Benjamin Britton, Panic Americana, oil on canvas, 96 x 180"
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Nov 13-Dec 13, 2015 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08 in the Prix Pictet Disorder Finalists' Exhibition at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.

Oct 24-Dec 5, 2015 Current student Paul Mpagi Sepuya, MFA '16: solo exhibition, Figures / Grounds / Studies at Document, Chicago, IL.

Oct 21-25, 2015 Wu Tsang, MFA '10 will present a sculptural light installation, Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain, for the Swarovski Series at FIAC, Paris, France, on the Grand Palais Balcony.

Oct 18, 2015-Feb 14, 2016 Naotaka Hiro, BA '97 in group exhibition, Alfred Jarry Archipelago: La Valse des Pantins - Acte II, at La Ferme du Buisson Centre d'art contemporain, Paris, France.

Oct 14-17, 2015 Naotaka Hiro, BA '97; Professor Emeritus Paul McCarthy; and Visiting Faculty Benjamin Weissman will have work at The Box booth at Frieze London.

Oct 10, 2015- Jason Meadows, MFA '98; Benjamin Lord, MFA '02; and Philippe de Sablet, BA '13 in group exhibition, Shampoo 2, at Phil Gallery, Los Angeles.

Oct 8-Nov 19, 2015 Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia, BA '03; Jimena Sarno, BA '11; and Gerardo Monterrubio, MFA '13: in the 3rd SUR:biennial at Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, CA.

Oct 8-Nov 7, 2015 Charles Garabedian, MA '61: solo exhibition, Sacrifice for the Fleet, at LA Louver, Venice, CA.

Oct 5-29, 2015 Tim Hawkinson, MFA '89; Monica Majoli, MFA '92; Lia Halloran, BA '99; Rebecca Campbell, MFA '01; Heather Brown, MFA '02; Patricia Fernandez, BA '02; Ben Jackel, MFA '05; and Professors Catherine Opie and Patty Wickman in group exhibition, Better Far Pursue a Frivolous Trade by Serious Means Than a Sublime Art Frivolously, at Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery.

Oct 4-Nov 15, 2015 Pearl Hsiung, BA '97; Brenna Youngblood, MFA '06; and EJ Hill, MFA '13 in group exhibition, Surface of Color, at The Pit, Glendale, CA.

Sept 26-Nov 7, 2015 Trisha Donnelly, BA '96: solo exhibition at Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles.

Sept 26-Nov 7, 2015 Lindsay August-Salazar, BA '08 in group exhibition, Is This This That (Part Two) at Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles.

Sept 24-Oct 21, 2015 Carolyn Castaño, MFA '01 in the 3rd SUR:biennial at the Manhattan Beach Art Center, Manhattan Beach, CA.

Sept 24, 2015, 12-10pm EJ Hill, MFA '13: Decade, a durational performance inspired by personal and public events of the last 10 years, at EFA Project Space, New York.

Sept 19-Oct 31, 2015 Sandeep Mukherjee, MFA '99: solo exhibition at Chimento Contemporary, Los Angeles.

Sept 19-Oct 31, 2015 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08: solo exhibition, Pictures from Wai'anae, at M+B, Los Angeles.

Sept 19-Oct 31, 2015 Caitlin Lonegan, MFA '10 in group exhibition at Tif Sigfrids (BA '05), Los Angeles.

Sept 19-Oct 31, 2015 Anthony Miserendino, MFA '14: solo exhibition, New Relief, at Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles.

Sept 17, 2015-July 29, 2016 Matt Johnson, MFA '03: Lautner Beams at the Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA.

Sept 16-Dec 20, 2015 Jacqueline Cedar, BA '07 in group exhibition, BAM Next Wave Art, at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), New York.

Sept 12-Oct 10, 2015 Sarah Awad, MFA '11: solo exhibition, Gate Paintings, at Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles.

Sept 9, 2015, 6-9pm Dylan Mira, MFA '13: Irredeemable Tender, part of the Writing Bodies series at EFA Project Space, New York.

Sept 5-Nov 14, 2015 Whitney Hubbs, MFA '09: Flash! contemporary art series at the UCR/California Museum of Photography, Riverside.

Sept 5-Oct 17, 2015 Veronique d'Entremont, MFA '12; Marten Elder, MFA '13; Emily Sudd, MFA '14; and current student Paul Mpagi Sepuya, MFA '16 in group exhibition, Record.Collect.Compose., organized by Masood Kamandy, MFA '12, at Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles.

Sept 5-Oct 3, 2015 Mimi Lauter, BA '05: solo exhibition, Carnival of "Musical Echo", at Shane Campbell Gallery, South Loop, Chicago, IL.

Sept 1-Dec 19, 2015 Naotaka Hiro, BA '97; Justin Cole, MFA '05; Aydinaneth Ortiz, BA '14: in group exhibition, R.S.V.P. Los Angeles: The Project Series at Pomona, at the Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA.

September News Owen Kydd, MFA '12 is one of four finalists for the Aimia | AGO Photography Prize, Canada's most significant award for contemporary photography. Public voting is open until Nov 29, 2015.

  Brandon Lattu, MFA '98; Amir Zaki, MFA '99; Florian Maier-Aichen, MFA '01; Nancy de Holl, MFA '03; Brian Bress, MFA '06; Farrah Karapetian, MFA '08; Asha Schechter, MFA '09; Owen Kydd, MFA '12; Lucas Blalock, MFA '13; Marten Elder, MFA '13; Sean Raspet, MFA '14; and Visiting Faculty, Phil Chang, John Houck, and Anthony Lepore are featured in the new Aperture publication, Photography Is Magic, by Charlotte Cotton.

