• For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info:

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow


Consuelo Velasco Montoya

Consuelo Velasco Montoya
Program Coordinator and Lecturer

MA USC; BA UC Santa Cruz 


Consuelo Velasco Montoya (Chelo) is the founding Program Manager and faculty member working alongside Chair Suzanne Lacy in the MFA in Public Practice program at Otis College of Art and Design. She was previously employed by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro Art) to support the selection of public art for the Expo Light Rail line. Her MA in Public Art Studies from the University of Southern California focused on arts administration, digital media and art in rural contexts. Velasco Montoya is on the advisory committee for the Social Practice Art (SPART) fund and is a board member of the Vincent Price Art Museum. She is currently pursuing a second masters degree, an MFA in Graphic Design at Otis with much of her work focusing on issues related to drought.

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