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GFA Newsletter July 2015

GFA faculty BENJAMIN WEISSMAN showed his work at Greene Exhibitions June 13 - July 25, 2015. WEISSMAN also read his texts in Trials and Troubles: A Night of Songs and Stories at Ben Maltz Gallery on July 25, 2015

Alum LAWRENCE GIPE ’86 has a solo exhibition at Lora Schlesinger Gallery in Santa Monica titled "Where We Were, and How We Got There" July 18 - August 29, 2015.

Grads TODD B. RICHMOND, REGINE RODE and alums ANDREW CURREY ’15 and KRISTIN DUCHARME '03 were selected to participate in the 2015 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) Juried Exhibition Jul 26 – Sept. 20, 2015.

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Images: Edith Beaucage, Sweet Samson, Todd Richmond.

Alum JEFFREY VALLANCE ‘81 has a one person show "The Medium is the Message” at CB1 Gallery from July 25 to Sptember 5, 2015.
Alum JESSE BENSON ‘03 curates a gallery affiliated with Santa Monica College and is presenting works by Los Angeles based artist Tom Krumpak July 9 - September 10, 2015
Grad REGINE RODE will take part in the ART Graduate Theme Exhibition: Fragment at the UCLA Wight Galllery, Sept 24 - Oct 8 2015.
Alum ANDREW CURREY ‘15 did an interview with Artspan.
Alum JESSE BENSON ‘03 collaborated with Shana Lutker,  LA Contemporary Archive and Ghebaly Gallery AND PROJECT X on the publication of  The Benefit of Friends Collected, Vol. 2. GFA faculty KATHRIN BURMESTER and alums SERGIO BROMBERG ‘10,  ANTHONY CARFELLO ‘09, and PATRICK HILL ‘00 are included.

Alum ELENA ROSA ’12 did a performance in the Summer Studio Program at REDCAT on June 21st and 22nd 2015.
Alum ADAM MARS '07 had a new work entitled "Gold Medal in Bragging" at Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle from June 12 to June 27, 2015.
The work of grad REGINE RODE is included in the June 2015 Graphite Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts VI. It is founded by UCLA students and produced annually with support from the Hammer Museum.
Alums BRYAN RICCI ‘ 12 and SRIJON CHOWDHURY '13 participated in the group exhibition Ultramarine at Infinity Room in Los Angeles from July 9 to July 26, 2015.
Alum EDITH BEAUCAGE'S ‘10 solo show "Chill Bivouac Rhymes” at CB1 Gallery until July 18, 2015, was reviewed in the LATimes by Sharon Mizota on June 30, 2015. It was also reviewed by John Seed in the Huffington Post: and in Artillery, July 2015
GFA Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON and alums MICHELLE ANDRADE ‘07, STEVEN BANKHEAD '01, ED GOMEZ ‘03, JOHN WESTON '07, ERIC SARBACH '13, and BRANDY WOLFE ‘12 will take part in Peak Experiences, Shangri La 2015, at ShangriLa in Joshua Tree, produced by alum DREW DUNLAP '06 and curated by Short House founded by alum MICHELLE CHONG '06 from September 4 to 7, 2015.
Alum SWEET SAMSON '14 had a solo installation Countless Grey in ANNETTA KAPON’S Proxy Gallery from July 1 to August 31, 2015. The exhibition was reviewed in Evening Moscow on July 1, 2015.
Alum WENDY GIVEN ’02 participated in the group exhibition Stilleven at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, from September 12 – december 20, 2015

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Alums MARISSA JOHNEN ’14 and DAVID DEL FRANCIA '14 completed a one-month residency at Fundacion Sebastian in Mexico City, followed by a two-person exhibition "NOT ALL WHO WANDER ARE LOST," presented in conjunction with Fundación Sebastian's international residency program. July 30 to August 30, 2015.

Alum CARLA DANES '03 showed her work in FM ART with HEART at Industry Gallery, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles from August 1 to September 11, 2015.
Alum AMANDA KATZ ’14 staged the fourth installment of Chiwan Choi's Ghostmaker, an experiment in composing, destroying, and collectively reproducing a manuscript. at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook on Sunday July 26.
Grad DELIA PEREZ SALINAS has a solo exhibition at Selecto Planta Baja in Los Angeles from September 25 to October 12, 2015.
Alum ANDREW CURREY ’15 was awarded the 2015-16 Armory Center for the Arts Teaching fellowship.
Alum KATY COWAN ’14 is participating in the group exhibition Listening and Making Sound:The Great Poor Farm Experiment VII at Poor Farm in Manawa, WI July 31st - August 2nd, 2015.