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  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Richard Shelton Director of Creative Action an Integrated Learning Program, Otis College of Art and Design. For the past twenty years, Rich has been active working with community organizations such as: Junior Blind, The Republic of Palau, Homeboy Industries, Urban Compass in Watts, The Getty, Los Angeles Poverty Department, the Minnesota State and Federal Correction Facilities; Film in the Cities (video in the schools, animation with non-verbal students, conducting video workshops on Cass Lake/Leech Lake Ban of Ojibwe Native American Reservation); Open Arms; and Upward Bound.

  • Join us on Thursday, March 2nd for an evening of conversation and exploration! Connect with fellow alumni, see friends, tour our new buildings, and meet President Ferguson at this Alumni Night reception. It will be a casual and fun evening and we hope you can join us. 

    The evening includes:

    A beer and wine reception 

    Introduction of the new Director of Alumni Relations Phil Scanlon

    Campus tour and Visits to the Anna Craycroft exhibit at the Ben Maltz Gallery and Millard Sheets Library

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  • Brendan Folwer was born 1978, Berkeley, California and lives and works in Los Angeles. His solo exhibitions include New Portraits (2017), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, Portraits (2016), Mathew, New York and New Pictures, Six Sampler Works, and Benches (2015), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

  • LISTEN: Hands-on show and tell of artists' books that emphasize the aural and other perceptual elements of the book as object. Come hear the history of the Artists Book Collection, highlights, and stories behind the books selected in conjunction with the Tuning the Room exhibition. Presented by Cathy Chambers, Assistant Director, Millard Sheets Library.

  • Paul Lisicky

    Mar 08| Lectures
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    Paul Lisicky’s memoirs include The Narrow Door, a New York Times Editors' Choice, and Famous Builder. He is the author of a collection of short prose entitled Unbuilt Projects, and the novels The Burning House, and Lawnboy.

  • O-Space is a solo exhibition by artist Austyn de Lugo, who embraces the iconic, the tawdry, the flamboyant, and the dismissible as he considers the role of the image in identity formation, media narrative, and historical record.  On view at the Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, on March 9th, 2017. One Night Only!!

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Continuing Education Course



Digital Photography (Blended Course)


This course explores digital photography techniques for fine art, portrait, editorial, and documentary genres of image-making. Students use digital cameras in manual mode and a variety of program modes, while focusing on composition, exposure, and working with available and artificial light. Course covers use of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom image management software to edit and organize images, as well as planning workflows to help the photographer successfully satisfy project requirements portraying subject, space, and idea. This course is presented in a ten-week blended format including seven face-to-face meetings and three online meetings. Students work with their own DSLR camera or mirror less digital camera. One face-to-face meeting is a photo shoot field trip. All other face-to-face class meetings are held in the Otis computer lab. Students enrolled in the course can access the computers and software in these facilities outside of class meetings. The course’s online modules can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection.

Course prerequisites: Introduction to Photography or equivalent experience.

First class materials: Digital SLR camera or digital mirrorless camera with capability to function in fully manual settings, save images in RAW file format, and accept interchangeable lenses.

Every third session is conducted online

Course Details
Course Code: XPHO2600
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Photography
Instructor: Eugene Ahn & Joanne Kim
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): February 07, 2017  -  April 18, 2017
No Meeting/Special Note: No mtg: 3/21/17
Class Size: 14
Meeting Room:
Location: Online and Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 15468 $435  
Certificate 15469 $475  
Credit 15470 $1370  
3 of 14 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT applied to individual adult courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
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