Events
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Steven Ehrlich and Frederick Fisher will present their firms’ collaboration as EHRLICH | FISHER on Otis College’s new Goldsmith Campus Academic Building and Residence Hall. The campus-wide expansion and renovation project includes a new academic building, 300-seat Forum (the venue for this lecture), café and dining commons, Student Life Center, and residence hall.

     

  • Opening Reception

    Sep 24| Special Event
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    New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s work has situated itself as a hybrid of painting, sculpture, and installation over a career spanning 30 plus years. Exploring the intricacies of color, Apfelbaum weaves her way, both literally and conceptually, through ideas of Minimalism, Pop aesthetics, and Color Field painting to blur the lines between two and three dimensional art making.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with Connie Butler, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

  • John Keene

    Oct 05| Lectures
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    John Keene is the author of the novels Annotations and Counternarratives, as well as several other works, including the poetry collection Seismosis, with artist Christopher Stackhouse, and a translation of Brazilian author Hilda Hilst's novel Letters from a Seducer. The recipient of a Whiting Award, Keene has been a member of the Dark Room Writers Collective and a Cave Canem fellow. He has served as the managing editor of Callaloo and taught at Northwestern. He currently teaches at Rutgers University-Newark and lives in New York.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with David Pagel, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Continuing Education Course



Drawing & Composition


This beginning course develops skills in the elements of drawing and composition. Through demonstration, class exercises, and critiques, students explore concepts including contour line, cross contour, modeling, uses of marks to show form and space, perspective, scale and measurement, and positive/negative space.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials for Jones: Drawing board; 18”x24” sketchpad (Strathmore, Canson, Aquabee;) 11”x14” sketchbook; Charcoal pencils: hard (HB or B), medium (2B or 4B), soft (6B or 8B); Pastel pencils: Faber-Castell “PITT” or Stabilo “CarbOthello” pencils, NO Conte’ pastel pencils; Pastel colors: dark sephia in PITT and one or two other dark earth-tones, blues, reds; Colored pencils: Faber-Castell “Polychromos” and Berol “Prismacolor” Colors: two or three in dark colors (black, reds, blues, etc.; Do not get watercolor versions of these pencils;) Kneaded rubber eraser; Eraser shield; Razor blades; Small piece #100 sandpaper (3”x4”); Chamois; 18”x2” “See-Thru Ruler” (plastic)

First class materials for Adams: One box of Staedler Mars graphite pencils 6H or 8B; one roll of drafting tape or artists tape (low tack tape), ½” thick; one Staedler Mars white plastic eraser; one pencil sharpener; one Masonite drawing board with two clips and pink rubber band (large enough to hold an 18”x24” sketch pad; one 18”x24” Strathmore recycled drawing tablet (dark green cover) or Strathmore drawing tablet (brown cover)

First class materials for Bledsoe: 18" x 24" newsprint pad, drawing board, 9" x 12" sketchbook, charcoal pencils (HB, 2B, 4B), graphite pencils, ebony pencil, kneaded eraser, retractable knife, pencil sharpener

Course Details
Course Code: XDWG1001
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Drawing
Instructor: Beverly Bledsoe
Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time(s): 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 11, 2016  -  December 04, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 27, 2016
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35348 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35349 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35350 $1370 Add to Cart
9 of 20 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT applied to individual courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
Section 2 Drawing
Instructor: Lisa Adams
Meeting Day(s): Thursday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 15, 2016  -  December 08, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 24, 2016
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Skirball Cultural Center
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35351 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35352 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35353 $1370 Add to Cart
13 of 20 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT applied to individual courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
Section 3 Drawing
Instructor: Ken Jones
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 13, 2016  -  November 29, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 20
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35354 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35355 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35356 $1370 Add to Cart
12 of 20 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT applied to individual courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
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