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


Department of Art Alumni

Following graduation from the UCLA Department of Art, many alumni are featured in solo exhibitions and group exhibitions in art galleries across the world, from Blum & Poe in Los Angeles to Tate Modern in London.


Recent Alumni Highlights / Current Exhibitions on View

Fall 2018 Rob Thom, MFA '04 in solo exhibition at M+B, Los Angeles, California.

Fall 2018 Nikita Gale, MFA'16 in group exhibition at Ceysson & Bénétière, Paris, France.

Fall 2018 Nikita Gale, MFA'16 in solo exhibition at Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles, California.

Aug 25-Oct 28, 2018 Nikita Gale, MFA'16 in group exhibition, Open Spaces 2018: A Kansas City Arts Experience, Kansas City, Missouri.

June 3-Sept 2, 2018 Carmen Argote, BA ’04 and MFA ‘07, Nikita Gale, MFA'16, Eamon Ore-Giron, MFA ‘06, EJ Hill, MFA '85, and Naotaka Hiro, BA ‘97 in biennial, made in L.A. 2018, at Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California and featured in the Los Angeles Times article Hammer Museum announces artists for 'Made in L.A. 2018'; expect the biennial to get political.

May 26, 2018 Phil Davis BA '12 in solo exhibition at the Phil Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

May 17, 2018 Kerry Tribe, MFA'02 gives a talk with writer Lynne Tillman on Joseph Beuys as part of the Un-Private Collection series at the The Broad, Los Angeles, California in collaboration with X-TRA.

May 12-June 23, 2018 Mimi Lauter, BA '05 in solo exhibition, Sensus Oxynation, at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, California.

May 9, 2018 Kerry Tribe, MFA'02 gives a talk with Nobel Prize winning neurologist Eric Kandel at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California.

May 5-June 22, 2018 Karin Gulbran, MFA '99, Spencer Lewis, MFA '08, Caitlin Lonegan, MFA '10, Shana Lutker, MFA '05,Kathleen Ryan, MFA '14, Mungo Thomson, MFA '00, Kerry Tribe, MFA '02, and current MFA candidate Olivia Mole in group exhibition, Vision Valley, at Brand Library & Art Center, Glendale, California. 

May 5-June 16, 2018 Photography Lab Supervisor Valerie Green, BA '06 in solo exhibition, Gray Area, at Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles, California.

Apr 28-June 1, 2018 Amy Adler, MFA '95 in solo exhibition, Hotel, at Susanne Vielmetter LA Projects, Culver City, California.

Apr 28-May 26, 2018 Yoshua Okón, MFA '02 in solo exhibition at Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Apr 14-May 26, 2018 Paul Mpagi Sepuya, MFA '16 in solo exhibition at Document, Chicago, Illinois.

Apr 14-May 13, 2018 Tristan Unrau, MFA '17 in solo exhibition, A New Day, at Phil Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Apr 14-May 12, 2018 Ivan Iannoli, MFA '11 in solo exhibition, In Three Parts Vol. 1: Condo, at Galeria Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City, Mexico, in conjunction with Condo Mexico City and Bass & Reiner Gallery.

Apr 14-May 12, 2018 Becky Kolsrud, MFA '12 in group exhibition, Condo Mexico, at Galeria Mascota, Mexico City, Mexico, in conjunction with Condo Mexico City and Tif Sigfrids and Howard's (Athens).

Apr 13-May 26, 2018 Paul Mpagi Sepuya, MFA '16 in solo exhibition, Dark Room, at DOCUMENT, Chicago, Illinois.

Apr 4-May 5, 2018 Ray Barsante, BA '16 and Ammon Rost, BA '04 in two person exhibition, Rudder, at ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 24-May 5, 2018 Zara Feeney, BA '10 in solo exhibition, Overture, at Eastern Projects Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 23-May 27, 2018 Kathleen Ryan, MFA '14 in solo exhibition, Man Made Moon, at Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 18-Aug 19, 2018 Paul Mpagi Sepuya, MFA '16 in group exhibition, Being: New Photogtaphy, at Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York.

Mar 17-Apr 28, 2018 Ariane Vielmetter, BA ’08 in solo exhibition, The Melancholy Spring, at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 17-Apr 28, 2018 Vanessa Conte, MFA ’04 in solo exhibition, To The Torrid Sea I Fall, at Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 17-Apr 21, 2018 Rachel Mason, BA ’01 in solo exhibition, Star Death and The Pain Body, at Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

Mar 10-Apr 21, 2018 Christiane Lyons, MFA '04 in solo exhibition, Some Women, at Meliksetian | Briggs West Hollywood, California.

March-August 2018 Farrah Karapetian, MFA '08 was named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar and awarded a grant for her residency in St. Petersburg, Russia from March 2018 through August 2018.

Feb 24-May 26, 2018 Maren Hassinger, MFA '73 in solo exhibition, Maren Hassinger: The Spirit of Things, at Art + Practice, Los Angeles, California.

Feb 10-July 1, 2018 Meleko Mokgosi, MFA '11 in solo exhibition, Meleko Mokgosi: Bread, Butter, and Power, at Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, California.

Feb 8-April 7, 2018 Jim Defrance, MA '65 in retrospective exhibition, Jim DeFrance: A Retrospective, at Orange Coast College Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, California.

Oct 7, 2017-Feb 25, 2018 Kerry Tribe, MFA'02 in solo exhibition, Standardized Patient, at SF MOMA, San Francisco, California.

Prior to Mar 31, 2018 Past Alumni Highlights



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