2016 Emerging: Alumni panelists speaking to audience members.


Justinian Jampol, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director of The Wende Museum, Sept. 13

Nicholas Fahey, Photographer and Associate of the Fahey/Klein Gallery, Sept. 20

Antonius-Tín Bui (They/Them), Artist, in collaboration with the Laband Art Gallery, Sept. 27

Elena Muslar, Associate Director of Creative Professions and Strategic Initiatives (LMU) and Cultural Experience Curator, Oct. 4

Interning: Let’s Get Real, Oct. 18
Moderator: Elena Muslar, Associate Director of Creative Professions and Strategic Initiatives (LMU) and Culture Experience Curator

Sharon Sekhon, Historian, Founder and Executive Director for the Studio for Southern California History, Oct. 25

Narsiso Martinez, Artist, Nov. 1

York Chang, Artist and Lawyer, Nov. 8

Amanda Herring, Assistant Professor of Art History (LMU), Nov. 15

Annual Drawing Circus, Nov. 23, Drawing Studio Burns 217

Adam Arenson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, Director of the Urban Studies Program, (Manhattan College), Jan. 24

Michael Ano, Artist, Art Educator, Curator, Jan. 31

Ramesh Srinivasan, Professor of Information Studies and Design|Media (UCLA), Director of UC Center for Global Digital Cultures, Feb. 7

James Rojas, Urban Planner, Community Activist, Artist, Feb. 14

Lisa Jann, Managing Director of L.A. Louver, Feb. 21

Ken Gonzales-Day, Artist, Author, The Fletcher Jones Chair in Art (Scripps College in Claremont), Feb. 28


Tony Brown, ’92, Executive Director of Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA), Sept. 14

Andrew Merkin, Managing Producer & Director of Moment Factory (LA Office), Sept. 21

Natalie Russell, Assistant Curator, Huntington Library, “Telling My Stories: the pioneering fiction of Octavia E. Butler," Sept. 28

Judy Dater, Photographer, Oct. 5
Sponsored by the Department of Art & Art History’s KaleidoLA Speaker Series, Laband Art Gallery, and LMU’s Marymount Institute

Emerging: Alumni Panel, Oct. 19
Moderated by Studio Arts Clinical Professor, Macha Suzuki

Karlsson Rixon, Photographer, Nov. 2

Maj Hasager, Visual Artist, Nov. 9

Dr. Robert Brown, Professor of Art History (UCLA) & Curator of Southeast Asian Art (LACMA), Jan. 25

Michael Dooley, Author, Creative Director, Photographer, & Studio Arts Senior Lecturer, Feb. 8

Eamon Ore-Giron, Visual Artist, Feb. 15

Ben Vance, Co-Founder, FLOAT, Feb. 22

David P. Earle, Writer, Visual Artist, Mar. 1

Erin Christovale, Assistant Curator, Hammer Museum & Curator, Black Radical Imagination, Apr. 5

Marcus Kuiland-Nazario, Performance Artist & Activist, Apr. 12


Carolyn Castaño, Artist, Sept. 8

Carole Kim, Interdisciplinary Artist, Sept. 15

José Lozano, Artist, Sept. 22

Elias Wondimu, Human Rights Activist, Social Entrepreneur, Exiled Journalist, Oct. 6

Emerging: Alumni Panel, Oct. 20

Karen Rapp, Director and Curator for the Laband Art Gallery, Nov. 3

Andrew Byron, Designer, Educator, Nov. 10

12th Annual Drawing Circus with guest Michelle Raimo Kouyate, Principal Producer at MRK Productions, Nov. 18, Drawing Studio Burns 217

Ronald Clark, Designer, Dec. 1

Amelia Jones, Robert A. Day Professor of Art & Design, Vice Dean of Critical Studies, USC, Jan. 19

