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  • Alex Olson

    Dec 06| Lectures
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    Artsy best decribes Alex Olson’s works as "abstract, but that’s not how she would choose to refer to them: “In fact, the way I approach painting is almost the opposite in that nothing is an abstraction of something else,” she says. “It literally is what it is.” Olson’s paintings aim to be exact records of how they were made, self-evident in their construction.

  • Marisa Matarazzo is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Writing program at Otis. She is the author of Drenched: Stories of Love and Other Deliriums, which Aimee Bender called "a collection that marks its own territory and stamps it out with a textured beauty." Her work has appeared in Faultline, Hobart, Fivechapters, Unstuck, and other literary journals, and she has taught at UCLA Extension, the Art Institute of California, Los Angeles, and UC Irvine.

  • Gracie DeVito’s work challenges codified modes of art making and production; the output of the work shifts fluidly from painting, to sculpture, to found objects, to performance. Characters and motifs, manifested by DeVito herself or by the characters she creates, rotate through the 2D and 3D spaces of her pieces. 

  • Campus Safety Training

    Dec 08| Special Event
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    You are invited to attend a very important training presentation by the Los Angeles Police Department. The training session is designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter.

  • Joint Venture

    Dec 10| Exhibition
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    Joint Venture is a group exhibition of collaborative projects by artists from ECF’s Inglewood Art Center and students from Otis College's Creative Action class, Uniquely Abled, taught by Michele Jaquis and mentored by Marlena Donohue.

     

    December 8, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    Gallery Hours M - F 11am - 3:30pm

     

  • LA Portfolio Day

    Jan 15| Special Event
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    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to host the Los Angeles Portfolio Day on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

    Bring your portfolio for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. Portfolio Day events are held across the country, high school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

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Continuing Education Course



Introduction to Photography


Black and white photography is a critical building block for any photographer or artist who would like to develop an understanding of and use color and digital photography. This hands-on photography course combines technical information with conceptual skills. Topics include using a 35mm camera, black and white film choices, camera formats, lenses, ASA, aperture, light meters, depth of field, and shutter speeds. Also covers how to compose an image and shoot in natural and ambient light sources to create great everyday photographs. Students develop a vocabulary for “reading” and evaluating images. Course includes assignments, demonstrations, an in class shoot, individual and group critiques, lab/darkroom sessions, midterm, and final presentations of photographs.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: Students must have a 35mm camera that can be used manually or a camera that is both manual and automatic.

Course Details
Course Code: XPHO2010
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab: $35
Section 1 Photography
Instructor: Laura London
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): February 04, 2017  -  April 15, 2017
No Meeting/Special Note: No mtg: 3/25/17
Class Size: 14
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Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
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Non-Credit 15465 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 15466 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 15467 $1370 Add to Cart
14 of 14 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
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