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  • 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
  • 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.”
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Joe Sola (‘99)’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums including: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Andy Warhol Museum  and Kunsthaus Gras, Austria, Museum of Modern Art Jean-Duc, Luxembourg. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City.  His performances have taken place at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, MOT International in London, 356 Mission Rd, Los Angeles.



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Graduate Writing
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Peter Gadol, Department Chair

The MFA in Graphic Design provides a rigorous and challenging academic and studio environment for candidates interested in enhancing their current professional practice.

Graphic Design
(310) 665-6840
Kali Nakitas, Department Chair

Graphic Design challenges students to research, develop, and refine projects that combine meaning with image-making and typographic form.

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Human Resources
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The Human Resources & Development team works with college administrators, faculty and staff to ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws pertaining to personnel and affirmative action.

(310) 665-6840
Kali Nakitas, Department Chair

Illustration develops students' strong personal style in their images and image-making skills to support the communication needs of a variety of clients in multiple contexts.

Information Systems
(310) 665-6914

Information Systems strives to bring to the Otis Community the latest work and time saving technologies.

Institutional Advancement
(310) 665-6860
Kristi Bieber, Director of Development

Institutional Advancement implements advancement goals and objectives in the context of the College-wide strategic plan. This includes fundraising (major donors, foundations, and corporations), alumni, communications, and special events.

Interdisciplinary Studies (Minors)
(310) 846-2632
Michele Jaquis, Director

Interdisciplinary Studies gives students in select departments the opportunity to extend and complement their work in the major by pursuing a minor—a defined course sequence that explores a specific theme, topic, or discipline.

International Students and Visiting Scholars
(310) 665-6994
Darren Grosch, Director

Visiting artists and scholars from around the globe come together to learn from each other and exchange ideas.

International Travel Study
(310) 665-6994
Darren Grosch, Director

Travel Study enables individuals to explore multicultural relations, gain experiential knowledge of real-world problems and be provided with the tools to promote civic engagement.


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