• Mexican artist Yoshua Okón’s videos blur the lines between documentary, reality, and fiction. He collaborates closely with his actors (often amateurs who are also the subjects of the work) to create sociological examinations that ask viewers to contemplate uncomfortable situations and circumstances.
  • Dana Johnson is the author of the short story collection In the Not Quite Dark. She is also the author of Break Any Woman Down, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and the novel Elsewhere, California.

  • Gallery 169 will be hosting the Otis College of Art and Design Communication Arts Graphic Design Junior Show, "5328," displaying a selection of work made over the five thousand twenty eight hours that make up the fall and spring semesters of the academic year. Work will include collected posters, publications, and typographic projects.
  • Clay, Body is a solo exhibition from artist Sydney Aubert: Unapologetically fat, crass, and sexual, a ceramics artist who also works in video, and whatever other materials arouse her in the moment. Exhibition will be on view from Monday, April 24 - Friday, April 28 at the Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design. On view by appointment only, please contact the artist at Reception: Thursday, April 27 | 6pm-9pm Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design

  • Audrey Wollen is a feminist theorist and visual artist based in Los Angeles. Wollen uses social media, such as Twitter and Instagram, as platforms for her work on Sad Girl Theory, a theory which posits that internalized female sadness can be used as a radical and political action, separate from masculinized forms of protests such as anger and violence. She introduces this form of protest as an alternative to masculinized anger and violence.
  • Bring family and friends to reconnect with fellow alumni at the studio of Albert Valdez ('10) following Brewery ArtWalk, an open studio weekend with over 100 participating resident artists.

    Parking is located inside the Brewery campus.  

    Visit for directions and other information. 

  • Otis Radio: Our Story`

    May 01| Special Event

    Creative Action and the Otis Community Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.


    This week from 4:00 - 5:00 pm is Our Story. Join DJ Wormlord (Maggie Gilbert), DJ Ace (Grace Kanchana), and DJ Mango (Stacy Li) as we have real talk in real time. Don't miss out!


    Listen online at KLMU.

    All shows will be simulcast on 96.1FM in the Otis Commons and archived on



“MEMBA MI TELL YU” (Listen Up, Take Note)


Opening Reception | April 6, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Performance 7:00 p.m. | The Bolsky Gallery

Panel conversation discussing| Art, Activism & Climate Change | 8, 2017 | 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | The Otis Forum 

 The Bolsky Gallery | April 4-10, 2017 | Gallery open daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


International | Los Angeles based visual and performance artist, Yrneh Gabon Brown, will present his first major operetta/exhibition Panel discussion on April 4-10, 2017, at the Otis College of Arts and Design. Memba Mi Tell Yu (listen up, take note) is an operetta/exhibition consisting of performances utilizing songs, poetry and dance.

The exhibition will address Climate Change and its effect on the ecosystem in California. With various components including sculptures and objects creating the structure for the exhibition.  The libretto will be carried through voice, movement, video projections, and objects. Audience members will be participating in the last supper installation through food served in handmade ceramic vessels.

The California wildfires are a constant challenge and a great contributor to climate change to date, and this poses several challenges to the ecosystem. Considering what is at stake Yrneh, is determined to use visual and performance art to further this environmental awareness project. ‘More specifically, “I am interested in using the life of the dragonfly, as a motif to investigate and explore the changes in the ecosystems. The continuous California wildfires are undoubtedly contributing to climate change, and so we must get involved at all levels; politically, socially, and scientifically will be addressed in Memba Me Tell Yu (Listen up, Take Note).” Yrneh added.

Yrneh Gabon Brown, is a Mixed Media Artist and Social Activist. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California, Roski School of Art, BFA (HONS) and Otis College of Arts and Design (MFA final year candidate) and lives in Los Angeles, California.

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April 2017
GFA Exhibition: Yrneh Gabon Brown
6:00PM - 9:00PM Bolsky Gallery
Sponsored by
Graduate Fine Arts
April 2017
2017-04-06 18:00 2017-04-06 21:00
GFA Exhibition: Yrneh Gabon Brown
6:00PM - 9:00PM | Bolsky Gallery
9045 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045