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

Mar 28-May 23, 2015 Jon Pestoni, MFA '97: solo exhibition at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles.

Mar 21-May 2, 2015 Kristin Calabrese, MFA '98; Ian Pines, MFA '10 in Here Now: Six Works by 6 LA Artists at Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles.

Mar 21-Apr 18, 2015 Daniel Cummings, MFA '07; Anne McCaddon, MFA '09; and Professor Roger Herman in Works of Paper II at ACME, Los Angeles.

Mar 14-Apr 25, 2015 Marten Elder, MFA '13: solo exhibition, New Color Photographs at Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles.

Mar 14-Apr 18, 2015 Michael Dopp, MFA '09; Leon Benn, MFA '13; Emily Sudd, MFA '14; and Professor Roger Herman in group exhibition, And There Is an End at Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA.

Mar 14-Apr 25, 2015 Jonathan Apgar, MFA '13 and current student Donel Williams, BA '15 in Between Forms: The Nature of Painting and Photography, at Sonce Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles.

Mar 7-Apr 18, 2015 Theodora Allen, MFA '14: solo exhibition at Blum and Poe, Los Angeles.

Mar 6-Apr 19, 2015 Tanya Batura, MFA '03 in two-person exhibition, Head Space, at JAUS, West Los Angeles.

Feb 28-Apr 11, 2015 Amir H. Fallah, MFA '05: solo exhibition, From the Primitive to the Present at Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles.

Feb 28-Apr 11, 2015 Naotaka Hiro, BA '97; Matt Merkel Hess, MFA '10; and Visiting Faculty Julia Haft-Candell in group exhibition, Where the Sand Worm Slumbers at Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles.

Feb 28-Apr 5, 2015 Karl Haendel, MFA '03: solo exhibition, Unwinding Unboxing, Unbending Uncocking, at Night Gallery, Los Angeles.

Feb 28-Apr 5, 2015 Jacob Yanes, MFA '08: solo exhibition, Victor Jara / Lethe and Eunoe, at Night Gallery, Los Angeles.

Feb 28-Mar 28, 2015 Pat O'Neill, MA '64: solo exhibition at Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles.

Feb 28-Mar 28, 2015 Ivan Iannoli, MFA '11 in 3-person exhibition, Strata, at Bass & Reiner Gallery, San Francisco.

Feb 28-Apr 11, 2015 Tony Beauvy, MFA '98: solo exhibition at Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica.

Feb 28-Apr 4, 2015 Erin Morrison, MFA '14: solo exhibition, Relief, at Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles.

Feb 28-Apr 4, 2015 Kathleen Ryan, MFA '14 in group exhibition, SOGTFO, at Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Feb 27-Mar 28, 2015 Analia Saban, MFA '05: solo exhibition, Interiors, at Sprüth Magers, London.

Feb 27-Mar 27, 2015 Ian Pines, MFA '10 in two-person exhibition, Time, Time, Form, at Eastside International Los Angeles.

Feb 27-Mar 21, 2015 Olga Balema, MFA '09 in group exhibition, Towers of Dub (Live Orbient 3.9.93) at Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles.

Feb 26, 2015 Math Bass, MFA '11 in group exhibition, My Own Private Los Angeles, at Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles.

Feb 25-May 24, 2015 Frank Benson, MFA '03 and Olga Balema, MFA '09 are included in the 2015 New Museum Triennial, Surround Audience, New York.

Feb 21-Apr 11, 2015 Claire Baker, MFA '08: solo exhibition, Transitive Horizon, at Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles.

Feb 21-Apr 4, 2015 Jon Pylypchuk, MFA '01: solo exhibition, Feed Your Baby Valium, at China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles.

Feb 19-Mar 21, 2015 Analia Saban, MFA '05: solo exhibition, Backyard, at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York.

Feb 18-Mar 28, 2015 Ben Jackel, MFA '05: solo exhibition, American Imperium, at L.A. Louver, Venice, CA.

