Events
  • Sitting in Sound

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    Jesse Fleming, A Theory of Everything, 2015, Installation view.
     
  • Opening Reception

    Jul 15| Special Event
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    L: Nora Slade, Kate Mouse Mickey Moss, 2014, Photo transfer and fabric paint on sweatshirt, cardboard and found objects. R: Marisa Takal, I Love My Sister, 2016, Oil on canvas, 65 x 50 inches.

    Opening Reception for the two-person exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artists Nora Slade and Marisa Takal

    Light snacks and refreshments.

    Exhibition on view July 15 - August 19, 2017.

    Bolsky Gallery located across from Ben Maltz Gallery, ground floor, Galef Center for Fine Arts.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Image: BijaRi, On the rooftops of Santa Domingo-Savio neighborhood as part of the project Contando con Nosotros, 2011

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

  • Raised in Philadelphia, with roots in South Africa and Trinidad, Zinzi Clemmons’ writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Transition, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and support from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction. She is co-founder and former Publisher of Apogee Journal, and a Contributing Editor to LitHub. She teaches literature and creative writing at the Colburn Conservatory and Occidental College. Her debut novel, What We Lose, as well as a second title, are forthcoming from Viking.

  • Louise Sandhaus is a graphic designer and graphic design educator. She was previously Director of the Graphic Design Program at CalArts where she currently is faculty. Her recent book on California graphic design, Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots: California and Graphic Design 1936-1986, co-published by Metropolis Books and Thames & Hudson, has received laudatory reviews from The New York Times, The Guardian, Eye, and Creative Review. The book received the Palm d’Argent for best art book at FILAF (International Festival of Art Books and Films on Art).

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Visiting Lecture Series

This is a weekly lecture series where artists, theorists, and curators present their own work and discuss it with the graduate student community. The Graduate Fine Arts Lecture Series takes place at the MFA Studios in Culver City.

SPRING 2017

Daniel Mendel-Black
Asher Hartman
Phyllis Green
Dorit Cypis
Mimi Lauter
Laurence Rickels
Rich Shelton
Dont Rhine
Brian Getnick
Larry Johnson
Liliana Angulo
Curatorial Panel
Jack Halberstam
 

 

 

Spring 2016

Camel Collective
Corazon Del Sol
Whitney Bedford
York Chang
Veronique Aubouy
Ulrich Krieger

Veronique Joumard
Mireya Lucio
Marcus Herse
Meena Nanji
Karen Moss, Michael Ned Holte, Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer
Faith Wilding
Simone Forti
Lita Albuquerque
 

 

 

SPRING 2015

Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia
Rodney McMillan
Jason E. Smith
Abigail Reynolds
Chris Kraus
Anna Craycroft
Harry Dodge
Torbjorn Rodland
Angie Bray
Jeff Guess
Renee Van Trier
Taisha Pagett & Ashely Hurt
Julika Rudelius
Milena Bonilla
Njideka Akunyili Crosby
Analia Saban

FALL 2016

Ulysses Jenkins
Patrick Staff
Rachel Mason
Margo Victor
Leonardo Bravo
Karen Tongson
Catherine Opie
Ruby Neri
Zackary Drucker
Austin Young
Hugo Hopping
Bruce Ferguson
Gracie Devito
 

 

 

FALL 2015

Kim Fisher
Pedro De Llano
Simon Leung
Rebecca Morris
Carmen Argote
Adam Linder
Joe Sola
Neha Choksi
Michael Ned Holte
William E Jones
Jesse Benson
Jesse Lerner
 
 
 

 

 

FALL 2014

Warren Nedich
Jan Brandt
Tosh Berman
Alice Konitz
Fritz Haeg
Jennifer Steinkamp
Paradise Garage
Silke Otto-Knapp
Orta's
Phillip Zach
Monica Majoli
Steve Roden

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