• 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


Dawn Hollingsworth

Dawn Hollingsworth
Senior Lecturer

MBA, Pepperdine University; BFA (Design and Technical Production), University of Oklahoma


Internationally recognized architectural lighting designer who specializes in complex technical applications of light. Certified Lighting Professional by National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions.

  • Architectural Lighting Designer of the Year 2001
  • IALD Award of Merit 2004
  • IALD Education Trust President 2012-2013
  • Induction in to the IALD College of Fellows 
  • Architectural Lighting, LD+A
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