November Events at RAFFMA

November Events at RAFFMA

November 02, 2017 6:00 pm - November 16, 2017 8:00 pm

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RAFFMA - CSUSB, San Bernardino

November Events
 
Thursday, Nov. 2
6- 8 p.m.
#WIP - Open Critique Night 
Bring your recent creations, works in progress or just an idea for an open group critique facilitated by a new guest each month! This month's facilitator: Marnie Navarro, AKA MLN17, a Southern California-based multidisciplinary visual artist and co-owner of LIFEWORK Gallery.

 
Thursday, Nov. 9
6-8 p.m.
Open Mic Night
Bring your guitar, a few poems or your latest jokes for RAFFMA's monthly open mic series! This event is free and open to all. 
 
Wednesday, Nov. 15
12p.m.-1p.m.
Know Your Museum Career Options Before Graduating Workshop - Sheryl Nakano and Melissa Mariano, Nakano Logistics
Nakano and Mariano will discuss aspects of collections management, including exhibition preparation and conservation. 
 
Thursday, Nov. 16
6p.m.-8p.m.
Conversations on Art: Dr. Claudia Bohn-Spector and Sam Mellon
Curators Dr. Claudia Bohn- Spector and Sam Mellon will give a walk-through of their exhibitions "Andy Warhol: Polaroids" and "Return to Form: Dennis Hopper Photographs Japan" followed by a discussion of their experiences as independent curators.
 
Thursday, Oct. 26
6p.m.-8p.m.
Open Mic Night
Bring your guitar, latest poem or a few jokes for RAFFMA's monthly Open Mic night! Free and open to the public, all mediums and skills levels.
 
 
#WIP - Open Critique Night
Thursday, Nov. 2, 6-8 p.m.
Free, open to all mediums and skill levels.
 
Bring your latest creations, works in progress or just an idea for an open group critique! This is open to all mediums, majors and skill levels. Critique will be facilitated by artist MLN17 (Marnie Navarro). 
 
 
Marnie aka MLN17 is a Southern California-based multidisciplinary visual artist and co-owner of LIFEWORK Gallery. Education includes California State University San Bernardino, B.A. in Psychology and post-baccalaureate degree in Studio Art, and the School of Visual Arts New York, M.F.A. in Art Practice. International art studies include Instituto Allende in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico and the International School of Art in Umbria, Italy. Recent exhibitions include Sensing Elsewhere (Here) in New York, NY, ALL or NOTHING, at SPACE Gallery in Pomona, CA, and ART ARMY, a solo exhibition, in New York, NY. The scope of MLN17’s oeuvre includes painting, photography, printmaking, video and sound work, and performance, as well as public art and curatorial practice. She curated a month-long LIFEWORK pop up in May (Palm Springs), a series of film screenings in September (Indio), and created an art installation with sound performance for Deathwave Fest in October (Pioneertown).
 
HOW IT WORKS:
Bring 1-2 of your artworks (painting, 3-D, Video, photography, performance)
Each visitor will get 10-15 minutes for a group discussion of their work, as time permits.
 
Open Mic Night
Thursday, Nov. 9, 6-8 p.m.
 
Bring your guitar, latest poem or just a few jokes for RAFFMA's monthly open mic night! Free and open to all.
 
Know Your Museum Career Options Before Graduating
Guests: Sheryl Nakano, owner of Nakano Logistics & Melissa Mariano, conservator Nakano Logisitics
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 12p.m.
 
What happens to an object when it is not on display? Sheryl Nakano, owner of Nakano Logistics will discuss what goes on behind the scenes of major exhibition organization and collections management. Nakano will be joined by Melissa Mariano who will discuss her experience as a conservator, protecting and repairing timeless objects and works of art.
 
This program is generously supported by Student Success Initiative fees and the Intellectual Life fund. Attendance is free and open to all.
 
Conversations on Art
Dr. Claudia Bohn-Spector & Sam Mellon
Thursday, Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m.
 
Curators Dr. Claudia Bohn-Spector and Sam Mellon will give a brief walk-through of their exhibitions "Andy Warhol: Polaroids" and "Return to Form: Dennis Hopper Photographs Japan" followed by a discussion of their experiences as independent curators. Free, open to all.
 
 


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