• Public-Library is a cross-disciplinary design studio in Los Angeles. They construct identities, concepts and experiences for brands through the practice of reduction using fundamental typographic theory and experimentation with space and form.

    Ramón Coronado and Marshall Rake met as design students at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After studying, working, and exhibiting independently for many years—both stateside and internationally—their design philosophy and approach brought them back together as Public-Library in 2011.

  • Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures

    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.



“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