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MFA Fine Arts Newsletter April 2018

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon.

MFA FINE ARTS NEWSLETTER April 2018

Alum BARRY OSBOURN ’08 had a one person exhibition neoconstruct new work at Gallery V in Overland Park, KS from June 8 to July 16, 2018.

Alum KATY COWAN ’14 is participating in the group exhibition Do Something To It. Do Something Else to It at Philip Martin Gallery in Los Angeles from April 28 - May 26, 2018

Alum ANDREW K. CURREY ’14 had his work published in 1340 Art Magazine issue: Q2 2018 Page 15 https://www.1340gallery.com/product/1340art-magazine-q2-2018/

Alum BRYAN RICCI ’12 has a solo exhibition Farsickness opening on April 29 at Mama Lion LA, curated by Jane Lee from Aesthetic Platform.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL ’03 is participating in the group exhibition LADIES FIRST at Galerie 2106 Ravensburg, Germany, from August 18 to September 26, 2018. She will also be Artist In Residence for 2018 at Museum Kunst der Westküste, Föhr. Coming up is also DOUBT AT THE TERM OF TRUTH at Galerie Schmalfuß, Berlin, from June 2 to 20, 2018.

Alum RANDI GANULIN ’96 installed “Arterial,” at Amazon in downtown Seattle, part of Shunpike's Storefronts project. She also exhibited ten “Paired Disaster” pieces at Blue Sky Gallery Photography Viewing Drawers in Portland through March 2019.

Grad ALLISON NILL had her MFA thesis exhibition We Are Not Separaet in the Bolsky Gallery from April 17 to 21, 2018.MFA Fine Arts Chair

ROY DOWELL and professor RENEE PETROPOULOS were in the exhibition Make/Work at Los Angeles Valley College from March 19 to April 26, 2018.

Alum NIZAN SHAKED ’00 is the author of a new book The Synthetic Proposition (Manchester U Press) which she launched on April 15, 2018 at CSULB in conversation with artist Mary Kelly.

Grads ANNA AYEROFF and XOCHI MABERRY-GAULKE had their MFA exhibition Imbody at the Otis Bolsky Gallery April 25-28, 2018.

Alum KRISTIN MOORE ’17 has a painting in a group show called “Excavations; Shindig” at Mantle Art Space in San Antonio TX from April 20 - May 5.

GradCHLOE JEONGMYO KIM participated in the group exhibition Space, Fill with Notion at the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, from April 6-19, 2018.

Alum MELANY MEZA DIERKS ‘16 had a painting “iCloud” in the "Best of Hive" category for their 13th year anniversary show on Sunday April 8, 2018.Alum

JOHN LEES, ‘67 had a one-man exhibition at the Betty Cunningham Gallery, NYC from March 29 - April 4th. He also had a show of drawings at John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY, from March 31 - April 22.

Grad LIANG ZHANG had her MFA Thesis exhibition “__________” at the Otis Bolsky Gallery from April 2-7 2018.

A Special Exhibition in Seoul ASIA/LA ← → LA/ASIA runs from April 14 to April 22, 2018 at the ARA Art Center in Seoul, South Korea. The exhibition includes MFA Fine Arts faculty ROY DOWELL and RENEE PETROPOULOS.

Alum JACOB MELCHI’S ‘03 “Jacob’s” is showing Rema Ghuloum - Walking In The Dark which opens Saturday April 7th 2018 and by appointment through April 21st.

The May-June 2018 issue of Artillery Magazine features an article by Ezrha Jean Black on the work of MFA Fine Arts Professor JUDIE BAMBER.

The archive of Dr. MASAMI TERAOKA ’68 has been acquired by the Archive for American Art at the Smithsonian Institution.

Grad KEVIN COLIN had his MFA Thesis exhibition Death of a Stranger at the Bolsky Gallery from April 11 to April 13, 2018.

MFA Fine Arts Professor RENEE PETROPOULOS will take part in the Saas-Fee Summer Institute for Art at Otis May 21 to June 3, 2018. https://www.otis.edu/saas-fee-summer-institute-art-la

Alum CHRIS OATEY ’06 took part in the 2018 Octopus Initiative, a group exhibition at MCA Denver, CO.

