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  • Join us for the ultimate genre mash up as we drop the best hip hop and underground hiphop from all over as well as some of the freshest hard hitting electronic music out today. Presented by DJ Chewby (Pamela Torzan), DJ Snowden (Ryan Snowden) Daybid 1X (David Namkoong), and 90’s Kid (Danial Siddiqui) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • Come enjoy the awesomeness of Soundtracks from Games, Movies and TV Shows with DJ Tea Time (Joshua Timmons), DJ SurgeMiester (Sergio Betancourt ) and DJ ForGrapeJelly (Steven Escarcega).

     

  • Fine Arts presents a lecture by painter Mary Weatherford. She received her BA from Princeton and MFA from Bard. Weatherford has shown at David Kordansky Gallery in L.A., LAxART in L.A., Brennan & Griffin in New York, and Debs & Co in New York.  In addition, her work is included in collections of MoMA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and OCMA.
    All are welcome
    Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim
  • Cesar Garcia – Director and Chief Curator, The Mistake Room
    Glenn Kaino – contemporary artist
    Kris Kuramitsu – Deputy Director and Senior Curator, The Mistake Room

    In conjunction with Otis’ Creative Action program, Big City Forum presents a series of four discussions featuring individuals who reinvent social space and redefine how we engage with each other.

  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event
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  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education
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    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.

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Alumni Radar

Feb 7, 2014
Alumni News
Claire OringDigital Media alumna Claire Oring (’11) was recently profiled on American Photo about her work as a photographer: “Many photographers would see Claire Oring’s early career as something of a fairy tale. She had been out of school for about six weeks—having taken one photography class while earning her bachelor’s degree in 3-D animation from [more]
Feb 7, 2014
Alumni News
Juan Capistran What We WantFine Arts alumnus, Juan Capistran has a solo show at the Visual Art Center at the University of Texas, Austin, What We Want, What We Believe: Towards A Higher Fidelity, January 31- March 8, 2014. “Los Angeles-based artist Juan Capistran considers his art practice to be a form of visual “bootlegging.” Inspired by the practice [more]
Feb 7, 2014
Alumni News
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19 x 10.5 inchesFine Arts alumna Angela Berkson (’89) had a solo show, art ◊ is ◊ fact, at Exhibit/208 in Albuquerque, NM this fall. “Bridging the gap between reality and a dream world is no easy feat, but artist Angela Berkson will help point you in the right direction. Berkson’s exhibition Art Is Fact is comprised of over [more]
Feb 6, 2014
Alumni News
Rachel FishmanGraduate Graphic Design alumna Rachel Fishman (’14) was mentioned on AIGA Los Angeles for a poster she designed in collaboration with Otis Graphic Design student Louis Alvarado, for Felix Beltran‘s recent visiting artist lecture.  http://losangeles.aiga.org/design-in-los-angeles-felix-beltran-poster/
Feb 6, 2014
Alumni News
SatsukiCommunication Arts alumna, designer, and maker Satsuki Shibuya (’09) has over 1 million followers on Pinterest! You can check out her boards here: http://pinterest.com/satsukishibuya/ Satsuki has been profiled on several blogs about her style and spaces. Check out West Elm’s interview with her here: http://blog.westelm.com/2013/05/08/satsuki-shibuya/ Satsuki is also featured in one of Otis’ alumni videos [more]
Jan 27, 2014
Alumni News
Daniel NolanEnvironmental Design alumnus and garden/outdoor space designer Daniel Nolan (’02), was chosen as one of five designers for Sunset Magazine’s Reimagining the Sunset Home, a celebration of iconic Sunset spaces from 1940-1980. For more about Daniel and the exhibition, visit: http://westphoria.sunset.com/2013/05/16/meet-the-designer-daniel-nolan-flora-grubb-gardens/ Read more about Daniel and his work with, Flora Grubb Gardens, HERE.  
Jan 27, 2014
Alumni News
John Sweeney Remembering smallDigital Media alumnus John Sweeney (’11) was a concept artist for the critically acclaimed and award winning video game, The Last of Us. “Twenty years after a pandemic radically transformed known civilization, infected humans run amuck and survivors kill one another for sustenance and weapons – literally whatever they can get their hands on. Joel, [more]
Jan 27, 2014
Alumni News
Mobile Mural LabMobile Mural Lab, the community mural project of Graduate Public Practice alumni Roberto del Hoyo (’10) and David Russell (’11), recently did a project with the LA Zoo. View the project video below: For more information about Mobile Mural Lab, visit: http://www.otis.edu/spotlight/mobile-mural-lab  
Jan 27, 2014
Alumni News
David Kordansky Gallery Installation ViewFine Arts alumnus and ceramics master John Mason (’57) is featured in the 2014 Whitney Biennial. The show runs from March 7  to May 25 at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. For more information, visit: http://whitney.org/Exhibitions/2014Biennial John also recently had a solo exhibition at David Kordansky Galley in Los Angeles, Crosses, [more]
Jan 27, 2014
Alumni News
Michelle Andrade Coloring BookGraduate Fine Arts alumna Michelle Andrade (’07) is featured in Between the Lines, a coloring book designed by contemporary artists for RxArt, an organization dedicated to health and art who distributes the books for free to children in hospitals. “There something about the blank expanses of a coloring book that awakens the inner child in [more]

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