Benjamin Britton, Panic Americana, oil on canvas, 96 x 180"
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Dec 12, 2015-Jan 23, 2016 Whitney Bedford, MFA '03: solo exhibition at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.

Dec 12, 2015-Jan 6, 2016 Brian Bress, MFA '06: solo site-specific exhibition, A Toyota's a Toyota, at The Desmond (formerly Desmond's Department Store) on Miracle Mile in Los Angeles, presented by LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division).

Nov 22, 2015-Jan 16, 2016 Martin Kersels, MFA '95, BA '92: solo exhibition at Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles.

Nov 21, 2015-Jan 19, 2016 CJ Heyliger, MFA '15: solo exhibition, Dead West, at Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA.

Nov 20-Dec 18, 2015 Lindsay Salazar, BA '08: solo exhibition, LAS2K15, at DIANA, Los Angeles.

Nov 19-Dec 19, 2015 Matthew Brandt, MFA '08: solo exhibition, More Pictures From Wai'anae, at Praz-Delavallade & Vedovi, Brussels.

Nov 14, 2015-Mar 19, 2016 Brian Bress, MFA '06; Valerie Green, BA '06; Pearl C. Hsiung, BA '97; and Shizu Saldamando, BA '00 in group exhibition, Second Wave: Aesthetics of the 80s in Today's Contemporary Art, at UC Riverside ARTSblock.

Nov 14, 2015-Jan 16, 2016 Kirsten Everberg, MFA '04: solo exhibition at 1301PE, Los Angeles.

Nov 14-Dec 19, 2015 Emily Sudd, MFA '14: Cabinet Pieces, at Lam Gallery, Los Angeles.

Nov 14-Dec 12, 2015 Leon Benn, MFA '13: solo exhibition, Spare Time, at Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA.

Nov 14, 7:30pm Mariel Carranza, MFA '98, BA '86: performance, Behind the Table, at The Situation Room, Los Angeles.

Nov 14, 3pm Katie Grinnan, MFA '99: performance, Astrology Orchestra, presented by DiverseWorks and Rice Public Art, at the James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace on the Rice University campus, Houston, TX.

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.

Nov 12, 7:30pm Jennifer Pastor, MFA '92: UCLA Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

Nov 8-Dec 20, 2015 Naotaka Hiro, BA '97 and Jason Meadows, MFA '98 in Group Exhibition, Guy Goodwin, Heather Guertin, Naotaka Hiro, Dave McDermott, Jason Meadows, at Brennan & Griffin, New York.

Nov 7-Dec 19, 2015 Jennifer Moon, BA '96: Phoenix Rising, Part 3: laub, me, and The Revolution (The Theory of Everything), at Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles.

Nov 7-Dec 19, 2015 Karin Gulbran, MFA '99: solo exhibition, Splendor in the grass, at China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles.

Nov 7-Dec 12, 2015 Carmen Argote, BA '04, MFA '07: solo exhibition, Houses he wanted to build, at Adjunct Positions, Los Angeles.

Oct 30-Dec 19, 2015 Raffi Kalenderian, BA '04: solo exhibition, To Walk through the Night, at Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland.

Oct 29, 2015-Feb 15, 2016 Shana Lutker, MFA '05: solo exhibition, Le 'New' Monocle, Chapters 1-3, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, with multi-media performance on Oct 29, 6:30pm.

Oct 24-Dec 5, 2015 Carmen Argote, MFA '07 and Dylan Mira, MFA '13 in group exhibition, One After Another, In Succession, at Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles.

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

Oct 24-Nov 21, 2015 Taidgh O'Neill, BA '08 and Shoshi Kanokohata, MFA '14: two-person exhibition, A Door Too Low, at Hildebrandt Studio, Los Angeles.

Oct 23-Dec 5, 2015 Sean Raspet, MFA '14 in group exhibition, In the Flesh Part I: Subliminal Substances, at Martos Gallery, Los Angeles.

Oct 23-Dec 5, 2015 Tameka Norris, BA '10: solo exhibition, Not Acquiescing, at 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA.

Oct 22-Dec 5, 2015 Karl Haendel, MFA '03: solo exhibition, Organic Bedfellow, Feral Othello, at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York.

Oct 22-Dec 5, 2015 Virginia Martinsen, BA '02: solo exhibition, Exhibition Space, at Mike Weiss Gallery, New York.

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 11, 2015-Mar 7, 2016 Devin Kenny, MFA '13 in group exhibition, Greater New York at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY.

Oct 10-30, 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 7-Nov 20, 2015 Owen Kydd, MFA '12 and Lucas Blalock, MFA '13 in group exhibition, The Pure Products of America Go Crazy, at Pratt Institute, Photography Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

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.

Oct 3-Dec 20, 2015 Devin Kenny, MFA '13 in group exhibition, Hotel Theory, at the Gallery at REDCAT, Los Angeles. He will also have a performance on Weds, Oct 28, at 7:30pm.

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 22-Nov 22, 2015 Alexandro Segade, MFA '09 (with My Barbarian) in group exhibition, Archetypes, Power & Puppets, at the College of Wooster Art Museum, Ohio.

Sept 21, 2015-Mar 13, 2016 Owen Kydd, MFA '12 and Lucas Blalock, MFA '13 in group exhibition, Reconstructions: Recent Photographs and Video from the Met Collection, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 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 11-Nov 14, 2015 Katie Grinnan, MFA '99: solo exhibition, Nocturnal Hologram, at DiverseWorks, Houston, Texas.

Sept 10-Dec 6, 2015 Owen Kydd, MFA '12: solo exhibition, Durational Photographs, at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada.

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 3-Oct 31, 2015 Wu Tsang, MFA '10: solo exhibition at Clifton Benevento, New York.

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 11-Nov 8, 2015 Michelle Dizon, MFA '08: solo exhibition: Drifting Islands, at the Oakland Museum of California.

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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