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Open Studios with Devin Farrand, Ariel Herwitz and Tobaron Waxman

Devin Farrand was born in Salem, Oregon and currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He received his Bachelors degree in 3-D Art from Eastern Oregon University. He earned his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills Michigan, during which he was awarded the Daisy Soros Prize for Fine Art by the American Austrian Foundation.  READ MORE

Ariel Herwitz (b.1983 Atlanta, GA.) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.  She earned a B.A. in Visual Art from Bennington College in 2006, and an M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2011.  Her work has been exhibited throughout Los Angeles at Marine Projects, Loudhailer Gallery, Greene Exhibitions, Ambach and Rice, and most recently, a solo exhibition at Ochi Projects.  READ MORE

Tobaron Waxman is a visual artist who sings. Tobaron composes performances for photograph, video and site specific installation, and is also a trained vocalist in Jewish liturgical music. Tobaron has been exhibited at such venues as Palais de Tokio, Videotage Hong Kong, Kunsthalle Vienna, CEPA Buffalo, New Museum NYC, Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New Museum NYC and Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music. Tobaron has taught live art, collaboration and vocal techniques at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of the Art Institute Chicago and at the Hollins MFA Dance Program, and has lectured at Parsons, SOAS University of London, Concordia University, OCADU, SMFA Boston, UC Irvine, Goldsmiths and others. In 2010 Tobaron was honoured with the first ever Audience Award of the Jewish Museum of New York for the 8-hour endurance performance <I>Opshernish</I>.