Feb 14-Mar 14, 2015 Gala Porras-Kim, BA '07: solo exhibition, For Prospective Rock/Artifact Projection, at Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles.

Feb 13-Apr 4, 2015 Devin Kenny, MFA '13: solo exhibition, Wrong Window, at Aran Cravey, Los Angeles.

Feb 8-May 17, 2015 Jennifer Pastor, MFA '92; Jason Rhoades, MFA '93 and Professors Andrea Fraser and Catherine Opie in group exhibition, Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s at the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey.

Feb 8-Mar 27, 2015 Farrah Karapetian, MFA '08: Service and Other Stories: A Living History Project at Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA.

Feb 7-Apr 19, 2015 Wu Tsang, MFA '10 in 3-person exhibition, Real Humans, at the Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany.

Feb 7, 2015 Devin Kenny, MFA '13: 7pm talk (with Sondra Perry) at the Brooklyn Museum led by Kim Drew..

February News Theodora Allen, MFA '14 was interviewed in Art News.

  Laura Copelin, BA '09 was appointed associate curator for Ballroom Marfa, Texas.

  Susanne Melanie Berry, BA '12 has a new art book: Where the Clouds Fell from the Sky: Thirteen Fridays with Harry Gamboa Jr. There will be a book release and signing at the LA Art Book Fair in the MOCA Geffen store on Sunday, Feb. 1, at 3pm.

January News Stephen Fakiyesi, MFA '03 was a recipient of the K.M. Hunter Visual Arts Award for 2014.

  Gala Porras-Kim, BA '07 and Wu Tsang, MFA '10 were recipients of Creative Capital awards in the visual arts.

  Sarah Beadle, BA '10 was appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography at Willamette University for the 2014-15 academic year.

  Rafa Esparza, BA '11 with arts organization, Clockshop; California State Parks; and Self Help Graphics & Art have a year long project along the banks of the L.A. River titled C/S or Con/Safos (with respect). Artists participating in the project include Sarah Dougherty, MFA '12; Timo Fahler, MFA '12; and Iris Hu, BA '13.

  Benjamin Britton, MFA '08, was hired as a tenure-track assistant professor of Drawing and Painting at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia.

Jan 30-Mar 14, 2015 Mateo Tannatt, MFA '08: solo exhibition, Studio Agony (Revisited) / Barn Paintings / A Monochrome the Color Yolk, at INOVA (Institute of Visual Arts), Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Jan 30-Feb 1, 2015 Stephen Fakiyesi, MFA '03 has an exhibition, How to Speak to Power?, to celebrate the culmination of his six-month London residency in 2014, funded by the Canada Council for the Arts at Acme Project Space, London.

Jan 29-Mar 7, 2015 Jennifer Bornstein, MFA '96 in 3-person exhibition, Psychopomp, at the Todd Madigan Gallery, CSU Bakersfield, curated by Jedediah Caesar, MFA '01.

Jan 24-Apr 18, 2015 Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia, BA '03: solo exhibition, Mis Papeles at the Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, CA.

Jan 24-Apr 5, 2015 Kathleen Ryan, MFA '14 in the The Familiar and the Indefinable in Clay: the 71st Ceramic Annual, curated by Visiting Faculty Julia Haft-Candell at Scripps College, Claremont, CA.

Jan 23-May 8, 2015 Krysten Cunningham, MFA '03: solo exhibition, Procession of a Rectangle, at VAROLA, West Hollywood.

Jan 20-May 17, 2015 Brenna Youngblood, MFA '06: solo exhibition, Project Series 50, at Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA.

Jan 18-Feb 22, 2015 Naotaka Hiro, BA '97 and Mateo Tannatt, MFA '08 in Half Empty: Dan Finsel, Naotaka Hiro, Mateo Tannatt, at Brennan & Griffin, New York.

