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  • Join us for the ultimate genre mash up as we drop the best hip hop and underground hiphop from all over as well as some of the freshest hard hitting electronic music out today. Presented by DJ Chewby (Pamela Torzan), DJ Snowden (Ryan Snowden) Daybid 1X (David Namkoong), and 90’s Kid (Danial Siddiqui) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • Come enjoy the awesomeness of Soundtracks from Games, Movies and TV Shows with DJ Tea Time (Joshua Timmons), DJ SurgeMiester (Sergio Betancourt ) and DJ ForGrapeJelly (Steven Escarcega).

     

  • Fine Arts presents a lecture by painter Mary Weatherford. She received her BA from Princeton and MFA from Bard. Weatherford has shown at David Kordansky Gallery in L.A., LAxART in L.A., Brennan & Griffin in New York, and Debs & Co in New York.  In addition, her work is included in collections of MoMA, LACMA, Hammer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and OCMA.
    All are welcome
    Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim
  • Cesar Garcia – Director and Chief Curator, The Mistake Room
    Glenn Kaino – contemporary artist
    Kris Kuramitsu – Deputy Director and Senior Curator, The Mistake Room

    In conjunction with Otis’ Creative Action program, Big City Forum presents a series of four discussions featuring individuals who reinvent social space and redefine how we engage with each other.

  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event
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  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education
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    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.

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Ben Maltz Gallery Radar

Sep 3, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Sarah AwadSarah Awad’s large-scale abstract, figurative paintings are a treat for the eyes. Her studio walls were filled with images of nude figures, mostly women, in poses that projected strength that blended with splashes of colors that reminded me of a beautiful full bloomed garden. She says she is inspired by the early paintings of Matisse [...]
Sep 3, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Farrah KarapetianFarrah Karapetian is a Los Angeles based artist who works in sculpture, installation and photography. Much of her work is photo base which she achieves without the use of the camera in a process known as photograms. Karapetian explores reality and representation through the constructed image and the use of different mediums. She believes in [...]
Sep 3, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Amy BouseAmy Bouse is a painter and photographer who lives in Culver City. On a recent visit to her studio, located in her home, we found her excited about her most recent series of paintings which are based on basketball, a sport that she confesses is a totally new interest.  Bouse, who has been a teacher [...]
Sep 3, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Holly TempoOtis’ Associate Professor of Painting, Holly Tempo has a spacious home studio set in the heart of Inglewood.  Inside one room of the studio, the walls are filled with her recent abstract paintings from her Heat Wave series.  Theses colorful canvases each hold animated shapes that delight the eyes with their metallic hues.  Each piece [...]
Sep 3, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Kohl King was born in India and immigrated to the United States at an early age; she has lived in over six states and several more cities.  She earned her BFA in Drawing and Painting from the University of Georgia, a MFA from the University of Arizona and studied Conceptual and Installation Art at The [...]
Sep 3, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Noel  Korten is an artist who works in painting, sculpture and installation and is also a  curator. He has completed public art projects with the City of Carlsbad and Amtrak.  He served as Director of Exhibitions at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery from 1994 to 2005. Meg, Jeseca and I had the pleasure of [...]
Sep 3, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Dana Weiser was born in Korean and was adopted by American Jewish parents and grew up in Minneapolis. This mixed heritage has led to an art practice that deals with culture and identity issues. Growing up, she remembers many painful encounters that have found there place in her work as textural rebellion against racism and [...]
Aug 22, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Michael Massenberg  is a mixed media artist  whose work brings together the figure, music, abstraction and text. Born in San Diego, he moved to Los Angeles 20 years ago.  He credits Los Angeles, with its rich and diverse culture, for the way his work has evolved which is seen in much of his collage and [...]
Aug 22, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Luke Van Hook has been interested in abstract painting for years.  Referencing Giotto’s perfect circle as well as the Japanese Zen practices, Luke has explored the meditative nature of hand painting thousands upon thousands of circles onto canvas.  In addition to being a painter, Luke is expanding his practice by working with light and space. [...]
Aug 6, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
We met Matt Carter at his current group show, The Road, at Luis De Jesus Gallery on La Cienega.  Carter’s current work is a study on the harlequin and the diamond, argyle pattern often associated with the character.  He focuses on the clown’s privilege to be the taboo, anti-social personality in our society and reveals [...]

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