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October 2014

Compiled by Annetta Kapon


Alum JESSICA MINCKLEY '13 participated in Written on the Stars: a group exhibition curated by Kelly Lanham at Antelope Valley College, October 20­ November 14, 2014.


Alum SHIVA ALIABADI '13 took part in the group exhibition, Itch, Scratch, Scar at Fellows of Contemporary Art (FOCA) Curated by Kohl King and Aleve Mei Lohfrom September 20 to November 20, 2014.


ALIABADI will also show her work in i23's Tokyo + Yokohama + Los Angeles Triennial, in Yokohama Japan from October 20th to  Nov. 3rd, 2014.


Alums JESSICA MINCKLEY '13 and ANNIE BUCKLEY '03  participated in the group show 6018 Wilshire organized by Ed Cella Art and Architecture from September 20 to November 22, 2014. The exhibition was reviewed in the LA Times by David Pagel on 

Nov. 3, 2014


New York artist MARY LOUISE GEERING  had a one-person exhibition ‘Marlboro Pad' at GFA faculty ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery in Culver City from October 2 to October 31, 2014.


Alum NICHOLAS FEDAK II '88 was included in the group exhibition Impermanence at the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale, CA from September 27 to November 7, 2014.


Alum ADAM MARS '07 has an upcoming solo exhibition at GUSFORD Gallery in Los Angeles. The exhibition is called "Once Upon a Time, We Weren’t Stalkers" and it runs from November 7-December 20.


MARS also had a billboard on display on La Cienega Blvd  Culver City through LA><ART’s Public Initiative Program. The billboard reads "I LOVED YOU, THEN I GOOGLED YOU."


 Alum SOJUNG KWON '07 founded DOCUMENT, an art coffeebar, in September 2014


GFA faculty JOHN KNIGHT¹S exhibition at Fitzpatrick-Leland House in Los Angeles in February 2014 was featured in a review by Gladys-Katherina Hernando in the December 2014 issue of X-TRA.


GFA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON had a one-person exhibition at the Museum of Photography in Thessaloniki, Greece in the context of the Photo Biennale 2014 (“Logos.").


Alums MICHELLE WIENER ‘08 and AMANDA KELLER-KONYA ‘09 have a collaborative installation Illicit Darkness in ANNETTA KAPON¹S Proxy Gallery from November 1 to November 30, 2014.


Alums MATTHEW CARTER '10, LORENZO HURTADO-SEGOVIA ¹07, DAVID SPANBOCK '94 and grad NATHAN GULICK are showing their work in the inaugural exhibition in the O.R Gallery in Culver City in October and November 2014.  In the 'Incubator' within the O.R gallery is a collection of items selected by Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL.


Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ'S ’03 El Otro Lado in San Diego was presented and reviewed by Marco Vera on KCET¹s Artbound on May 19, 2014. 


Torrance Art Museum’s Another Thing Coming (including alum SHIVA ALIABADI ’13)  was reviewed by Christopher Knight in the LA Times on September 8, 2014.


Alum SRIJON CHOWDHURY '13 has put together an exhibition Mirrored Collections Mirrored Collections at 2126 W Jefferson Blvd, 90018 from October 5 to October 17, 2014. It includes work by alums SHALINI PATEL '12, SOFIA LONDONO '12, ALEC EGAN '12, and 2012 resident artist ARNAR ASGEIRSSON.


Grad JANET DANDRIDGE¹S band The Milky Way performed in The Milky Way and Friends at the Mint in Los Angeles on October 6, 2014.


LA Wood show was curated by China Adams at Arena 1A at Santa Monica Airport from October 18 to November 22, 2014. It includes alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03.


Alum JEFFREY VALLANCE '81 had an exhibition History can be Yours at Ed Cella Gallery from September 20 to November 22, 2014.


Alum MATT WARREN '09 had a group exhibition The Pulp Art Show at HaleArts Space from October 17 to October 29, 2014.


Alum NICHOLAS FEDAK II  '88 is showing his work in New Photographic Visions curated by Elizabeth Avedon at Castell Gallery in Asherville North

Carolina from November 1 to January 11, 2015.


FEDAK is also exhibiting his work in New Directions '14 curated by Lynne Warren  at Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, New York from September 27 to November 8, 2014.


LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA '07 will show his work in a one person show Wild Frontiers at the Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena from October 10 to January 5, 2015.


HURTADO SEGOVIA is also participating in Attunement at The Armory Center in Pasadena from November 1 to December 13, 2014.


Alum BRIDGET KANE’S ‘ 12 video work Alone will be a part of "Code X 2: I Am I Said" a group show of video work from Los Angeles artists united at Eastside International in Los Angeles from October 24th to Nov 16th.


Alum BRYAN BANKSTON ’14 is currently showing his work at the New Century Art Guild Veteran and Military Art Exhibition in Kimballton, Iowa.

Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL  took part in Death Ship: Tribute to H.C. Westermann at The Pit in Glendale, curated by Adam Miller and Devon Oder from November 2 to December 20, 2014


Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery was featured in on October 30, 2014 in an article by Carolina Miranda.


Alum ZEAL HARRIS ’07 has a solo exhibition "Not Where They're Supposed To Be"  at Wallspace at 607 North La Brea from November 8th - December 1st 2014.


Alum MICHELLE WIENER ‘08 is showing her graphite drawings in Antenna Studio in Eaglerock on November 7 and 8, 2014.


Graduate Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL had work included in  Floor Flowers, curated by David Pagel at the Claremont Graduate University’s Gallery Sept. 2 – 27, 2014


Grad REGINE RODE is participating in a group exhibition “Pardon my Condition” curated by Andrea Huber at the Raymond Gallery / Art Center Pasadena from November 3-14, 2014.

Grad ELIF ERKAN is in a two person exhibition "M.E. - I like your backpack” at the Wiels Contemporary Art Center in Brussels Belgium from November 9 to November 30, 2014.