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GFA Newsletter November 2016

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon.

GFA NEWSLETTER November 2016

Alum ELIF ERKAN ’16 participated in the group exhibition Slow Works at the consulate General of Germany in Sydney from November 5 to November 23, 2016. Curated by Conor O’Shea & Inga Danysz.

Alum WAKANA KIMURA ’11 will present a project during a paper offering ceremony on Sunday, December 4th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at the Zenshu-ji Soto mission temple in the Art District of Los Angeles.

Grads KIARA ALVARADO and AUSTYN DE LUGO mounted the exhibition House Of… in the Graduate Studios Critique Room, on November 16, 2016.

Kiara Alvarado and Austyn De Lugo

photo: Alvarado and De Lugo

Alum JEISUNG OH ’16 was awarded an artist’s residency in the south of France called “Les ateliers des Arcs” from April to July 2017.

Alum KATY COWAN ’14 is in a three-person exhibition Top Heavy at Cherry and Martin Gallery in Los Angeles from November 5, 2016 - January 14, 2017

Alum CHRIS OATEY ’06 is in a group exhibition Abundant, Bountiful, and Beautiful, November 10, 2016 to March 19, 2017 at the Long Beach Museum of Art.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL ‘03 participated in the group exhibition A PROMISE OF TRUTH -DAS ZEITGENÖSSISCHE PORTRÄT at Galerie Robert Drees in Hannover, Germany from November 18, 2016 to January 21, 2017

Grads ALEX KAY, SHIRIN BOLOURCHI and NATHAN GULICK had an exhibition Points of Connectivity at the OR Gallery in the GFA studios in Culver City from October 27 to November 3, 2016. Curated by ALEX KAY.

Grad Fine Arts Faculty ALLISON MILLER has a solo exhibition of new painting Screen Jaw Door Arch Prism Corner Bed at The Pit II in Glendale from November 13 to December 31, 2016.

Alum MIDGE LYNN ‘84 has a solo exhibition Synecdoche at Haley Henman Gallery 422 in Dallas TX from November 3 - December 4, 2016

Alum LUIS G.HERNANDEZ '03 is taking part in the group exhibition "This Machine Kills_____" co-curated by alum ED GOMEZ '03 and LUIS G. HERNANDEZ '03 at the Fine Arts Complex 1101 in Tempe, AZ from November 5 to December 10, 2016 http://fineartcomplex1101.com.

Alum LUIS G. HERNANDEZ '03 took part in the group exhibition 'Customizing Language' and is included in the upcoming exhibition publication launch on November 13, 2- 4 pm at LACE. http://welcometolace.org/event/customizing-language-book-launch/.

For the months of November and December 2016 GFA faculty ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery will host the exhibition Wood, Magnets and Iron Dust by Paris-based artist VERONIQUE JOUMARD.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’14 is in a group show called British Invasion at the Museum of Art and History (MOAH) in Lancaster, CA from November 19, 2016 to January 22, 2017.

Alum JEFFREY VALLANCE ’81 has a one-person exhibition Now More Than Ever at Ed Cella Art and Architecture from November 5 to December 31, 2016.

Alum KIM FISHER ’98 has an exhibition a little bit of but at LAX><Art from November 12, 2016 to January 7, 2017.

Alum JANET DANDRIDGE ’16 was awarded the 2017 Otis-Cergy Residency exchange and will spend three months in Paris from February to April 2017.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL ’03 and GFA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON are taking part in the group exhibition “Love” curated by alum SABINE DEHNEL at Atelier Schwab in Wertheim, Germany from October 21, 2016 to January 29, 2017.

Alum KATY COWAN’S ’14 The Outlet presented the work of Mike Kloss from October 7th @ The Open in Milwaukee, WI from Oct 7 to November 20, 2016

Alum KARMA HENRY ’10 is taking part in Coyote IV at Maidu Museum in Roseville, CA from October 8, 2016 - March 3, 2017. On November 12 & 13, Melissa Melero and KARMA HENRY represented the Great Basin Native Artists during the American Indian Marletplace @ The Autry Museum in Los Angeles, CA.

Alum ZEAL HARRIS ’07 has a solo exhibition “Home Remedies for Driving While Black” at LAAA from October 15 to November 18, 2016. She gave an artist’s talk at Gallery 825 on Wednesday, November 16th. View an interview with Sonali Kolhatkar about the exhibit. HARRIS’ Painted Angel is in Downtown’s Grand Park in Los Angeles commissioned by the California Community Foundation in the public art exhibit, “We Are Los Angeles”. The installation closed on Thursday, November 17th. HARRIS’S work is also in “60 Americans II” curated by Terrence Sanders at the new Makeshift Museum in downtown Los Angeles. This group exhibit will continue touring on to New York in the Spring of 2017.

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Pictures: Zeal Harris

Alum ASHTON ALLEN ’16 was project manager for the group show HUMAN CONDITION and had 3 pieces in it. At the Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center, curated and produced by John Wolf, from October 1 to November 30, 2016.

Alum ALEC EGAN ’13 has a one person exhibition "Sanctuary House” at Ampersand Gallery in Portland OR from September 29 to November 13, 2016.

GFA faculty ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy-Paris Gallery (@galerie Ygrec, Paris, France) is hosting a one-person exhibition by SUSAN SILTON from October 15 to November 13, 2016.

Alum ANA RODRIGUEZ ’09 with Nano Rubio is showing her work at Launch LA from October 8 to November 12, 2016.

Alum ALLISON PECK ’14 is in INTER/MISSION with artist Rives Wiley, in partnership with Portland Pataphysical Society /S/PLI/T. The exhibition will run from Oct 6- Nov 3, 2016 at Portland Pataphysical Society.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’14 is in a show at the Gamble House in Pasadena, CA called On the Verge of an Image: Considering Marjorie Keller, curated by Alika Cooper and Anna Mayer via LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) from Oct. 7th through December 12th, 2016

Alum KATY COWAN ’14 is part in the Wisconsin Triennial at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art from September 24 2016 to January 8, 2017 in Madison, WI.

Alec EganKarma Henry

Pictures: Alec Egan, Karma Henry

Ashton AllenAnnetta Kapon

Pictures: Ashton Allen, Annetta Kapon

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

Alum ELIF ERKAN’S ’16 work is included in “CAPITAL: DEBT ¬TERRITORY UTOPIA” at the Hamburger Bahnhof ¬ Museum Fur Genewart ¬ Berlin from July 2, 2016 ¬ Nov 6, 2017.