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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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Apr 5, 2014
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2014JuniorExhibit_Web_ColorThe Fine Arts Department is pleased to present the 2014 Fine Arts Junior Juried Exhibition in Room 107 of the Galef Center for Fine Arts.  The show was juried by Los Angeles-based painter Marc Trujillo.  There will be a reception on Saturday, April 12, 5-7 pm.  Students whose work was selected for the exhibition are [more]
Apr 3, 2014
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CAMPBELLWORKS-LALO1-WEB_0Fine Arts Office Manager and Short House Director Michelle Chong has co-curated WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE IDEA?  The exhibition is the second collaboration between Short House in Los Angeles and The Institute of Jamais Vu (IJV) in London. Both exhibitions are part of Project LALO, an international exchange between dynamic emerging contemporary art spaces in London and [more]
Dec 18, 2013
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Shanghai at night.Sculpture/New Genres faculty Dana Duff recently visited Shanghai in the People’s Republic of China to teach a one-week, intensive, video art workshop to seniors at East China Normal University.  At the invitation of Steve Anker, Cal Arts Dean of the School of Film and Video, Duff made the trip in late October to work with [more]
Dec 18, 2013
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Holly Tempo, "Cardboard Revival" (installation detail), 2013
House paint, gold leaf, spray paint and marker with framed works on cardboard, variable dimensionsRead review on Instagram by art critic Shana Nys Dambrot of Cardboard Revival, a site-specific installation by painting faculty Holly Tempo @ 2A Gallery here:  Review.
Dec 18, 2013
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Sara Jimenez and Kaitlynn Redell, "The Conversation", 2013
Digital C Print, 25 X 35"Kaitlynn Redell (’09), of the collaborative duo Redell and Jimenez, will have work included in  A “Womanhouse” or a Roaming House? “A Room of One’s Own” Today, curated by Mira Schor at A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn. The exhibition will run January 9 through February 2, 2014 with an opening reception on Thursday, January 9, 6-9pm.  [more]
Dec 18, 2013
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The Wall of China Made in America (The Peaceable Kingdom), 1994
Copper plumbing pipe and fittings, approximately 200 pieces of American potterySculpture/New Genres faculty Joel Otterson has been awarded an Artists’ Resource for Completion (ARC) Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation.  Otterson is one of nine recipients in the 2013 Fourth Quarter round of funding under its ARC grants program, which is designed to enhance the careers of Los Angeles artists by enabling them to [more]
Dec 4, 2013
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Considerable-event-thumbnailAnnouncing Considerable, an art show of sculpture, video, and installation in Gallery G107 and Closet Gallery (Sculpture Studio), the Sculpture Pad, and the Video Screening Room (Ahmanson Hall lower level) on Tuesday, December 10, 4:30-6:45 pm. The Tuesday section of SCNG3 is pleased to invite the Otis community to the unveiling of their large-scale and [more]
Nov 27, 2013
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 Frieze (Detail)", 2013, Acrylic and gold leaf on cardboardFaculty Holly Tempo will present Cardboard Revival, a site-specific installation at @ 2A Gallery.  A reception is scheduled for Sunday, December 15, 2013, 7-10 pm; with the show running through January 26. Cardboard Revival represents a cadre of inharmonious interests. Sited in the upscale, developer-renovated San Fernando Building, which is located at the edge of Downtown LA’s skid [more]
Nov 27, 2013
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sunFaculty Phil Chang and Siri Kaur exhibit work in Influenced by the Sun at Cohen Gallery.  The show will run through January 4, 2014. Artists in the show include Phil Chang, Kelly Marie Conder, Emilie Halpern, Anthony Hernandez, Siri Kaur, Bertha Jaques, Jeff Mclane, Matt Shallenberger, elin o’Hara slavick and James Welling. Information: http://www.stephencohengallery.com/cohen-exhibitions/current.html
Nov 27, 2013
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Slip-7A profile of faculty Farrah Karapetian by Ezrha Jean Black appears in the November/December 2013 issue of ARTILLERY.  View profile here: http://artillerymag.com/farrah-karapetian/

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