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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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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42


Color Theory & Design


An essential course for anyone pursuing or currently working in any art or design field who must communicate effectively with color. Confidence and skill are developed through weekly color-mixing exercises and homework projects using gouache.

Through lecture, demonstration, critique, and practical experience, students investigate color theory, historical color comparison, color in nature, and analyze masterpiece color. Lectures include the phenomena of color and light and the use of color as a marketing tool.

Prerequisite: None (may be taken concurrently with XGRD5012 2-Dimensional Design)

First class materials for Caroline Blake: Notebook, 2" x 18" clear plastic grid ruler, 19" x 23" layout bond 16 pound (lb) weight, 2H pencil, eraser, illustration board (15" x 20" Crescent cold press medium weight), 2 tapes: 1/2" drafting or graphic arts tape (low-tack), 1 inch masking tape (high tack), one large size tube of permanent white gouache (Windsor Newton), #6 Windsor Newton Sceptre gold round brush, 2 plastic water containers, large palette, compass (opens to 5" radius), eyedropper

First class materials for Cole Case: Materials will be sold in a kit at the following retail company:

Blick
Address: 2602 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-450-7015, Heather
Store Hours:
• Mo-Fr: 9-8
• Sa: 9-7
• Su: 11-6

Course Details
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Foundation Course
Instructor: Caroline Blake
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 12, 2015  -  December 05, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 28, 2015
Class Size: 16
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35214 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35215 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35216 $1320 Add to Cart
14 of 16 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
Section 2 Foundation Course
Instructor: Cole Case
Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time(s): 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 13, 2015  -  December 06, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 29, 2015
Class Size: 16
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35217 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35218 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35219 $1320 Add to Cart
14 of 16 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT on courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
* 2.75% fee to pay online. Read More
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