Jennifer Bolande - Area Head
Jennifer Bolande has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally with solo exhibitions at Alexander and Bonin Gallery in New York; Fotohof Gallery, Salzburg, Austria; PS1, New York; Metro Pictures Gallery, New York; Kunstraum, Munich; Kunsthalle Palazzo, Basel; Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles; Gallerie Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm; Urbi & Orbi Gallery, Paris; Galerie 121, Antwerp; Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne; and Nature Morte Gallery, New York. Recent group exhibitions include Influence, Anxiety and Gratitude, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA; Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; The Photogenic, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; A Celebration of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Private Investigations, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, BC; Big Nothing, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany; Insites, Whitney Museum of American Art; Trippy World, Baron/Boisanté Gallery, New York; The Anagrammatical Body, Kunsthaus Muerz, Muerzzuschlag, Austria; Deep Storage, Haus der Kunst, Munich; Nationalgalerie, Berlin; Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf; PS1, New York; Just Past, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Consortium, Dijon, France; The Readymade Boomerang, Eighth Biennale of Sydney, Australia; Status of Sculpture, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; L’Espace Lyonnais d’Art Contemporain, Lyon; Lowen-Palais, Berlin; and Viewpoints Towards the 90s: Bolande, Kelley, Miller, Seibu Contemporary Art Gallery, Japan. Bolande has been awarded fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Tesuque Foundation, and the Canadian Council on the Arts. BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
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Vishal Jugdeo - Assistant Professor
Vishal Jugdeo is an interdisciplinary artist who works with video, installation, performance and sculpture to construct experimental approaches to narrative. Weaving together strategies from television, documentary and narrative cinema, as well as theater, he emphasizes the physical and psychical space around moving images. He has exhibited widely including solo exhibitions at the ICA Philadelphia, LAXART, Los Angeles, Western Front, Vancouver and 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica. Major commissioned works have been featured in Performa, New York, Made in LA at the Hammer Museum Los Angeles and the California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art. Notable group exhibitions include Witte De With Center for Contemporary Arts, Rotterdam, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, INOVA, Milwaukee and Vox Populi, Philadelphia. Jugdeo completed an MFA at UCLA, and a BFA at Simon Fraser University. He is a 2015 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, and has received grants from Art Matters, Artadia, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, California Community Foundation, and the Canada Council for the Arts, as well as residencies at Skowhegan, BOFFO and the MacDowell Colony. Jugdeo has taught extensively at Cooper Union, Parsons School of Art and Design, California State University Long Beach, USC and UCLA.

Barbara Kruger - Professor
Kruger, internationally known for her distinctive image and text pieces, has been active in a range of fields, including video and audio installation, photography, sculpture, architecture, and graphic design as well as in critical writing, curatorship, and various forms of public advocacy. In 2005, Kruger was included in The Experience of Art at the Venice Biennale and was the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement.

Since 1974, Kruger has had 48 solo exhibitions in galleries including Mary Boone Gallery, New York; Gagosian, Los Angeles; Galerie Spruth Magers, Munich; and Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris; as well as such high-profile art institutions as Artists' Space, Franklin Furnace; and PS1 in New York; the Institute of Contemporary Art, London; the Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford; the University Art Museum, Berkeley; the National Art Gallery of New Zealand; the Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble; and in 1999, a large-scale retrospective originating at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and continuing to the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Group exhibition venues include the Whitney Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art, all in New York; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; the Banff Art Center; the New Museum, New York; the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Vienna; the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art; the Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf; the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC; the Israel Museum, Jerusalem; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Moderna Museet, Stockholm; the Serpentine Gallery, London; the Musée Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard; and the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Most recently, Kruger created installations for the Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA, the Moderna Museet, Stockholm, and the Price Center at the University of California, San Diego.

Dean Erdmann - Lab Supervisor
Dean Erdmann's work engages perception and transformation, addressing the politics of place, class and the body. Erdmann is currently a fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School. Erdmann was a 2013 recipient of the CCF Emerging Artist Fellowship and a 2012 ARC grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation. Recent projects include the collaboration "Touch of the Other" with Takao Kawaguchi and Jonathan Hall at ONE Archives and REDCAT and multiple collaborative endeavors with writer and performer Nikki Darling. They recently completed a METRO commission for a public artwork for the new Leimert Park Station which opens in 2020. Their work has been exhibited at REDCAT, OCMA, Patrick Painter, Images Festival, One Archives (USC), Public Fiction, Luis de Jesus Gallery, Angels Gate Cultural Center, and Samuel Freeman Gallery amongst many others.


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Norm Wilson
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Patty Chang
Harry Dodge
Piero Golia
John Houck
Marie Jager
Stanya Kahn
Nance Klehm
Euan MacDonald
Alix Pearlstein
Kirsten Stoltmann
Stephen G Rhodes
Marco Rios
Miljohn Ruperto
Allen Ruppersberg
Cauleen Smith
Jeffrey Vallance
Erika Vogt
Chris Wilder
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Tacita Dean
Carole Ann Klonarides
Malik Gaines
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Matt Mullican
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