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  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    I AM THE CITY

    Design Week
    June 21-27, 2015

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne and Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC www.field-experiments.com

  • Bolsky

    Jun 27| Exhibition
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    June 27 – September 1, 2015
    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm
     

  • Opening Reception

    Jun 27| Special Event
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    Image: Erin Watson, Sausage, 2014, Inkjet print, 20 x 30 inches


    The Nature of Personal Reality

    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 27, 4-6pm

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Student Work by Studio

STUDIO 1: Scale/Structure/Circulation

In this “BOOTCAMP” studio, students are introduced to and practice technical drawing (plans and sections) for the first time, through the design and documentation of spatial environments of increasing size and complexity.

 


STUDIO 2: Landscape/Furniture

In this first “site-based” studio, students design two URBAN PARKS “sited” in actual places in Los Angeles. Students design the complete spatial experience including landscape materials such as plants, water, concrete, etc.


STUDIO 3: Interior/Display/Exchange

Students design two commercial or public INTERIORS such as restaurants, stores, museums, health or medical facilities, offices, etc.

 


STUDIO 4: Private/Interior Architecture

Students design residential environments  (CONDOS or APARTMENTS) located within an existing building, and modify portions of the existing structure, facades and/or roof. This aggressive structural component distinguishes “interior architecture” from ”interiors.”

 


STUDIO 5: Public/Urban Architecture

Students design a NEW BUILDING located in an urban context between two, other existing buildings. This unique problem requires students to focus on the two facades (front and back), the roof and interiors, as well as access for pedestrians and cars.

 


STUDIO 6: Building/Landscape

Students design a NEW FREE-STANDING BUILDING with integrated LANDSCAPE components. In this studio, students may choose to more fully develop the building, interiors, and/or landscape, based on their primary interest, or interests.