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GFA Newsletter June 2016

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon.

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 Spacewith Marjam Oskoui, Jeff Knowlton, alums ELIZABETH MEDINA ’16, ZACHARY ROACH ‘16, 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 present Excesstential Style 2.0 a wearable art / performance art exhibit featuring grad KARIM SHUQUEM (Los Angeles) and Jonathan Johnson (Hamburg, Germany).

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.

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 September 30, 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.

GFA faculty KORI NEWKIRK gave a lecture on his work at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles on Thursday June 16, 2016 | 7pm

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.

The work of alum WAKANA KIMURA ’11 WAS REVIEWED byMeher McArthur in the June issue of Global Buddhistdoor.

Alum COLEEN STERRITT ’79 was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowshipfor 2016.

Alum SRIJON CHOWDHURY ’14 organized an exhibition of his workMemory Theater at UPFOR Gallery including the work of GFA facultyROY DOWELL and KORI NEWKIRK, and alums KATY COWAN, ALECEGAN, ANDREAS GUREWICH, REGINA HEROD, SOFIA LONDONO, and KATIE THOMA ‘13. Memory Theater was reviewed in Vice.CHOWDHURY was also profiled in the May/June issue of art ltd.

For the months of May and June 2016 ANNETTA KAPON’S ProxyGallery hosted ANTONIS RICOS’ exhibition New Year’s Day sunset,2014. Venice, CA.

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

Alum MATT LIFSON ‘12 had an exhibition Part 2 at ACME GalleryLos Angeles from April 30 to June 4, 2016.

Alum JACOB MELCHI ‘03 is in a group exhibition at OCHI PROJECTSLA from May 14 to June 18, 2016.

Alum ELIF ERKAN ’16 had her MFA thesis exhibition ex oriente lux atParkview Gallery (836 S. Park View Street #8 Los Angeles, CA 90057)from April 24 to June 4, 2016. ERKAN'S thesis exhibition was a Critics'Picks on artforum.com. ERKAN's work will be included in "CAPITAL:DEBT – TERRITORY – UTOPIA" at the Hamburger Bahnhof – MuseumFur Genewart – Berlin from July 2 2016 – Nov 6 2017.

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