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

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

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 List.

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, California.

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

Aug 3-Aug 31, 2018 Mitsuko Brooks, MFA ‘17 in group exhibition, MIgrant Mothers, at Tempus Projects, 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 LIKE - C'EST COMME VOUS VOULEZ, at Praz-Delavallade Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

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. 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.

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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