Benjamin Britton, Panic Americana, oil on canvas, 96 x 180"

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December News Trisha Donnelly, BA '96 was named the winner of Germany's prestigious Wolfgang Hahn Prize 2017 from the Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst, Cologne.

  Patricia Fernández, BA '02; Leyla Cardenas, MFA '04; Renée Lotenero, MFA '04; Carmen Argote, MFA '07; Visiting Faculty Olga Koumoundouros were selected to participate in the 2017 California-Pacific Triennial at the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, May 6-September 3, 2017.

Dec 12, 2016-June 25, 2017 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08 in group exhibition, The Poetics of Place: Contemporary Photographs from The Met Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fifth Avenue, New York.

Dec 10, 2016-Jan 28, 2017 Naotaka Hiro, BA '97: solo exhibition, Peaking, at The Box, Los Angeles.

Dec 7, 2016, 7pm Shana Lutker, MFA '05 performance: The Average Mysterious and the Shirt Off Its Back at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles.

Dec 1-23, 2016 Benjamin Britton, MFA '08: solo exhibition, The Incandescent Sub-Present, at Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

November News Ava Porter, BA '07 received a US Fulbright in Filmmaking to shoot a documentary in Bashkortostan, Russia with Farhad Akhmetov.

  Julia Scher, BA '75 exhibited Predictive Engineering3 in the group exhibition, Film as Place, at SFMOMA. Next summer Julia will be teaching in the summer program at SFAI.

Nov 23, 2016-Jan 14, 2017 Raffi Kalenderian, BA '04: solo exhibition, Green River, at Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy.

Nov 20, 2016-May 21, 2017 Paul Sietsema, MFA '99 in group exhibition, Question the Wall Itself at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.

Nov 19, 2016-Jan 7, 2017 Daniel Cummings, MFA '07: solo exhibition, Recent Paintings, at the new location of ACME, Los Angeles (Frogtown/Elysian Valley).

Nov 17, 2016-Mar 5, 2017 Betye Saar, BA '49 in group exhibition, Circa 1970 at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.

Nov 13-Dec 31, 2016 Allison Miller, MFA '01: solo exhibition, Screen Jaw Door Arch Prism Corner Bed, at The Pit, Glendale, CA.

Nov 12, 2016-Jan 7, 2017 Kim Fisher, BA '96: solo exhibition, A Little Bit of But, at LAXART, Hollywood, CA.

Nov 11-Dec 22, 2016 Michael John Kelly, MFA '13: solo exhibition, Darklands, at Gavlak Los Angeles.

Nov 9, 2016-Jan 29, 2017 Kerry Tribe, MFA '02; Brian Bress, MFA '06; Wu Tsang, MFA '10 are participating in the Biennale of Moving Images 2016 at the Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, Switzerland.

Nov 5-Dec 16, 2016 Annie Lapin, MFA '07: solo exhibition, Watchers and Winks, at Honor Fraser, Los Angeles.

Nov 4-Dec 3, 2016 Damir Avdagic, MFA '16; Shoshi Kanokohata, MFA '14; Eunhae Yoo, BA '16; and current BA students Melika Abikenari, Jackie Castillo, and Saba Hakimi in group exhibition, The Origin of Species, curated by Marco Hermosillo with Lili Abdel-Ghany at Noysky Projects, Los Angeles.

Nov 3, 2016-Jan 14, 2017 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08: solo exhibition, River and Sky, at Yossi Milo Gallery, New York.

October News Barbara Morgan, BA '23; Ed Moses, BA '55, MFA '58; Vija Celmins, MFA '65, MA '64; Lita Albuquerque, BA '68; Professors Roger Herman and Lari Pittman, and former faculty John Baldessari in UCLA Today article, "New conference center showcases UCLA and its celebrated artists."

  Dolores Mitchell, BA '66; MA '68; Art History PhD '71 was featured in the Chico Enterprise-Record: "Dolores Mitchell turns San Francisco scenery into surreal imagery."

  Jan Wurm, BA '72 in group exhibitions, Parks 2016 at Schlueter Gallery, Wisconsin Lutheran College (July 9-Aug 5, 2016); Figure at Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland (Oct 14-Nov 19, 2016); National Parks - Personal Narratives, at Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, Wisconsin (Oct 21-Nov 27, 2016). She also curated Terry St. John: Close Views & Distant Vista, at the Richmond Art Center (June 12-Aug 20, 2016); and Making Our Mark at the Richmond Art Center (Sept 10-Nov 12, 2016).

Oct 30, 2016-April 2, 2017 Uta Barth, MFA '85; Analia Saban, MFA '05; Brenna Youngblood, MFA '06; Professor Emeritus James Welling; and Visiting Faculty Mario Ybarra in group exhibition, L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Oct 28, Nov 10;
Dec 2, 20, 22, 2016, 4-6pm

Rachel Mason, BA '01: In Real Life: Studio at the Hammer Museum.

Oct 27-Dec 17, 2016 Dashiell Manley, MFA '11: solo exhibition, whatever, a vibrant holiday, at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York.

Oct 27-Dec 3, 2016 Ragen Moss, MFA '12: solo exhibition, Gray Mandates, at Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles.

Oct 22, 2016-Jan 29, 2017 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08; Farrah Karapetian, MFA '08; Professors Emeriti Robert Heinecken and James Welling; in group exhibition, A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age at the George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York.

Oct 22-Dec 22, 2016 Analia Saban, MFA '05: Analia Saban is Broken: New Aquatints, Monotypes and Paper Constructions at Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles.

