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  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

  • Michael Joyce

    Sep 17| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Twentieth-Century Man by Michael Joyce. Starting with a disappearance, Twentieth-Century Man contemplates issues imbedded in aging, memory, language, family, and even life and death, covering and uncovering many profound mysteries.

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Alumni Radar

Feb 19, 2014
Alumni News
Coleen Sterritt's "Ronde de Jambe" is included in the exhibition. (Coleen Sterritt/Another Year in LA)Graduate Fine Arts alumna Coleen Sterritt (’79) recently had a solo exhibition of sculpture and works of paper at Another Year in LA, Torque. She also got a great review by David Pagel of the Los Angeles Times. “The best works in “Torque,” Coleen Sterritt’s smart solo show at Another Year in LA look like [more]
Feb 19, 2014
Alumni News
Graduate Fine Arts alumnus and famous muralist Kent Twitchell (’77) was recently featured and interviewed on Voice of America in a piece called “Los Angeles Murals Add Color, Character to City” Read and watch the interview HERE.  
Feb 19, 2014
Alumni News
Torrance ReverbSeveral Otis alumni are in a group exhibition at Torrance Art Museum, Reverb: Music as Both Inspiration and Content in Contemporary Art. Steven Bankhead (’01 MFA), Juan Capistran (’99 Fine Arts), Kio Griffith (’86 Communication Arts), Mineko Grimmer (’81 MFA Fine Arts), and Steve Roden (’86 Fine Arts). Read Peter Frank’s Essay written for Reverb [more]
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
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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]

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