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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.

 

Recent Alumni

  • Leon Benn M.F.A. ’13
  • Brennan Gerard & Ryan Kelly M.F.A. ’13
  • Christine Wang M.F.A. ’13
  • Michael John Kelly M.F.A. ’13
  • Jonathan Apgar M.F.A. ’13
  • Lucas Blalock M.F.A. ’13
  • Marten Elder M.F.A. ’13
  • Hans Kuzmich M.F.A. ’13
  • Gerardo Monterrubio M.F.A. ’13
  • David Whitaker M.F.A. ’13
  • EJ Hill M.F.A. ’13
  • Dylan Mira M.F.A. ’13
  • Devin Kenny M.F.A. ’13
  • Katie Sinnott M.F.A. ’13
  • William Kaminski M.F.A. ’12
  • Masood Kamandy M.F.A. ’12
  • Becky Kolsrud M.F.A. ’12
  • Tejpal Ajji M.F.A. ’12
  • Timo Fahler M.F.A. ’12
  • Owen Kydd M.F.A. ’12
  • Veronique d'Entremont M.F.A. ’12
  • Marina Pinsky M.F.A. ’12
  • Sean Shim-Boyle M.F.A. ’12
  • Kim Ye M.F.A. ’12
  • Sarah Dougherty M.F.A. ’12
  • Ragen Moss M.F.A. ’12
  • Sarah Cromarty M.F.A. ’12
  • Laeh Glenn M.F.A. ’12
  • Sanya Kantarovsky M.F.A. ’11
  • Sarah Awad M.F.A. ’11
  • Meleko Mokgosi M.F.A. ’11
  • Max Rain M.F.A. ’11
  • Math Bass M.F.A. ’11
  • Ryan Sluggett M.F.A. ’11
  • Ivan Iannoli M.F.A. ’11
  • Jane Parshall M.F.A. ’11
  • Dashiell Manley M.F.A. ’11
  • Kelly Kleinschrodt M.F.A. ’11
  • Jennifer Gradecki M.F.A. ’10
  • Peter Lynde M.F.A. ’10
  • Wu Tsang M.F.A. ’10
  • Job Piston M.F.A. ’10
  • Matthias Merkel Hess M.F.A. ’10
  • Katrina Umber M.F.A. ’10
  • Caitlin Lonegan M.F.A. ’10
  • Yoonkyung Lim M.F.A. ’10
  • Jane Jin Kaisen M.F.A. ’10
  • Anton Lieberman M.F.A. ’10
  • Derek Curry M.F.A. ’10
  • Ian Pines M.F.A. ’10
  • Katie Aliprando M.F.A. ’10
  • Chadwick Rantanen M.F.A. ’10
  • David Snyder M.F.A. ’10
  • Alexandro Segade M.F.A. ’09
  • Camilo Ontiveros M.F.A. ’09
  • Mitsuko Ikeno M.F.A. ’09
  • Olga Balema M.F.A. ’09
  • Whitney Hubbs M.F.A. ’09
  • Asha Schechter M.F.A. ’09
  • Issac Resnikoff M.F.A. ’09
  • Michael Dopp M.F.A. ’09
  • Eben Goff M.F.A. ’09
  • Anne McCaddon M.F.A. ’09
  • Jesse Aron Green M.F.A. ’08
  • Jacob Yanes M.F.A. ’08
  • Claire Anna Baker M.F.A. ’08
  • Matthew Brandt M.F.A. ’08
  • Lily Simonson M.F.A. ’08
  • John Kilduff M.F.A. ’08
  • Benjamin Britton M.F.A. ’08
  • Spencer Lewis M.F.A. ’08
  • Farrah Karapetian M.F.A. ’08
  • Mateo Tannatt M.F.A. ’08
  • Michelle Dizon M.F.A. ’08
  • Charlotte Smith M.F.A. ’08
  • Joy Holland M.F.A. ’08
  • Joshua Aster M.F.A. ’07
  • Daniel Cummings M.F.A. ’07
  • Dana Weiser M.F.A. ’07
  • Peter Holzhauer M.F.A. ’07
  • Ephraim Puusemp M.F.A. ’07
  • Annie Lapin M.F.A. ’07
  • Carmen Argote M.F.A. ’07
  • Nathan Danilowicz M.F.A. ’07
  • Jacob Stewart-Halevy M.F.A. ’07
  • Alex Klein M.F.A. ’07
  • Vishal Jugdeo M.F.A. ’07
  • Brian Bress M.F.A. ’06
  • Dont Rhine M.F.A. ’06
  • Brenna Youngblood M.F.A. ’06
  • Jose Carlos Teixeira M.F.A. ’06
  • Emily Roysdon M.F.A. ’06
  • Wendy Red Star M.F.A. ’06
  • David Hatcher M.F.A. ’06
  • Eamon Ore-Giron M.F.A. ’06