Alums MATT CARTER, ’10, BRYAN RICCI ’12 and CHARLEY ALEXANDER ’12 are in the group exhibition Indulge at the Art Movement Gallery from March 17 to April 28, 2018.

Alums YRNEH GABON BROWN ‘17, LILI BERNARD, ULYSSES JENKINS ‘79 and ZEAL HARRIS ‘07 showed their work in Creative Souls curated by Paul Von Blum and Rosie Lee Hooks at Watts Tower in Los Angeles from March 18 to July 8, 2018.

MFA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery is showing the installation “Safe House” by sculptor CHARLES DICKSON from April 1 to 30, 2018.

MFA Fine Arts Professor RENEE PETROPOULOS has a solo exhibition Fodder at SRIJON CHOWDHURY’S ‘13 Chicken Coop Contemporary in Portland OR from March 11 to May 1, 2018.

Alum ERICA STEPHENS took part in the group exhibition Women of RO2 from March 3 to April 7, 2018 at Ro2 Art Downtown Pop-Up in Dallas TX.MFA Fine Arts Professor RENEE PETROPOULOS has a solo exhibition Fodder at SRIJON CHOWDHURY’S Chicken Coop Contemporary in Portland OR from March 11 to May 1, 2018.

Alum ERICA STEPHENS took part in the group exhibition Women of RO2 from March 3 to April 7, 2018 at Ro2 Art Downtown Pop-Up in Dallas TX.

Alum TODD RICHMOND is among the artists invited by Manuel Ocampo to collaborate with him in his new exhibition at Tyler Rollins Fine Art in ChelseaNY . Yes, Sir/Ma’am! No, Sir/Ma’am! Right Away, Sir/Ma’am!, with an installation created by TODD B. RICHMOND. Also 500 Years After Guernica, an exhibition of new collaborative paintings by Manuel Ocampo and Irene-Iré curated by TODD B. RICHMOND and Paz Tanjuaquio March 3 to April 14, 2018 at Topaz Arts, NY.

Alum REGINE RODE ’16 took part in a three-person exhibition Mythe en Scene at the Cite International des Arts in Paris, France from March 15 to April 6, 2018.

MFA FA Faculty ALLISON MILLER had a one-person exhibition “Feed Dogs” at Susan Inglett Gallery in NY from 15 March to 21 April 2018.

Grads CELIA ROCHA and CHLOE JEONGMYO KIM participated in the exhibition SoCal MFA 2018 held at Millard Sheets Art Center and hosted by Claremont Graduate University in Claremont CA from March 24, to June 2, 2018. Juror Howard Fox. The exhibition was reviewed in Art and Cake LA https://artandcakela.com/2018/03/15/the-future-is-bright-at-the-brea-gallery-mfa-biennial/

MFA Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL participated in the 2018 Invitational Exhibition of Fine Arts at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York from March 8 to April 8, 2018.

MFA Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON participated in the group exhibition Every (ongoing) Day at Arena 1 Gallery at Santa Monica Airport from March 17 to April 14, 2018. The exhibition was reviewed in artandcakela: https://artandcakela.com/2018/04/03/practice-practice-every-ongoing-day-at-arena-1-gallery/ and also in the LATimes on April 9 by Leah Ollman: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-every-ongoing-day-review-20180409-story.html

MFA Fine Arts CHAIR ROY DOWELL, Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON and MFA Fine Arts Professor RENEE PETROPOULOS participated in the group exhibition Grâce au dessin at Art Mur gallery in Montreal, Canada from March 3 to April 28, 2018.

MFA Fine Arts professors ANNETTA KAPON and RENEE PETROPOULOS took part in Never Apart, a selection of videos curated by alum JASON MCKECHNIE at Centre Never Apart in Monreal, Canada, on April 21, 2018.

Creative Souls Exhibition
Creative Souls Exhibition
1340 Art Magazine
1340 Art Magazine
John Lees work
John Lees
 

GPP Alum RAUL BALTAZAR ’13 participated in A Decolonial Atlas: Strategies in Contemporary Art of the Americas at Tufts University Museum in Boston from January 16 to April 15, 2018.

Alum REGINE RODE ’16 was selected by ENSAPC (PARIS, CERGY) for a residency from February 1 to April 30, 2018.