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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Graduate Writing Radar

May 6, 2013
Graduate Writing Blog
We have completed reading submissions, debated them up and down, and are pleased to announce our selections for the the 2013–14 season. They are… Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of contemporary Spanish poetry edited and translated by Forrest Gander. and… Twentieth-Century Man, a novel by Michael Joyce. We congratulate [more]
Apr 5, 2013
Graduate Writing Blog
Mapping Stone coverWe are very happy to announce that Mapping Stone by Paul Vangelisti and Dennis Phillips, with art by William Xerra and Courtney Gregg, has just been published by Postmedia Books in a co-edition with Otis Books | Seismicity Editions. The English texts were translated into Italian by Luigi Ballerini. Mapping Stone will soon be available [more]
Apr 1, 2013
Graduate Writing Blog
Dennis Phillips’ Navigation: Selected Poems, 1985–2010 has been reviewed by Elizabeth Robinson in the latest issue of Rain Taxi. You can read the review here. For more information about Dennis Phillips’ Navigation, see our catalog.
Mar 6, 2013
Graduate Writing Blog
Going to AWP? Come check us out at table M5. We’ll have a number of our titles for you to peruse…
Feb 26, 2013
Graduate Writing Blog
Read K.A. Wisniewski’s review of Mohammed Dib’s Tlemcen or Places of Writing in on his website. For additional information about Tlemcen or Places of Writing, visit our catalog. You can order a copy from SPD.
Feb 19, 2013
Graduate Writing Blog
Alastair Johnston has reviewed Mohammed Dib’s Tlemcen or Places of Writing in Booktryst. This work was translated from the French by Guy Bennett. For more information about Tlemcen or Places of Writing, visit our catalog.