  • Frank Ryan M.F.A. ’06
  • Josh Callaghan M.F.A. ’05
  • Analia Saban M.F.A. ’05
  • Shana Lutker M.F.A. ’05
  • Amir Fallah M.F.A. ’05
  • Ben Jackel M.F.A. ’05
  • Noriko Furunishi M.F.A. ’05
  • Elliott Hundley M.F.A. ’05
  • Tif Sigfrid M.F.A. ’05
  • Leyla Cardenas M.F.A. ’04
  • Xavier Cha M.F.A. ’04
  • Ana Fernandez M.F.A. ’04
  • Rob Thom M.F.A. ’04
  • Christiane Lyons M.F.A. ’04
  • Kristen Everberg M.F.A. ’04
  • David Thorne M.F.A. ’04
  • Vanessa Conte M.F.A. ’04
  • Nathan Mabry M.F.A. ’04
  • Sharon Hayes M.F.A. ’03
  • Kianga Ford M.F.A. ’03
  • Matt Johnson M.F.A. ’03
  • Frank Benson M.F.A. ’03
  • Stephen Fakiyesi M.F.A. ’03
  • Karl Haendel M.F.A. ’03
  • Whitney Bedford M.F.A. ’03
  • Tanya Batura M.F.A. ’03
  • Antonio Puleo M.F.A. ’03
  • Sara Jordenö M.F.A. ’03
  • Dawn Kasper M.F.A. ’03
  • Nancy de Holl M.F.A. ’03
  • Yoshua Okón M.F.A. ’02
  • Kerry Tribe M.F.A. ’02
  • Heather Brown M.F.A. ’02
  • Michael Queenland M.F.A. ’02
  • Benjamin Lord M.F.A. ’02
  • Cletus Dalglish-Schommer M.F.A. ’02
  • Jon Pylypchuk M.F.A. ’01
  • Jedediah Caesar M.F.A. ’01
  • Steve Canaday M.F.A. ’01
  • Anne Collier M.F.A. ’01
  • Edgar Bryan M.F.A. ’01
  • Allison Miller M.F.A. ’01
  • Florian Maier-Aichen M.F.A. ’01
  • Carolyn Castaño M.F.A. ’01
  • Rebecca Campbell M.F.A. ’01
  • Mungo Thomson M.F.A. ’00
  • Nicholas Kersulis M.F.A. ’00
  • Daria Martin M.F.A. ’00
  • Kenneth Berger M.F.A. ’00
  • Primitivo Suarez M.F.A. ’00
  • D'Ette Nogle M.F.A. ’00
  • Delia Brown M.F.A. ’00
  • Rebecca Niederlander M.F.A. ’00
  • Micol Hebron M.F.A. ’00
  • Paul Sietsema M.F.A. ’99
  • Amir Zaki M.F.A. ’99
  • Sandeep Mukherjee M.F.A. ’99
  • Anthony Pearson M.F.A. ’99
  • Karin Gulbran M.F.A. ’99
  • Florian Morlat M.F.A. ’99
  • Katie Grinnan M.F.A. ’99
  • Ruby Neri M.F.A. ’98
  • Mariel Carranza M.F.A. ’98
  • David Korty M.F.A. ’98
  • Salomón Huerta M.F.A. ’98
  • Kristin Calabrese M.F.A. ’98
  • Jason Meadows M.F.A. ’98
  • Brandon Lattu M.F.A. ’98
  • Martin Durazo M.F.A. ’98
  • Evan Holloway M.F.A. ’97
  • Charles Karubian M.F.A. ’97
  • Jon Pestoni M.F.A. ’97
  • Pearl C. Hsiung M.F.A. ’97
  • Jennifer Bornstein M.F.A. ’96
  • Kurt Kauper M.F.A. ’95
  • Martin Kersels M.F.A. ’95
  • Amy Adler M.F.A. ’95
  • Kevin Appel M.F.A. ’95
  • Doug Harvey M.F.A. ’94
  • Jason Rhoades M.F.A. ’93
  • Jennifer Pastor M.F.A. ’92
  • Monica Majoli M.F.A. ’92
  • Annetta Kapon M.F.A. ’92
  • Tim Hawkinson M.F.A. ’89
  • Kim McCarty M.F.A. ’88
  • Uta Barth M.F.A. ’85
  • Phyllis Green M.F.A. ’81
  • Renée Petropoulos M.F.A. ’79
  • Peter Shelton M.F.A. ’79
  • Jo Ann Callis M.F.A. ’77
  • John Divola M.F.A. ’74
  • Michael McMillen M.F.A. ’73
  • Maren Hassinger M.F.A. ’73
  • Don Suggs M.F.A. ’72
  • Peter Alexander M.F.A. ’68
  • Carl Cheng M.F.A. ’67
  • Vija Celmins M.F.A. ’65
  • Tony Berlant M.F.A. ’64
  • Charles Garabedian M.F.A. ’61
  • Robert Heinecken M.F.A. ’60
  • Ed Moses M.F.A. ’58