Jan 17-Mar 13, 2015 Lia Halloran, BA '99; Shoshi Kanokohata, MFA '14 in group exhibition, Petraphilia: The Love of Stones, at FOCA (Fellows of Contemporary Art) in Chinatown, Los Angeles.

Jan 17-Mar 7, 2015 Annie Lapin, MFA '07 and Sarah Dougherty, MFA '12 in group exhibition, Sincerely Yours, at the Torrance Art Museum.

Jan 17-Feb 28, 2015 Farrah Karapetian, MFA '08: solo exhibition, Stagecraft, at Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles.

Jan 12-Mar 27, 2015 Amir H. Fallah, MFA '05: Artist Lab Residency and Exhibition, Perfect Strangers, at 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA.

Jan 11-Feb 14, 2015 Jasmine Little, BA '07: solo exhibition, Non Sequitur Streaming Narrative, at Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles.

Jan 10-Feb 28, 2015 Eamon Ore-Giron, MFA '06 and Timo Fahler, MFA '12 in group exhibition at LA><ART's new space in Hollywood.

Jan 10-Feb 21, 2015 Kim McCarty, MFA '88: solo exhibition, Liquid Matter, at Maloney Fine Art, Los Angeles.

Jan 10-Feb 21, 2015 Marina Pinsky, MFA '12 and Visiting Faculty, John Houck, in group exhibition, Speed Space, at Tif Sigfrids (BA, '05), Los Angeles.

Jan 10-Feb 14, 2015 Allison Miller, MFA '01 and Michael John Kelly, MFA '13 in group exhibition, Plainly to Propound, at GAVLAK, Los Angeles.

Jan 10-Feb 14, 2015 Ian Pines, MFA '10 in Three Painters at Coagula Curatorial in Chinatown, Los Angeles.

Jan 10-Feb 7, 2015 Amir Zaki, MFA '99: solo exhibition, Seeking Clarity, at ACME, Los Angeles.

Jan 9-Feb 7, 2015 Sanya Kantarovsky, MFA '11: solo exhibition, Gushers, at Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles.

Jan 9-Feb 7, 2015 Daniel Caballero, BA '14 in two-person exhibition, Closet Door, at the Advocate & Gochis Galleries, Los Angeles.

Jan 7-Feb 14, 2015 Emily Roysdon, MFA '06 in group exhibition, The Heart is the Frame, at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions).

Jan 6-Feb 14, 2015 Jane Hugentober, MFA '14 in group exhibition, Untethered, at Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles.

December News Rafa Esparza, BA '11 was awarded an Art Matters 2014 grant.

November News Jan Wurm, BA '72 participated in group exhibitions: FourSquared at Arc Gallery, San Francisco (Aug 23-Sept 20, 2014) and Catamaran 2nd Anniversary Exhibition at Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz (Nov 7-30, 2014). She also curated the exhibition, Closely Considered: Diebenkorn in Berkeley (Sept 13-Nov 15, 2014) at the Richmond Art center.

Nov 22, 2014-Mar 14, 2015 Daniel Hawkins, BA '09: solo exhibition, Desert Lighthouse Ultimatum: The Second Installation in Daniel Hawkins' Desert Lighthouse Trilogy, at UC Riverside's Culver Center for the Arts.

Nov 22, 2014-Feb, 8, 2015 Wu Tsang, MFA '10: solo exhibition: Not in My Language, at Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland.

Nov 21, 2014-Jan 11, 2015 Jacqueline Cedar, BA '07: solo exhibition at 106 Green, New York.

Nov 21-Dec 12, 2014 Shana Lutker, MFA '05: solo exhibition, Realism, at LA><ART in Hollywood.

Nov 15, 2014-Jan 31, 2015 Leyla Cardenas, MFA '04: site-specific installation, Scarcity, at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA.

Nov 15-Dec 20, 2014 Amy Adler, MFA '95: solo exhibition, Location, at ACME., Los Angeles.

