CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS (CALARTS) INVITES THE PUBLIC TO ATTEND OPEN STUDIOS 2008
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2008, Valencia, California―Current MFA students in the School of Art's
Art, Photography and the Integrated Media programs at California
Institute of the Arts (CalArts) are pleased to announce the annual
Graduate Open Studios Day. For one afternoon, Sunday, April 13 from
2:00 to 7:00 p.m., approximately 60 graduate students will open their
workspaces to the public. Visitors are invited to take an inside look
at the diverse project undertaken at CalArts―where students test the
limits of their mediums and explore definitions of contemporary art
open studios event provides a rare opportunity for visitors to CalArts
to preview works in progress and converse with artists in a comfortable
and informal setting. Each artist will be present in her or his studio
and available to answer questions and discuss their artistic practice.
MFA program in Art, Photography, and Integrated Media at CalArts has
produced an impressive range of influential contemporary artists.
Notable CalArts alumni range from graduates from the 1970s such as
David Salle, Matt Mullican, Jack Goldstein, Lari Pittman, Eric Fischl
and Mike Kelley to Liz Larner, Cathie Opie, and Stephen Prina in the
1980s, and more recent alumni Mark Bradford, Ruben Ortiz-Torres, Sam
Durant, Andrea Bowers, and Rodney McMillian.