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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Matthew Brandt, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
     
  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • 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.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

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

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

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Newsletter May and June 2009

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter May  June 2009

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

 

Alum MICHELLE CHONG'S '06 work Find Yourself Here will be in the MexiCali Biennial 2009 at La Casa del Túnel: Art Center in Tijuana BC, México from June 20 to August 1, 2009.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL ‘03 had the following international exhibitions: Portraits, Esther Woerdehoff Gallery, Paris (France), April 2 - May 16, 2009 (Solo) Solo Project Art Amsterdam - booth 2x2projects, Amsterdam, (Netherlands), May 13 - 17, 2009 (Solo), Documentos de identidad, Galeria Sandunga, Granada (Spain), May 22 - June 22, 2009 (Group) and The Non–Age, Kunsthalle Winterthur (Switzerland), June 7 - July 26, 2009 (Group).

'09 Alums WENDY JOHNSTON, ANTHONY CARFELLO, BRIAN MARRIER, KRISTEN FOSTER, MATT WARREN, ANA RODRIGUEZ, CROSSMAN WILKINS, NINA LAURINOLLI and AMANDA KELLER-KONYA showed their work in “Heist” at LM Projects from June 19 to July 3, 2009.

Alums WHITNEY STOLICH ‘04, VERONICA SOTO ‘05, CHRIS OATEY ‘06, KRISTIN DUCHARME ‘03, and graduate lecturer KATHRIN BURMESTER showed their work in Edges of the West at Artower Gallery, in Athens, Greece, from May 18 to June 29, 2009. The exhibition was curated by graduate faculty ANNETTA KAPON.

Graduate faculty and Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON had a solo installation "Laundry" at the Numismatic Museum in Athens, Greece, from May 19 to June 29, 2009.  

Alum ANA RODRIGUEZ '09 showed her two and three dimensional paintings at Space Gallery in Pasadena from June 20 to July ?

Graduate faculty CAROLE CAROOMPAS was included in TALES OF THE FLESH at Western Projects from June 13 – July 18, 2009.

The work of Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL was included in Pictures of Words, curated by David Pagel at Galerie Schmidt Maczollek in Köln, Germany from April 22 to June 13, 2009.

Graduate faculty KORI NEWKIRK's work is in "Superficiality and Superexcrescence" at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis from June 27 to September 12, 2009. The show was curated by Christopher Bedford, Kristina Newhouse and Jennifer Wulffson.

Alum WENDY GIVEN ‘02 participated in the group exhibition Town and Country at FROELICK GALLERY in Portland, Oregon from June 2 to July 11, 2009

Alum CHRIS ROWLAND ‘00 showed his work in the Optical Lounge part of Build at Create:Fixate in Los Angeles on June 27, 2009.

2009 alums KRISTEN FOSTER, NINA LAURINOLLI and BRIAN MARRIER will be part part of MFA Conversations Part II curated by Marla Koosed at I5 Gallery from July 17 to September 1, 2009. 

Alums ANNIE BUCKLEY ‘03 and JANET JENKINS ‘94 will be part of 4TH OF JULY "ONE WEEK ONLY" at Jancar Gallery from July 4 - July 11, 2009. The show was curated by Tom Jancar and Mery Lynn McCorkle.

Alum ALEX KROLL ‘08 was in Interactions at the Armory from May 2 to June 14, 2009. The show was curated by Lorraine Cleary-Dale.