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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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Faculty Exhibition

FACULTY HOLLY TEMPO HAS SOLO SHOW @ 2A GALLERY

Faculty 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.
 

FACULTY PHIL CHANG AND SIRI KAUR @ COHEN GALLERY

Faculty 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

FACULTY & ALUMNI SHOW @ ONTARIO AIRPORT

Out of Thin Air, curated by Otis alumna Ginger Van Hook, “reflects upon the cultivation of… fine arts in Southern California where the illustrious sunshine creates a unique ambiance and glow in which to paint, plein-air or in-studio, with traditional oils, wood carvings or emerging digital and analogue photography as well as film technologies…”

FACULTY EXHIBITION

Fine Arts faculty Joel Otterson will have a solo exhibition of new sculptural work at Maloney Fine Art.  There will be an opening reception on Friday, November 1, 6-8 pm.  The show will run through December 21.

Siri Kaur

Faculty Siri Kaur 's work is included in Staking Claim: A California Invitational, at the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego through January 24, 2014.  There will be an opening reception on Friday, October 18, 7-9 pm.

Alex Slade Exhibition

Fine Arts Assistant Chair Alex Slade's solo show of landscape photographs, What City Pattern (Revision 2)?, runs from Sept 7-Oct 26 at Edward Cella Art & Architecture.  The gallery is located at 6018 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90036.

Special Exhibition Event:  In Conversation: Alex Slade and Carole Ann Klonarides, Saturday, October 19, @ 5 pm.

COMPASS: Navigating The Journey to Self-Identity

This internationally curated exhibition features artists, including Fine Arts faculty member Carol Caroompas, who are participating in an internal and external dialog about themselves, others, and how they have navigated their lives within the communities in which they live.  The show runs at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art through November 16.  There will be a curator's talk by Amy V. Grimm on Saturday, October 26, 2-3 pm and a reception on Saturday, November 2, 6-10 pm.