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  • A temporary gallery store featuring alumni artists and designers, curated by Robert Apodaca, Owner, Fifth Floor Gallery.

     

    Reception for Alumni and Friends of Otis
    July 25, 3-5pm
    RSVP Required

  • Trials and Troubles

    Jul 25| Special Event
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    Rachel Kushner, Benjamin Weissman, Tom Brosseau; Marcel Dzama, Welcome to the Land of the Bat, 2008 (detail)

    Saturday July 25, 7pm, Free
    Trials and Troubles: A Night of Songs and Stories with Tom Brosseau, Rachel Kushner, and Benjamin Weissman

  • 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.

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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.