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MFA Fine Arts Newsletter December 2019

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MFA Fine Arts Newsletter December 2019

MFA FA Interim Chair ANNETTA KAPON’s Proxy Gallery is hosting an exhibition “hyperspace 15” by LETITIA QUESENBERRY, February 1 to February 29, 2020.

Alum KARMA HENRY ’10 showed with Indigenous Voices of the Great Basin at depARTures Gallery in the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Reno, NV. Runs thru January 2020. She also showed her work in PATTERN: a group Contemporary Native Artist show @ Rainmaker Gallery, Bristol, UK. through January 31, 2020.

MFA FA Interim Chair ANNETTA KAPON will have a one-person exhibition Virtue of Necessity at the Coachella Valley Arts Center in Indio, CA from January 11-February 16, 2020.

MFA FA faculty KADE TWIST with Postcommodity has an exhibition Some Reach While Others Clap at LAXART from Jan 5 to February 29, 2020.

Alum LAWRENCE GIPE ’86 had an exhibition and teaching residency in Beijing Oct 25 - Nov 10, 2019. It included a solo show, lecture and two-weeks of teaching. He was also part of “Intersections” Curated by Arezoo Bharthania, Gul Cagin, Alanna Marcelletti at Durden and Ray open for 4 Saturdays starting January 4, 2020.

MFA FA Faculty BENJAMIN WEISSMAN is showing his work in “Friends and Family” curated by Keith Mayerson at P. Mendenhall Gallery in Pasadena CA from November 23 to January 4, 2020.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’14 was honored to have an Artist's Talk at the European School of Design in Frankfurt, Germany in November 2019. She will also be attending Banff's Artist-in-Residence Late Winter residency in February and March of 2020.

Alum SABINE DEHNEL ’03 took part in the group exhibition“invited by//part two” at Galerie Robert Drees • Hannover from November 23 2019 to January 18, 2020.

Alum RACHEL WOLFE ‘15 had her Mourning Palms photo featured in The Palette Newsletter in Santa Monica, California, 2019.

Alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’14 was interviewed by Joe Brommel from Wassaic Project and Wassaic Artist Residency about her work and time there:

Grad SHARON BARNES took part in an exhibition “Metropolis” at Bruce Lurie Gallery from November 16 to December 14, 2019. BARNES was also part of LA FLORA at LAUNCH LA from November 23 to December 4, 2019.

Alum JOE SOLA ’99 will show in: In Production: Art and the Studio System Yuz Museum, Shanghai Nov. 7 2019 – March 1, 2020 SOLA also has a Solo Exhibition at Honor Fraser Gallery January 11 - March 7, 2020

Alum SCOTT RABY ’12 recently organized and curated AAAA as part of f.eks. in Aalborg, Denmark. It is a roaming exhibition platform. The project is about new forms of public art engagements in relationship to anti-gentrification and city branding.

Alum SRIJON CHOWDHURY ’13 has a solo exhibition A Divine Dance at Anat Ebgi in Los Angeles from November 2 through December 14, 2019. CHOWDHURY gave a lecture for the MFA Fine Arts Lecture Series on Thursday, Oct 31st 2019 at the MFA Studio Building in Culver City.

MFA Faculty KADE TWIST with the art collective Postcommodity is showing The Point of Final Collapse, a new sound installation at San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) from November 15, 2019 until the Millennium Tower is fixed or torn down.

MFA FA Interim Chair ANNETTA KAPON’s Proxy Gallery hosted an exhibition Vase in a Box by KAREN CARSON, October 10 to December 30, 2019.