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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Ron Athey.  Read more about the artist here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Join Otis’ new President Bruce W. Ferguson and new Director of Galleries and Exhibitions Kate McNamara at a special reception for alumni and friends at the historic National Arts Club.

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015
    7:00 – 9:00 pm

    National Arts Club
    15 Gramercy Park South
    New York, NY 10003
    Business Casual attire is required by the National Arts Club
    For dress code information, visit: www.nationalartsclub.org (under About Us/FAQs)

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Adam Linder is a choreographer based between Berlin and Los Angeles, working both in theatre and visual art contexts. He has been developing a dance based  format he calls Choreographic Services since 2013. This aspect of his work is focused on underscoring real time and economic conditions that are integral to the discipline of  choreography. At Otis Linder will introduce this format both conceptually and practically, discussing why 'servicing' is the relevant way for his work to publicly engage.  




    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?


Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42

Drawing from Memory

In this course, students use fundamental techniques of composition, line, value, shape, form, mass, texture, and color to draw from memory and their imaginations. Students communicate mood, emotion, and thought through line, gesture, and image. Projects also address collage, combining cut and torn shapes from magazines, newspaper, and student drawings to better understand composition, form, and design. Students access life, photographs, and memory to create still lives, portraits, landscapes, and abstract imagery. Fascinating readings draw from the fields of art and psychology, addressing consciousness and memory. Along with mining our own memories, this course examines collective memory, cultural memory, amnesia, and more. Materials include charcoal, graphite, pencils, Conte, ink, and color pastel.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: 18 x 24 inch newsprint pad, drawing board and a black marker (Tombow - 'dual brush pen')

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