If you are an alumnus, please keep in touch! Complete our Alumni Contact Form and/or connect with the community at the School of the Arts and Architecture.

Alumni Highlights

Date Artist Highlight
March 20, 2024 -
September 5, 2024

Nikita Gale M.F.A. ’16, Sharon Hayes M.F.A. ’03, Eamon Ore-Giron M.F.A. ’06, Carmen Winant B.A. ’06, and Professor Emerita Mary Kelly, in group exhibition, Whitney Biennial 2024: Even Better Than the Real Thing, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

June 8, 2024 -
July 14, 2024

Charles Snowden, M.F.A. ’19, solo exhibition: Stray Animals, Nazarian/Curcio, Los Angeles, CA

January 20, 2024 -
March 8, 2024

Mae Noland, B.A. ’23, solo exhibition: My Love of Everlasting Things, Five Times Two, West Hollywood, CA

January 29, 2023 -
May 14, 2023

Amir Fallah, M.F.A. ’05, solo exhibition: The Fallacy of Borders, the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, California

April 23, 2022 -
November 27, 2022

Wu Tsang, M.F.A. ’10 participates in 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia: The Milk of Dreams

September 21, 2022

Luis Flores, B.A. ’09 named a 2022 Joan Mitchell Fellow

April 6, 2022 -
September 5, 2022

EJ Hill M.F.A. ’13, Jason Rhoades M.F.A. ‘’93, Eric Wesley B.A. ’96, and Moved by the Motion (founded by Wu Tsang M.F.A. ’10 and Tosh Basco) in group exhibition, Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet as It’s Kept, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

April 21, 2022 -
September 4, 2022

Matthew Brandt, M.F.A. ’08, solo exhibition: Light & Matter: The Art of Matthew Brandt, Forest Lawn Museum, Glendale, California

May 14, 2022 -
June 25, 2022

Antonio Adriano Puleo, M.F.A. ’03, solo exhibition: Una Cosa È Una Cosa, Lowell Ryan Projects, Los Angeles, California

