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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.


CCP Staff


Donna Lee Oda, M.Ed.

Director, Center for Creative Professions
Donna oversees the Center for Creative Professions. She has a Master of Education degree in College Student Personnel from University of Maryland, College Park and a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Angelina Lee

Angelina Lee, M.A.

Special Assistant to the Director, Center for Creative Professions

Angelina is responsible for managing the Job Board, assisting with employer cultivation & communication, internship development, and career counseling & development for Otis students.  She has a Master of Arts degree in Ministry & Leadership (counseling emphasis) from Biola University’s Talbot School of Theology, and Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science/International Relations from University of California, San Diego. Angelina speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently and is conversational in Korean and French.



Ana Florentino, B.S.
Coordinator, Center for Creative Professions Ana is responsible for coordinating all matters related to on-campus student employment. Her responsibilities include facilitating the hiring process for students, processing Student Employment Work Authorization (SEWA) forms in Banner, serve as a central point of reference for student employment issues and concerns and act as a liaison for departments, the Financial Aid Office, and the Payroll Office to deliver services to student workers. She is also a Designated School Official (DSO) supporting international students wishing to do Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT).


David Alfaro
David Alfaro

Graduate Career Counseling Intern David is a graduate student at California State University, Long Beach in the Student Development in Higher Education masters degree program. His undergraduate degree is from Hunter College in New York. He has extensive experience working with Korean students through his work at Cultural Vistas in Washington, D.C.