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    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.

  • 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.”
  • 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.



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Ben Maltz Gallery
(310) 665-6905
Karen Moss, Acting Director of Galleries and Exhibitions

The Ben Maltz Gallery presents a diverse program of group and solo exhibitions in a variety of media. It serves Los Angeles’ vigorous art community and the city's diverse public at large, while acting as an important resource for Otis students and faculty.

Business Office
(310) 665-6830
Christine Sanchez, CPA, 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.

Communications and Marketing
John Axtell, Director of Communications and Marketing

The Communications Office is the central source of information and assistance for publications, printing, public web site, and media relations.

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.


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