Otis College of Art and Design logo
Events
  • 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
    More

    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
    More

    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
    More
  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
    More
    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.

     

O-Tube

Exhibition Catalogues

Books

For catalogue orders and inquiries, please contact Kathy MacPherson at galleryinfo@otis.edu

Payment by check only. Shipping is free for up to two catalogues and up to ten brochures; larger orders will be charged shipping. Discounts are available for book sellers, colleges & libraries.


Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books

Binding Desire

Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books / 2014 / Free / Electronic book
Available as: iBook (Opens in iTunes/iBooks 250MB)  PDF (43MB)  Page Reader (Opens in pop-up)
iBook / 157 pages / ISBN 0-930209-34-6
Produced by: OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery
iBook designed by: Sheldon Forbes
Exhibition curators: Cathy Chambers, Meg Linton
Exhibition dates: January 25 - March 30, 2014
Introduction by: Meg Linton, essay by: Kathleen Walkup
Description: Group exhibition of selected artists books from the Otis Artists Books Collection. Exhibition info / Curricular Connections


Alison Saar

Alison Saar: STILL...

Alison Saar: STILL... / 2012 / $20 / Available on Amazon.com and in Gallery
Softcover / 46 pages / 35 color plates / 7 X 10 inches
ISBN 978-0-930209-33-9
Produced by: OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery
Exhibition curator: Meg Linton
Exhibition dates: August 18 - November 17, 2012
Introduction by: Meg Linton; Essay by: Dr. Barbara Thompson; Poems by: Harryette Mullen
Description: Solo exhibition of recent work by Alison Saar including four never-exhibited works made during a residency at Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle and six new bronze and mixed-media sculptures.


Meticulosity

Meticulosity

Meticulosity / 2012 / $25 / Available on Amazon.com and in Gallery
Softcover / 76 pages / 35 color plates / 7 X 10 inches
ISBN 978-1477407028
Produced by: OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery
Exhibition curated by: Meg Linton and John David O'Brien
Exhibition dates: April 28 - July 7, 2012
Introduction by: Meg Linton; Essay by: Meg Linton and John David O'Brien; Poems by: Guy Bennett, Dennis Phillips, Martha Ronk
Description: Group exhibition of 11 Southern California based artists and 3 poets who work in genres ranging from painting to installation and ceramic and digital formats. Artists: Tanya Batura, Hilary Brace, Eileen Cowin, Linda Hudson, Gegam Kacherian, Sandeep Mukherjee ('96), Ross Rudel, Linda Stark, Arthur Taussig, Elizabeth Turk, Samira Yamin. Poets: Guy Bennett, Dennis Phillips, Martha Ronk.


Doin’ It in Public: From Site to Vision

Doin’ It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's BuildingFrom Site to Vision: The Woman's Building in Contemporary Culture

2 Vol. Bookset: Doin’ It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building and
From Site to Vision: The Woman's Building in Contemporary Culture / 2011 / $55
Doin’ It in Public is also available for purchase on Amazon.com; and both are available in the Gallery
Doin' It in Public / Softcover / 192 pages / 7x10 inches / ISBN 978-0-930209-22-3
From Site to Vision / Softcover / 420 pages / 7x10 inches / ISBN 978-0-930209-23-0
Produced by: OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery
Book design by artist Susan Silton
Exhibition curated by: Meg Linton and Sue Maberry
Exhibition dates: October 1, 2011 - February 26, 2012
Doin' It in Public Essays by: Vivien Fryd, Cheri Gaulke, Alexandra Juhasz, Jennie Klein, Michelle Moravec, Jennifer Sorkin. Foreword by Meg Linton. Editors Meg Linton and Sue Maberry.
From Site to Vision Essays by: Sheila Levrant de Bretteville, Betty Ann Brown, Theresa Chavez, Cecilia Dougherty, Sondra Hale, Jennie Klein, Michelle Kort, Lucy R. Lippard, Bia Lowe, Laura Meyer, Michelle Moravec, Kathleen A. Walkup, Terry Wolverton. Editors Sondra Hale and Terry Wolverton.

More information on Doin' It in Public exhibition website


Broodwork

Broodwork: It's About Time

Broodwork: It's About Time / 2011 / $25
Softcover / 40 pages / 35 color plates / 7 X 10 inches
ISBN 978-0930209308
Produced by: OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery
Exhibition curated by: Rebecca Niederlander and Iris Anna Regn
Exhibition dates: April 30 - June 11, 2011
Introduction by: Rebecca Niederlander and Iris Anna Regn
Description: An exhibition that explores what family life can provide to creative professionals. A project of BROODWORK, the cross-disciplinary inquiry surrounding the integration of creative practice and family life founded by curators Iris Anna Regn and Rebecca Niederlander. The curators defined, named and now investigate the practices and output of this previously unspoken vanguard community.


Splendid Entities

Splendid Entities: 25 Years of Objects by Phyllis Green

Splendid Entities: 25 Years of Objects by Phyllis Green / 2011 / $25
Softcover / 60 pages / 35 color plates / 10.25 x 8.5 inches
ISBN 978-0-930209-21-6
Produced by: OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery
Exhibition curated by: Tim Christian and Jo Lauria
Exhibition dates: January 18 - March 19, 2011
Essays by: Tim Christian & Jo Lauria, Doug Harvey, Sue Spaid
Description: Solo Exhibition of 25 years of sculpture by Los Angeles based artist Phyllis Green


Travis Somerville

Travis Somerville: Dedicated to the proposition...

