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  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring John Houck, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Jesse Benson (b. 1978) is an artist based in Los Angeles. Benson's complex practice is driven by the perversion of roles and representation that characterize his generational moment. In obsessively "skillful" objects like the Bureau Paintings, Catalog Page Paintings, Future Sculptures, and Repaintings, Benson constantly questions the authenticity of the document, the function of style, and the value of both art and artist. Benson is equally committed to a curatorial/organizational practice that openly overlaps and inspires his object production.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at OTIS College of Art and Design is pleased to announce a lecture by Nick SeierupPrincipal | Design Director of Perkins+Will, Los Angeles, on Thursday, December 3, 2015.


  • Marisa Silver is the author most recently of the New York Times bestselling novel Mary Coin. Her other books include the novels No Direction Home and The God of War (a finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize), as well as two story collections, Babe in Paradise and Alone with You. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker and been included in many anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. Silver lives in Los Angeles.

  • Jesse Lerner is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles.  His short films Natives (1991, with Scott Sterling), T.S.H. (2004) and Magnavoz (2006) and the feature-length experimental documentaries Frontierland/Fronterilandia (1995, with Rubén Ortiz-Torres), Ruins (1999) The American Egypt (2001), Atomic Sublime (2010) and The Absent Stone (2013, with Sandra Rozental) have won numerous prizes at film festivals in the United States, Latin America and Japan.

  • Otis faculty member Dana Berman Duff will present a program of short 16mm and digital films in her "Catalogue" series.

  • Performing the Grid is an exhibition that brings together an intergenerational group of artists and cultural producers that utilize the grid as a performative strategy to examine, challenge and position philosophical, political, social, domestic, corporeal, and mythical perspectives. Rosalind Kraus famously wrote that the grid “functions to declare the modernity of modern art” in her 1979 essay, Grids.


Color Printing Guide


This page contains some outdated information. See also: Print Accounting.

  • ACS printing services is located in the Ahmanson Building Rm 401.
  • Printing hours during the Fall & Spring semesters are



Epson Large Format


HP Large Format


Color Laser


Semimatte Photo - - -

$7/sq. ft

Matte - - - - - - - - - -

$4/sq. ft

8.5 X 11 -


Luster Photo - - - - - -

$7/sq. ft

Semi-Gloss - - - - - - -

$4/sq. ft

11 X 17 -


Epson Matte - - - - - -

$7/sq. ft

B/W CAD draw. - - -

$2/sq. ft

12 X 18 -


Epson Canvas - - - -

$9/sq. ft

Backlit Film - - - - - -

$5/sq. ft



Clear Film - - -  - - - - -

$6/sq. ft





Sticker Paper - - - - -

$7/sq. ft






Large Format prints must be paid in full when you submit a Large Format Color Print Request Form and there will be NO REFUND. You may get credit for printer error.

Large Format Color Print Request Form


Color Laser:

          - Print files must be saved as: .Ai, .eps, .pdf, .Tiff, .psd or .indd

          - The color mode on the files must be set to CMYK

          - All photoshop layers should be flattened and maximum of 300 dpi

          - Fonts must be outlined or included with the project.

          - Accepted Medias are: CD, DVD, ZIP, USB KEYS, & or EXTERNAL HARD DRIVES.

Large Format

          - Print files must be saved as: .Ai, .eps, .pdf, .psd or .tiff

          - The color mode on the files must be set to RGB

          - Fonts must be outlined or included with the project.

          - Accepted Medias are: CD, DVD or ZIP

          - If you would like your files to be printed with crop marks please make sure to set them up and specify it on your REQUEST FORM.


  • Color Laser Prints - Same Day
  • Large Format - If the job is submitted by 4pm it will be ready for the next day. During Midterm and Final weeks it might take longer than a day, due to the volume of job orders that come in. Please ask one of our technicians for a time estimate on your job during those weeks.