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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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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