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  • Marissa Johnen


    Current Setup

    Closing Reception: Friday, April 25, 6-9pm.
    Exhibition Runs: April 21 - 25
    Helen Bolsky Gallery
    Otis College of Art and Design
    9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045
  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.


  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event


  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education

    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.

  • student runway show

    May 03| Special Event

    The annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel is L.A.'s largest runway show. Featuring student designs created with mentors during the 2013-14 year, the show raises $1 million for student scholarships. Awardees this year include Leon Max, Michael Egeck, and Isabel and Ruben Toledo.

  • telefunk samples

    May 05| Special Event



    Destress from a long day of classes with chill/relax music and little talk radio presented by DJ-Rice (Alan Chen), DJ-Tofu (Sam Wu), and Andre Style (Andrew Chung) of the Otis Radio class.



Authors Carmen Giménez Smith and Louise Mathias reading
7:30PM Ahmanson Hall Forum, 9045 Lincoln Blvd L.A. 90045
Open to the Public
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Graduate Writing presents a reading by Carmen Giménez Smith and Louise Mathias.
Giménez Smith is the author of a memoir, Bring Down the Little Birds (University of
Arizona, 2010) and three poetry collections:Goodbye, Flicker (University of Massachusetts,
2012),The City She Was (Center for Literary Publishing, 2011) and Odalisque in Pieces
(University of Arizona, 2009). She is the recipient of a 2011 American Book Award,
the 2011 Juniper Prize for Poetry, and a 2011-2012 fellowship in creative nonfiction
from the Howard Foundation. She now teaches in the creative writing programs at New Mexico State University
and Ashland University, while serving as the editor-in-chief of the literary journal Puerto del Sol and the publisher of Noemi Press.

Louise Mathias graduate writing readings

Louise Mathias is the author of Lark Apprentice, which won the 2003 New Issues Poetry Prize, selected by Brenda Hillman, and was published in 2004 by New Issues Press. A chapbook, Above All Else, the Trembling Resembles a Forest, was selected by Martha Ronk for the Burnside Review Chapbook contest, and was published in 2010. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Denver Quarterly, Triquarterly, Massachusetts Review, Crazyhorse, Prairie Schooner, Hunger Mountain, Epoch, Octopus, The Journal, Green Mountains Review, Slope, Verse Daily, and many others. Her second collection,The Traps, has just been released by Four Way Books.

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Authors Carmen Giménez Smith and Louise Mathias reading
7:30PM 2013-12-04 19:30 | Ahmanson Hall Forum, 9045 Lincoln Blvd L.A. 90045
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