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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • 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.

     

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Curricular Connections: This Side of the 405

Freeway Studies 1: This Side of the 405

Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405
April 13 — June 1, 2013

Freeway Studies is a multi-year, contemporary art-focused curatorial project organized by Meg Linton, Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, with the assistance of Jeseca Dawson, 2012-2014 Curatorial Fellow, at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design.

Freeway Studies #1: This Side of the 405, funded in part by Otis’ Board of Governors, features artwork by: Charles Arnoldi, Natalie Arnoldi, Alex Becerra, Larry Bell, Karen Carson, Greg Colson, Meg Cranston, Tony de los Reyes, Mark X. Farina, Steve Galloway, Joe Goode, Scott Grieger, Deborah Hede, Jeremy Kidd, Tom Knechtel, Lies Kraal, Rachel Lachowicz, Lauren Marsolier, Renée Petropoulos, Phranc, Vincent Ramos, Lucas Reiner, Sandy Rodriguez, Liza Ryan, Kim Schoenstadt, Kiki Seror, Alexis Smith, Barbara T. Smith, Jim Starrett, Jon Swihart, Paige Tighe, Shirley Tse, Sam Watters, Chris Wilder, Pontus Willfors, Suzan Woodruff, and Jody Zellen.

Project Blog

https://blogs.otis.edu/freewaystudies/

Videos

Coming soon!

Artists

Charles Arnoldi
Website | Video

Natalie Arnoldi
Website

Alex Becerra
Tumblr | Pacific Standard Time | Video

Larry Bell
Website | Video | Video Interview

Karen Carson
Rosamund Felsen Gallery | Video Interview |

Greg Colson
Website | Video 1 | Video 2

Meg Cranston (Faculty)
Y8 Gallery | Hammer Museum | Video Interview (Otis)

Tony de los Reyes
Website | Video Lecture

Mark X. Farina
Website | Video Lecture

Steve Galloway
Rose Gallery | Video Interview

Joe Goode
Website | Video Lecture

Scott Grieger (Faculty)
Website | Video Interview (Otis)

Deborah Hede
Commonwealth & Council | The Drawing Center

Jeremy Kidd
Website

Tom Knechtel
Website | Video Interview | Video

Lies Kraal
ArtScene | Colección Jumex | Video

Rachel Lachowicz
Shoshana Wayne Gallery

Lauren Marsolier
Website

Renée Petropoulos (Faculty)
Rosamund Felsen Gallery | YouTube Channel | Video Lecture (Otis)

Phranc
Craig Krull Gallery | Blog | Woman’s Building Video (Otis)

Vincent Ramos (’02)
CCF Fellowship

Lucas Reiner (’85)
Website | Video

Sandy Rodriguez
Website | Plaza de la Raza

Liza Ryan
Website | Video

Kim Schoenstadt
Website

Kiki Seror
Website | YouTube Channel

Alexis Smith (Faculty)
Interview | Margo Leavin Gallery | Video Interview

Barbara T. Smith
Performance Guide | I Can: Requiem for I Can’t | Wikipedia | Video Interview (Otis)

Jim Starrett (Faculty)
Website

Jon Swihart
Lora Schlesinger Gallery | Video

Paige Tighe (’10)
Website | Portfolio (Otis) | Walk With Me | Video

Shirley Tse
Shoshana Wayne Gallery | Website | Video

Sam Watters (’02)
Website | Video Lecture

Chris Wilder (Faculty)
ArtSlant | Video

Pontus Willfors
Website

Suzan Woodruff
Website

Jody Zellen
Mobile Art | Website | Portfolio | Video

 

Press Coverage

Coming soon!