February 19, 2022 -
March 26, 2022

Claire Baker, M.F.A. ’08, solo exhibition: Undone, Lowell Ryan Projects, Los Angeles, California

January 22, 2022 -
March 5, 2022

Raffi Kalendarian, B.A. ’04, solo exhibition: Before the Moon Falls, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

February 1, 2022 -
March 1, 2022

Alex Heilbron, M.F.A. ’20 featured on the online curated gallery PLATFORM

January 21, 2022 -
February 26, 2022

Leon Benn, M.F.A. ’13, solo exhibition: Nurse Logs, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, Colorado

January 15, 2022 -
February 26, 2022

Theodora Allen, M.F.A. ’14, solo exhibition: Syzygy, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, California

January 9, 2022 -
February 20, 2022

Cara Chan M.F.A. ’17, two-person exhibition: Deep Time with Don Elder, Hunter Shaw Gallery, Los Angeles, California

January 8, 2022 -
February 12, 2022

Jane Margarette, M.F.A. ’20, solo exhibition: A Honey of a Tangle, Anat Ebgi Gallery, Los Angeles, California

October 23, 2021 -
January 23, 2022

Mimi Lauter, B.A. ’05, in the Prospect New Orleans Exhibition: Prospect. 5: Yesterday we said tomorrow, New Orleans, Louisiana

January 23, 2021 -
April 17, 2021

Alex Heilbron M.F.A. ’20, solo exhibition: Time and Intent, Meliksetian | Briggs, Los Angeles, California

January 9, 2021 -
February 27, 2021

Antonio Puleo M.F.A. ’03, solo exhibition: Four Fours, a subsequent work and small sculptures., Lowell Ryan Projects, Los Angeles, California

January 27, 2021 -
February 10, 2021

Nathan Mabry M.F.A. ’04, solo exhibition: Late One Night, Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, California

January 23, 2021 -
February 5, 2021

Ji Soo Chung M.F.A. ’19, Time Space Money Artist in Residence at Human Resources, Los Angeles, California

September 15, 2020

Janna Ireland M.F.A. ’13, book Regarding Paul R. Williams published by Angel City Press

July 11, 2020 -
August 1, 2020

Whitney Bedford M.F.A. ’03, solo exhibition: Nevertheless…, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

March 14, 2020 -
April 25, 2020

Paul Mpagi Sepuya M.F.A. ’16, solo exhibition: A conversation about around pictures, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

March 3, 2020 -
April 18, 2020

Mimi Lauter ’05, solo exhibition: Symphony No. 1, Blum & Poe, New York, New York

March 1, 2020 -
April 18, 2020

Coleman Collins M.F.A. ’18, solo exhibition: NOTHING SPECIAL 6: Oneirocritica, Nothing Special Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

February 6, 2020 -
April 17, 2020

Shizu Saldamando ’00, solo exhibition: L.A. Intersections, Oxy Arts, Los Angeles, California

February 1, 2020 -
March 29, 2020

Brenna Youngblood M.F.A. ’06, solo exhibition: Lavender Rainbow, curated by Lisa Henry, MA ’01, Riverside Art Museum, Los Angeles, California

February 22, 2020 -
March 22, 2020

Lindsay August-Salazar ’08, solo exhibition: NEW DIALECTIC MEMORIES, Private Places, Portland, Oregon

January 25, 2020 -
March 20, 2020

David Snyder M.F.A. ’10, solo exhibition: ERSATZ OK, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, California

October 19, 2019 -
March 14, 2020

Paul Mpagi Sepuya M.F.A. ’16, solo exhibition, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, Texas

January 25, 2020 -
March 7, 2020

Karl Haendel M.F.A. ’03, solo exhibition: Double Dominant, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

January 25, 2020 -
February 29, 2020

Becky Kolsrud M.F.A. ’12, solo exhibition: New Paintings, Tif Sigfrids, Athens, Georgia

January 11, 2020 -
February 22, 2020

Whitney Bedford M.F.A. ’03, solo exhibition: Reflections on the Anthropocene, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

