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  • Margo Victor

    Sep 29| Lectures
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    Margo Victor lives and works in Los Angeles, California and received her BFA at the California Institute of the Arts. Her work has been exhibited at Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; Happy Lion in Chinatown, Los Angeles, California; Cirrus Gallery in Los Angeles; Elizabeth Dee Gallery in New York.

  • Shila Khatami

    Oct 04| Lectures
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    Shila Khatami has had solo exhibitions at:
    Autocenter in Berlin, Kunstverein Dillingen, 
    Galerie Samy Abraham in Paris, 
    Galerie Susanna Kulli in Zurich, 
    Clages in Cologne and Treize in Paris.
    Group exhibitions include:
    “00ooOO - holes, dots, balls“ with Davide Bertocchi at Hopstreet, Brussels ; 
    “Punkt-Systeme,Vom Pointilismus zum Pixel“ at the Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen; 
    „BYOB“ at Palais de Tokyo, Paris; 
    “Dorothea“ at Ancient & Modern, London; 
    “Ambigu“ at Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

  • Leonardo Bravo is an artist, curator, and educator and the Founder of Big City Forum. Big City Forum is an interdisciplinary project designed to explore the intersection between design-based creative disciplines (Design, Architecture, Urban Planning, etc) that take into account public space and the built environment. Big City Forum facilitates the exchange of ideas through gatherings, symposiums, exhibitions, and special events that promote forward-thinking projects and the individuals at the forefront of this vision.

  • Chris Coy

    Oct 11| Lectures
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    Chris Coy is an artist and filmmaker. His work has shown at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, the Sundance Film Festival, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, the Netherlands Media Art Institute, and numerous international art festivals and exhibitions. He received his MFA from the University of Southern California in 2012. He is represented by Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles.

  • Professor Karen Tongson joined the USC faculty in English and Gender Studies in fall 2005. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to USC, Tongson held a University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literature at UC San Diego, and a UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) Residential Research Fellowship at UC Irvine.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Admitted Students

Newly admitted students can find a list of next steps below to enroll at Otis College. 

Admitted Undergraduate Students

Decisions

When the Admissions Office has received all of your application materials, your application is complete. The Admissions Committee will notify you of its decision by email and mail.

Securing your Spot
Accepted students who plan to enroll are required to make a nonrefundable $250 tuition deposit to confirm attendance and reserve a place in the entering class. The Intent to Register Form and tuition deposit are due within two weeks of notification of acceptance or by May 1 (for fall), whichever is later. The full amount of the deposit is credited to your first semester’s tuition.

View the Enrollment Guide for more information about registration, orientation, housing, and paying tuition.

Prior to enrolling, you must submit final high school or college transcripts. Acceptance is final only upon receipt of these documents.

Deferral of Admission

Admitted students can request a deferral of admission for up to one year. To request to defer, email admissions@otis.edu with your contact information and the term you wish to defer to.

Orientation

Orientation (O Week) for fall 2016 is from August 22 through August 26. Information about O Week will be posted at www.otis.edu/orientation-o-week

Undergraduate Enrollment Guide

If you are admitted and choose to enroll at the College, view the Undergraduate Enrollment Guide (PDF)  for a checklist of next steps and important information.

Enrollment Guide

Admitted Graduate Students

Decisions

All graduate admissions decisions are made by the Graduate Review Faculty Committee. Accepted students will be notified of their decision by email and mail. Applications received after the deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis. 

Securing your Spot

Accepted students who plan to enroll are required to make a nonrefundable $250 tuition deposit and submit the Intent to Register form to confirm attendance and reserve a place in the entering class. The full amount of the deposit is credited to your first semester's tuition.

Graduate Enrollment Guide

If you are admitted and chose to enroll at the College, view either the Graduate Enrollment Guide (PDF)  for a checklist of next steps and important information.

Graduate Enrollment Guide

Important Dates

Fall 2016

June 15 - Tuition Due Date

August 20 - Housing Move-in

August 22 - 27 Orientation Week (O Week)

August 25 - Graduate Orientation for Fine Arts, Public Practice and Writing

August 29 - First Day of Classes

Log-In to Self Service

Otis Self Service is an online account where students can view their financial aid awards/missing documentation, and accept or decline financial aid awards. You can also pay your tuition and review registration information from Self Service. 
To log in, go to www.otis.edu/selfservice and sign in with your X number. Your log in information was provided by Admissions at the time of your acceptance. 
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