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GFA Newsletter September 2017

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon.

GFA NEWSLETTER September 2017

Alum SABINE DEHNEL is in the group exhibitions RELOAD! Tracht - Kunst – Mode, from Sept.17 2017 to Aug1, 2018, and DIALOG # 2 – Imagination from September 10 to November 11 2017 in Germany.

Alums RACHEL WOLFE ’15 and JAMIE GRACE DAVIS ’14 showed their work “Limerance” on September 30, 2017 in Oslo, Norway

Alum REGINE RODE ’16 was selected by ENSAPC (Paris, Cergy) for a residency from Feb 1 to April 30, 2018.


Alum AMANDA KATZ’S ’14 BOOKSELVES presents Meghan Gordon's BOOKSHELVES installation for reading, listening, and sensing at 3307 W Washington Blvd from October 1st through November 30th, 2017.

Alum ED GOMEZ ’03 is showing Horsemen at the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art from October 7, to December 9, 2017.

Alum TAYLOR TSCHIDER ‘11 has a one-person exhibition The Sweet and the Low at the LAZ Gallery in Los Angeles from October 7 to October 21, 2017.

Alum JESSE BENSON ’03 has a solo exhibition ‘Miracle Grow’ at Michael Benevento Gallery from September 24 to November 11, 2017.

Alum SHIRIN BOLOURCHI ’17 and grad ALEX KAY showed their paintings in Contemporary Istanbul, 12th edition, September 14-17, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Alum AUSTYN DE LUGO ’17 and grads LORENZO BAKER, XOCHI MABERRY-GAULKE and ANNA AYEROFF took part in I AM ERIKA, UCLA’s 2017 Art Graduate Theme exhibition from September 28 to October 12, 2017.

MFA FA professor RENEE PETROPOULOS had a solo exhibition FROM HERE TO THERE (NOWHERE) at Pierce College Art Gallery from September 14 to October 16, 2017.

MFA FA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery is showing alum ANA RODRIGUEZ Flowers, Rituals, and the Romanticism of the Abject in the context of the participating Galleries during Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA in the Galef Lobby from September 17 to October 27, 2017


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MFA FA professor RENEE PETROPOULOS and alum BRANDY WOLFE ’12 are included in Fabric of the Particular, a group exhibition curated by alum MICHELLE CHONG at Elephant Art Space from September 8-30, 2017.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’13 is included in LA Painting: Formalism to Street Art at Media Arts Room of Bruno David Gallery in Clayton, MO from Sep 02, 2017 - Oct 07, 2017.

Alum BRYAN RICCI ’12 is included in Antipodal, a group exhibition at Durden and Ray Gallery in Los Angeles from September 2 to September 30, 2017.

Alum LINDA ANDERSON '74 just won Best in Show at Southern Utah Museum of Art fiber arts exhibit for 'Yuja', a fine art quilt. She has 2 art quilt pieces traveling internationally with SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates), one throughout Australia for one year, the other in England. She was recently published and featured in Art Quilting Studio Summer 2017 issue with 'Beneath the Surface'. She currently serves on the Board of Directors at Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts and Textiles in San Diego.

PP Alum RAGHUBIR KINTISCH ‘17 was included in the 3rd Annual Femmes Video Art Festival on Sunday, August 27 in the Situation Room in Los Angeles.

PP Alum RAGHUBIR KINTISCH ‘17 will be included in Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978–1983, October 31, 2017–April 01, 2018 at MoMA in NYC.

Alum AUSTYN DE LUGO ’17 was awarded a teaching fellowship at the Armory Arts Center in Pasadena.

Alum JENNIFER LANSKI ’06 will have a drawing from her “Famous Places” series at the Brand Library & Art Center Gallery from September 16 through November 3. “Brand 45: Works on Paper; 45th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper” Juror: Leslie Jones, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Alum WAKANA KIMURA ’11 is showing her work in Journeys: LA Communities Through the Eyes of Artists at Union Station Los Angeles. She led a TOUR on Saturday, August 19th 2017. KIMURA's new Mural in collaboration with calligrapher Kuniharu Yoshida is ready to view at the Wolf & Crane Bar in Downtown Little Tokyo.

Alum RAUL BALTAZAR ’13 will participate in the PST LA/LA, chapter of A Universal History of Infamy, to be installed at Charles White Elementary School.

SHIVA ALIABADI ’14 is in a group show in the Bruno David Gallery in Clayton, MO called LA Painting: Formalism to Street Art curated by Andi Campognone from Sept. 2 to Oct. 7th, 2017.

Alum KARMA HENRY ‘10 will be part of the Summer Showcase at the Museum of the Plains Indian in Browning, Montana. The show runs from August 4 to October 6, 2017. She will also be part of GBNA group show at Truchee Meadows Community College from July 1 to September 6, 2017.

Alum LAWRENCE GIPE's ’86 painting "Panel No. 4 from Futurama (Apotheosis)" is currently in the "Art of Our Time" exhibition of the permanent collection of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL. GIPE's reviews have been recently published in WhiteHot Magazine of Contemporary Art and

Alum MICHELLE ANDRADE (MFA ’07) has work included in the 32nd Biennial of Graphic Arts at the International Centre of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from June 16 until October 29, 2017.

MFA FA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery showed SALLY STEIN’S LEGOzymandias from September 1-30, 2017.

Alum DONNA PAYTON ’80 has curated a group exhibition Animal Architects that has travelled to different venues in NJ and is now at Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ from May 21 to Sept. 3, 2017.

Alum LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA ’07 will be showing his new sculptures at CB1 Gallery in Vida Pasión y Muerte from September 9 to October 21, 2017 as part of Pacific Standard Time LA/LA.

Alum LUIS G. HERNANDEZ ’03 is in: Down and to the Left; Reflections on Mexico in the NAFTA Era at the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena from May 07 to September 17, 2017

Alum RANDI GANULIN ’96 is one of eight artists commissioned by the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture to create a piece for the 2017 Seattle Center Sculpture Walk! "Indra's Net," will be installed in time for Bumbershoot Arts Festival at Seattle Center, Labor Day weekend, and will be up for 5 months.