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  • Rodney McMillian (born in Columbia, South Carolina) is an artist based in Los Angeles.
  • 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.

  • Alice Konitz

    Sep 18| Lectures
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    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Alice Konitz.

    Thursday, September 18th 11:115am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

    Image from alicekonitz.com

     

  • High&Low Bureau is a curatorial duo composed of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. They curate exhibitions, film programs, performative events and publications, while engaging with a plethora of disciplines, media and modes of artistic expression.Their curatorial practice is dedicated to the exploration of artistic strategies that reflect on, and suggest alternatives to, specific social-political conditions.

  • Fritz Haeg

    Sep 25| Lectures
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    Image: Fritz Haeg, working to install the Edible Estate #12 garden in Budapest, 2012. Photo: Andras Kare.

    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Fritz Haeg.

    Thursday, September 25th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • David Schafer

    Sep 30| Lectures
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    David Schafer is a visual and sound artist working in sculpture, sound, sound, performance, and works on paper. His work is concerned with the structures, translation, and intelligibility, of language and architecture. Schafer has shown nationally and internationally and has received several public commissions. Most recently he has had one-person shows at Studio10 gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, and Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA.

  • Sarah Manguso

    Oct 01| Lectures
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    Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend, named one of the top ten books of the year by Salon. Her previous book, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, was named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review and short-listed in the UK for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and long-listed for the Royal Society Winton Prize. Her other books include the story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, and the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise.

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Artists, Community, and Teaching Radar

Sep 2, 2014
Artists, Community, and Teaching
Ever wonder how the ACT alumni secure such great jobs in arts education after they graduate? Well many of them started as work study students or interns. This fall there are Community Work Study positions available to qualified students who are eligible for Federal Work Study funds at LACMA, the Getty and artworxLA. Students can check their [more]
Apr 29, 2014
Artists, Community, and Teaching
Kaitlynn Redell, Alternate (2), 2011Several ACT Alumni are teaching at various museums throughout LA and here are two upcoming workshops… This Sunday May 4th from 9am-3pm, Marissa Magdalena Sykes (’08) will be teaching a free workshop for teachers at the Getty: Create + Connect Workshop: Heaven and Earth: The Art of Byzantium. Teachers “will learn about Byzantine art and culture; and how [more]
Apr 16, 2014
Artists, Community, and Teaching
Jeanie Lou EstonactocThis morning Otis alumni Christine Choi (’06) and Jeannie Lou Estonactoc (’12) came back to campus to share their experiences of finishing their Single Subject in Art Teaching Credential. Jeannie is in her second semester at Cal State Long Beach’s Credential Program. She explained the curriculum and which classes were waived because of her completion [more]
Mar 25, 2014
Artists, Community, and Teaching
GLOWmasphereThe Artists, Community and Teaching Program presents visiting artist Marni Gittleman Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Otis College of Art and Design 9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045 Ahmanson Building room 307 10:00 – 11:00AM Free and open to the public Marni Gittleman is a Community Artist and Education Consultant specializing in ideation and participant engagement. Her approach is multi-modal, [more]
Mar 22, 2014
Artists, Community, and Teaching
Cocina AbiertaThe Artists, Community and Teaching Program presents visiting artists and alumna Christina Sanchez Juarez Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Otis College of Art and Design 9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045 Ahmanson Building room 307 10:00 – 11:00AM Free and open to the public Christina Sanchez Juarez is a socially and politically engaged artist working in [more]
Mar 13, 2014
Artists, Community, and Teaching
ACT Graduation 2010What have some of our great ACT alumni been up to? Here’s some updates (in no particular order)… Tianna Sellmeyer (’10) was just hired as an instructor at First Steps for Kids. David Roy (’13) was recently hired as a Photo Technician and Dennis Delgado (’13) was hired as the Social Media Specialist, both at Otis. Jeannie [more]
Feb 19, 2014
Artists, Community, and Teaching
Anna AyeroffAnna Ayeroff, ACT Alumna ’10, was interviewed by the Tappan Collective about her recent Artist Residency in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. Read the full interview here.
Dec 11, 2013
Artists, Community, and Teaching
Cinthia_internshipF13This semester students enrolled in the Teaching and Community Arts Internship classes, taught by Patricia Kovic, worked with a range of ACT Community Partners for ten weeks. This mutually beneficial partnership provides the mentoring artist/designer/educator with the eager assistance of the intern in their classroom or studio, while providing the students with an invaluable opportunity to [more]
Nov 15, 2013
Artists, Community, and Teaching
LilyRamirez_intern_F2011Congratulations to Lily Ramirez (’13 – pictured) and Esmeralda Gonzales (’14) who have received the 2013-14 ACT Assistantship Awards. These annual awards support juniors, seniors and/or recent alumni bridge their lives as students and teaching artists through paid teaching assistantships in the school or community site of their choice. Lily will TA at SMASH (Santa [more]