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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

    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.


  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
  • Joel Kyack

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


  • 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.


  • High&Low Bureau is a curatorial duo composed of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. They curate exhibitions, film programs, performative events and publications, while engaging with a plethora of disciplines, media and modes of artistic expression.Their curatorial practice is dedicated to the exploration of artistic strategies that reflect on, and suggest alternatives to, specific social-political conditions.


Sculpture/New Genres Radar

May 13, 2014
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Aaron Elvis Jupin
Bloom, 2014
Airbrush & cell vinyl on wood panel 
72 x 48 x 1.5”Several Fine Arts seniors were recognized for their achievements during the 2014 year-end festivities, which were marked by several evenings of receptions and culminated with commencement on May 11.  Aaron Elvis Jupin received the Mugnaini Award for Drawing.  Grace Eunchong Lee and Marquita Flowers were recognized by Cesar Garcia, Director and Chief Curator of The [more]
May 12, 2014
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Dani Tull
Eye (tabula rasa), 2014
Encaustic wax, oil and acrylic, acrylic glass, wood.
18 x 18 x 9"Sculpture/New Genres faculty Dani Tull is showing new work in a group show at OnStellarRays in New York. The exhibition runs May 18 through June 21, 2014.
May 12, 2014
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Meg Cranston
Angel Gyre, 2013
Oil, acrylic & silkscreen on canvas
72 x 56 "Fine Arts Chair Meg Cranston is currently showing at Fitzroy Gallery in the Soho district of New York City.  The exhibition, which features her paintings and collages, also includes work by Gibb Slife.  The show will run through June 15, 2014.
May 12, 2014
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Allison O'Daniel
Quasi Closed-Captions, 2013 
Mixed mediaSculpture/New Genres faculty Alison O’Daniel was recently interviewed by LA artist Kevin Appel for Issue Magazine.  To read the interview, click on this link: Alison O’Daniel
May 7, 2014
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Installation view of Mary Weatherford Los Angeles @ David Kordansky GalleryLA Times art critic Christopher Knight has reviewed Mary Weatherford Los Angeles, on view at David Kordansky Gallery through May 31.  To read the review click here:   Review: Mary Weatherford’s seductive paintings marvels of abstraction
May 7, 2014
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Erykah Badu sports Lillian Shalom grill and rings.  Photograph from www.upscalehype.comLillian Shalom’s (’07) accessories have made a splash at the 2014 MET Gala.  Sporting an “ALL” grill and several rings, music and fashion icon Erykah Badu brought some major style and attitude to the event.  Nick Remsen of Vogue.com included Lillian’s grill design on his post 17 Of Our Favorite Met Gala Accessories, As Seen [more]
Apr 23, 2014
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Three Fine Arts Students have been selected to receive awards from Women Painters West.  Junior Robert Moore will receive the Brenda S. Bagg Memorial Award for Watercolor in the amount of $2500.  Maxfield Miles, another junior, will receive the Women Painters West Award of $1000; and sophomore Emily Isham will receive the Lynn Babior Memorial [more]
Apr 14, 2014
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Dorit_CypisCongratulations to Fine Arts faculty member Dorit Cypis, who has been awarded a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship! She is one of 23 awardees in fine arts. As an artist, Cypis uses performative strategies, photography, and social sculpture to explore the psycho-physical-social aspects of history, knowledge and experience. At its heart, the work exposes both paradox and [more]
Apr 8, 2014
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Me94316aaa85a0a94e15bd5b5c4a5a48dFine Arts junior, David Klein, has work in WOCA:  Ten Years of Art In Anaheim at the Carnegie Gallery.  The exhibition features the works of approximately 20 artists who have been part of the WOCA one-day exhibitions in Anaheim over the past decade. The show will run through April 13, 2014. Gallery hours are Tuesday through [more]
Apr 8, 2014
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Dana_sm_0Sculpture/New Genres faculty Dana Duff has been selected as the 2014 Distinguished Educator by Otis College and the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce.  As an Eddy Award/Distinguished Educator Award recipient, Dana will receive $2,500, be featured in an article in OMAG, introduced at Commencement, and honored at the annual all faculty Convocation. Congratulations to Dana on her [more]