Greg Preston, Commercial Photographer, Sampsel & Preston Photography, Jan. 26

Daryn Wakasa, STAR/MTMA, ’05, Filmmaker & Artist, Feb. 2

Susan Silton, Artist & Designer, Feb. 9

Mural Workshop, Feb. 16-17

Joe Suzuki, Visual Artist, Apr. 6

Sam Durant, Interdisciplinary Artist, Apr. 13


Isabelle Lutterodt, Director of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and Barnsdall Art Park, Sept. 9

Betty Avila, Associate Director at Self Help Graphics & Art, and Joel Garcia, Director of Programs & Operations at Self Help Graphics & Art, Sept. 16

Luis Rodriguez, Los Angeles Poet Laureate, Sept. 28

Mike Salisbury, Art & Creative Director, Designer, Illustrator, Photographer, Writer, Sept. 30

Emerging: Alumni Panel, Oct. 21

James Rojas, Urban Planner, Community Activist, Artist, Oct. 28

Justin Lai, Design Associate at Stanford Medicine X, Nov. 11

KaleidoLA Tour & Workshop: Self Help Graphics & Art, Nov. 18

Annual Drawing Circus, Nov. 19, Drawing Studio Burns 217

Qathryn Brehm, Artist, Dec. 2

Jeffrey Weaver, Associate Curator in the Department of Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Dec. 9

Josh Kun, Cultural Historian, USC Professor of Communication and MacArthur Fellow, Jan. 20

Lilli Muller, Sculptor, Installation and Video Artist, Curator, Event Producer, Community Activist, Jan. 27

Leah Lehmbeck, Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Feb. 10

Nery Gabriel Lemus, Artist, Feb. 17

Matthew Normand, Part-Time Instructor of Graphic Design, Feb. 24

Ted Meyer, Artist, Curator, Patient Advocate, Mar. 3

Al Kallis, Illustrator, Art Director, Designer, Filmmaker, Mar. 24

Rick Robinson, Creative Thinker, Public Speaker, Fine Artist, Author, Apr. 28


Matthew Mishory, Filmmaker, Sept. 11

Richard Renaldi, Photographer, Sept. 12

Drive By Press, Sept. 15, Printmaking Studio Burns 200 and Alumni Mall

Patrick Scott, Filmmaker, Oct. 2

Chris Becker, User Experience and Interaction Designer, Design Researcher, Oct. 9

Alumni Panel, Oct. 23

Cristina Cuevas-Wolf, Resident Historian, Wende Museum of the Cold War, Oct. 30

Macha Suzuki, Artist, Oct. 30

Hollis Goodall, Curator of Japanese Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Nov. 6

Christine Sciacca, Assistant Curator, Manuscripts Department at the Getty, Nov. 13

Drawing Circus, featuring Greg Gould, Nov. 21, Drawing Studio Burns 217

Anuradha Vikram, Director of Residency Programs at 18th Street Arts Center, Lecturer at Otis, Dec. 4

Carol A. Wells, Founder and Executive Director for the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Jan. 22

Nuala Creed, Ceramics Artist, Jan. 23

Terry Dobson, Graphic Designer, Jan. 29

Michael Ano, Artist, Art Educator, Feb. 5

Nancy Jo Haselbacher, Printmaker, Photographer, Feb. 12

The Broad Museum Tour, Feb. 22

Jody Zellen, Multimedia Artist, Feb. 26

Lluvia Higuera, Art Educator, Photographer, Apr. 1

Ann Le, Multimedia Artist, Apr. 8

Mark Steven Greenfield, Artist, Arts Administrator, Apr. 15


Mike Mandel, Photographer, Sept. 5

Sue Ann Dorman, Artist, Art and Art History Faculty, Sept. 12

Isabelle Lutterodt, Artist, Curator, Educator, Director of Visual Arts, Angels Gate Cultural Center, Sept. 19