Nov 15-Dec 20, 2014 Florian Maier-Aichen, MFA '01: solo exhibition at Blum and Poe, Los Angeles.

Nov 15-Dec 20, 2014 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08: solo exhibition, Woodblocks, at Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France.

Nov 15-Dec 20, 2014 Sean Raspet, MFA '14 and Kathleen Ryan, MFA '14 in group exhibition, Artificial Complexion, at Various Small Fires, Los Angeles.

Nov 14, 2014-Jan 10, 2015 Peter Holzhauer, MFA '07; Matthew Brandt, MFA '08; Whitney Hubbs, MFA '09; Owen Kydd, MFA '12; Visiting Faculty Phil Chang and John Houck; and Professors Catherine Opie and James Welling in group exhibition, Me and Benjamin, at Galerie Xippas, Paris, France.

Nov 8, 2014-Jan 3, 2015 Brian Bress, MFA '06: solo exhibition, You Can't Sleep on a Door, at Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles.

Nov 8-Dec 13, 2014 Sanya Kantarovsky, MFA '11: solo exhibition, Happy Soul, at LA><ART, Los Angeles.

Nov 8-Dec 6, 2014 Jonathan Apgar, MFA '13: in group exhibition, Paradise Sauna, at TSA LA, Los Angeles.

Fri, Nov 7, 2014 Lisa Henry, MA '01, independent curator and coordinator for the Inland Arts organization SALT+SPICE, will be hosting Other Desert Mothers, a reading of Desert Poetry by Ruth Nolan at the Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA.

Nov 2-30, 2014 Sean Raspet, MFA '14 in group exhibition, Liminal Sunday, at Satellite Space, Santa Monica.

Nov 1-Dec 14, 2014 Salomon Huerta, MFA '98; Shizu Saldamando, BA '00; Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia, BA '03; Samira Yamin, BA '06; Brenna Youngblood, MFA '06; Gala Porras-Kim, BA '07; Khalid Hussein, BA '08 in group exhibition, Attunement, at the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA.

Oct 30-Nov 29, 2014 Tony Berlant, MFA '64: solo exhibition, Close to Home, at LA Louver, Venice, CA.

Oct 25, 2014-Jan 25, 2015 Analia Saban, MFA '05; Eamon Ore-Giron, MFA '06; Tameka Norris, BA '10, and Professor Andrea Fraser in Prospect.3: Notes for Now (P.3) in New Orleans.

Oct 17-Dec 4, 2014 Analia Saban, MFA '05; Kelly Kleinschrodt, MFA '11; and Kathleen Ryan, MFA '14 in group exhibition, Control Lapse, at Josh Lilley, London.

Oct 3, 2014-Jan 4, 2015 Leyla Cardenas, MFA '04 in group exhibition, Limited Visibility, at CAM Raleigh, North Carolina.

Oct 2, 2014-Jan 5, 2015 Olga Balema, MFA '09; Chadwick Rantanen, MFA '10 in group exhibition, Puddle, pothole, portal, at SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY.

Sept 1, 2014-Feb 15, 2015 Brennan Gerard, MFA '13 and Ryan Kelly, MFA '13: Gerard & Kelly: P.O.L.E. (People, Objects, Language, Exchange), at the New Museum, New York.

Aug 24, 2014-Mar 22, 2015 Anthony Pearson, MFA '99; Analia Saban, MFA '05 and Dashiell Manley, MFA '11 in group exhibition, Variations: Conversations in and Around Abstract Painting, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

August News Jennifer Moon, BA '96 received the Hammer Museum's Made in L.A. 2014 Mohn Public Recognition Award which was determined by public vote.

July News Simon Leung, BA '87; Mark Flores, BA '99; Farrah Karapetian, MFA '08; Matthias Merkel Hess, MFA '10; Rafael Esparza, BA '11; and Visiting Faculty Jim Skuldt were awarded California Community Foundation (CCF) Fellowships for 2014.


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