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  • 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.

  • Adam Linder is a choreographer based between Berlin and Los Angeles, working both in theatre and visual art contexts. He has been developing a dance based  format he calls Choreographic Services since 2013. This aspect of his work is focused on underscoring real time and economic conditions that are integral to the discipline of  choreography. At Otis Linder will introduce this format both conceptually and practically, discussing why 'servicing' is the relevant way for his work to publicly engage.  




    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • 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
  • 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.
    October 15, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
  • 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


Equipment Checkout

Equipment Reservation and Checkout Policies
Faculty/Staff Check-out / Reservations Procedure

Currently employed Faculty and Staff may make check out any ACS equipment.

Proper Checkout Procedure
  • ACS equipment may be used, without rental fees, for course related/instructional use and academic departments. Otis prohibits the use of equipment for any purpose other than the performance of official Otis College business.
  • All items checked out must be returned to ACS no later than 5 pm the next day, with the exception of weekend check outs, which count as one day.
  • A late fee of Five (5) dollars per day per item will be assessed on expensive equipment, such as the Intuos4 and Intuos3 pen and tablet, and One (1) dollar per day for general items.
  • A fee equivalent to full replacement cost will be assessed on all lost or damaged equipment.
  • You will be given an invoice once items are returned. All fees are to be paid to the Cashier in the Business Office on the 2nd Floor of Ahmanson Hall.
  • If the item(s)are not returned in a timely manner and/or fees not paid, the College will place a hold on your registration for all future classes.
  • If you do not pay a fee in a timely manner, you will be responsible for all collection costs of any kind; including but not limited to, collection agency fees, as well as legal fees and/ or court costs.
  • If you fail to pay late fees the institution and/ or collection agency may disclose that you have failed to pay these fees along with other relevant information to credit reporting organization.
  • If a late fee or missing/damaged equipment fee is not paid OR payment schedule worked out with the ACS Office, a hold on records and registration will be placed on the student’s record.