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GFA Newsletter July 2016

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon.

Alum ZAC ROACH '16 (Night Work) and Grad JOCELYN CASAS (Open Wound) completed their one-month residency at Fundacion Sebastian in Mexico City with a two-person exhibition from July 28 to August 4, 2016.

Alum MARCELA GOTTARDO ’14 was invited by Emanuele Martinuzzi, and Leonardo Manetti to recite her poems on Thursday, July 07, at Studio 38 art gallery in Pistoia, Florence, Italy.

Alum JOE SOLA ‘99 had a solo exhibition, Mertzbau, at Tif Sigfrids Gallery in Hollywood from July 16 to August 20, 2016.

Alum TAYLOR TSCHIDER ’11 participated in the group exhibition Perfect Day at Roberts and Tilton from July 16 to August 20, 2016.

Alum WENDY GIVEN ’02 will show her works in a group show, "The Garden of Unearthly Delights", curated by Jerry Cullum at Whitespace Gallery in Atlanta, GA opening August 5th-September 10, 2016.

Grad SHIRIN BOLOURCHI curated the exhibition Metamorphosis to Catharsis II; "GREEN CIRCLE”. from July 24-31 at Otis College of Art and Design: MFA Studios - Back Gallery Space with Marjam Oskoui, Jeff Knowlton, alums ELIZABETH MEDINA ’16, ZACHARY ROACH Œ16, grads HEEJUNG CHOI, SHIRIN BOLOURCHI, Delbar Shahbaz, , Atia Shafee, Stephen Anderson, Foroozan Shirghanii, , with Poster by Pouya Jahanshahi

Last Projects gallery and curator Reversible Eye presented Excesstential Style 2.0 a wearable art / performance art exhibit featuring grad KARIM SHUQUEM (Los Angeles) and Jonathan Johnson (Hamburg, Germany) Fri, July 8, 2016 - 7 to 10 pm

Alum ALEXANDER KROLL '08 showed his work as part of GRAFFORISTS curated by Max Presneill at Torrance Art Museum from June 18 to August 13, 2016.

Alums RANDI GANULIN '96 and MIKE ROGERS '96 took part in Simple Means at Soil Gallery in Seattle from June 2 to July 2, 2016.

Alum KATY COWAN ’13 showed her work in the Group Exhibition ‘Jack and Diane’ at Kate Werble Gallery in NYC from June 10 to July 15, 2016.

Alum ELIF ERKAN¹S ’16 work will be included in "CAPITAL: DEBT ­ TERRITORY ­ UTOPIA" at the Hamburger Bahnhof ­ Museum Fur Genewart ­ Berlin from July 2 2016 ­ Nov 6 2017.

For the months of July and August 2016 GFA faculty ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery is hosting a one person exhibition Untitled (Great Planes) by ROGER WHITE.

GFA faculty KORI NEWKIRK was selected for the first Public Art Biennial in Los Angeles. Current:LA Water that will be on view throughout Los Angeles in July and August 2016.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI '13 participated in a group exhibition ALLUSIVE MOMENTat MiM Gallery in Los Angeles from June 18­July 23, 2016. The exhibition was reviewed by Cooper Johnson for Artillery Magazine’s Gallery Rounds. http://artillerymag.com/mim-gallery-allusive-moment/

Alum MATTHEW CARTER '10 work will be included in "Holdings: Selections From MCASD's Collection" at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego from June 3 to Sept 4, 2016.

Alum ERIC SARBACH ’13 took part in the group exhibition Electron Salon at LACDA from July 14 to August 12, 2016.

Alum ED GOMEZ ’03 took part in the group exhibition The Newbies at Darden and Ray in Los Angeles from July 9, 2016

Alum DAVID DEL FRANCIA ’14 did the set Design for the play No Place Like Home at the Pico House in Los Angeles from July 10-30, 2016.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL is featured in Cuadro - Art Magazine No 4, 7/2016. Edited by Mario Hergueta.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL and GFA assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON will take part in the group exhibition “Love” curated by alum SABINE DEHNEL at e-artis Contemporary in Chemnitz, Germany from August 26 to October 10, 2016.