Master of Fine Arts OPEN STUDIOS
January 24, 2009
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
University Park Campus
Graduate Fine Arts Building
Current Master of Fine Arts graduate students at the Roski School of Fine Arts at the University of Southern California are pleased to announce the annual MFA Open Studios event. USC MFA students will present visual, performance, and media work within their personal studios. Artists will be on hand to speak with visitors. Also on site, the USC Gayle and Ed Roski MFA Gallery will feature a unique display that will shift throughout the day and feature video screenings, performances, and a ping-pong tournament, culminating in a celebration featuring live bands and DJs.
The USC MFA Open Studios event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided free of charge, and additional food will be available for purchase.
This is a rare opportunity for the public to engage with MFA students at USC in the casual setting of their studios and to view an exciting array of work from some of Los Angeles’ most exciting emerging artists.
Artists in the show include: Keith Bormuth, Christian Cummings, Alyse Emdur, Cayetano Ferrer, Michael Hayden, Alex Israel, Sean Kennedy, Lee Lynch, Emily Mast, Nicole Miller, Dianna Molzan, Lisa Ohlweiler, Michael Parker, Samantha Roth, Kenn Tam, and Tellef Tellefson.
4 – 10 pm: Individual artist’s studios open for visitors
4 – 9 pm: Rotating events in USC’s Roski MFA Gallery, featuring a group art exhibition, a video screening, and a live ping-pong tournament
9:30 pm – midnight: Live entertainment and music provided by:
Pacific Trim (9:30 PM)
Hecuba (10:15 PM)
DJ Butchy Fuego (of Pit Er Pat) & DJ NA of Wildness (11:00 PM)