Qathryn Brehm, Artist, Executive Director of Downtown LA Art Walk, Sept. 26

Marina Moevs, Artist, Art and Art History Faculty, Oct. 3

Shane King, Photographer, Oct 14

DJ Hall, Artist, Art and Art History Faculty, Oct. 17

Portrait & Lighting Workshop with Will Hare, Photographer, Oct. 21

Alumni Panel, Oct. 24

Shalini Patel, Designer, Art and Art History Faculty, Oct. 31

Cristina Cuevas-Wolf, Art Historian, Writer, Nov. 7

The Virgin of Guadalupe, Nov. 14
Panel featuring Dr. Karen Mary Davalos, Chair and Professor of Chicano/a Studies, Dr. Kirstin Noreen, Chair and Professor of Art History, and Dr. David Sánchez, Associate Professor of Theological Studies

Maece Seirafi and Poya Jahanshani, Nov. 21, Burns 211

Kristy Sandoval, Artist, Educator, Muralist, Jan. 30

Brian Moss, Photographer, Art and Art History Faculty, Feb. 6

Thomas Müller, Artist, Feb. 13

Robin Johnson, Artist, Feb. 27

Joe Smoke, Cultural Studies Scholar, Researcher, Writer, Mar. 6

Therese Hughes, Photographer, Mar. 27

Dr. David Sánchez, Associate Professor, Director, American Cultures Studies Program at LMU, Apr. 10

Susan J. Goldman, Printmaker, Apr. 17

The Taste of Tea and Zen Are One, Apr. 22, Dunning Courtyard

Tadanori Yokoo: Wild at Heart, Apr. 24, Burns 211
Presented by Christopher Mount, owner of Christopher W. Mount Gallery


Todd Gray, Artist, Photographer, Educator, Author
Sept. 6

Diana Reichenbach, Multimedia Artist, Filmmaker
Sept. 13

Activists & Bloggers: Changing the Face of Los Angeles, Sept. 27
Panel moderated by Michael Brodsky, Professor of Multimedia

Nicholas Fahey, Photographer, Founder of ArtBookApps, Oct. 4

"Avoiding the Seductiveness of Perpetual Bummerness" featuring Erik Benjamins, '08, Artist, Curator, Photographer, Communicator, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, Oct. 25

"The History of a Medieval Prayer Book and a Nun on the Run: The St. Albans Psalter and Christina of Markyate" featuring Dr. Kristen Collins, Associate Curator, Department of Manuscripts, Getty Center, Nov. 1

"A Life in Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley" featuring Warren Lehrer, Writer, Graphic Designer, Book Artist, Performer, Nov. 8, Burns 211

Emerging: Recent Alumni Panel, Nov. 15

Ann Jensen Adams, Getty Scholar, Associate Professor in the Department of The History of Art & Architecture, UCSB, Nov. 18

Karen Atkinson, Founder of GYST-Ink, Artist, Independent Curator and Collaborator, Jan. 17

Matthew Mishory, Film and Commercial Director, Jan. 24

Aline Smithson, Photographer, Jan. 29, Burns 152

Andreas Schmidt and Mishra Henner, Photographers, Jan. 31

Aliaa El Sandouby, Art Historian, Art and Art History Faculty, Feb. 7

James Rojas, Architect, City and Transportation Planner, Feb. 10, Burns 152

Jenny Lin, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Oregon, Feb. 10, Burns 211

Nancy Popp, Photographer, Videographer, Feb. 14

Kathleen McLaughlin, Photographer, Art and Art History Faculty, Feb. 21

Jessica Hutchins, Writer, Fine Artist, Feb. 24, Burns 152

Carol A. Wells, Art Historian, Curator, Writer, Poster Collector, Mar. 14

"Beautiful Accidents: The Principle of Wabi-Sabi Applied to Life, Work, and Art" featuring Michael Kieley, Artist, Art and Art History Faculty, Mar. 28, Von Der Ahe

Paul Pescador, Visual Artist, Mar. 28

Tyler Ferreira, Printmaking Artist, Art and Art History Faculty, Apr. 4

Header image taken at the KaleidoLA 2016 Emerging: Alumni Panel