Noah Spindler, Scripture Strand #2 (detail), prefab lettering

Undergraduate Scholarship Award Exhibition

November 17–December 8, 2011
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 17, 5–8pm

An exhibition by undergraduate recipients of 2011-12 UCLA Department of Art and School of the Arts and Architecture scholarship awards.

Keli Arslancan Michael Russell
David Bell Maxwell Schwartz
Elana Bowsher Noah Spindler
Armando Cortes Trenton Szewczyk
Michelle Kim Yasmin Thomas
Ari Marcantonio Angelia Trinidad
Ayame Mimi Newman Elena Wolek
Natareewan Pukasemvarangkoon Yaewon Yun
Elyse Reardon-Jung Benjamin Zisman

David Bell and Noah Spindler, Study Session, still from HD video
Armando Cortes, Modern Day Export, wood, fabric, rope, hardware, 78" x 47" x 189" Michelle Kim paintings, installation view

Armando Cortes, Untitled, ceramics
Angelia Trinidad, Choice, wood and screws, 124" x 86" x 86" Elena Wolek, A View from My Deck in Siberia: Big Ass Pants, recycled jeans, 180" x 84"

Installation view: Schwartz/Bowman, Cortes, Wolek, Marcantonio

David Bell and Noah Spindler, Study Session, still from HD video
Michael Russell, Untitled Quilt, mixed media, 72" x 50"

Keli Arslancan, Untitled, still from video
Elana Bowsher, When Do We Lose Our Imagination?, ceramic, ink on paper, 36" x 30" x 60"

Ari Marcantonio, We Want to Live (by any means necessary)

Elyse Reardon-Jung, I Wanna Be Where the Boys Are, still from 3 min. video
Max Schwartz and Daniel Bowman, Post WWWIII L.A. Street Mythologies, inkjet prints, 22" x 17" each Installation view: Trinidad, Schwartz/Bowman, Wolek, Cortes

Michelle Kim, Untitled (my feathers were warm), oil on cotton, 47" x 59" x 36"

Trenton Szewczyk, A Proposition, Followed by a Series of Compromises, video, documents, installation view
Natareewan Pukasemvarangkoon, Untitled, painting, 40" x 30"

Noah Spindler, Scripture Strand #2 (detail), prefab lettering
Yaewon Yun, Midnight Dream, oil, acrylic, sand, and glue, 40" x 28" Elena Wolek, I got my first pair of jeans at 16, and I learned about Andy Warhol at 28, recycled jeans, paper, acrylic, found support board, 83" x 48"

New Wight Gallery
1100 Broad Art Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00 am–4:30 pm

Please note: The gallery will close early (at 3:00 pm) on Weds, November 23 and will be closed on November 24 & 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Admission is free

Daily parking in Lot 3: $11
Short term parking (payable at pay stations) in Lot 3 North: $3/hour

Scholarships available to Art Department undergraduate and graduate students include:

Laura Andreson Scholarship
Samuel Booth Art Scholarship
Ella Powell Bucknell Scholarship
Hans G. and Thordis W. Burkhardt
Foundation Award
Martha Matthias Denny Scholarship
Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg
Feitelson Arts Foundation Award
Laurette Green Scholarship
Edna and Yu-Shan Han Award
D'Arcy Hayman Scholarship
Werner Z. Hirsch Award in Drawing
Hoyt Scholarship
Emma B. Keller Fine Arts Scholarship

Elaine Krown Klein Fine Arts
Lilian Levinson Foundation
Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship
Elizabeth Heller Mandell
Memorial Scholarship
Bette Midler Scholarship
Moss Scholar
Barbara and Joseph Naar Scholarship
Alfredo Orselli Memorial Scholarship
Outstanding Freshman Award
Dr. Hyman Eugene Oxman

Serpouhi Paparian Scholarship
Aubrey Penny Scholarship
Resnick Scholarships
Edward J. and Alice Mae Smith
Charles Speroni Memorial
Judith and Milton Stark Scholarship
S.A. Temple Award
UCLA Art Council Award
Clifton Webb Fine Arts Scholarship
Harold M. Williams Endowed Scholarship

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The exhibition program of the New Wight Gallery is made possible by the generous support of Dallas Price-Van Breda.