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Deborah Oliver Curated Show at the LACE Gallery

Continuing Lecturer of Art Deborah Oliver curated the show Irrational Exhibits 9 at the LACE Gallery in Los Angeles. The show includes performances, installations and videos and features work from UCI Alumni Flora Kao (MFA 2012), Juan Meneses (BA 2015), and Bradford Chan Prairie (BA 2016). Irrational Exhibits 9 is a one night live art exhibition opening on June 8, 2016. LINK.


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Simon Leung Interviewed in ArtForum Magazine

Professor of Art Simon Leung was interviewed in ArtForum Magazine for his film War After War. The film is included in the Routine Pleasures exhibition which opens May 25, 2016 at the MAK Center in West Hollywood, CA.

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UC Irvine’s Daniel Joseph Martinez Awarded the Coveted Berlin Prize by The American Academy In Berlin

UC IRVINE’S DANIEL JOSEPH MARTINEZ AWARDED THE COVETED BERLIN PRIZE BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY IN BERLIN

IRVINE, Calif. (May 17, 2016) --  Daniel Joseph Martinez, Artist and Donald Bren Professor of Art UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts, has been awarded the Berlin Prize by the American Academy in Berlin. The highly coveted prize is awarded annually to scholars, writers, composers, and artists from America who represent the highest standards of excellence in their fields. A total of 23 fellows are chosen for this illustrious prize by an independent selection committee. Martinez will complete his fellowship in the fall of 2016.

“We look forward to welcoming another group of outstanding fellows to the Academy,” said Academy president Gerhard Casper. “By working with their peers and partner institutions in Berlin and presenting their projects to the public, they will actively contribute to the exchange of ideas between the US and Germany.”


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Daniel Joseph Martinez Offers a Front-Row Seat to a Famous Artistic Murder - Starring Himself

April 23, 2016

Walk into Roberts & Tilton gallery in Culver City and you will stumble into a murder scene. A man lies dead in a bathtub. His wild-eyed assailant stands behind him, knife in hand, ready to strike again in case the deed is not done. Another figure reaches toward the murderer, futilely trying to put a stop to the death that has just transpired. The ghastly scene is a sculptural installation by Los Angeles artist Daniel Joseph Martinez that riffs on one of the most famous paintings in Western history: Jacques-Louis David's late 18th century masterpiece "The Death of Marat"...

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Joe Lewis has a New Installation at The Phatory

Professor of Art Joe Lewis has a new installation at The Phatory in New York. The installation entitled Mutant Monkey Business will be on view starting May 1 – May 22, 2016. LINK.


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Monica Majoli Featured in Mousse Magazine

Professor of Art Monica Majoli was featured in the April 2016 issue of Mousse Magazine. LINK.


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Connie Samaras has Two Exhibitions at UC San Diego

UC Irvine Professor of Art Connie Samaras currently has two exhibitions running at UC San Diego. The exhibitions are titled, Connie Samaras: Speculative Landscapes, and feature Samaras’ photography and video from the series Edge of Twilight, V.A.L.I.S, and After the American Century. LINK.


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Ulysses Jenkins in ‘BACKSTORY’ in Art in America Magazine

Professor of Art Ulysses Jenkins is in BACKSTORY by Kerry James Marshall. The article describes his time at Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County with fellow artists Ulysses Jenkins, Greg Pitts, and Ronnie Nichols.

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Minor in Digital Filmmaking

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Application to the UCI filmmaking program, the Minor in Digital Filmmaking is open to all undergraduate UCI students. There are no restrictions based on major or level. Admission to the film production program is on a competitive basis and students must submit an online application with a statement of purpose and links to online work samples. A limited number of students are admitted to the DigiFilm Minor on a quarterly basis. The quarterly deadline is Friday, Week 3 by 5:00pm. Applicants that meet the deadline will be notified of their admission status via email by Week 7.

It is expected to take a minimum of two years to complete the minor. If you are a junior or senior, please address how you will be able to complete the minor prior to graduation.

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Registration for 2016 Summer Academies in the Arts is Open

UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS LAUNCHES REGISTRATION FOR 2016 SUMMER ACADEMIES IN THE ARTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

IRVINE, Calif., (February 18, 2016) – The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has launched registration for its 2016 Summer Academies in the Arts.  The Academies are part of a movement by the school to provide meaningful opportunities for the community to engage with the arts on campus at UCI and to contribute to youth development.  These college and career preparatory intensives for high school and middle school students enhance students’ 21st century skills, and support college and career goals, self-confidence and leadership.

Talented and motivated students get to experience life as an undergraduate arts major, in which they receive practical and technical instruction in small classes taught by graduate instructors, professionals in the field and, in
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