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  • For decades, the Los Angeles–based artist Lita Albuquerque has blurred distinctions between Land art and Light and Space on increasingly grander scales, whether it be building installations surrounding the pyramids in Egypt or placing sculptures across Antarctica to mirror the formation of the stars. Her cosmic explorations continue with two new bodies of work that are currently being shown at Kohn Gallery in Hollywood, from January 9 through February 27, 2016, and at USC’s Fisher Museum of Art, from January 26 through April 10, 2016.

  • Karaoke Kart

    May 05| Special Event
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    Otis Radio students, Caroline Dillon, Ibrahim Ghulam and Forouzan Safari, present The Karaoke Kart! Join them for a sing-a-long on the 4th floor of Ahmanson, or listen to the live radio broadcast in the Cafe (or on 96.1 FM).

  • Otis Fine Arts presents For The Time Being, the 2016 BFA Senior Exhibition. The show will run May 9-15 with a public reception on Saturday, May 14, 6-9 pm.

  • Annual Exhibition Preview

    May 13-15, 2016

    CELEBRATE WITH US

    Join us for an exhibition and celebration of work by the next generation of creative professionals in:

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game and Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design

  • May 13-15, 2016

    CELEBRATE WITH US

    Join us for an exhibition and celebration of work by the next generation of creative professionals in:

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts
    : Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game and Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design
    Fine Arts: Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres
    Product Design

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Continuing Education Course



Painterly Painting: From Impressionism to Expressionism


Explore paint as light, form, gesture, and expression. This course studies the principles and techniques of Impressionism using brush stroke and color as a means to interpret light. Students explore Expressionism using gesture and painterly ways to illustrate people and still life. Also covers techniques used in Abstract Expressionism and automatic painting.

Course includes the study of contemporary painterly techniques and subject matter apropos for today. Acrylic and/or oils on canvas may be used.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: Come prepared to paint with acrylics or water based oils, brushes, paper pad (at least 24" x 30" or larger), vine charcoal; canvas not required for first meeting


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XPTG1037
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
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