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  • 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.

  • 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

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • 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.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

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Alumni Project Workshop


In this workshop, artists and designers work independently on the formation and development of new ideas and art forms. The workshop is open to Otis alumni who have achieved intermediate experience in one of the following lab/shop areas: digital, letterpress, metal, 3D models, printmaking, and wood. Two spaces in each area are available to qualified alumni. Artists and designers work independently but are required to participate in goal setting/orientation and two critiques, as well as submit documentation of works created at program conclusion. Program concentrates on developing/translating concepts and ideas into completed works. Includes access to approved lab/equipment, advisor, and critique group. Participants must pass a process/safety interview with Continuing Education faculty advisor as necessary. $35 lab fee payable upon registration.

Prerequisite: Open to Otis BFA/MFA alumni; Intermediate level knowledge of shop/lab usage (Registration number provided upon approval of faculty mentor.)

3 formal Saturday sessions
2 students per area
Digital Media: Non-credit
Lab Press: Non-credit
Metal Shop: Non-credit
Model Shop: Non-credit
Print Shop: Non-credit
Wood Shop: Non-credit
Ceramic Studio: Non-credit

Course Cost: $195

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Course Details
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: NC
Lab: $35
Section 1
Instructor: Andrew Armstrong
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): TBA
Meeting Date(s): September 12, 2015  -  November 14, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 2 per area
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Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
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