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  • Lucy Orta (b. Sutton Coldfield, UK, 1966) and Jorge Orta (b. Rosario, Argentina, 1953) founded Studio Orta in 1991. Lucy + Jorge Orta’s collaborative practice focuses on the social and ecological factors of environmental sustainability to realise major bodies of work employing drawing, sculpture, installation, object making, couture, painting and silkscreen printing, as well staging workshops, ephemeral interventions and performances.

  • Otis Community Banquet

    Oct 22| Special Event
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    In conjunction with the exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta
    Wednesday, October 22 | Bobrow Green
    11:30am – 12:30pm: Banquet for participating classes
    12:30 – 1:15pm: Open to Otis Community to view class projects created for Banquet, and sample soup and fruit-infused water

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artists Lucy + Jorge Orta.

    Thursday, October 23rd, 10am

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • Artists Lucy + Jorge Orta in conversation with the curators Ginger Gregg Duggan and Judith Hoos Fox of the traveling exhibition Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta. The conversation is followed by a reception. Food - Water - Life / Lucy + Jorge Orta is on view in the Ben Maltz Gallery through December 6, 2014.

  • JP Munro

    Oct 28| Lectures
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    Born 1975, Inglewood, CA. Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

    chinaartobjects.com/artists/jp-munro/

  • Minor Declaration

    Oct 29| Student Event
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    Highly Recommended for Sophomores

  • Rob Spillman

    Oct 29| Lectures
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    Rob Spillman is Editor and co-founder of Tin House, which has been honored in Best American Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, O’Henry Prize Stories, the Pushcart Prize Anthology and numerous other anthologies. He is also Executive Editor of Tin House Books and co-founder of the Tin House Literary Festival. His writing has appeared in BookForum, the Boston Review, Connoisseur, Details, GQ, Nerve, the New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, Salon, Spin, Sports Illustrated, Time, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and elsewhere.

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Alumni Radar

Aug 19, 2013
Alumni News
Bas Jan Ader’s (’65 Fine Arts, d. 1975) work is being featured in a solo exhibition, In Search of the Miraculous, at Klosterfelden Gallery in Berlin, June 7 – August 24, 2013. http://cgi.klosterfelde.de/user-cgi-bin/exhibitions/?s1=02-current He also had a solo show, Studies, at Patrick Painter Gallery in Los Angeles, earlier this year: http://patrickpainter.com/artists/Ader_BasJan/index.html The show was reviewed [...]
Aug 19, 2013
Alumni News
Communication Arts alumna, Jessica Cooper (’09) had a solo show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery this past spring. J.A.W. Cooper “Laid Bare” April 5 – 28, 2013 La Luz de Jesus Gallery 4633 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027 http://laluzdejesus.com/j-a-w-cooper-tony-fitzpatrick-april-5-28-2013/
Aug 19, 2013
Alumni News
Kenneth Ober (’01 Fine Arts) had a solo show in the spring, Consistent Trajectory, an exhibition of paintings from 1993 to 2013 at West Los Angeles College Art Gallery in Culver City. For more information and images, visit: http://www.artslant.com/la/events/show/256192-consistent-trajectory-a-solo-exhibition-of-paintings-from-19932013-by-kenneth-ober
Aug 19, 2013
Alumni News
3CoconutMonkey Studios, co-founded by Toy Design alumnus Edgar Pasten (’04), is proud to announce the release of YO! customizable vinyl art figures in conjunction with Stan Lee’s POW Entertainment. YO! and Stan Lee have teamed up to bring comics fans a way to show off and create their own comic book heroes. With the release [...]
Aug 19, 2013
Alumni News
Fine Arts alumna Flora Kao had several shows this summer: 1. Vestigial – Solo Project by Flora Kao Vestigial archives the residue of trauma through a life-size rubbing of a stairwell charred beyond repair. In mapping these gestural black marks onto a nearby room, Vestigial highlights the uncanny effects of architectural accretion, where the awkward [...]
Jun 11, 2013
Alumni News

Fine Arts alumnus Tofer Chin (’02) currently has a solo exhibition, Ar, up with Lu Magnus in New York. It is his second with the gallery and shows through June 29. For more information and images, visit: http://lumagnus.com/artists/tofer-chin?tab=exhibitions He was also recently part of a 3 person exhibition at New Image Art in West Hollywood[...]

Jun 11, 2013
Alumni News

Fine Arts alumnus Ernest Lacy (’60) had a solo show in February at LA Artcore Gallery in Los Angeles. For more information, visit: http://www.laartcore.org/New_Website/exhibitions-2013-Feb.html

Jun 11, 2013
Alumni News

Fine Arts alumna Kim Gordon (’77), of Sonic Youth fame, was recently interviewed for ELLE magazine. “Kim Gordon Sounds Off: In an exclusive in ELLE’s May issue, Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon talks candidly about her next chapter, and what really happened between her and Thurston Moore.” http://www.elle.com/pop-culture/celebrities/kim-gordon-sonic-youth-profile

Jun 11, 2013
Alumni News

Fashion Design alumna and wedding gown designer Claire Pettibone (’89) mentored Otis’ Fashion Design juniors for the annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show. The Huffington Post interviewed her about her mentoring experience: “Designer Claire Pettibone skyrocketed to bridal fame when Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s now-wife, Priscilla Chan, donned a Pettibone gown on her Big Day[...]

Jun 11, 2013
Alumni News

Applications for the 12th annual USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program are now being accepted. Deadline is July 9, 2013. About the 2013 fellowship: The 2013 USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Program is a fellowship for arts, culture and entertainment editors, producers and writers. During this intense ten-day program, fellows will attend performances and exhibitions, and visit[...]

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