January 22, 2020 -
January 25, 2020

Michael Bala ’19, Jackie Castillo ’18, Gabriel Garza ’17, and Oscar Peña ’17 in group exhibition organized by Oscar Peña: Street View, PARK VIEW/PAUL SOTO, Los Angeles, California

October 24, 2019 -
January 17, 2020

Nasim Hantehzadeh M.F.A. ’18, solo exhibition, The Rotating Raffle Drum, Paramo Gallery, Guadalajara, Mexico

November 1, 2019 -
January 11, 2020

Calvin Marcus M.F.A. ’15, solo exhibition, Go Hang A Salami Im A Lasagna Hog, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, California

November 9, 2019 -
January 11, 2020

Matt Johnson M.F.A. ’03, solo exhibition, Matt Johnson, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, California

October 26, 2019 -
January 11, 2020

Peter Holzhauer M.F.A. ’07, solo exhibition, First Stone for a Film, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, California

November 9, 2019 -
December 28, 2019

Ephraim Puusemp M.F.A. ’07, solo exhibition: RECEDING HORIZON, DENK, Los Angeles, California

November 2, 2019 -
December 21, 2019

Carolyn Castaño M.F.A. ’01, solo exhibition, The Valley of the Sun / After America, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, California

November 9, 2019 -
December 21, 2019

Annie Lapin M.F.A. ’07, solo exhibition: Strange Little Beast, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, California

November 8, 2019 -
December 21, 2019

Nikita Gale M.F.A. ’16, solo exhibition, Hot World, Reyes | Finn, Detroit, Michigan

October 25, 2019 -
December 8, 2019

Jane Parshall M.F.A. ’11, two-person exhibition: Sun Shines, with Joshua Edward Bennett, Central Park Gallery, Los Angeles, California

November 2, 2019 -
December 7, 2019

Marten Elder M.F.A. ’13, solo exhibition, Polychromatic Adaptations, at Tif Sigfrids ’05, Athens, Georgia

September 19, 2019 -
December 5, 2019

Amir Zaki M.F.A. ’99, solo exhibition: Empty Vessel, Frank M. Doyle Art Pavillion, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California

May 11, 2019 -
November 24, 2019

Jantsankhorol Erdenebayar M.F.A. ’19, Venice Biennale, Mongolia: A Temporality 58th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

November 23, 2019

Math Bass M.F.A. ’11, new prints: ‘Newz!’, CIRRUS GALLERY, Los Angeles, California

November 16, 2019 -
November 17, 2019

Brennan Gerard M.F.A. ’13 and Ryan Kelly M.F.A. ’13, in Bridge-s programmed by Solange for Getty Center, Getty Center, Los Angeles, California

October 5, 2019 -
November 3, 2019

Shana Lutker M.F.A. ’05, Current: LA Foodinstallation: Contemporary Museum of Temporary Containers, Valley Plaza Recreation Center, North Hollywood, California

November 3, 2019

Ry Rocklen ’02, performance, Ry Rocklen: Food Group: The Body Palms, Palms Park, Los Angeles, California

September 19, 2019 -
November 2, 2019

Willa Wasserman M.F.A. ’19, solo exhibition: Pretty Rooms, The Gallery @ Michaels Santa Monica, California

September 20, 2019 -
November 2, 2019

Shana Lutker M.F.A. ’05, solo exhibition: An Analphabet, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

September 21, 2019 -
November 2, 2019

Sarah Sarchin M.F.A. ’16, solo exhibition: Smoking Visage, Grice Bench, Los Angeles, California

September 21, 2019 -
October 26, 2019

Iris Yirei Hu ’13, group exhibition presented by Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, California

October 5, 2019 -
October 20, 2019

Lena Wolek ’12, group exhibition: Knock on Wood, curated by Noysky Projects, Plummer Park, West Hollywood, California

September 7, 2019 -
October 19, 2019

Caitlin Lonegan M.F.A. ’10 and Math Bass M.F.A. ’11 in group show: The Light Touch, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

