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

July 6 - August 3, 2019 Camille Clair, BA '19, in solo exhibition, Part 2: Scattered Axis (Conditioned
Response), at Gallery 1993, Los Angeles, California

June 28 - July 27, 2019 Leon Benn, MFA '13, in solo exhibition, Lion in the Kitchen, at David B. Smith
Gallery, Denver, Colorado

June 23 - July 21, 2019 En Plein Error (ongoing collaboration between Jenny Gagalka, MFA '18,
Beaux Mendes, MFA '19 and Willa Wasserman, MFA '19
Amy Adler, MFA '95 in group exhibition, Slippers, at Queens LA, Los Angeles,
June 2019 En Plein Error (ongoing collaboration between Jenny Gagalka, MFA '18,
Beaux Mendes, MFA '19 and Willa Wasserman, MFA '19
), recipient of a
2019 Bar-Fund
June 8 - July 13, 2019 Becky Kilsrud, MFA '12 and Jasmine Little, BA '07 in group exhibition,
Becky Kolsrud, Jasmine Little, Amy Pleasant, at TIF SIGFRIDS, (Tif Sigfrid,
MFA '05), Athens, Georgia

June 5, 2019 Wendy Red Star, MFA '06: Last Chance: Wendy Red Star at the Newark
Museum: A Poerful Portrait of the Crow Nation,
The New York Times,
by Jillian Steinhauer

June 1 - July 6, 2019 Florian Maier-Aichen,  MFA ‘01, in solo exhibition, The Limits of Control, at
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, California

June 1 - July 13, 2019 Amir Fallah, MFA ‘05 and Nasim Hantehzadeh, MFA ‘18 in group exhibition,
The Project Room: Amir H. Fallah, Nasim Hantehzadeh, Jennie Jieun Lee and
Fay Ray
, at Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, California.

May 18 - June 29, 2019 Raffi Kalenderian, BA '04 in solo exhibition, Memento Vivo,
at Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

May 18 - June 29, 2019 Kristen Everberg, MFA '04; BA '01 in solo exhibition, Still Life, at 1301PE,
Los Angeles, California.

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

May 17 - June 22, 2019 Elliott Hundley, MFA ‘05, in solo exhibition, Clearing, at Regen Projects,
Los Angeles, California

May 2019 Jane Jin Kaisen MFA ‘10, in group exhibition, History Has Failed Us, But No Matter,
The Korean Pavilion, 58th, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

April, 2019 Eliot Hundley, MFA '05, is awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship, Fine Arts
Carmen Winant, BA '06, is awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship, Photography

April 6 - May 11, 2019 Rob Thom, MFA '04, in solo exhibition, The Beast, at M+B, Los Angeles, California

March 2019 Jacob Yanes, MFA '08: Permanent public sculpture installed at the Los Angeles Police Academy, Los Angeles, California

March 16 - April 6, 2019 Max Cleary, MFA '19, Ari Salka, MFA '19, Charles Snowden, (MFA '20) in group
exhibition SOCAL MFA Juried Exhibition, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont

March 16 - April 20, 2019 David Korty, MFA '98, in solo exhibition, Howl, at Night Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Mar 9 - Sept, 2019 Mitsuko Brooks, MFA ‘17 in group exhibition, Agrarianna, at the Japanese
American Museum of San Jose
, San Jose, California.

February 23-June16, 2019 Wendy Red Star, MFA '06, in solo exhibition A Scratch on the Earth, at the
Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey

February 24, 2019 Lindsay August Salazar, BA '08, Encore performance: An Alphabet Expanding at
Prince Hamburger, Los Angeles, California

Feb 2019- 2020 Jan Wurm, BA '72, in group exhibition, Annual Civic Arts Installation, Berkeley
Civic Center, Berkeley, California
Oct 24 - Nov 17, 2018 Hiejin Yoo, MFA '18 in solo exhibition,Quotidian, at Half Gallery, New York,
New York.

Oct 5, 2018 Cara Chan, MFA ’17, Martin Durazo, MFA '98, Ephraim Puusemp, MFA '07,
and Eric Vrymoed BA '11
in group exhibition,Skulpturengarten, at The Reef L.A.,
Los Angeles, California during Fabrik Expo Art Fair.

Oct 5, 2018 Kate Stewart, MFA '17 in solo exhibition, Paintings, at The Gallery @ Michael's,
Santa Monica, California.

Oct 4, 2018 Kerry Tribe, MFA '02 in group exhibition, La Reina de Los Ángeles, at the
Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California.

Oct 4, 2018 Janna Ireland, MFA ‘13 is named the 2018 Arlene Director Schnitzer ’47
Visiting Artist.

Oct 4, 2018 Wu Tsang, MFA ‘10 is named a 2018 MacArthur Fellowship recipient, according
to The New York Times article MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant Winners for 2018:
The Full Lis

Sept 28, 2018 Amir Fallah, MFA '05 is named the 2018 Northern Trust Purchase Prize recipient.

Sept 12, 2018 Max Jansons, BA ‘96 in solo exhibition, Animal Style, at there-there,
Los Angeles, California.

Sept 6 - Oct 18, 2018 Analia Saban, MFA '05 in solo exhibition, Analia Saban: PUNCHED CARD, at
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, New York.

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,

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

Aug 3-Aug 31, 2018 Mitsuko Brooks, MFA ‘17 in group exhibition, MIgrant Mothers, at Tempus
, Tampa, Florida.

July 27-Sept 29, 2018 Ivan Iannoli, MFA ‘11 in solo exhibition, An Exhibition in 3 Parts, Parts 2 & 3, at
Bass & Reiner Gallery, San Francisco, California

July 21-Aug 25, 2018 Mitsuko Brooks, MFA ‘17 in group exhibition, Through-Line: Drawing and
Weaving by 19 Artists
, at Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

June 28-Aug 18, 2018 Whitney Bedford, MFA '03, Matthew Brandt, MFA '08, Kirsten Everberg,
BA '01, Professor Catherine Opie, Kerry Tribe, MFA '02, Marnie Weber,
BA '81, and Emeritus Professor James Welling
in group exhibition, AS YOU
, at Praz-Delavallade Gallery, Los Angeles,

June 15-July 14, 2018 Alex Anderson, MFA '18 in solo exhibition, Wonderland, at Gavlak Los Angeles,
Los Angeles, California.
June 3-Sept 2, 2018 Carmen Argote, BA ’04 and MFA ‘07, Nikita Gale, MFA'16, Eamon Ore-Giron,
MFA ‘06, EJ Hill, MFA '13,
and Naotaka Hiro, BA ‘97 in biennial, made in L.A.
, 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 politica

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.

Prior to Summer 2018 Past Alumni Highlights

Last Updated 6/29/2018

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