• Ruby Neri is a sculptor, painter, and former street artist from San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, known for her evocative portrayal of horses.

  • Otis in NYC
    October 27, 2016 
    6 - 8 pm 
    Franklin Parrasch Gallery
    53 East 64 Street
    New York, NY 10065

    Otis College President Bruce W. Ferguson is coming to NYC! 
    Please come say hello and visit with your fellow alumni and friends of Otis College of Art and Design.
    Drinks and hors d'oeuvres.


  • Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton

  • Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer, and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality, and seeing. She has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries, and film festivals including the Whitney Biennial 2014, MoMA PS1, Hammer Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, MCA San Diego, and SF MoMA, among others. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated Producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a Producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.




If you would like to post internship, freelance, part-time or full-time opportunities with your company or organization,please register on the Otis on-line job board.

To register on our job board, follow these steps:

  • Click the "Register" tab and follow the directions
  • Select the correct Industry. You may select more than one field by holding the Ctrl button on your keyboard and clicking on multiple industries
  • Please include company Description and Website
  • Please allow 48 hours for pre-approval of your company


  • All current students that have completed a full academic year are eligible to work in the United States, under their F-1 student visa status, with approval from either the host school or USCIS. You do not need to provide sponsorship for them to work. 
  • All recent graduates are eligible to work in the United States for at least 12 months post-graduation, under their F-1 student visa status.
  • Digital Media graduates are eligible for STEM-OPT, which allows them to work for 3 years post-graduation under their F-1 visa status.  Sponsorship not required.
  • Otis College will provide their visa paperwork after you provide an Employer Offer Letter (please see sample/link)


Otis College of Art and Design encourages all students to complete internships. Internships provide students with invaluable work experience and professional development skills.

Students who successfully complete an internship at Otis will be able to:

  • Apply classroom skills and techniques to their professional experiences.
  • Prepare appropriate written materials such as cover letter, resumes and/or promo sheets.
  • Develop professional portfolios, websites, and/or reels.
  • Cultivate relationships and network with others in their chosen field.
  • Execute company/organization research, job search strategies, such as informational interviews, the one-minute pitch, and interviewing skills to help them distinguish themselves and compete in the professional marketplace.
  • Develop interpersonal skills necessary for successful self-advocacy and negotiation.
  • Engage subject matter that expands on the curriculum at Otis.
  • Evaluate their professional experience, determine appropriate areas for growth and reflect on aspirations and future goals.

Otis strongly encourages employers to offer paid internships. Employers who offer paid internships attract the most talented pool of student applicants.

All employers offering internships, whether paid or unpaid, must sign and return the Otis Internship Guidelines form before registering and posting opportunities on our on-line job board. Please return signed form to Career Services  or fax (310-665-6964).

Unpaid internships must meet the six criteria set forth by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Employers must submit an Employer Evaluation Form to CCP within two weeks of the completion of student’s internship as stated in the Internship Guidelines.