September 7, 2019 -
October 19, 2019

Nick Aguayo ’07, solo exhibition: Wake the Town, and Tell the People, at Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

September 5, 2019 -
October 13, 2019

Math Bass M.F.A. ’11, two-person exhibition Cherry Baby, with Nevine Mahmoud at the Gallery @El Centro, Los Angeles, California

May 17, 2019 -
September 22, 2019

May 17 - Sept 22, 2019 Olga Balema  M.F.A. ’09, Lucas Blalock M.F.A. ’13, Calvin Marcus M.F.A. ’15, Ragen Moss  M.F.A. ’12, Gala Porras-Kim ’07, Paul Mpagi Sepuya M.F.A. ’16 in group exhibition, Whitney Biennial 2019, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York.

July 19, 2019 -
September 1, 2019

Sean Sprague M.F.A. ’18, group exhibition: 2019 Center Annual: Profound Movement,Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas

July 13, 2019 -
August 24, 2019

Xavier Cha M.F.A. ’04, solo exhibition: SUB at Commonwealth Council, Los Angeles, California

July 20, 2019 -
August 21, 2019

Michael John Kelly M.F.A. ’13, solo exhibition: Tempest at Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, California

July 20, 2019 -
August 17, 2019

Jasmine Little ’07, solo exhibition: Retrograde, at Night Gallery, Los Angeles, California

July 12, 2019 -
August 15, 2019

Jaqueline Cedar ’07, group exhibition: Westsdie Exposure, Westbeth Gallery New York, New York

July 6, 2019 -
August 3, 2019

Camille Clair ’19, in solo exhibition, Part 2: Scattered Axis (Conditioned Response), at Gallery 1993, Los Angeles, California

June 28, 2019 -
July 27, 2019

Leon Benn M.F.A. ’13, in solo exhibition, Lion in the Kitchen, at David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, Colorado

June 23, 2019 -
July 21, 2019

En Plein Error (ongoing collaboration between Jenny Gagalka M.F.A. ’18, Beaux Mendes M.F.A. ’19 and Willa Wasserman M.F.A. ’19),and Amy Adler M.F.A. ’95 in group exhibition, Slippers, at Queens LA, Los Angeles, California

July 19, 2019 -
July 20, 2019

Nena Zinovieff M.F.A. ’19, Performance with LA Dance Project: Physical Education ’19, Los Angeles, California

June 1, 2019 -
July 13, 2019

Amir Fallah M.F.A. ’05 and Nasim Hantehzadeh M.F.A. ’18 in group exhibition, The Project Room: Amir H. Fallah, Nasim Hantehzadeh, Jennie Jieun Lee and Fay Ray, at Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, California.

June 8, 2019 -
July 13, 2019

Becky Kolsrud M.F.A. ’12 and Jasmine Little ’07 in group exhibition, Becky Kolsrud, Jasmine Little, Amy Pleasant, at TIF SIGFRIDS, (Tif Sigfrid, M.F.A. ’05), Athens, Georgia

June 1, 2019 -
July 6, 2019

Florian Maier-Aichen,  M.F.A. ’01, in solo exhibition, The Limits of Control, at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, California

July 1, 2019

En Plein Error (ongoing collaboration between Jenny Gagalka M.F.A. ’18, Beaux Mendes M.F.A. ’19 and Willa Wasserman M.F.A. ’19), recipient of a 2019 Bar-Fund

May 18, 2019 -
June 29, 2019

Kristen Everberg ’01 M.F.A. ’04; in solo exhibition, Still Life, at 1301PE, Los Angeles, California.

May 18, 2019 -
June 29, 2019

Raffi Kalenderian ’04 in solo exhibition, Memento Vivo, at Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

May 17, 2019 -
June 22, 2019

Elliott Hundley M.F.A. ’05, in solo exhibition, Clearing, at Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California

June 5, 2019

Wendy Red Star M.F.A. ’06: Last Chance: Wendy Red Star at the Newark Museum: A Poerful Portrait of the Crow Nation, The New York Times, by Jillian Steinhauer