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  • 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
  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • 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?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • 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.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.


Faculty Member

Continuing Education Faculty

Meg Linton & John David O'Brien

Meg Linton, Director, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design.

John David O’Brien, MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in 3D work, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and degrees from the Instituto Nazionale per La Grafica, Rome, Italy (Master Printer), the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, Rome, Italy (Degree for Decorazione Pittorica – painting, sculpture, and mosaic), the Instituto Statale D’Arte di Urbino, Urbino, Italy (Magistero Degree in Printmaking – etching/engraving, woodcut, lithography, and screen printing), and the Calcografia Nazionale (National Etching Institute), Rome, Italy (drawing and printmaking). Mr. O’Brien is a professional artist in sculpture (studio and public art), installation, and drawing. He has completed public art features at the Mar Vista Branch and Westwood Branch Libraries, Sepulveda Park West, the L.A. Riverfront Park, the Lorcan O’Herlihy Habitat 825 Building at the MTA Central Valley Balboa Station in Los Angeles, as well as the Judge John Aiso Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles. Mr. O’Brien is also involved in teaching, curating, art writing, and art event organizing.

2015 Fall Session course(s) instructed by Meg Linton & John David O'Brien: