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  • Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

  • Objects In Crisis is a series of two-person exhibitions by students in the Photography 3 class. 


    Exhbition 1--November 18-22:  Greg Toothacre and Lani De Soto

    Reception: Thursday, November 20 @ 6 pm


    Exhibition 2--December 2-6:  Allison Mogan and Tia Chen

    Reception:  Thursday, December 4 @ 6 pm


    Exhibition 3--December 8-12: Yijia Liu and Cara Friedman

  • Mary Alinder

    Dec 02| Lectures


  • Professor Julia Czerniak is educated in both architecture and landscape architecture, and serves as Associate Dean at the School of Architecture at Syracuse University. Through her own design practice, CLEAR, and most recently as the former inaugural Director of UPSTATE: Syracuse’s SOA’s Center for Design, Research and Real-Estate, Julia’s  research and practice draw on the intersection of landscape and architecture.

  • Alumni from Otis, Art Center, and CalArts are invited to celebrate the holidays at our second annual alumni holiday mixer. Eat, drink, be merry, and enjoy live music! Alumni are invited to bring a guest, but this event is closed to the public.


    RSVP by December 1



Methods and Materials of Production I/II

Methods and Materials of Production I/II

Methods and Materials of Production I - Materials used for manufacturing within the industry are important because they determine the durability and safety of toys, the use of toys by consumers, and the methods and costs of production. Each of these issues must be considered in order to successfully design and market a toy. This course focuses on different manufacturing processes as well as the understanding and use of materials in toy design. Of special interest are issues regarding sustainability.

Methods and Materials of Production II - This second-semester course explores more advanced manufacturing processes and materials. Discussion focuses on the fundamentals of plastic components and design, exploring the possibilities and limitations associated with plastic toy components. Of special interest are issues regarding sustainability.
PrerequisIte: TOYD250 Methods and Materials l.