6-9PM 943 North Hill Street.

Alum ADAM MARS'07 "Deep Fried Tabloids" are included in upcoming exhibitions including "More, Please! Excess and Indulgence in Contemporary Culture" at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL '03 will be represented at Art Basel, the HOT ART Fair Bàlelatîna by the Gallery Mas Art, Barcelona and at the SCOPE by 2x2 Projects, Amsterdam. Her exhibition Die Insel des zweitens Gesichts / L'illa de les Dues Cares in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) at Espai Ramón Llull will run from June 19 -  August 17, 2008.

The work of alums ADAM MARS and JOHN WESTON '07 is included in  FIRST/LAST at Wistead Adams Projects in downtown Los Angeles from June 6 to June 28, 2008.

Alum ERIC MEDINE '06 is showing his work in Prison to a Slave at ANDREWSHIRE GALLERY from June 5–July 12, 2008.

Alum KIM FISHER '98 had a one person show at John Connely Presents Gallery in New York from May 15 to June 21, 2008.

Alum SOJUNG KWON '07 is showing her new work "Rolling a Ball" in New In Town? at angels gate Cultural Center in San Pedro from June 29 to August 24, 2008.

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