• Green Circle

    Jul 24| Exhibition

    "Join us for the New opening of Metamorphosis to Catharsis II; "GREEN CIRCLE"." 

    Sunday.July.24 (6-9 P) Otis College of Art and Design - Back Gallery Space (10445 Jefferson Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232)

    Curator: Shirin Bolourchi 
    Artists; Marjam Oskoui, Jeff Knowlton, Elizabeth Medina, Zachary Roach, Delbar Shahbaz, Heejung Choi, Atia Shafee, Stephen Anderson, Foroozan Shirghanii, Shirin Bolourchi
    Poster: Pouya Jahanshahi

  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info:

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow


Upcoming Exhibitions

September 24 - December 4, 2016
Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes
Color is the key element in New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s (b. 1955) work, both visually and structurally. For Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes, Apfelbaum will design a new site-specific carpet installation, and will work with artisan weavers in Oaxaca, Mexico to produce four 13 x 25 foot large rugs. The design is inspired by a 700 square foot mosaic Apfelbaum encountered in Otranto, Italy that explores creation mythologies; as well as LA’s rich history in New Age spirituality, and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s film Holy Mountain. In addition to the new floor pieces, the exhibition will also include ceramic and wooden face sculptures produced between 1987-2016 – many of which have never before been exhibited. Visitors will be invited to take their shoes off and spend time in the installation. This will be Apfelbaum’s first solo institutional show in Los Angeles over her almost 30 year career. Artist's website

Polly Apfelbaum

January 2017 | Anna Craycroft
Multidisciplinary artist Anna Craycroft will organize programming in the Ben Maltz Gallery. Mining fields like education, cinema, psychology, literature and art history, Craycroft examines cultural models for fostering individuality. Through drawings, paintings, videos, sculptures, furniture, installations, books, workshops, and curatorial projects, she works thematically on a single thesis over a series of exhibitions.

April 2017 | Suzan Pitt
Mini-retrospective of the LA-based experimental animator and painter Suzan Pitt. Pitt has taught at Cal Arts for about 15 years and is a bit of a hidden gem in LA.




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