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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring John Houck, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Join Otis’ new President Bruce W. Ferguson and new Director of Galleries and Exhibitions Kate McNamara at a special reception for alumni and friends at the historic National Arts Club.

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    7:00 – 9:00 pm

    National Arts Club
    15 Gramercy Park South
    New York, NY 10003
    Business Casual attire is required by the National Arts Club
    For dress code information, visit: www.nationalartsclub.org (under About Us/FAQs)

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Adam Linder is a choreographer based between Berlin and Los Angeles, working both in theatre and visual art contexts. He has been developing a dance based  format he calls Choreographic Services since 2013. This aspect of his work is focused on underscoring real time and economic conditions that are integral to the discipline of  choreography. At Otis Linder will introduce this format both conceptually and practically, discussing why 'servicing' is the relevant way for his work to publicly engage.  

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event
    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.
    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.
    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm


Careers in Advertising Design

Students who pursue careers in advertising design have skills that range from print to the Web. Their broad educational experience values problem-solving and conceptual thinking, promotes collaboration, and builds competence in communicating not only in two- and three-dimensions, but also in 4D, time-based media. Courses and electives are taught by a faculty team of industry professionals who are leaders in their field.


Art Direction
Art Traffic Coordination
Book Design
Branding and Identity Design
Broadcast Design
Character Development
Children's Book Illustration
Collateral Design
Content Development
Creative/Design Direction
Editorial Illustration
Environmental Design
  Exhibition Design
Interactive Media
Packaging Design
Print design
Print Production
Publication Design
Signage + Wayfinding Design
Textile Design
Web Design


Selected employers include:

  ABC, Inc. and partners
Adams Morioka
Apple itunes
Autry National Center
Bau-Da Design Lab
Capitol Records
Conde Nast Publications
Deutsch Inc, L.A.
DeVa Communications
Disney Consumer Products
Gehry Partners
Guitar Center
I Design Studio
IE Design + Communications
Interscope Records
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles Magazine
Maverick Records
Maxx Marketing
Metro Transit Authority
Ogilvy Worldwide
Nuby Technology
Sony Music
Tornado Design
Twentieth Century Fox
Univision 34, KMEX-TV
U.S. News and World Report
Von Dutch
Warner Bros. Records
WB Network
Young & Rubicam