Aug 27-Sept 26, 2015 Christine Wang, MFA '13; Erin Morrison, MFA '14; Natalia Margulis, MFA '15, and Visiting Faculty, Suzanne Wright, in group exhibition, XX, at Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles.

Aug 11-Sept 27, 2015 Robert Glenn Ketchum, BA '70 in two-person exhibition, Nature | LA: Mandalac Gardens, at The G2 Gallery, Venice, CA.

Aug 8-Oct 25, 2015 Xavier Cha, MFA '04 and Devin Kenny, MFA '13 in group exhibition, Then they form us, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara.

Aug 8-Sept 20, 2015 Erin Morrison, MFA '14 in group exhibition, When the Sun Hits, at The Pit, Glendale, CA.

Aug 7-Nov 1, 2015 Derek Curry, MFA '10 and Jennifer Gradecki, MFA '10 are exhibiting a work commissioned by the Science Gallery Dublin, Ireland, for the exhibition, SECRET.

July News Alex Klein, MFA '07 was appointed the Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE '60) curator of the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Philadelphia.

  Pearl C. Hsiung, BA '97; Salomon Huerta, MFA '98; Jedediah Caesar, MFA '01; Kerry Tribe, MFA '02; Karl Haendel, MFA '03; Jimena Sarno, BA '11; and EJ Hill, MFA '13 are recipients of California Community Foundation Visual Artist Fellowships for 2015.

  Matthew Brandt, MFA '08 was selected as a finalist for the Prix Pictet Photography Award.

July 18-Oct 4, 2015 Benjamin Britton, MFA '08 in group exhibition, Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines, at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA.

July 18-Aug 22, 2015 Daniel Cummings, MFA '07 and Katie Sinnott, MFA '13: Daniel Cummings, Noa Kaplan, Katie Sinnott at ACME, Los Angeles.

July 11-Sept 12, 2015 John Divola, MFA '74; Anthony Pearson, MFA '99; Matthew Brandt, MFA '08; Farrah Karapetian, MFA '08; Whitney Hubbs, MFA '09; and Visiting Faculty Phil Chang, in group exhibition, Russian Doll, at M+B, Los Angeles.

July 11-Aug 29, 2015 Aalia Brown, MFA '13: A+P Artists in Residence 2014-15 Exhibition at Art + Practice, Leimert Park, Los Angeles.

July 10-Aug 22, 2015 Shana Lutker, MFA '05: solo exhibition, Paul, Paul, Paul, and Paul, and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.

July 9-Aug 21, 2015 Mungo Thomson, MFA '00; Analia Saban, MFA '05, and Visiting Faculty, John Houck, in group exhibition, Theories on Forgetting, at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA.

July 8-Sept 13, 2015 Rafa Esparza, BA '11: i have never been here before, at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions).

July 7-Aug 21, 2015 Matthias Merkel Hess, MFA '10 in two-person exhibition, Torsos and Buckets, at Salon 94 Freemans, New York.

July 2-Aug 22, 2015 Yoshua Okón, MFA '02: solo exhibition, Oracle, at the Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ.

June News EJ Hill, MFA '13 was selected to be an artist-in-residence for 2015-2016 at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.

June 28-Nov 15, 2015 Betye Saar, BA '49: Retrospective exhibition, Betye Saar: Still Tickin', at the Museum Het Domein in Sittard, the Netherlands.

June 20-Sept 13, 2015 Florian Maier-Aichen, MFA '01; Peter Holzhauer, MFA '07; Lucas Blalock, MFA '13; and Professor Catherine Opie in group exhibition, Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition, organized by Professor Russell Ferguson at the Hammer Museum.

June 20-Sept 13, 2015 Owen Kydd, MFA '12 and Lucas Blalock, MFA '13 in group exhibition, The Pure Products of America Go Crazy, at the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona.

June 18-Sept 20, 2015 Masood Kamandy, MFA '12 in group exhibition, Night Begins the Day: Rethinking Space, Time, and Beauty, at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco.

May 23-Aug 9, 2015 Jesse Aron Green, MFA '08: solo exhibition, Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik, at the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA. The installation was also recently acquired by the Harvard Art Museums.

May 9-Nov 22, 2015 Rebecca Niederlander, MFA '00; Shizu Saldamando, BA '00; Carolyn Castaño, MFA '01; Tanya Batura, MFA '03; Amir H. Fallah, MFA '05; Ben Jackel, MFA '05; and Frank Ryan, MFA '06 in group exhibition, We Must Risk Delight: Twenty Artists from Los Angeles, presented by bardoLA, at la Biennale di Venezia, Biennale Arte 2015, Venice, Italy.

May 1-Sept 27, 2015 Betye Saar, BA '49; Vija Celmins, MFA '65, MA '64; Anne Collier, MFA '01; Sharon Hayes, MFA '03; and Wu Tsang, MFA '10 are included in America Is Hard to See, the inaugural exhibition at the new location of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

April News Michael C. McMillen, MFA '73; Tim Hawkinson, MFA '89; Vishal Jugdeo, MFA '07; and Professor Mary Kelly were awarded 2015 fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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