MFA Candidates Artemisa Clark, Aitor Lajarin, Julian Rogers, and Nichole Speciale featured in the


Greater Los Angeles Masters of Fine Art Exhibition

August 26 - September 5, 2013

California State University, Long Beach, California

GLAMFA, short for Greater Los Angeles Master of Fine Arts, is a regional exhibition comprised of a 41 artists from 13 MFA programs in Southern California and its adjacent areas. The annual event, now in its 9th year, is curated and organized by the Fine Arts Roundtable, a collective of CSULB MFA and MA students. The exhibition occupies five School of Art galleries and additional alternative spaces within the school.

Through a deliberate selection process, artwork was chosen with regard to craftsmanship, conceptual value, thematic elements, and uniqueness. Furthermore, the selected artists and their work are a vision of the future of contemporary art in Los Angeles.

GLAMFA 2013 is:

Shiva Aliabadi – Otis College of Art and Design
Rachel Bank – UC Riverside
Bridget Batch – Cal Arts
Monica Bello – Art Center College of Design
Janelle Borsberry – Claremont Graduate University
Andrea Marie Breiling – Claremont Graduate University
Andrea Brown – UC Riverside
Patricia Burns – Claremont Graduate University
Danielle Bustillo – Cal Arts
Minkyung Choi – Cal Arts
Heisue Chung – Cal Arts
Artemisa Clark – UC San Diego
Katy Cowan – Otis College of Art and Design
Adrian Culverson – Claremont Graduate University
David Del Francia – Otis College of Art and Design
Crystal Erlendson – Claremont Graduate University
Satoe Fukushima – Cal Arts
Alexandra Pacheco Garcia – UC Irvine
Scott Grow – University of Nevada Las Vegas
Raymie Iadevaia – Art Center College of Design
Shoshi Kanokohata – UCLA
Aitor Lajarin – UC San Diego
Alex Lemke – Cal State LA
Sofia Londono – University of Southern California
Abdul Mazid – Claremont Graduate University
Mark McKnight – UC Riverside
Jessica Minckley – Otis College of Art and Design
Kenneth Morehouse – Art Center College of Design
Erin Morrison – UCLA
Yael Nov – Art Center College of Design
Garrett Pointer – Cal State Northridge
Maria Rendon – UC Santa Barbara
Lisa Rock – University of Nevada Las Vegas
Julian Rogers – UC San Diego
Augusto Sandroni – Claremont Graduate University
Chris Silva – UC Santa Barbara
Nichole Speciale – UC San Diego
Yoony Takeuchi – Claremont Graduate University
Jamaal Hasef Tolbert – Claremont Graduate University
Valerie Veator – UC Irvine
Marisa Williamson – Cal Arts

In conjunction with the exhibition, the Fine Arts Roundtable will also host the CSULB Open Studios. Attendees are invited to view and interact with the CSULB School of Art graduate students and their artwork in their respective studio spaces. Open Studios is an opportunity to see works in progress, artistic processes, and the diverse studio environments of the CSULB School of Art’s graduate students. The studios are located in a number of different buildings within the School of Art and CSULB campus.

For driving and parking directions, please visit:

California State University – Long Beach
School of Art
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840

The School of Art is located at the south end of campus near 7th Street.

August 26th – September 5th
Opening Reception: September 1st, 4pm – 8pm

Gallery Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 12pm – 5pm
Wednesday: 12pm – 7pm

Image courtesy of the CAL Sate Long Beach Fine Arts Roundtable.

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