Kari Orvik, Former CCSFer Graduates with MFA from UC Berkeley

Congratulations to Kari Orvik, former CCSF student who  will graduate this month with her MFA in studio arts from UC Berkeley. Kari applied to UC Berkeley while doing continuing studies at CCSF to build her skills and portfolio. The details of her show are below – congratulations!

The 42nd Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition
May 18, 2012 – June 10, 2012

Featured artists:

Kari Marboe
Frank Emilio Marquez-Leonard
Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
Kari Orvik
Amy Rathbone
Jennie Smith
Brett Walker

To view a full description of the exhibition and find out more about each of the artists and their work, please visit: http://bampfa.berkeley.edu/exhibition/mfa_2012

Kari was also honored with the UC Berkeley Eisner Prize. She says”I am honored to be screening a short video on my corner store at the PFA today with other filmmakers at Cal! Part of receiving honorable mention for the UC Berkeley Eisner Prize. I also received first prize for the campus Eisner Prize for photo, and have long since spent the prize money on photo materials….On the off chance that anyone reads this and is able to attend…here is the info!”

The Eisner Prize is UC Berkeley’s highest award for creativity. This program presents work by this year’s winners in film and video, Rebecca Ramage and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, along with a diverse sampling of videos from the competition.

Sunday, May 6, 2012 5:00 p.m.

Works from the Eisner Prize Competition (2009–12). Student filmmakers in person. Student Pick! Recent works by UC Berkeley students, including the winners of the Eisner Prize, the campus’s highest award for creativity. Includes films by Rebecca Ramage, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, Nathaniel Klein, Kari Orvik, Kyan Krumdieck, Aayushman Indra Pandey, Myles Moscato, Max Tarcher, and Nancy Ledesma. (70 mins)


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