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  • You are invited to a Movies that Matter Special Screening of the powerful new film shaping the debate about rape on college campuses, The Hunting Ground, on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:15 PM in the Otis Forum.  The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. colleges, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on the victims and their families from the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team of Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering.
  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by 

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • Sunday, September 27, 2pm, Free
    Symposium: Centered on Clay

    Keynote speaker: Kathy Butterly
    East Los Angeles College | Rosco C Ingalls Auditorium | 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754 | 323.265.8650


    A symposium in conjunction with the exhibition Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty
    September 26 – December 6, 2015

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42


Textile Surface Design IA


A beginning studio course introducing the design of printed fabrics from initiation of the design to industrial requirement and limitations. This course covers materials and equipment, drawing, painting, transfer technique, research methods and printing processes. Instruction includes discussion and demonstration of the various methods of repeat processes used to create overall design pattern and color mixing and application. Through structured design problems, students execute finished textile design and croquis suitable for a portfolio.

Prerequisite: XGRD1101 Color Theory & Design, XGRD5012 Fundamentals of 2-Dimensional Design

First class materials: Roll brown parcel paper, black India ink, round #3 or #4 paint brush, flat #1 or #2 paint brush, metal ruler, clear grid ruler, roll Scotch tape, roll masking tape, sharp paring knife, two water jars, small welled cup palette, tracing paper roll or pad. Xacto knife, pencils, eraser.

Course Details
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Textile/Surface Design
Instructor: Toxi Dixon
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 12, 2015  -  December 05, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 28, 2015
Class Size: 10
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
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Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35311 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35312 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35313 $1320 Add to Cart
7 of 10 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
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