Oct 22-Dec 10, 2016 Charles Garabedian, MA '61 and Professor Roger Herman in group exhibition, Between Something and Nothing at Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

Oct 22-Dec 3, 2016 Farrah Karapetian, MFA '08 in group exhibition, Life During Wartime, at Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles.

Oct 19, 2016-Feb 26, 2017 Meleko Mokgosi, MFA '11 in group exhibition, The Ease of Fiction, at the California African American Museum, Los Angeles.

Oct 15, 2016-Feb 26, 2017 Devin Kenny, MFA '13 in group exhibition, Missed Connections at the Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Oct 15, 2016-Feb 25, 2017 Salomon Huerta, MFA '98; Carolyn Castaño, MFA '01; Shizu Saldamando, BA '00, and Visiting Faculty Mario Ybarra in group exhibition, Tastemakers & Earthshakers: Notes from Los Angeles Youth Culture, 1943-2016, at the Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, CA.

Oct 15, 2016-Jan 29, 2017 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08; CJ Heyliger, MFA '15 are included in Boundless: A California Invitational, at the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego.

Oct 15-Dec 17, 2016 Betye Saar, BA '49: Blend, the final segment of a two-part survey exhibition at Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA.

Oct 12, 2016-Dec 31, 2017 Dashiell Manley, MFA '11: solo exhibition, New to the Cantor: Dashiell Manley, at Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Oct 6, 2016- Lindsay August-Salazar, BA '08: Colored Repetition, solo project at Stene Projects, Stockholm, Sweden. Lindsay will be exhibiting an intimate body of oil and acrylic works on burlap that focuses on the rehearsals of speech and gesture as part of Stene Projects Special Guest Presentations.

Oct 2, 2016-Sept 30, 2017 Carmen Argote, MFA '07: Two-part solo exhibition of installation and sculpture, Workbook/Notebook, at the Armory Center for the Arts' La Casita, Pasadena.

Oct 2, 2016-Jan 8, 2017 Alexandro Segade, MFA '09: Courtesy the Artists (Alexandro Segade and Malik Gaines) in group exhibition, Radio Imagination: Artists in the Archive of Octavia E. Butler, at the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena.

Oct 1-Dec 10, 2016 Sharon Hayes, MFA '03: solo exhibition, After Before, at the University Art Gallery, UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Irvine, CA.

September News Wendy Red Star, MFA '06 received the Betty Bowen Award, awarded by the Seattle Art Museum and the Betty Bowen Committee. Her work will be featured in an installation at the Seattle Art Museum beginning Nov 10.

  Andrew Freire, BA '14 is the Operations Manager at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE).

  Sharon Wilkinson House, BA '70 is featured in the UCLA Newsroom article: Healing the heart with music and art: New UCLA program aims to reduce boredom and loneliness of monthslong hospitalizations.

Sept 30, 2016-Feb 18, 2017 Rebecca Campbell, MFA '01: solo exhibition, The Potato Eaters, at Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, Utah.

Sept 28, 2016-Jan 8, 2017 Alexandro Segade, MFA '09 (with My Barbarian): Exhibition and residency, My Barbarian: The Audience is Always Right at the New Museum, New York.

Sept 24, 2016-Mar 18, 2017 Analia Saban, MFA '05: solo exhibition at Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston, TX.

Sept 24, 2016-Jan 8, 2017 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08 and Professor Emeritus James Welling in group exhibition, Retro-Spective: Analog Photography in a Digital World at MOCA Jacksonville, Florida.

Sept 24-Dec 23, 2016 Paul Sietsema, MFA '99: solo exhibition at Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles.

Sept 23-Dec 4, 2016 Michael Dopp, MFA '09 and Issac Resnikoff, MFA '09: organized, Arturo Bandini, exhibition, Sim City, at Ballroom Marfa, Texas, featuring work by Mungo Thomson, MFA '00; Edgar Bryan, MFA '01; and Visiting Faculty Liz Glynn.

Sept 15, 2016-Jan 8, 2017 Betye Saar, BA '49: comprehensive survey exhibition, Uneasy Dancer, presented by the Fondazione Prada, Nord Gallery, Milan, Italy.

Sept 13, 2016-Jan 29, 2017 Whitney Hubbs, MFA '09 in Recent Acquisitions in Focus: Latent Narratives at the Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

Sept 10, 2016-Feb 19, 2017 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08 in group exhibition, New matter: recent forms of photography, at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Sept 10-Dec 17, 2016 Betye Saar, BA '49: solo exhibition, Black White, at Roberts & Tilton, Culver City.

August News Lauren Berger, BA '09 is a Designer at Pinterest.

Aug 6-Dec 4, 2016 Brian Bress, MFA '06: solo exhibition, Make Your Own Friends, at the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA.

July News Tameka Norris, BA '10; Lucas Blalock, MFA '13 in artnet news' 9 Emerging Artists You Need to Know About Right Now.

June 5-Dec 18, 2016 Lia Halloran, BA '99: solo exhibition, Deep Sky Companion, at Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.

June 4, 2016-June 4, 2017 Shana Lutker, MFA '05 and Sarah Beadle, BA '09 in group exhibition, The Artist's Library at LAXART, Hollywood, CA.

April News Iris Hu, BA '13 was awarded a 2016 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship.

  Wu Tsang, MFA '10 was awarded a 2016 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Apr 21, 2016-March 2017 Matt Johnson, MFA '03: group exhibition, Wanderlust, for High Line Art, New York.

Apr 7-Dec 31, 2016 Trisha Donnelly, BA '96 in group exhibition, Less Than One, at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.

March News Arleen Hendler, MA '62 will have a solo exhibition of new paintings at FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA in January 2017.


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