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GFA Newsletter May 2016

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon.

GFA professor RENEE PETROPOULOS had her work [;] published in the latest 7X7.LA publication with alum AMANDA KATZ.

Grad ELIZABETH MEDINA ‘16 had her MFA Thesis exhibition PRESENT/TENSE 4 PAINTINGS at the Bolsky Gallery from April 27 to May 1st, 2016.

Alum COLEEN STERRITT ’79 was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowhip for 2016.

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

Alum ALEX KROLL ‘08 is part of a group exhibition new haven at CB1 Gallery. from April 16-May 29, 2016

The MFA Graduates 2016 have their Annual MFA exhibition Now What? in the Bolsky Gallery May 2-28, 2016.

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

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

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

ELIF ERKAN had her MFA thesis exhibition ex oriente lux at Parkview 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 – Museum Fur Genewart – Berlin from July 2 2016 – Nov 6 2017.

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.