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MFA Fine Arts Newsletter September 2019

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MFA Fine Arts Newsletter September 2019

Compiled by Annetta Kapon.

Alum WAKANA KIMURA’S ’11 My Heavenly MaidenSeries will be a part of the group show at Self Help Graphics & Art, October 10th to November 27th2019.

MFA FA Faculty KORI NEWKIRK took part in the group exhibition Belonging organized by Erin Christovale with Vanessa Arizmendi at Hammer Museum from Aug 31 to Nov 3, 2019

Alum CHLOE JEONGMYO KIM ’19 will have a one-person exhibition Plasticker curated by Stella and Caroline Yoo at CXU Gallery in Los Angeles from October 9-16, 2019. 

An interview with MARCELA GOTTARDO ’14 is featured in the September 2019 Art Reveal magazine. GOTTARDO will have a two-person exhibition with FLAVIA MONTEIRO curated by Steven Wong at Centro Luigi di Sarro in Rome Italy in November 2019.

MFA Professor RENÉE PETROPOULOS will present We Will Congregate, a directed reading and performance with Arturo Hernández on October 19, 2019 at Tongva Park in Santa Monica sponsored by 18thStreet Art Center. 

Alum ZEAL HARRIS ’07 joined Afrofuturists on Sunday September 29 in Leimert Park, Los Angeles to discuss and show photos of recent trips to Ghana.

Alum JASON MCKECHNIE ’92 has organized and participated in VISION, Les Journées de la culture, open on September 28 and 29 at Christ Church Cathedral in Montreal, Canada.

Otis’s Ben Maltz Gallery hosted the group exhibition 100 Years of Otis College Alumni from September 7 to December 7, 2019. Included are MFA alums MARY SUE ADER ANDERSON (’65) MICHELLE ANDRADE (’07) JOHN BALDESSARI (’58) (in collaboration with MEG CRANSTON) RAUL BALTAZAR (’13) TERESA FLORES (’13) KATY COWAN (’13) KIM FISHER (’98) KRISTEN FOSTER (’09) JUDITHE HERNANDEZ (’74) LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA (’07) ALISON SAAR (’81) MASAMI TERAOKA (’68) KENT TWITCHELL (’77) JEFFREY VALLANCE (’81) BRUCE YONEMOTO (’79). JOHN WESTON (‘07).

MFA Faculty ALLISON MILLER has a one-person exhibition CAPRRIUS at The Pit in Los Angeles from Sept. 8 to October 19, 2019.

Alum LUIS G. HERNANDEZ ‘03 and RAUL BALTAZAR ‘13 participate with work in the exhibition La Frontera/The Border: Art Across the Border at the Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University. The exhibition runs August 26 - November 17, 2019

Alum JANET E. DANDRIDGE ’16 had her first solo exhibition Collective Finds of Inanimacy on Sept 7 2019 at artofnoizedmv in Washington DC.

Alum JENNIFER LANSKI ’06 had a solo exhibition "Places: Famous and Ordinary" at the LA Artcore Union Center for the Arts September 5-29, 2019.

Alum KRISTIN MOORE ‘17had a selection of paintings in the “No Dead Artists” juried exhibition at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans, LA from 9/7 to 9/27/2019. She will be showing her work at The Other Art Fair in Dallas, September 19 through 22, 2019.

Alum MERCEDES GERTZ ’01 presents three bodies of work in Down the Rabbit Holeat the Duron Gallery at SPARC in Venice, CA from September 7 to October 25, 2019.

Alum REGINA HEROD ’13 is showed her work in the group exhibition The Chronic Conundrumat Woodbury University from August 24 to September 28, 2019.

Alum ALEX KROLL ’08 has a one-person exhibition Moon Peopleat Fredric Snitzer Gallery in Miami FL. September 6 to October 5, 2019.

Alum CHLOE JEONGMYO KIM ’19 showed her work in the group exhibition Artists Statement at Orange County Great Park September 1 to November 10, 2019.

Alum PATRICK HILL ’00 is taking part in the group exhibition Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and Materiality at Cranbrook Art Museum in Detroit MI from June 22 through October 6, 2019.

Alum LILI BERNARD ’14 is participating in the group exhibition Black Brown and Beigeat Self Help Graphics and Art from August 17 to September 27, 2019.   

Grad AMY FRIEDBERG had her work included in the online exhibition Unexpected Moments: Art with a Twist:

MFA Faculty RENÉE PETROPOULOS and JUDIE BAMBER are part of B.A.T State III guest-curated by Anita Bunn and Francesco X. Siqueiros of El Nopal Press at the Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum at CSULB from September 9 to November 14, 2019.  

MFA Faculty JUDIE BAMBER is showing her work in Made in California:  Art + Photographic Portraits of Artists by Wayne Shimabukuro, RAFFMA at California State University, San Bernardino, October 3 - December 14, 2019

BAMBER will also be participating in a Limited-edition Artist Designed T Shirts project with LSH CoLab, Contemporary Art Focusing on Los Angeles Artists, lascolab.comand has work installed in Allbright’s new location in West Hollywood. They are a London-based membership club for women.

Alum YRNEH GABON ’17 showed his work in the Summer 2019 exhibition of the National Gallery in Kingston, Jamaica, from July 28 to October 27, 2019.

ANNIE BUCKLEY, MFA 2003, was appointed Director of the School of Art and Design at San Diego State University.

Alum DIANE HOLLAND '84 is slated for inclusion in "Layered Look 2" in Winter 2020. She is also part of Collusion: Friends of EMS at Yucca Valley Art Center from October 4 to 21, 2019.

MFA faculty KADE TWIST as part of POSTCOMMODITY has a solo exhibition “with-each-incentive” at the Art Institute of Chicago Jul 25–Sep 22, 2019. 

Alum EDITH BEAUCAGE ’10 had her first public art piece TAG DA SLIM installed in Baltimore.

Alums MATT HOLLIS ‘19, LEO MONDOR ‘06 and FLAVIA MONTEIRO ’13 showed their work in the group exhibition OFFAL at Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery from August 15 to September 29, 2019.