News Release| Department of Art; Cal State L.A.

June 8, 2012

Exhibit features collaborative work of CSULA students, Austrian artists

 June 14 opening reception for ‘Infinite Encores’ exhibit

WHAT:          The Luckman Gallery at Cal State L.A. will present “Infinite Encores,” a

collaborative exhibition bringing together experienced practitioners with CSULA students in the University’s Department of Art.

The free exhibit, to run June 14 through 30, is curated by visiting artists Karin Mayr and Martin Sturm from Austria, who are currently living and working in Venice. They co-initiated the art project, “Project Love: Collaborative Art Organization,” and have exhibited and curated numerous exhibitions of emerging and established artists as well as of their own work.

SUMMARY:  CSULA student artists participating in this exhibition demonstrate intimately-

rooted accounts of their experiential subjectivity and of their cognitive contemplation of art through their work. The 16 student artists include Milca Adamczyk, Eseraele Alemu, Sarah Barnard, Shawna Burger, Deborah Cansler Waters, Alexzandra Granath, Jessica Gutierrez, Alex Lemke, Karin Mayr, Arturo Mejia, Nicole Samson, Martin Sturm, Konomi Takezaki, Solomon Terringer, Susan Varghese, and Yiheng Yu.

WHEN:          Open reception: Thursday, June 14, 7-9 p.m., at Luckman Gallery, on the CSULA campus. (Photo opportunity: CSULA student projects will be on display.)  Pay permit parking is available at Lot 5 or upper level of Structure C. For campus map and directions:

CONTACT:   For details, call the Department of Art at CSULA, at (323) 343-4010 or the Luckman Gallery at (323) 343-6604.

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