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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Business Office
(310) 665-6830
Jody Timm, Acting Controller

The mission of the Business Office is to serve the College by providing leadership in fiscal policy, budgeting, financial practices and procedures. The Business Office staff works with college administrators, faculty and staff to ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and local regulations.

Career Services
(310) 665-6962
Donna Lee Oda, M. Ed., Director

The Center for Creative Professions (Career Services) provides support to Otis students and alumni through the stages of: career exploration, personal and professional growth, and employment.

Communication Arts
(424) 207-2506
Kal Nikitas, Department Chair

The Communication Arts department offers three majors: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, and Illustration.

Continuing Education
(310) 665-6850
Amy Gantman, Dean of C.E. & Pre-College Programs

Continuing Education offers a wide range of beginning, intermediate, and advanced art and design courses for all ages on weekends and evenings, as well as special summer programs.

Corporate Partnerships

Engages students and faculty in research, design ideation, conceptualization, and product and prototype development. Sponsored projects present design challenges as short “brainstorm sessions” or full-semester projects.

Creative Action: Integrated Learning
(310) 846-2586
Richard M. Shelton, Director of Integrated Learning

Students work in trans-disciplinary teams in tandem with a community and/or corporate partner. They focus on team building, researching, and addressing the needs of their partners as well as implementing real-world solutions when possible.

Digital Editing Lab
(310) 665-6813
Digital Media
(310) 665-6987
Harry Mott, Chair

In Digital Media for Games, Films, and Web, students learn to communicate and tell stories through motion, art, and design. Areas of concentration include games, motion graphics, concept art, animation, modeling, and visual effects.

Educational Advising
Exchange/Mobility Programs
(310) 665-6994
Darren Grosch, Director

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    Los Angeles, CA 90000

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    Santa Monica, CA 90404