Events
  • Margo Victor

    Sep 29| Lectures
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    Margo Victor lives and works in Los Angeles, California and received her BFA at the California Institute of the Arts. Her work has been exhibited at Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; Happy Lion in Chinatown, Los Angeles, California; Cirrus Gallery in Los Angeles; Elizabeth Dee Gallery in New York.

  • Shila Khatami

    Oct 04| Lectures
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    Shila Khatami has had solo exhibitions at:
    Autocenter in Berlin, Kunstverein Dillingen, 
    Galerie Samy Abraham in Paris, 
    Galerie Susanna Kulli in Zurich, 
    Clages in Cologne and Treize in Paris.
    Group exhibitions include:
    “00ooOO - holes, dots, balls“ with Davide Bertocchi at Hopstreet, Brussels ; 
    “Punkt-Systeme,Vom Pointilismus zum Pixel“ at the Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen; 
    „BYOB“ at Palais de Tokyo, Paris; 
    “Dorothea“ at Ancient & Modern, London; 
    “Ambigu“ at Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

  • Leonardo Bravo is an artist, curator, and educator and the Founder of Big City Forum. Big City Forum is an interdisciplinary project designed to explore the intersection between design-based creative disciplines (Design, Architecture, Urban Planning, etc) that take into account public space and the built environment. Big City Forum facilitates the exchange of ideas through gatherings, symposiums, exhibitions, and special events that promote forward-thinking projects and the individuals at the forefront of this vision.

  • Chris Coy

    Oct 11| Lectures
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    Chris Coy is an artist and filmmaker. His work has shown at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Sundance Film Festival, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, the Netherlands Media Art Institute, and numerous international art festivals and exhibitions. He received his MFA from the University of Southern California in 2012. He is represented by Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles.

  • Professor Karen Tongson joined the USC faculty in English and Gender Studies in fall 2005. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to USC, Tongson held a University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature at UC San Diego, and a UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) Residential Research Fellowship at UC Irvine.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Newsletter October 2012

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter October 2012

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

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY ‘03 participated in CRITOLOGY, a group exhibition by artists who write, curated by Ron Laboray at the Pacific Design Center October 13 – November 15, 2012

Elephant Art Space is pleased to present Magic Johnson Smile, a solo exhibition of new works by alum JESSE BENSON ‘03. October 5th-26th, 2012.

Alum TUCKER NEEL’S ‘07 323 Projects has been named "Best Telephone-Only Art Gallery" by the LA Weekly in its Best Of 2012 Issue.

ZEAL HARRIS ’07 is exhibited her work on Saturday, October 13th from 7 - 10pm in a group art reception in the Highland Park Neighborhood of Los Angeles at Avenue 50 Art Gallery.

Grad Faculty JUDIE BAMBER and alum LUIS G. HERNANDEZ ‘03 exhibited work in Facing the Sublime in Water, CA at Armory Center for the Arts, Caldwell Gallery, October 7, 2012- January 13, 2013.

Alum, ZEAL HARRIS ’07 is showing her paintings in the 31st Annual Black Doll Show: The Politics of Imagery. It's curated by Miriam Fergerson and it opens this Saturday, December 10th through January 28, 2013 at the William Grant Still Arts Center in Los Angeles.

Grad Faculty JOHN KNIGHT’S work is one of the new acquisitions on display at Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum’s which just opened after being closed for 8 years.

Alum ALEX KROLL ‘08 showed new works in a three person exhibition Drown Me In Pictures at Latned Atsar in Culver City from October 20 to November 16th Curated by: Nathan Danilowicz.

Alum MELISE MESTAYER ‘10 Showed her work in Reef Cycle at Angels Gate Cultural Center from October 28-January 4, 2013.

Alum JESSE BENSON ‘03( Magic Johnson Smile) and TOM NORRIS (Vinyl Potluck) showed their projects at Elephant Gallery from October 5th-26th, 2012.

Alum WHITNEY STOLICH ‘04 had a one-person exhibition Traces of Spaces at CB1 Gallery from October 13 to November 11, 2012.

Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL and alum EDITH BEAUCAGE ‘10 showed their work in Split|Realities at Nan Rae Gallery at Woodbury University Oct. 13 – Nov. 17, 2012. Curated by Foundation Chair Katie Phillips.

Alum MIKE ROGERS ‘96 has a solo exhibition HERR UND FRAU at Parker’s Box in Brooklyn September 14th - October 21st, 2012.

Grad Faculty KORI NEWKIRK’S work was included in Blues for Smoke at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA from October 21 to January 7, 2013.

ROY DOWELL, Chair and RENEE PETROPOULOS Full Time Faculty, currently have work in Translations at the Los Angeles Valley College Art Gallery through December 13, 2012.

Grad Faculty JOHN KNIGHT showed his work in the Cabinet Gallery at the Frieze London Art Fair October 11-14. 2012.

Grad Faculty and Asst. Chair ANNETTA KAPON is part of the exhibition Housework, Gender and Subjectivity: Cultures of Domesticity curated by Molly Hankwitz at the Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California from Oct 29 through Nov 17 2012. Curators and artists panel at the Art History Lecture Hall on October 29, 2012.

Alum ZEAL HARRIS ‘07 is showing her work in Go Tell It On The Mountain at the California African American Museum from October 28 to April 7, 2013.

Alum WENDY GIVEN ‘02 published an edition of Orb of Gold, 2012, from her series, In the Land of Pioneer to benefit: The Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) in Portland, Oregon.

ROY DOWELL, Chair, and Faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS and KORI NEWKIRK participated in Light my way, Stranger, an exhibition and auction of lamps designed by artists, architects and designers to benefit the MAK Center, Los Angeles, November 2, 2012

DUSTIN ERICKSEN ‘99 had a solo exhibition at Rachmaninoff's Smith/Arnatt in London, Britain, from 14 October 2012 to 24 November 2012

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