Travis Somerville: Dedicated to the proposition... / 2009 / $25
Softcover / 60 pages / 35 color plates / 10.25 x 8.5 inches
ISBN 978-0-930209-19-3
Produced by: OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery
Exhibition curated by: Meg Linton
Exhibition dates: October 1 - December 12, 2009
Essays by: Meg Linton, Mickalene Thomas, Travis Somerville
Description: Solo Exhibition of recent painting, sculpture, and installation by San Francisco based artist Travis Somerville


3 Solo Projects: Lynn Aldrich, Jessica Rath, Carrie Ungerman

3 Solo Projects: Lynn Aldrich, Jessica Rath, Carrie Ungerman

3 Solo Projects: Lynn Aldrich, Jessica Rath, Carrie Ungerman / 2009 / $25
Softcover / 40 pages / 15 color plates / 7.5 x 8.25 inches
ISBN 978-0-930209-18-6
Produced by: OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery; sponsored by Pasadena Art Alliance
Exhibition curated by: Meg Linton
Exhibition dates: April 18 - June 13, 2009
Essays by: Meg Linton, John O'Brien
Description: Three Solo Exhibitions of site specific installations by three Los Angeles based artists Lynn Aldrich, Jessica Rath, and Carrie Ungerman


Mark Dean Veca

Mark Dean Veca: Phantasmagoria

Mark Dean Veca: Phantasmagoria / 2009 / $25
Softcover / 64 pages / 37 color plates / 10 x 7.75 inches
ISBN 978-0-930209-17-9
Produced by: OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery
Exhibition curated by: Meg Linton
Exhibition dates: October 11 - December 6, 2008
Essays by: Meg Linton
Description: Solo Exhibition of site-specific painting installation by Los Angeles based artist Mark Dean Veca


Superficiality and Superexcrescence

Superficiality and Superexcrescence

Superficiality and Superexcrescence / 2009 / $35
Softcover / 104 pages / 25 color plates / 10 x 7.75 inches
ISBN 978-0-911291-34-6
Produced by: Ben Maltz Gallery; Initiated and sponsored by Fellows of Contemporary Art
Exhibition curated by: Christopher Bedford, Kristina Newhouse, Jennifer Wulffson
Exhibition dates: June 27-September 12, 2009
Essays by: Christopher Bedford, John Welchman, Jennifer Wulffson
Description: Group exhibtion of 13 Los Angeles-based artists on subject of surface in contemporary Southern California art.
Artists: Amy Adler, Rebecca Campbell, Marcelino Gonçalves, Lia Halloran, Salomón Huerta, Elliott Hundley, Kurt Kauper, Elad Lassry, Blue McRight, Joel Morrison, Kori Newkirk, Tia Pulitzer, and Catherine Sullivan


Nancy Chunn

Nancy Chunn: Media Madness

Nancy Chunn: Media Madness / 2008 / $25
Softcover / 62 pages / 53 color plates / 11.875 x 8.5 inches
ISBN 0-930209-15-X
Produced by: Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title.
Exhibition curated by: Meg Linton, Director of Ben Maltz Gallery
Exhibition dates: April 14 - June 23, 2007
Essay by: Parme Giuntini, Meg Linton, and Marco Nocella
Description: Solo survey of work by New York based artist Nancy Chunn, from 1980s to the present.


Keith Puccinelli

Keith Puccinelli: The Wondercommon

Keith Puccinelli: The Wondercommon / 2008 / $25
Hardcover / 76 pages / 56 color plates / 8.75 x 10.25 inches
ISBN 0-930209-16-8
Produced by: Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title.
Exhibition curated by: Meg Linton, Director of Ben Maltz Gallery
Exhibition dates: April 19 - July 25, 2008
Foreword by: Meg Linton
Essays by: Nancy Doll, Meg Linton
Description: Solo exhibition of recent work by Southern California artist Keith Puccinelli.


Don Suggs

Don Suggs: One Man Group Show

Don Suggs: One Man Group Show / 2007 / $25
Softcover / 93 Pages / 79 color plates
10 x 7.5 inches
ISBN 0-930209-39-7
Produced by: Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title.
Exhibition co-curated by: Meg Linton, Director of Ben Maltz Gallery and Doug Harvey, Artist and Art Critic Exhibition dates: April 14 - June 23, 2007
Foreward by: Meg Linton
Essays by: Paul Vangelisti, Nevin Schreiner, and Doug Harvey
Description: Solo exhibition features work spanning Don Sugg's aesthetic investigation over a 38-year period.


The Moral Museum

The Moral Museum: Selections from the Bick Archive

The Moral Museum: Selections from the Bick Archive 2007 / Free
Two-fold brochure / 7.5 x 9 inches, 8 color plates
Produced by: Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title.
Exhibition curated by: Meg Linton, Director of Ben Maltz Gallery
Exhibition dates: January 20 - March 31, 2007
Published: 2007
Foreward by: Meg Linton